Mary Beach

Female1733–12 April 1815

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Beach was born in 1733, in Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, Noah Beach, was 28 and her mother, Hannah Harriman, was 26. She married Nathaniel Ermon Squire on 24 April 1751, in Hanover, Hanover Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 12 April 1815, in Livingston Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Morris, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Ermon Squire
Mary Beach
Marriage: 24 April 1751
Elizabeth Squier
Joseph Squier
John Squire
Joseph Squier
about 1756–
John Squier
John Squire
about 1764–1789
Samuel Squire
Comfort Squire
about 1764–
Stephen Squire
Simeon Squire
Mary S Squire
Mary Squire
Elizabeth Squier
Nathaniel Squire

Sources (8)

  • Mary Beach Squier, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Nathaniel Squire Abstract of Will
  • Mary Beach, 'WikiTree'

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 April 1751Hanover, Hanover Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (14)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)


    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries 1739: Morris, New Jersey Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Morris, New Jersey, United States


    Age 42

    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


    Age 43

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English beche ‘beech-tree’ (Old English bēce) or Middle English beche ‘stream’ (Old English bæce). Middle English beche may be from Old English bēce ‘beech’ or bæce ‘stream’, and without further evidence it is impossible to distinguish these in Middle English.

    Americanized form of Alsatian and German Bitsch: habitational name from Bitche (German Bitsch) in Alsace and Lorraine, at the foot of the northern slope of the Vosges.

    Americanized form of German (mainly Hesse) Bitsch: unexplained.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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