Henry Squire

Male 1564 - Bef 1649


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  • Name  Henry Squire 
    Born  1564  Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Bef 25 Dec 1649  probably, Braintree, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • In Henry's own deposition in 1580 he is called husbandman of Moorlinch (10 miles NW of Charlton Mackrell), age 16. He was probably an apprentice to a yeoman of Moorlinch. He returned to Charlton Mackrell and had children baptized there (1587-1599) and called "Henry Squire, late of Kingweston, near Somerton, Somerset". He married about 1586, but his wife's name is unknown.

      Evidenced by a lease 18 November, 1599, Henry lived at Charlton Adam. the lease mentions daughters Sara, Anne, and Margaret.

      From "American Presidential Ancestry: A Bibliography" fourth addendum; by Gary Boyd Roberts: "...So far as I am aware, only two such [immigrant ancestor] couples are ancestors of four Presidents, and only fourteen such couples are ancestors of three Presidents..." "Henry SQUIRE of Charlton Mackrell, co. Somerset, England, died before 1649, and his unknown wife, parents of the Braintree, Mass., immigrants Edith SQUIRE, wife first of Henry Adams and ancestress of the two Adamses and [Calvin] Coolidge, and Margaret SQUIRE, wife of John Shepard and ancestress of [William Howard] Taft."
    Person ID  I10563  L C Earle's Family
    Last Modified  18 Feb 2001 

    Father  William Squire, Rev.,   b. Abt 1502, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1567, probably, Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Alice Skarlett 
    Married  Abt 1550  Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID  F13  Group Sheet

    Married  1586  probably, Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edith Squire,   d. 21 Jan 1673, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah Squire,   b. Bef 06 Apr 1589, Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Anne Squire,   b. Bef 30 Nov 1591, Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1662, Boston, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Margaret Squire,   b. Abt Apr 1596, Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1675
     5. Frances Squire,   b. Feb 1599, Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F12  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1564 - Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1586 - probably, Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Bef 25 Dec 1649 - probably, Braintree, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S82] Search for Passengers M & J:25, Spear, Burton W., (The Mary & John Clearinghouse, Toledo, OH, 1996), p.7.


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