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Elisha Squires

New York, USA
Death 1867 (aged 53–54)
Oakland, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Oakland, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot OLDEST SECTION closest to Oakland
Memorial ID 118752167 · View Source
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Note: Condition of grave stone is in deplorable condition and transcribing its details may be with error. The headstone appears to have his death date as Apr. 12 (year is obliterated).

An entry on, within the Randall-Martin Family Tree, indicates Elisha's death to have occurred on March 19, 1867 within Susquehanna County, PA. Also mentioned: during 1837 at Susquehanna, PA, Eliza Ann (Winters) [b: 1812 in Delaware Co., NY] married Elisha Squires.
Eliza's parents are noted as:
- Silas Winters (b.1770, CT - d.1820 Lathrop, Susq. Co., PA)
- Phebe Phelps (b. Oct. 29, 1785 at Granby, Tolland, CT - d. Penna. 1875).

Within the below newspaper obit, the base facts as well as reference to her son as Stanley appear to be an accurate match. If anyone has further family records, please send a message via the small "edit" tab on above right.
Susquehanna, PA. May 2, 1899

Death of Mrs. Eliza Squires.
Sunday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock, occurred the death of Mrs. Eliza Squires at her home in Oakland. Her age was 87 years. Deceased had for many years been a resident of that place, and was well known and highly esteemed. She is survived by her son, Stanley, with whom she resided. The funeral will occur tomorrow afternoon from the residence on High street at 2 o'clock and at Oakland M. E. church at 2:30, Rev. D. L. Sutherland of the Susquehanna Presbyterian church, officiating. Interment in McKune cemetery.
1840 US Census
Home: Great Bend, Susq. Co., PA
3 members in household, Elisha, Eliza and a son.
1850 US Census
Name: Elisha Squires
Home: Great Bend, Susq. Co., PA
Birth Year (Est.): 1813
Birthplace: PA
Household Members:
- Elisha Squires, M, 37, NY
- Eliza Squires, F, 37, NY
- Stanley M Squires, M, 8, PA
- Harriet Baker, F, 22, PA
1860 US Census
Name: Stanley Squires
Home: Great Bend, Susq. Co., PA
Gender: Male
Birthplace: NY
Household Members:
- Elisha Squires, M, 47, NY
- Eliza Squires, F, 46, NY
- Stanley Squires, M, 19, PA
- Oliver Skinner, F, 11, PA
1880 US Census
Name: Eliza Squires
Age: 65
Birthplace: NY
Home: Oakland, Susq. Co., PA
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: Vermont
Mother's Birthplace: Connecticut
Household Members:
- Stanley Squires, 39, head
- Eliza Squires, 65, mother
- Cora E. Banks, 14, cousin

Family Members

Gravesite Details Grave marker fragmented and in extremely poor condition




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  • Added: 15 Oct 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 118752167
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elisha Squires (1813–1867), Find A Grave Memorial no. 118752167, citing McKune Cemetery, Oakland, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by NancyM (contributor 47862230) .