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James Franklin BREWER
Delia Alice COMBS
Husband:  James Franklin "Frank" BREWER
Birth:  28 Apr 1871, Wilkes Co., NC
Death:  3 Aug 1953, Thurmond, Trap Hill Twp., Wilkes Co., NC
Disposition:  buried Center Baptist Church Cemetery, Thurmond, Wilkes Co., NC
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  Charles N. BREWER, b. 1849/50, NC
Mother:  Sarah Jane MADISON, b. 1851/2, NC; m. 29 Jun 1867, Wilkes Co., NC
Marriage:
Wife:  Delia Alice COMBS
Birth:  2 Nov 1876, Edwards Twp., Wilkes Co., NC
Death:  16 May 1958, Thurmond, Trap Hill Twp., Wilkes Co., NC
Disposition:  buried Center Baptist Church Cemetery, Thurmond, Wilkes Co., NC
Occupation:  homemaker; saleslady
Father:  William "Will" COMBS, b. 1843/4, NC
Mother:  Martha I. SPARKS, b. 1847/8, NC
Children born in Trap Hill Twp., Wilkes Co., NC:
1.  Emma L. BREWER, b. Jan 1896
2.  Walter DeWitt BREWER, b. 30 Jan 1898; d. 9 Jun 1965
3.  Maude Evelyn BREWER, b. 15 Jan 1901
4.  Gradie / Grady BREWER, b. 1902/3
5.  Lonnie F. BREWER, b. 1906/7
6.  Lieuther / Luther "Louie" BREWER, b. 1908/9
7.  James Marvin BREWER, a.k.a., Marvin James BREWER, b. 13 Jan 1919
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, North Carolina

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find James's parents.

3.  1880 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  James F. BREWER (æ 9, b. NC) is living in Rock Creek Twp., Wilkes Co., NC (p. 41B), with his parents, Charles N. BREWER (æ 30, b. NC) & Sarah J. (28, b. NC), plus siblings.  D.A. COMBS (æ 4, b. NC) is living in Edwards Twp., Wilkes Co., NC (p. 2D), with her parents, William COMBS (æ 36, b. NC) & M.I. (æ 32, b. NC), plus siblings.

4.  1890 U.S. Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

5.  1900 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7 of 25 indexed "Brener"):  Traphill Twp., Wilkes Co., NC, Roll 1224, p. 214A, SN 4, SD 6, ED 158, enumerated 6 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 22 23 24 25 27 28
67 67 Brewer James F Head W M Apr 1870 30 M 9     NC NC NC Farmer Y Y Y R F 66
    ______ Delia A Wife W F Oct 1876 23 M 9 4 2 NC NC NC   Y Y Y      
    ______ Emma L Dau W F Jan 1896  4 S       NC NC NC              
    ______ Walter D Son W M Jan 1898  2 S       NC NC NC              
Listed next to George & Celia (GENTRY) LYON, paternal grandparents of their future daughter-in-law, Dorothy (LYON) BREWER.

6.  1910 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7 of 16):  Tucker's Mill Road, Traphill Twp., Wilkes Co., NC, Roll T624_1135 (Book 1), p. 187A, SN 4A, SD 8, ED 178, enumerated 22 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
69 71 Brewer James F Head M W 40 M 16     NC NC NC Eng Farmer general farm Emp Y   Y Y   O F F 65
    ______ Dealia A Wife F W 33 M 16 8 6 NC NC NC Eng None         Y Y          
    ______ Emmie L Dau F W 14 S       NC NC NC Eng Farm laborer Home farm W N 0 Y Y Y        
    ______ Walter Son M W 12 S       NC NC NC Eng Farm laborer Home farm W N 0 Y Y Y        
    ______ Maudie Dau F W 10 S       NC NC NC Eng None         N N Y        
    ______ Gradie Son M W  7 S       NC NC NC   None             N        
    ______ Lonnie Son M W  3 S       NC NC NC   None                      
    ______ Lieuther Son M W  1 S       NC NC NC   None                      

