Ambrose Brewer ,son of Geroge Brewer and Sara Lanier was born in Brunswick Co. Va. in 1753.He later moved to Catawba Co. N.C. from which he served under Colonel Cleveland at the battle of King's Mountian (7,Oct.1780) during the Revolutionary War.After thr war in the 1790s he moved over the mountains with his wife and young son Joab H., into what is now the War Creek area of Hancock Co. Tn. Joab H. Brewer Sr. was born in 1780s in North Carolina and moved as a child to Hancock Co.Tn. Joabs' kids were Isam,Marshall,Brackston,Oliver,Samuel,Russell,Moab,Levi,Joab Jr.,Thomas and Mary Jane.
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