Alice Penn Maiben

16 October 1847–6 May 1920 (Age 72)
Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alice

When Alice Penn Maiben was born on 16 October 1847, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Maiben, was 28 and her mother, Caroline Penn, was 30. She married John Fell Squires on 7 August 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. In 1880, at the age of 33, her occupation is listed as keep house in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. She died on 6 May 1920, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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John Fell Squires
Alice Penn Maiben
Marriage: 7 August 1868
John Henry Squires
Joseph Fell Squires
Charles Lawrence Squires
George Washington Squires
Alice Maiben Squires
Marion Lucy Squires
Florence Ella Squires
Oliver Maiben Squires
Leo Maiben Squires
William Alonzo Maiben Squires
Albert Maiben Squires
Caroline Katherine Squires

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 August 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 12
    \"During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \"\"Logan\"\" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 20
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from either of two places called Penn (in Buckinghamshire and Staffordshire), both of which are named with Brittonic penn ‘head’, often used in hill-names.English: topographic name or metonymic occupational name from Middle English pen(n) ‘enclosure, animal pen, fold’ (Old English penn), for someone who lived by or worked at a fold. Examples of this surname are formally difficult to distinguish from those in 1 above.English: from a pet form of the female personal name Pernel, see Parnell .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Growing Old in the Logan 1st Ward Relief Society

    Martha Turner Needham rarely felt strong enough to meet with the women of the Logan 1st Ward Relief Society. It had been a decade since her husband, John Needham, the Patriarch, passed away in the su …

    Sources (32)

    • Alice Squires in household of John Squires, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Alice Pennmaibe in entry for Geo W Squires and Gretta Thomson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Alice Maben in entry for Alice S Mccarry, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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