John W. Squires

1865–1948 (Age 83)
East Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of John W.

John W. Squires was born on 20 April 1865, in East Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States. He married Alvina May Scoby on 31 December 1884, in Manalapan Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in East Brunswick Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States for about 15 years. He died on 15 July 1948, in Hollywood, Broward, Florida, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Tennent, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

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John W. Squires
Alvina May Scoby
Marriage: 31 December 1884
Addie M Squire
Elizabeth Squire
Margaret Squire
Retta Squire
Edna Conover Squires
John Lester Squires

Spouse & Children

  • Male1865–1948Male

  • Alvina May Scoby


31 December 1884
Manalapan Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built

Age 13

The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).
1887 · Eatonville is Incorporated

Age 22

On August 15, 1887, the town of Eatonville was incorporated into Orange County, Florida. The town is significant for being one of the first all-black, self-governed municipalities in the country.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Squire .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • J W Squires, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"
  • John W Squire, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John W Squire, "United States Census, 1900"

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