Source: History of Whiteside County, IL, edited by Charles Bent, Morrison, IL 1877
Transcribed by: Denise McLoughlin, Tampico Area Historical Society
D. PORTER BREWER, a native of Berkshire county, Massachusetts, was born in 1809, and came to Portland in 1837. He is still residiing on his old farm. In 1834 Mr. BREWER married Miss Emeline HOLLISTER. Their children have been: Fernando N., who married Miss Delia FRARY, and lives in Lyndon; Elizabeth, wife of H. L. OSBORN, living in Lyndon; Luella, wife of S. A LANGDON, living in Lyndon; James O., who married Miss Rebecca WENNER, and lives in Portland; and Estehr M., wife of Harrison UPTON, living in Lyndon.