From the 1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana

page 719


Charles S. Squiers, residing on section 2, Jackson Township, was born in this township in 1842.  He was married to Hortense Morse, a native of Seneca County, N. Y., who removed with her parents to Michigan and thence to Indiana, in 1859.  To this union has been born one son -- Delmer, born in Jackson Township, July 5, 1865.  Mr. Squiers has a well-cultivated farm of 123 acres with fine buildings upon it.  His father, Charles P. Squiers, was a native of Seneca County, N. Y., where he grew to manhood.  He followed the tanner and currier's trade before coming to Steuben County in 1838, after which he followed farming till his death, having entered about 400 acres in Jackson Township.  He died on Jackson Pairie in July, 1850, leaving a wife and five children.  His wife, who still survives him, was formerly Irene Sanders, a native of Huron County, now a resident of Iowa.  The children are -- Rhoda M., wife of William Downs, and Charles S. (twins); Samuel M., of Iowa; Olive, wife of Dr. Jerome Holinger, living in Nebraska, and Narcissa, wife of John Davis, of Jasper County, Iowa.



Submitted by Kim Davoli