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Daniel Squier

Male 1756 - 1828  (72 years)


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  • Name Daniel Squier  [1
    Alternate birth May 1751  Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Born 1756  Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Jan 1828  Salem, Washington, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I22518  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of GFS
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2021 

    Father Daniel Squier,   b. Jan 1731, Durham, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Ellis Scott 
    Married 13 Nov 1754  Ashford, Windham, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F13564  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Wood,   b. 19 Feb 1756, Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 5 Jun 1777  Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
    +1. Daniel Squire,   b. 8 Jun 1784, Halifax, Windham, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1879, Green Lake, Green Lake, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F13562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a twin to his sister Ellis Squire.

      He received a pension for service in the American Revolution as a private under Capt. James Dana and Col. Andrew Ward, Connecticut troops.

      According to a statement provided by the Department of the Interior to a descendant on 2 Feb 1917, this Daniel Squier fought at the battle of Bunker Hill.

      This statement also noted that this Daniel Squier, living in Salem, Washington, New York in 1822, was at that time in his 67th year and that his wife was the same age.

      According to Francis A. Baker (citation details below), after Daniel Squier and Elizabeth Wood married, they first settled in Halifax, Windham County, Vermont, then in the winter of 1790-91 they moved in a sleigh across the Green Mountains to Camden Valley, Salem, Washington County, New York.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2770] Vermont vital records, 1720-1908, on ancestry.com.

    2. [S2841] Application, 27 Apr 1921, from Theodore Louis Squire, brother of Dorothy M. Squier, to join the Sons of the American Revolution. From U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, on ancestry.com.

    3. [S2840] Daughters of the American Revolution lineage book, volume 146, 1919.

    4. [S5924] Genealogies of the Following Families: Baker Family, Steel Family, Sturges Family, Shepard Family, Hall Family, Lytle Family by Francis A. Baker. Minneapolis, 1909., year and state only.

    5. [S2835] "Marriages, Town of Ashford." The Connecticut Nutmegger 21:761, 1988.

    6. [S2230] Connecticut: Vital Records (The Barbour Collection), 1630-1870, on americanancestors.org. In print as The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, Vols. 1-55, ed. Lorraine Cook White. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1994-2002.

    7. [S2825] Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths from the Records of the Town and Churches in Mansfield, Connecticut 1703-1850 by Susan Whitney Dimock. New York: The Baker & Taylor Company, 1898.