Benton County


House, 34th General Assembly (Reconstruction), 2nd Adj. Sess.; elected to fill vacancy caused by expulsion of Henry H. Marable; served from 5 November 1866 to end of term 6 October 1867; elected to House, 35th General Assembly, 1867-69; representing Benton and Humphreys counties; Unionist. Born in Tennessee 30 April 1816; son of Nicholas and Sara Brewer. Married Sarah McGlohon on 4 September 1844 in Benton County, TN. She was born 8 January 1824 and died in February of 1896. Their children -- Mary Isabelle born 18 June 1846 and died 21 September 1865; Sarah Ann born 7 February 1848 and died 16 October 1935; John David; N. Cannon; Robert Monrow born 18 August 1853 and died 19 September 1875; Emily: Richard; and Millard born in 1859. Subject was a farmer in the 8th Civil District of Benton County. Sheriff, 1844-48, 1854-56, and 1865-66: election inspector in 8th Civil District in 1852. David Brewer died 25 August 1870; buried in the David Brewer Family Cemetery, Benton County, TN.

Biographical Directory Tennessee General Assembly 1796-1969 Preliminiary No 13 Page 2