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Brewer, Maine, USA

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Brewer, Penobscot, Maine, USA
Well over two hundred years ago a young man, named John Brewer, left his home in Massachusetts and took a small sailing vessel along the coast of Maine to the Penobscot river and the present site of Brewer. He built a dam and sawmill at the mouth of the Segeunkedunk stream and built a small cabin for himself and his family. Other settlers came with him to form the beginnings of a township that would eventually incorporate the area of Brewer, Orrington and Holden. There were a couple of other settlers that had come the year before, but it was Brewer who built the first major colony.

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Brewer, Maine, USA - Brewer Bridge
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Brewer, Maine, USA - New Baptist Church
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Brewer, Maine, USA - The Ferry
Brewer, Maine, USA

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BREWER, a township of Penobscot co, in the state of Maine, US., 70 m. ENE of Augusta. It is...Read MORE...

1886 - Brewer
Brewer is situated in the southern part of Penobscot County, on the eastern side of the Penobscot...Read MORE...

News  1890 - A FATAL FALL. One man killed and Several Injured Wednesday Morning
A fatal accident occurred yesterday morning at the ice house of the American Ice Company, and was...Read MORE...

Brewer, a city of Penobscot co., Me., on the Penobscot River, opposite Bangor, with which it is...Read MORE...

Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag   E Hamlin COLLINS (10 December 1850, Brewer, Maine, USA - 11 November 1931, Palm Harbor, Florida, USA)

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flag   Addie M MUTTY KARNES (abt. 1854, Brewer, Maine, USA - 29 March 1914, Lewiston, Maine, USA)

Ancestors Who Died Here

   William ACKLES (1828, - 19 October 1893, Brewer, Maine, USA)

   Thomas DAVIS (1789, - 16 October 1864, Brewer, Maine, USA)

   Samuel DAY (1784, - 19 November 1864, Brewer, Maine, USA)

flag   George W GETCHELL (13 December 1843, Pittsfield, Maine, USA - 1 November 1910, Brewer, Maine, USA) gravestone

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