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John III Brewer (b. 1635, d. 1705)John III Brewer (son of John II Brewer) was born 1635 in Jamestown Isle Of Wright county, Virginia, and died 1705 in Jamestown Isle Of Wright County, Virginia.
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JOHN BREWER III was born 1635 in Jamestown, Isle of Wright County, Virginia, and died ca 1701-05 in Isle of Wright County, Virginia. He married Ann (Jeanna) ----. John may have lived on Stanley Hundred for a time, but he seems to have been living in what is now Brunswick County at the time of his death, whereas Stanley Hundred appears to lie fifty miles northeast of Brunswick. He saw and doubtless had a part in Bacon's Rebellion, in 1676. Settlers, south of the James, were a bit more of the "Rugged Individual" type and less sympathetic toward the King. His departure for the West and the "outland" Brunswick County area was doubtless due to the Governor Berkerly's policies. Governor Berkeley's "Hanging List" does not contain his name. When he died, he left no will, although he had some wealth, and the names of some of his children are uncertain. He was probably the first of the Brewers to "go West" and in after years, the valleys and mountains of Brunswick County were populated by an amazing number of reputed "Rebels". Rebels or not, this spot was literally bursting with Brewers for a century afterwards and the name was respected there - all of which leads to the idea that John Brewer III had a share in the first blow for Liberty. References: "In the Ancestry of Charles H. Brewer" by Joyce Hughes, "In the House of Brewer" by Edward Denton Brewer, "Isle of Wright County, Virginia Deeds 1720-1736 and Deeds 1741-1749" by William Lindsay Hopkins.
Children of John Brewer and Ann ----
1. Peter Brewer
2. Horance Brewer
3. William Brewer
4. Nicholas Brewer
5. John Brewer
6. Mary Brewer
7. James Brewer
8. GEORGE BREWER, b ca1670-80 Brunswick, VA d ca 1729-44 VA
Children of John III Brewer are:
- +George Brewer, b. Bet. 1670 - 1680, Brunswick, Isle of Wright County, Virginia, d. Bet. 1741 - 1744, Brunswick, Isle of Wright County, Virginia.