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Will, : The following is a transcription of the Will of Lewis Brewer, dated February 21, 1839, which is found in the Grayson County Virginia, Book 2, pages 3 & 4 (Research Source: June Brewer Welsch):
"I Lewis Brewer of the county of Grayson and the state of Virginia, do make this my last will and testament. First I give unto my sons Mastin and Rufus Brewer, the track of land I now live on, to be divided between them as I have shown them and my beloved wife Agatha to be supported by Mastin and Rufus living her natural life, to have a home peaceably on the track of land I now live. House etc. at her will & the track of land I bought of John Dickerson Virginia, 100 acres or more I give to Rufus & Mastin Brewer. I give unto my children namely, Sally Parks, William Brewer, Linneer Brewer, my track of land lying on the head waters of Peach Bottom and Grayson County to be equally divided or the proceeds of the same, as they choose. I give unto my wife my young man [it is not known who he meant as no slave is listed with him in any census] to belong to her. The balance of my perishable property and my outstanding debts to be collected and my just debts and funeral expenses paid and the remainder to belong to Rufus and Mastin Brewer with the exception of my clock I give to Samuel Brewer, and my large family bible to my daughter Sally Parks and the balance of my books to be divided amongst my children as they wish. I appoint my son Mastin my exceutor of this my last will and testament given unto my my hand this Febuary the 21, 1839. Attest Steven Hale Jr. Timothy Roark, W. Hail sign with a seal."
Military, : On July 20 1778, Lewis Brewer enlisted in the 10th Regiment as a Private in the North Carolina, Continental Line. He was assigned to the "Ballards Company" and served 9 months (taken from Roster of Soldiers from North Carolina, in the American Revolution). After the war Lewis migrated into Virginia. (Research Source: June Brewer Welsch)