John Paternoster Squires

22 December 1820–13 November 1901 (Age 80)
Welwyn, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Paternoster

When John Paternoster Squires was born on 22 December 1820, in Welwyn, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Squires Sr, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Paternoster, was 31. He married Catherine Harriet Fell on 21 August 1843, in Putney, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Putney, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He registered for military service in 1851. He died on 13 November 1901, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Paternoster Squires
Emily Ellen Swain
Marriage: 21 March 1868
Ella May Swain Squires
Minnie Squires
Valangia Maude Swain Squires
Sarah Elizabeth "Sadie" Swain Squires
Joseph Reuben Swain Squires
Laura Swain Squires
Nephi Swain Squires
Lucille Swain Squires
Edwin Ellis Swain Squires
Eva Beatrice Swain Squires

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 March 1868Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 13
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 23
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Squire , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    JOHN PATERNOSTER SQUIRES - History of Utah By Orson F. Whitney

    History of Utah By Orson F. Whitney Volume IV - Biographical Page 463 - 466 JOHN PATERNOSTER SQUIRES "SQUIRES' barber shop was one of the landmarks at Salt Lake City in early days and the veteran pro …

    Sources (143)

    • John Squires in entry for Thomas Cox Squires, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John Squires, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Squires in entry for Walter Jenkinson Poelman and Eva Beatrice Squires, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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