Mr. and Mrs. John Brewer and family moved from Taber to Coalhurst in 1920. Mr. Brewer worked at the coal mine and also worked a small farm half a mile north of the town. They bought the farm and moved there in 1923 about the time irrigation came to the area. In the early thirties, Mr. Brewer milked cows and sold milk and cream in the town of Coalhurst.
There were five daughters and two sons in the family. The sons, Charles and Robert served in the armed forces overseas in the second World War. Charles was wounded in operations in France and died of his wounds in September, 1944.
Mr. and Mrs. Brewer moved from Coalhurst to Lethbridge in 1948.
Mr. and Mrs. Brewer, two daughters and two sons are deceased.
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