William Newton Squires

1867–1945 (Age 77)
Sunderland, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life of William Newton

When William Newton Squires was born on 12 June 1867, in Sunderland, Bennington, Vermont, United States, his father, Francis Niles Squires, was 28 and his mother, Charlotte Helen Orcutt, was 22. He married Clarissa Lucia Potter in 1896, in Vermont, United States. He lived in Arlington, Bennington, Vermont, United States in 1880 and Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, United States in 1910. He died on 16 March 1945, in Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Cambridge, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States.

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William Newton Squires
Clarissa Lucia Potter
Marriage: 1896

Spouse & Children

Vermont, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Francis Niles Squires


  • Charlotte Helen Orcutt




World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Squire .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William N Squiers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willie Squires in household of Frank Squires, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William M Squier, "United States Census, 1910"

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