Joseph Squires

1775–
Keyham, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Squires was born in 1775, in Keyham, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. He married Elizabeth Webster on 22 May 1809, in South Croxton, Leicestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 4 sons.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Squires
1775–
Elizabeth Webster
1778–1846
Marriage: 22 May 1809
Benjamin Squires
1809–1809
Edwyn Webster Squires
1812–1878
James Squires
1815–1815
William Webster Squires
1817–1897

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
22 May 1809
South Croxton, Leicestershire, England
children

(4)

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 26

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 33

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 40

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Squire .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Squires, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Joseph in entry for William Webster Squires, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Joseph in entry for Edwyn Webster Squires, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

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