William Waitman Squires

1872–1956 (Age 83)
Braxton, West Virginia, United States

The Life of William Waitman

When William Waitman Squires was born on 23 April 1872, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States, his father, Calvin Gibson Squires, was 24 and his mother, Susan Bright, was 27. He married Cora B. Meadows on 29 April 1894, in West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lick Magisterial District, Braxton, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Flatwoods, Braxton, West Virginia, United States in 1930. He died in 1956, at the age of 84, and was buried in Flatwoods, Braxton, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Waitman Squires
Cora B. Meadows
Marriage: 29 April 1894
Gladys Squires
Owen W Squires
Edith Gertrude Squires
William Gail Stanley
Arden Bargar Squires
Kathryn Lee Squires

Spouse & Children

29 April 1894
West Virginia, United States


  • Female1896–1982Female

  • Owen W Squires


  • Edith Gertrude Squires


  • William Gail Stanley


  • Arden Bargar Squires


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Parents & Siblings

  • Calvin Gibson Squires


  • Susan Bright




  • Albert Lewis Squires


  • Winfield Scott Squires


  • Male1872–1956Male

  • Rose Estelle Squires


  • Male1878–1965Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Squire .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Willie W Squires, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William W Squires, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie W Squires, "United States Census, 1910"

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