Brewster Miller - BREW1

Title

Brewster Miller - BREW1

Name

Brewster Miller

Unique Person Identifier

BREW1

Ancestry Description

"colored man"

Status

Free

Sex

Male

Event Type

Death

Event Date

January 28, 1846

Age

Brewster is recorded as 5 at the time of his death.

Location or Address

Sag Harbor Old Burying Ground
34 Union Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963

Notes

Brewster is buried in the Sag Harbor Old Burying Ground, plot #116. He is described as a "colored man." Dorothy Zaykowski quotes the Sag Harbor Corrector's death notice for "Brister" Miller: "Brister filled his station in life with honesty and propriety, was peaceable and content with his situation, and his account current, and give the Recording Angel but little difficulty to settle." Zaykowski continues: "His gravestone is inscribed, 'The Noblest Work of God; An Honest Man.'"

Source Type

Secondary Source

Source/s

Zaykowski, Dorothy Ingersoll, The Old Burying Ground at Sag Harbor, L.I., N.Y., Sag Harbor 2003. p. 85.

Researcher

Meghan McGinley

Collection

Citation

“Brewster Miller - BREW1,” Plain Sight Project, accessed March 3, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/2094.