Benjamin Brewster

Benjamin Brewster

Birth
Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 23 Aug 1897 (aged 69)
Cazenovia, Madison County, New York, USA
Burial Cazenovia, Madison County, New York, USA
Plot I 413
Memorial ID 85278516 · View Source
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He was an American industrialist, financier, and one of the original trustees of Standard Oil.

He purchased land and built a summer home on the estate of L.W. Ledyard and named the home "Scrooby," the name of the house Elder Brewster relinquished to move to the New World more than 250 years before. "Scrooby" is now the Brewster Inn in Cazenovia.

The pallbearers were: John D. Rockefeller, Ransom Reed Cable, Charles S. Fairchild, Roswell P. Flower, Clement Griscom, Walter Jennings, Charles A. Peabody, Henry H. Rogers, Henry W. Curtis, William M. Burr, and Henry H. Porter.



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  • Created by: Member#47194125
  • Added: 21 Feb 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 85278516
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Brewster (30 Jun 1828–23 Aug 1897), Find a Grave Memorial no. 85278516, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Cazenovia, Madison County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Member#47194125 (contributor 47194125) .