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 Lizzie Gray <I>Howell</I> Brewer

Lizzie Gray Howell Brewer

Glasgow, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Death 26 Jun 1948 (aged 87)
Stockport, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA
Burial Glasgow, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Plot South, Plot #256, Lot #1
Memorial ID 108600732 · View Source
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Daughter of Joseph David Howell and Jane Eliza Workman Howell.

Married William Hanford Brewer on November 4, 1880 in Jefferson county, Iowa.
Fairfield Daily Ledger
Tuesday June 29, 1948
Pg. 8 Col. 7

Stockport Woman Buried Yesterday

Funeral services for Mrs. Lizzie Brewer of Stockport were held yesterday afternoon at the Stockport Christian church with the Rev. S. P. Williamson of Fairfield in charge. Burial was in the Glasgow cemetery. Mrs. Brewer had been ill for the past several months.

Shw was the daughter of Joseph and Hanie Howell and was born in Glasgow November 4, 1860. She passed away at her home Saturday, June 26 at the age of 87 years.

September 26, 1880 she was married to W. H. Brewer and in the fall of 1887 they opened a hotel in Stockport which they operated for many years. They later moved to Fairfield where they lived for 24 years. After her husband's death, Mrs. Brewer returned to Stockport to be near her daughter.

Surviving are two daughters and a son, Mrs. Emma Workman of Stockport; Mrs. Gladys Hodson of Mt. Pleasant and Edgar Brewer of Portland, Ore.; nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Also surviving is one brother, Ben Howell of Kitchner, British Columbia. Two daughters preceded her in death, one in infancy, and Nora Ethel, at the age of two years.

She had been a member of the Christian church since early girlhood.

> Infant Brewer (a/k/a Myrtle Brewer in one Brewer family group sheet, but unconfirmed as a given name otherwise; born & died in 1881. Buried in Lambirth cemetery in Henry county, Iowa)

> Emma H. Brewer Workman

> Edgar Joseph Brewer (Note: DOB and DOD's vary with sources; needs clarification from what appears on his F/A/G memorial)

> Nora Ethel Brewer

> Gladys Marie Brewer Hodson

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 108600732
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lizzie Gray Howell Brewer (4 Nov 1860–26 Jun 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 108600732, citing Glasgow Cemetery, Glasgow, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Richard K Thompson (contributor 46900770) .