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JOHN SQUIRE (abt 1630 - 1713) of Cambridge
John Squire was born about 1630. He died in 1713, age 83. [Ref] He married Sarah Francis by 1667. [Ref]
In 1662 there was a Cambridge court case "John Squire vs Richard Linered Slande". [Ref] In a 1667 court case, his age was given as 30. [Ref]
John Squire was a soldier in King Philip's War on 25 Jan 1675/6. [Ref] He received eight acres in the eighth quadrant in Cambridge in 1683. [Ref] He was a freeman at "Ch" (Chelmsford?) on 16 Feb 1685/6, he is also on a dateless list of freemen of Cambridge. [Ref] He was on an Aug 1688 list of people taxed in Cambridge. [Ref] John Squire, Sr. was on a committee to view lands in Cambridge in 1696. [Ref]
He signed his will in 1713 in Cambridge. [Ref]
John appears to be distinct from the John who was in Boston at the same time and, who Savage [Ref] says, went to Reading.
Children of John and Sarah
DANIEL SQUIRE (b. 1686) of Cambridge and Norwich
Parents: John Squire and Sarah Francis
Daniel Squire was born on 3 Aug 1686 in Cambridge. [Ref] He married Deliverance Wilson on 5 Jul 1710 in Watertown [Ref] or in Newton. [Ref]
Daniel Squire and Deliverance Wilson had the following children:
DELIVERANCE SQUIRE (1715 - 1782)
Parents: Daniel Squire and Deliverance Wilson
Deliverance Squire was born on 13 Dec 1715 in Cambridge. [Ref] She was baptised on 8 Jan 1715/6 in the First Congregational Church in Cambridge. [Ref] She died on 31 Oct 1782 in Pomfret, Windham, CT. [Ref][Ref] She is buried in the Sabine Cemetery in Pomfret; her headstone says that she died on 3 Oct and that she was 66 years old. [Ref] She married Capt. Joseph Kingsbury 3 on 28 Mar 1738 in the First Church of Norwich. [Ref][Ref says at West Farms] Click here to see a photo of her grave on the Findagrave website.
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Kingsbury, Frederick John, The Genealogy of the Descendants of Henry Kingsbury of Ipswich and Haverhill, Mass., Hartford, Hartford Press, Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1905.
Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850. Online Database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2007.
No author, Proprieters' Record of the Town of Cambridge, John Wilson & Son, Cambrige, 1896.
Paige, Lucius R., History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Boston, H.O. Houghton, c. 1877.
Savage, James, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, Vol. I-IV, Boston, 1860-1862.
Torreys New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Online database. NewEnglandAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.)
Vital Records of Norwich, CT 1659 - 1848
White, Lorraine Cook, ed., The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, Vol. 1-55, Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002.
Windham County Cemeteries, Windham County, US GenWeb project.