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Elisha Squires

Birth
New York, USA
Death
1867 (aged 53–54)
Oakland, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Oakland Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, USA Add to Map
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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 Ancestry.com, 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).
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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. Source: TRI-WEEKLY JOURNAL, Susquehanna, PA. May 2, 1899
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1840 US Census
Home: Great Bend, Susq. Co., PA
3 members in household, Elisha, Eliza and a son.
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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
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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
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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
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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 Ancestry.com, 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).
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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. Source: TRI-WEEKLY JOURNAL, Susquehanna, PA. May 2, 1899
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1840 US Census
Home: Great Bend, Susq. Co., PA
3 members in household, Elisha, Eliza and a son.
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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
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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
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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
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Gravesite Details

Grave marker fragmented and in extremely poor condition



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  • Created by: NancyM
  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/118752167/elisha-squires: accessed ), memorial page for Elisha Squires (1813–1867), Find a Grave Memorial ID 118752167, citing McKune Cemetery, Oakland Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by NancyM (contributor 47862230).