28 August 2011

A Dwight Descendant (Frances Squier) In Homer, Michigan

 From The History Of The Descendants Of John Dwight, Of Dedham, Mass., Volume 2:


9.  i.  Fanny Ann Squier, b. Jan. 3, 1824, m. April 14, 1840, Zechariah Umsteed, a blacksmith in Homer, Mich.  She d. Oct. 2, 1841.

Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995
Groom's Name:     Zechariah Umstad
Bride's Name:     Francis A. Squires
Marriage Date:     14 Apr 1840
Marriage Place:     Jackson,Michigan

Zechariah was remarried and still living in Homer, Calhoun County, Michigan, in 1850.

United States Census, 1850
Name:     Zakariah Umsted
Residence:     Homer, Calhoun, Michigan
Calculated Birth Year:     1814
Birthplace:     Maryland
      Zakariah Umsted     M     36y
    Sarah A Umsted     F     37y
    James Umsted     M     4y
    Eli Jones     M     19y
    Elizabeth Rogers     F     21y
    Alburt Sherwood     M     25y

United States Census, 1870
Name:     Zacariah Umpstead
Estimated Birth Year:     1813
Gender:     Male
Age in 1870:     57y
Birthplace:     Maryland
Home in 1870:     Michigan, United States
     Zacariah Umpstead     M     57y
    Sarah Umpstead     F     48y
    James Umpstead     M     24y
    Harriet Maitenson     F     20y

Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995
Name:     Z Umstad
Gender:     Male
Death Date:     05 Sep 1891
Death Place:     Marshall, Calhoun, Michigan
Age:     78
Birth Date:     1813
Birthplace:     Maryland
Occupation:     Farmer
Marital Status:     Married

My grandkids have Squier ancestors, but it is unknown if there is a link to Frances (Fanny) Squier, the "Dwight" descendant.  This is the Andrew Squier to whom they are related..  We summer in Homer, Michigan, and that is the Homer connection.

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