Biography of Francis C. Brewer
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Francis C. Brewer was born Feb. 21, 1835, in Jackson county. His parents, Alonzo and Eliza Brewer, were natives of Ontario Co., N. Y. They came to this county in 1846, where the father died in 1864 and the latter in 1863. Mr. Brewer enlisted in the war of the Rebellion in 1863 and was in the Union army two years, seeing conside able active service. He was married in 1861 to Mary S., daughter of Samuel and Huldah Colton. They have two children living of four that have been born to them -Claude and Maude. Mr. Brewer has a farm of 100 acres on sec. 29. He has been Assessor four years and is a member of the Masonic order. P. O., Englishville.

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Chicago 1881.