26 September 2013

Henry Clay Squier, Of Port Louis, Mauritius

Henry Clay Squier, brother of Manley Wallace Squier (my son-in-law and grandkids' ancestor), was a shipwright who lived in Port Louis, Mauritius, west of Madagascar, according to Papers relating to foreign affairs, Part 2, by the United States. Dept. of State:

Name of Ship, Tonnage, Name and Address of Owner, Mortgaged
"Henry Clay Squier of Port Louis, shipwright"

Married? Information from a query on a message board:
Captain Henry Richard MILES, Master Mariner...was a witness at the wedding of Elizabeth CHRISTIE (born in Port Louis on 17 May 1841, daughter of Alexander CHRISTIE & Jane WHITE) to Henry Clay SQUIER on 26 Sept 1861 in Port Louis.

Died in Philadelphia; buried in Vermontville, Eaton Co., Michigan:

 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"
Name: H. C. Squire
21 Dec 1880
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Year (Estimated): 1827
Birthplace: Vermont
Marital Status: Single
Burial Place: Vermontville, [Mich.]

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