Capt Elijah Squier

21 November 1738–6 September 1808 (Age 69)
Livingston Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Elijah

When Capt Elijah Squier was born on 21 November 1738, in Livingston Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Jonathan Squier, was 45 and his mother, Lydia Camp, was 36. He married Elizabeth Stevens from about 1751 to 1783. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 3 daughters. He registered for military service in 1777. He died on 6 September 1808, in his hometown, at the age of 69, and was buried in Morris, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Capt Elijah Squier
1738–1808
Elizabeth Stevens
1734–1805
Marriage: from about 1751 to 1783
Thomas Squier
1753–1792
Thomas Squier
1764–
John Squier
Mary Green
Samuel Squier
Stevens Squier
William Squier
Thomas Squires
1760–1829
Mary Squier
1765–1852
Elijah Squier
1771–
Abraham Squier
1774–1805
Phoebe Squier
1777–1806
George Squier
1782–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    from about 1751 to 1783
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (5)

    1758 · Mount Vernon
    Age 20
    Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
    1775
    Age 37
    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
    1776
    Age 38
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Squire .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Squire

    Sources (6)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Peter Squire - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Peter Squire
    • Zophar Squire, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1985"
    • Elijah Squier, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"

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