"John Brewer died intestate before Sept 1854, St. Clair County, Alabama at the age of 70-75. John Collins appointed administrator of John Brewer's estate, estate records 225 & 226, Dec 4, 1854, concerning the sale of land noted as NE4 of NW4 Section 26 Township 16 Range_, Jan 31 1854, Cert. No. 28568, Tract Book page 127, purchased on 15 July 1854 by John Brewer."
".... [Land discription] and that it is necessary to divide the same among the heirs of said John Brewer dec'd and that the same cannot be equally fairly and beneficially divided among said heirs of said Estate without a sale thereof, Your petitioiner further sheweth that the following named persons are all the heirs and distributees of said estate: ZEDOCK BREWER who resides in Tippah County Mississippi and who is over twenty one years of age, TABITHA TURNER late Tabitha Brewer now wife of William S. Turner over twenty one years of age. JOHN C. BREWER over twenty one years of age- ELIZABETH KIZZIAH wife of Thomas Kizziah Grand daughter of said John Brewer over fourteen but under twenty one year of age , of whom reside in said St. Clair County. ANN MAY wife of John May who is over twenty-one years of age and resides in Tippah County Mississippi. The following are the names of the heirs of MARTHA WHORTON wife of Bryant Whorton who was a daughter of said John Brewer dec'd, Joseph Whorton over twenty one years of age the balance of the heirs of said Whorton unknown to petitioner and Joseph resides in Itawamba County state of Mississippi. Names of the heirs of JOSEPH BREWER dec'd who was a son of said John Brewer dec'd. To wit William Brewer under twenty one years of age but over fourteen, Charles Brewer, under fourteen years of age, the balance of said heirs names are unknown but all of who reside in Jackson County & State of Alabama, and EMELINE BREWER who died in the State of Louisana whose heirs names are unknown to petitioner."
Dated October 1854. Final distribution was made 5 years later in Sept 1859, divided into 8 equal shares among the above named children and grandchild.
LDS Microfilm 1035435, Record of Estates C-D St. Clair Co, AL, pp 221-231 and pp 445-451 LDS Microfilm 1035440, Will Record A, 1858-1874 St. Clair Co, AL, Final distribution, pp 297-300
Zadock Brewer and Mary Ann Brumley John C. Brewer and Jane?? Joseph Brewer and Mary Mollie Frazier Tabitha Brewer and Jesse Ginn, then WIlliam S. Turner Martha Brewer and Bryant Whorton Ann Brewer and John May Emeline Brewer died in Louisana. **No wife was mentioned and the other 2 males who were in his household via 1830 were not mentioned** **Elizabeth Brewer/Kizziah was in Tabithas household of 1850 St. Clair Co. Al. and may have been Jesse Brewers daughete??**