John Thomas Squires

1873–1959 (Age 86)
Orange, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John Thomas

When John Thomas Squires was born in 1873, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Jones Squires, was 26 and his mother, Susan Frances Paul, was 26. He married Eva Lena Davis on 24 December 1905, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Chapel Hill, Orange, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and East Flanders, Belgium in 1959. He died on 28 September 1959, in Durham, Durham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Chestnut Ridge United Methodist Church Cemetery, Efland, Orange, North Carolina, United States.

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John Thomas Squires
Eva Lena Davis
Marriage: 24 December 1905
Margaret Lillian Squires
Lena Harriette Squires
John Thomas Squires Jr

Spouse & Children

24 December 1905
Rowan, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 4

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Squire .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • J T Squire, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John T Squires in household of James J Squires, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John T Squires, "United States Census, 1910"

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