William Pitt Squires

1846–1918 (Age 71)
Seneca, New York, United States

The Life of William Pitt

When William Pitt Squires was born in December 1846, in Seneca, New York, United States, his father, Humphrey Belding Squires, was 36 and his mother, Abigail Ditmars, was 41. He lived in Chili, Monroe, New York, United States for about 50 years. He died in 1918, in Chili Center, Chili, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 72.

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Humphrey Belding Squires
Abigail Ditmars
William Selah Squires
Rhoda Elizabeth Squires
Jane C Squires
William Pitt Squires

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World Events (8)


Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 17

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Squire .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Wm P Squires, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm P Squires, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William P Squires, "New York State Census, 1905"

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