John Brewer of Franklin Co,TN was living in St.Clair Co,AL 15 July 1854 (bought land on that date),but died before 8 Sept.1854,when John Collins was appointed administrator of his estate in St. Clair. No wife is mentioned. His heirs are mentioned several times in various documents and are always listed in the same order. 1.ZEDOCK/ZACARIAH BrewerTippah Co,MS (Zedock is mentioned in one document,but Zacariah is named in the rest of them.) 2.TABITHA Turner w/o Wm S TurnerSt.Clair Co,AL (Tabitha Brewer m.1 Jesse Ginn in FRanklin Co,TN m.2 Wm S Turner in St.Clair Co,AL) 3.JOHN C.BrewerSt.Clair Co,AL 4.ELIZABETH Kizziah w/o Thomas Kizziah St.Clair Co.AL granddaughter (No parent given.She was in the Turner household in 1850 census.Elizabeth Brewer b.TN,age 12) 5.ANN May w/o John May Tippah Co,MS 6.Heirs of MARTHA Whorton,deceased,w/o Bryant Whorton Itawamba Co,MSJoseph Whorton,over 21,a known heir. Rest of heirs unknown. 7.Heirs of JOSEPH Brewer,deceased, Jackson Co,AL William and Charles Brewer are 2 known minor heirs. Rest of heirs unknown. 8.Heirs of EMALINE Brewer,deceased.Died in Louisiana. Heirs unknown.
The final distribution was made in Sept.1859 and divided into 8 equal shares among the sons,daughters and a granddaughter.Zacariah,not Zedock,received a share.
My question...Were Zedock and Zacariah one and the same person?