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(between 1790/1794-abt 1850)
UNKNOWN, Unknown*
(-bef 1819)
ALLEN, Peter*
DIXON, Elizabeth*
COUNCILMAN, George Clinton*
ALLEN, Elizabeth*


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1. BREWER, William Henry


  • Born: 27 Mar 1835, Chatham Co, NC 291,314,338,4585,4586
  • Marriage (1): BREWER, William Henry on 19 Mar 1857 314
  • Died: 30 May 1917, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham Co, NC 291
  • Buried: Bennett, Chatham Co, NC 307

   Other names for Louisa were BREWER, Louisa 4586 and COUNCILMAN, Louisa 291,318,338.,4585


  Birth Notes:

Lester Allen's book shows Louise Jane Councilman, daughter of George Councilman and Elizabeth Allen, born 3m-27-1835 in Chatham Co, NC.

  Burial Notes:

Tombstone says Louisa J Brewer, b 27 Mar 1835, d 30 May 1912, wife of W H Brewer.


  Noted events in her life were:

Alt. Birth, 27 Mar 1835. 318

Census, 1 Jun 1840, Chatham Co, NC. 341 George Councelman household:
1 male 20 to 30 [George]
2 females under 5 [Louisa, Sarah]
1 female 20 to 30 [Elizabeth]

Census, 28 Sep 1850, Upper Regiment, Chatham Co, NC. 338
1) George Councilman, age 39, farmer, $325 real estate, born NC
2) Elizabeth Councilman, age 35, born NC
3) Louisa Councilman, age 15, born NC, attends school
4) Sally Councilman, age 12, born NC, attends school
5) Peter Councilman, age 7, born NC, attends school
6) Milo Councilman, age 2, born NC.

Census, 9 Jun 1860, Western Division, Chatham Co, NC. 4586
1) Wm Brewer, age 27, farmer, $666 real estate, $370 personal estate, born NC
2) Louisa Brewer, age 25, born NC
3) An Brewer, age 1, born NC
4) Alamance Mando, age 13, born NC.

Census, 1870, Chatham Co, NC. Eliza J Brewer is 30, keeping house, living with William. (Grove PO, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham Co, NC, family 254)

Census, 1880, Chatham Co, NC. Eliza J Brewer is age 45, keeping house, married to Wm H Brewer (Chatham Co, ED 30, Bear Creek Twp, page 2, line 3)

Appearance in Document, 25 Aug 1887, Moore Co, NC. Geo C Councilman will in Moore Co Will Book D, p278, mentions dau Louisa Brewer wife of William Brewer.

Census, 1900, Chatham Co, NC. Louisa Brewer is age 65, born Mar 1835, married to William H Brewer (67). They have been married for 43 years. Louisa had 5 children, all still living. She can read and write. (Chatham Co, Bear Creek Twp, ED 3, sheet 10, line 4, family 162)

Census, 5 May 1910, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham Co, NC. 4585
1) Brewer, William, head of household, age 77, married for 1st time for 50 years, born NC, parents born NC, post master on store route, owns his farm free
2) Brewer, Louisa, wife, age 76, married for 1st time for 50 years, 5 children, 5 living, born NC, parents born NC, cannot read or write.

Appearance in Document: Death Certificate, 30 May 1917, Chatham Co, NC. Louisa Jane Councilman Brewer, widowed, born March 27 1835 in Alamance Co, died May 30 1917 in Bear Creek Twp, Chatham Co, NC, age 83 years 2 months 3 days, father George C Councilman, mother Elizabeth Allen, informant Henry Brewer of Fall Creek NC, died of "acute malais" due to "myocarditis (old age)", buried at Fall Creek. Record found at


Louisa married William Henry BREWER, son of Jeremiah BREWER and Nancy Anna UNKNOWN, on 19 Mar 1857.314 (William Henry BREWER was born on 13 Jan 1833 in North Carolina,314,4585,4586,4587 died on 25 Dec 1915 291,314 and was buried in Bennett, Chatham Co, NC.)

  Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage Notice, 19 Mar 1857. 314 John Allen's book shows "I certify that I solemized the rites of matrimony between William Henry Brewer and Louise Councilman on the 19th of March 1857." Signed by R. W.Goldson, J.P. (Copied from papers of Candace Street Simmons).

Alt. Marriage Dae, cir 1860. 4585

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