7.  1920 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #13 of 19):  State Road, Traphill Ward, Traphill Twp., Wilkes Co., NC, Roll T625_1329, p. 263A, SN 7A, SD 7, ED 184, enumerated 31 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 16 17 18 19 21 23 25 26 27 28 29
* Fm 122 122 Brewre James F Head O F M W 51 M   Y Y NC US NC Y Farm Farmer   120
      ______ Dellia Wife     F W 42 M   Y Y NC US NC Y none      
      ______ Louie Son     M W 12 S Y Y Y NC US NC Y        
      ______ James M Son     M W  1 S       NC US NC          
*State Road

8a.  1930 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #18 of 26):  Highway #26, Elkin Twp., Surry Co., NC, Roll 1722 (Book 1), p. 292B, SN 9B, ED 86-7, SD 1, enumerated 23 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28
* 177 177 Brewer Delia Head O 1000 N F W 52 M 25 N Y NC NC NC Y Sales lady Grocery store ? Y
    ______ Marvin Son       M W 11 S   Y Y NC NC NC Y None      
*Highway #26

8b.  1930 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #10 of 33):  10 Carolina St., Salisbury City (South Ward), Salisbury Twp., Rowan Co., NC, Roll 1718, p. , SN 8A, ED 80-34, SD 7, enumerated 5 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32
* 10 70 92 Ballard Carl D Head R 4 N N M W 26 M 18 N Y NC NC NC Y Weaver Cotton Mill W Y   Y N  
      _______ Maud E Wife         F W 26 M 18 N Y NC NC NC Y None              
      _______ Donald F Son         M W  8 S   Y N NC NC NC   None              
      _______ Jack O Son         M W  3 S   N N NC NC NC   None              
      _______ Georg D Son         M W  ? S   N N NC NC NC   None              
      Brewer Lonnie F Bro-in-Law         M W 23 S   N Y NC NC NC Y Weaver Cotton Mill W Y   N    
*Carolina St

9a.  1940 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7 of 24):  Traphill Twp., Wilkes Co., NC, Roll T627_2988, p. 459A, SN 4A, SD 8, ED 97-28, enumerated 24 Apr 1940, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1940 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1940:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean.
LOC HOUSEHOLD NAME RELATION   PERSONAL EDUCATION   BIRTHPLACE   CIT RESIDENCE in 1935   EMPLOYMENT STATUS FS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25   26 27 28 29 30   31 32 33 34
*   56 O 500 Y Brewer Frank Head M W 69 M N 7 North Carolina   same house       Y - - - - 40 - farmer farm OA 52 0 Y  
          ______ Dealie Wife F W 62 M N 7 North Carolina   same house       N N N N H            0 0 Y  
*County Road

9b.  1940 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Marvin BREWER (æ 21, b. NC) is living in Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC, with his married sister, Maude (BREWER) BALLARD (q.v.).

10.  North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1975 (online at Ancestry.com).

11.  Find-a-Grave: Entries (online at findagrave.com):
Name James Franklin Brewer Delia A Brewer Walter D Brewer
Birth 28 Apr 1871
Wilkes Co., NC
1876 30 Jan 1898
Death 3 Aug 1953
Wilkes Co., NC
1958 9 Jun 1965
Burial Center Baptist Church Cemetery
Thurmond, Wilkes County, North Carolina
Inscription J.F. BREWER
1871  1953
AGE 82
HE THAT BELEIVETH ON ME THO HE
WERE DEAD YET SHALL HE LIFE.
DELIA A. BREWER
WIFE OF
J.F. BREWER
1876    1958
AGE 81
WAITING FOR THE RESURRECTION
WALTER D. BREWER
JAN 30, 1898
JUNE 9, 1965
THERE ARE NO TROUBLES OR
SORROWS ON EARTH THAT THE
JOYS OF HEAVEN WILL NOT HEAL
Spouse Delia A Brewer James Franklin Brewer  
Memorial # 36572205 36571667 36572185

12.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

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