Andrew Jackson Squires

Alternate Names
Birth Date
1815 September 17
Death Date
1897 September 3
Gender
Male

CR 100 160- Depart from Kirtland, Ohio 1835 1835:83- Andrew J. Squires labored in the State of New York. (Jour. Hist. of Feb. 1836.) Depart from Kirtland, Ohio 1836 1836:45- Andrew J. Squires labored in the State of New York. (Jour. Hist. of June 19, July 1836.) Joseph Smith Papers, - (might not match Andrew J. Squires) Squires, Andrew Jackson Biography 17 Sept. 1815–3 Sept. 1897. Born at Aurora, Portage Co., Ohio. Son of Ezekiel Squires and Clarissa Stewart. Baptized into LDS church and ordained an elder. Left church and joined briefly with the Methodists. Returned to LDS church, 1835. Practiced medicine at Mantua, Portage Co., 1843–1864. Married Martha Wilmot, 17 Jan. 1850, at Portage Co. Served in Ohio state legislature, 1859–1861. Moved to Hiram Center, Portage Co., 1864, and continued to practice medicine. Died at Portage Co. Kirtland Elders Certificates, Elder, Mar 31, 1836, p. 28 Nauvoo Seventies List, P-Z, p. 411 Source: 70s Rec, 2 Qrm, LDS Arc, Apr 1836, [Kirtland] Broadside Organization of the Seventies, Joseph Young, 1878, p. 4 Ordained in to the Second Quorum, Feb 28, 1835, Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio Family Search- (possibly match) Andrew Jackson Squire LHNR-FP2 Birth- 17 Sep 1815, Aurora, Portage, Ohio Death- 3 Sep 1897 (Ohio?) Burial- Hiram, Portage, Ohio Parents- Ezekiel Squire Dr. and Clarissa Stewart Marriage- to Joanna Husong 27 Octo 1836, Cuyahoga, Ohio Journal History- Feb 1836 (before 1st)- In February, 1836, Andrew J. Squires wrote from Euclid, Onondaga Co., N.Y., "I would respectfully represent to you, that through my instrumentality, and the grace of our God, there has been raised up in this place, a small branch of a church of Latter-Day Saints, consisting of sixteen members. This little branch of our Heavenly Father's Kingdom has never before been represented." June 19, 1836, p.1- Conference held at Portage, Allegany co., N.Y. Andrew H. Squires chosen Clerk; Andrew J. Squires preached; Elder Andrew J. Squires adds the following post scription: "The work of the Lord is greatly prospering in this part of the country, and many are becoming convince of the truth of the everlasting gospel. A number of the Seventies are preaching in this region with success." July 1836 (before 1st) p. 2- Elders Andrew J. Squires and Zebedee Coltrin have recently some in from the field of their labors in the state of New York and say that they, together with Elder Wm Bosley, have baptized 14; and that there are more calls for preaching than they could supply.

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Born in Aurora, Portage Co., Ohio

1815 September 17
Mother
Nancy McGowan
Father
Jacob Coleman
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Additional Notes

CR 100 160- Depart from Kirtland, Ohio 1835 1835:83- Andrew J. Squires labored in the State of New York. (Jour. Hist. of Feb. 1836.) Journal History- Feb 1836 (before 1st)- In February, 1836, Andrew J. Squires wrote from Euclid, Onondaga Co., N.Y., "I would respectfully represent to you, that through my instrumentality, and the grace of our God, there has been raised up in this place, a small branch of a church of Latter-Day Saints, consisting of sixteen members. This little branch of our Heavenly Father's Kingdom has never before been represented."

Served in Eastern States Mission

1836 June 19–July (Age 20) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Marital Status
Married
Priesthood Office
Seventy
Additional Notes

CR 100 160- Depart from Kirtland, Ohio 1836 1836:45- Andrew J. Squires labored in the State of New York. (Jour. Hist. of June 19, July 1836.) June 19, 1836, p.1- Conference held at Portage, Allegany co., N.Y. Andrew H. Squires chosen Clerk; Andrew J. Squires preached; Elder Andrew J. Squires adds the following post scription: "The work of the Lord is greatly prospering in this part of the country, and many are becoming convince of the truth of the everlasting gospel. A number of the Seventies are preaching in this region with success." July 1836 (before 1st) p. 2- Elders Andrew J. Squires and Zebedee Coltrin have recently some in from the field of their labors in the state of New York and say that they, together with Elder Wm Bosley, have baptized 14; and that there are more calls for preaching than they could supply.

Death

1897 September 3 (Age 81)

Baptized

No dates given.

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