John Willard Jensen Squires

1863–1928 (Age 65)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of John Willard Jensen

When John Willard Jensen Squires was born on 6 July 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States, his father, John Paternoster Squires, was 42 and his mother, Johanne Marie Jensen, was 28. He married Cynthia Mae Gudgell on 21 January 1889. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 7 October 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Willard Jensen Squires
Cynthia Mae Gudgell
Marriage: 21 January 1889
Willard Haywood Squires
Jackson P. Squires
Marie Elizabeth Squires

Spouse & Children

21 January 1889


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Squire .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John W Squires in household of John Squires, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John W Squires in household of John Squires, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John W Squires, "United States Census, 1910"

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