Lieutenant William Brewer was born in Isle of
Wight County, Virginia, in 1758 to Elizabeth Patrick Brewer and
Burrell (Burwell) Brewer. Elizabeth and Burrell were married in 1755
in Virginia. Burrell was born in 1730 in Isle of Wight County,
Virginia, and died in 1799. Elizabeth died in 1800. Lieutenant
William Brewer married Elizabeth Holmon in 1780. Their children
include Mattsen, William, Elizabeth, Ann, Clark Bates, Sarah Ann,
and Mary S. Walpole. William Brewer died in Oglethorpe County,
Georgia, in 1818.
He served in General Thomas Sumter's Brigade in South Carolina. He was
living in the Camden district of South Carolina at the time.