Brewer Family of Smith and Simpson Counties in Mississippi: I am searching for info. about the origins, ancestors, family, relatives, and descendants of Harvey (or Harry) Brewer who lived in the Mize area of Smith County, Mississippi, or near Magee in neighboring Simpson Co. Harvey's (Harry's) wife was Ellen (surname unknown). Harvey (Harry) and Ellen had several children, names unknown, except for a son, Albert Julius "A.J." Brewer, b. Dec. 4, ; d. Mar. 12, 1943; husband of Bessie Martin Brewer, b. April, 19 ; d. July 7, 1946 (dau. of Newton Martin & Carolyn Robinson). Albert and Bessie had 7 children: 1.J.B. "Bardwell", b. Dec 17, 1914 ;mar. Grace Mayfield; 2. Chester T. (or J.) "Chet", b. Jan. 13, 1915(?);mar. Floyd Martin; note: J.B and Chet might have been twins ; 3. Carolyn "Wessie", b. Dec 24, 1919; mar. Carl Thornton ; 4. Arthur L., b. Oct. 12, 1921, d. 1977; mar. Annie Mae McCollum; 5. Mary Alice, b. May 15, 1926 ; d. Dec. 9, 1976; mar Charles Wayne Hodges of Fayette Co.,Alabama ; 6. J.D., b. May 12, 1928; mar. Lennie Warren ; 7. Jimmie , b. Dec 22, 1933; mar. Jane ?. These children were all born in Smith Co.. This Brewer family is possibly related to others in Smith, Simpson and neighboring counties. The Brewer family might have had some Native American (Cherokee and Choctaw) ancestry and Cajun ancestry. The original ancestors may have been Dutch. I am also looking for info. on the grandchildren of Harvey (Harry) and Ellen Brewer: Helen;Albert Willie; Brenda Sue; Charles Thomas; Charles Dewayne: Doris; Melinda; and others.Also looking for info on Joe Brewer, who may have been a brother, uncle, etc. to Harvey(Harry). If anyone has info. on the Brewer family, please contact me , Jeff Hodges, at 532 4th Avenue N.E., Fayette, AL 35555-2444; or call after 7pm at (205) 932-3275. e-mail at Hodgejk@hotmail.com. 10/11/98.