William Sherman Squires

1865–1943 (Age 77)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of William Sherman

When William Sherman Squires was born in October 1865, in West Virginia, United States, his father, John H Squires, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Pell, was 24. He lived in Lyon Magisterial District, Preston, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years and Jefferson, Ohio, United States in 1943. He died on 4 March 1943, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in West Jefferson, Williams, Ohio, United States.

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John H Squires
Sarah Elizabeth Pell
William Sherman Squires
Cephas Squires
George A Squires
Edward Squires
Samuel Morgan Squires
John Calvin Squires
Nora J. Squires

Parents & Siblings

  • John H Squires


  • Sarah Elizabeth Pell




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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Squire .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Wm S Squires in household of John Squires, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William S Squires in household of John J Squires, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sherman Squires in household of John H Squires, "United States Census, 1910"

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