Emilia Ann <I>Field</I> Brewer

Emilia Ann Field Brewer

Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Death 16 Dec 1861 (aged 54)
Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Brewer Plot across from the David Dudley Field Sr. plot
Memorial ID 37928352 · View Source
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She married the Rev. Josiah Brewer on 1 December 1829 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts; the bride's father performed the ceremony. Nine days later they left for Smyrna (now Izmir), Turkey, where they were some of the first missionaries to serve there. In 1838, they returned to the United States with their 4 children born in Smyrna; they had 3 more children after settling in Connecticut.

Family photo was taken on 1 December 1854 on their 25th wedding anniversary. Order of children was not given in the book source, but it is believed to be as follows based on penciled in names on the side of the same photograph in the possession of Wilma Spice, a descendant of Josiah & Emilia Brewer.
L to R standing: Mary Adele Brewer, David Josiah Brewer [Famous FAG memorial #12014], Emilia Field Brewer & Marshall Bidwell Brewer.
L to R seated: Henrietta Whitney Brewer, Mrs. Emilia Ann Field Brewer (mother), Elizabeth Hale Brewer, Rev. Josiah Brewer (father) & Fisk Parsons Brewer.


Blessed are the dead who die in the
Emilia Ann
Wife of
Rev. Josiah Brewer
Daughter of
Rev. David D. Field
Dec 16, 1861
Aged 54
[the inscription at the bottom is hard to read and may begin "Her children" and the second line may include "her husband"]


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  • Created by: Diane Gravlee
  • Added: 4 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37928352
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emilia Ann Field Brewer (22 Feb 1807–16 Dec 1861), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37928352, citing Stockbridge Cemetery, Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Diane Gravlee (contributor 47083760) .