William Sisk Squires

1870–1957 (Age 86)
Flatwoods, Braxton, West Virginia, United States

The Life of William Sisk

When William Sisk Squires was born on 10 November 1870, in Flatwoods, Braxton, West Virginia, United States, his father, Franklin F Squires, was 28 and his mother, Mary Jane Sisk, was 25. He married Lucy Ann Gibson on 27 July 1892, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Braxton, West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Salt Lick Magisterial District, Braxton, West Virginia, United States for about 60 years. He died on 3 April 1957, in Corley, Braxton, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

William Sisk Squires
1870–1957
Lucy Ann Gibson
1871–1919
Marriage: 27 July 1892
Charles B Squires
1893–
Dewey L. Squires
1903–1988

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
27 July 1892
Braxton, West Virginia, United States
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(2)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Squire .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William S Squires in household of Franklin F Squires, "United States Census, 1870"
  • W S Squires, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William S Squires in household of F F Squires, "United States Census, 1880"

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