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Families covered: Brewster of Rushmere, Brewster of Wrentham Hall

Robert Brewster of Mutford identified in BLG1886 (Brewster of Greenstead Hall) as father of ...
1. William Brewster of Rushmere, Suffolk (a temp Henry VI who r. 1421-1471) the first mentioned by Metcalfe & BLG1858
  m. Mary Harvey (dau of William Harvey of Olton)
  A. Robert Brewster of Rushmere
  m. _ Edmond (dau/coheir of Christopher Edmond of Cressing Temple)
  i. Humphrey Brewster of Wrentham Hall, Suffolk (b 1526, d 29.06.1593)
m. Alice Foster (d 1611, dau of William Foser of Cobdock)
  a. Francis Brewster of Wrentham Hall (b 1566, d 1644)
  m. Elizabeth Snelling (d 1638, dau of Robert Snelling of Ipswich)
(1) Robert Brewster of Wrentham Hall (b 1599, d 1663)
  m. Amy Corbett (dau of Thomas Corbett of Sprowston)
  (A) Francis Brewster of Wrentham (b 1623, d 1671?)
  m. Cicely Croftes (dau/coheir of Sir Charles Croftes of Bardwell)
  (i) Amy Brewster
  m. Sir Philip Skippon (MP, son of the Major General)
  (ii) Cicely Brewster
  m1. Sir Robert Hatton of Ditton
  m2. Sir Harry Dutton Colt, Bart (dsp 1731)
  (B) Robert Brewster, later of Wrentham Hall (dsp 1681)
  (2) Francis Brewster of Wrentham (b 1600, d 1657)
  m. Susanna Bunnen
  (A) issue - Francis (b 1627, d 1694), John of Yarmouth (b 1632), Robert (b 1638), Nathaniel (b 1643), Benjamin (b 1644), Elizabeth, Mary, Anne
  (3) Humphrey Brewster of Hedenham (Norfolk) then Beccles (Suffolk) (b 1602, d 1669, Lt. Colonel)
  m. Ann Atkins of Norwich
(A) Philip Brewster of Wrentham Hall (d 1710)
  (i) Humphrey Brewster of Wrentham Hall (b c1682, d 1735)
  m. Elizabeth Molton (d 1747)
  (a) Philip Brewster of Wrentham Hall (b 1712, d 1765)
  m. Isabella Crompton of Doncaster (d 1773)
  ((1)) Humphrey Brewster of Wrentham Hall (b 1752, d unm 1797)
  (b) Anne Brewster
  m. John Wilkinson of Halesworth
  (c) Frances Brewster (b c1727, d 07.1807)
  m. (27.12.1750) John Meadows of Wortham (d 04.1763)
  (d)+ other issue - William (b 1718, d 1733), Humphrey (b 1721, d unm 1751), Mary, Elizabeth
  (B) Samuel Brewster of Norwich
  (C) John Brewster of Beccles (d 1718)
  m. Rebecca Cleeves
  (4) John Brewster of Wyfields, Barking, Essex (b 1604, d 1677)
  m. Mary Scottowe (dau of Augustine Scottowe of Norwich)
  (A) Augustine Brewster of Wyfields (b 1642, d 1708)
  (B) Samuel Brewster of Westminster (d 1701)
  m. Dorothy
(i)+ issue - John, Dorothy, Mary
  (5) Elizabeth Brewster
  m. Rev. Richard Taylor
  (6) Mary Brewster
  m. _ Mildmay
  b. Humphrey Brewster 'of Wrentham'
  m. (1612) Grisell Rolf (dau of Robert Rolf or Rowse of Hadley)
  c. Susan Brewster
  m. John Hayward of Gisleham
  d. Elizabeth Brewster
  m1. (before 20.05.1589) Thomas Brewse of Wenham (d 03.1593/4, son of Sir John of Wenham)
  m2. Francis Claxton of Cheston or Calton
  e. Mary Brewster
  m. John Gentleman of Suffolk
  f. Jane Brewster (d unm)
  ii. James Brewster (d young)
  B. John Brewster of Rushmere possibly of this generation
  John is identified as "ancestor of the Brewsters of Wrentham" but either that was a mistake (we are showing him as brother of a progenitor of that family) or the Wrentham records are incomplete.

Main source(s): BLG1858 (Brewster of Wrentham) with support from Visitation (Metcalfe, Suffolk, 1612, 'Brewster of Wrentham'), Visitation (Suffolk, 1664-8, 'Brewster of Wrentham')
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