William Theodore "Willie" Squires

1900–1975 (Age 74)
Davis, Iowa, United States

The Life of William Theodore "Willie"

When William Theodore "Willie" Squires was born on 1 September 1900, in Davis, Iowa, United States, his father, Benjamin R. Squires, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth J. Baker, was 28. He married Bessie Watkins in Moniteau, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Chariton Township, Schuyler, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and West Grove, Davis, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 19 January 1975, in Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Moulton, Appanoose, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Theodore "Willie" Squires
1900–1975
Bessie Watkins
1913–2010
Marriage: 12 Sep
William D. Squires
1932–2001
Gloria Squires

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
12 Sep
Moniteau, Missouri, United States
children

(2)

Parents & Siblings

  • Benjamin R. Squires

    Male1863–1942Male

  • Elizabeth J. Baker

    Female1871–1926Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 4

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1920

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Squire .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Willie Squires in household of Benj Squires, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William T Squire in household of Bengamin R Squire, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William T Squires, "Iowa State Census, 1905"

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