Buried: PITTSBORO BAPTIST CHURCH cemetery located in the Town of Pittsboro at 201 West Salisbury Street and Fayetteville Street in Chatham County, NC
Mother: Anna Bray, b. 1799 in Chatham County
Father: Jerimiah Brewer, b. 1797, in Watertown, Mass
Wife: Mary Catherine Paschal, b. January, 16, 1846, d. December 29, 1922 (Daughter of Sheriff Richard Bray Paschal)
Siler City is chartered on March 7, 1887.
Sheriff S. W. Brewer carried out the last execution by hanging in Chatham County on March 28, 1890.
The second company organized in the county was the “Chatham Guards,” which became Company “E” of the 26th Regiment. S.W. Brewer became Captain of this company. The total number of men belonging to this company was 204, and it lost 63 killed and wounded.
S. W. Brewer was injured in “Picket’s Charge”, but the extent of the injury is unknown.