John Thomas Squires Jr

1917–2007 (Age 89)
Chapel Hill, Orange, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John Thomas

When John Thomas Squires Jr was born on 5 August 1917, in Chapel Hill, Orange, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Thomas Squires, was 44 and his mother, Eva Lena Davis, was 30. He married Rachel C Godwin on 25 July 1941, in Cumberland, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States in 2007. He died on 29 May 2007, at the age of 89.

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John Thomas Squires Jr
Rachel C Godwin
Marriage: 25 July 1941

Spouse & Children

25 July 1941
Cumberland, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 1

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Squire .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Squire in household of J T Squire, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas R Squires in household of John T Squires, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Thomas Squires in household of Liuianes Underwood, "United States Census, 1940"

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