John William Squires

1862–1925 (Age 62)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Squires was born on 3 November 1862, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Robert James Squires, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Watson, was 27. He married Nicey Mary Potter in 1885, in Bladen, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Carvers Creek Township, Bladen, North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Frenchs Creek Township, Bladen, North Carolina, United States for about 40 years. He died on 13 March 1925, in Kelly, Bladen, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Watson Cemetery, Lisbon, Bladen, North Carolina, United States.

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John William Squires
Nicey Mary Potter
Marriage: 1885
Esther Squires

Spouse & Children

Bladen, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Battle of Bentonville

Age 3

The Battle of Bentonville took place in Johnston, North Carolina from March 19, 1865- March 21, 1865. It was considered the bloodiest battle of North Carolina, with around 4,000 casualties.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 19

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, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John W Squires, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J W Squires in household of Robert Squires, "United States Census, 1870"

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