The attached estate paper is hard to read but the short version is that George Washington Adams is next of kin and that he is a son-in-law, Josiah owned property in Green Co., WI and that Josiah died on May 16, 1857 at Bureau Co., IL.
1796 – 1885
Clemon Christopher Squires
1800 – 1886
Josiah Squires Jr
1800 – 1870
George Washington Squires
1809 – 1899
1812 – 1885
1817 – 1847
28 Jan 1998 , Rootsweb Squire-L Archives
Do any of you all have data pertaining to Clemon Christopher Squire, son of Josiah Squire and Lucinda Martin Squire. I am particulary interested in Josiah Squire's parantage. The following is a brief report of the data that I have. Ancestors of Josiah Squire Generation No. 1 1. Josiah Squire, born January 22, 1765 in Vermont; died May 1851 in Near Sheffield, Bureau Co., Illinois. He was the son of 2. Squire. He married (1) Lucinda Martin. She was the daughter of Isaac Martin and Lois Ives. Notes for Josiah Squire: Born in Vermont, moved to Steuben County New York C. 1790, with wife Lucinda Martin. Moved to Ohio about 1810 and then to Tiskilwa, Ill. He was shown on the 1850 census with his son, Clemon, in Benton County Arkansas. He died , near Shefield Ill., at the home of his son George. (I suspect that they came to Illinois about 1838.) Notes for Lucinda Martin: According to Past and Present of Bureau County, Page 807, printed in 1906, Lucinda died in Ohio. It states that she was born in Vermont. Information recieved from Leon Stiles, Pen Yan New York gives her birthdate and parents as Issac Martin and Lois Ives Martin. Lucinda actually grew up in Vermont, but was born in Wallingford, New Haven Connecticut. Her parents and grandparents miagrated to Vermont about 1773. Lucinda and Josiah Squire probably met and married in Vermont before moving on to New York with her father and his second wife, Sarah. Children of Josiah Squire and Lucinda Martin are: 1. Elizabeth Squire, born in Steuben County. ii. Hiram Squire, born in Steuben County, New York iii.Permelia Squire, born in Steuben County, New York. iv. Josiah Squire, born in Steuben County, New York. v.Martin Squire, born in Steuben County, Illinois .vi.Clemon Christopher Squire, born March 17, 1800 in Stuben Co, New York; died July 04, 1886 in Downey, Los Angeles Co, California; married Sarah BROWN August 16, 1832 in Montgomery Co, Ohio. Notes for Clemon Christopher Squire: Marriage Record found in Marriage Record book B64, Montgomery County, Ohio 1,050,855. GRAVE MARKER HAS NAME, PLACE OF BIRTH, DATE OF BIRTH AND DEATH HE AND SARAH HAVE STONES. SECTION 1 LOT 32. vii. George W. Squire, born May 04, 1809 in Steuben County, New York; died March 03, 1899 in Sheffield, Bureau County, Illinois; married Susan RILEY April 16, 1840 in Mineral Twp, Bureau County, Illinois. viii. Nathan Squire, born August 07, 1817 in Steuben County, New York; died October 06, 1847 in Suspected Bureau, Illinois. Generation No. 2 2. Squire, born Abt. 1735 in England. Notes for Squire: ACCORDING TO BUREAU COUNTY HISTORY BOOK, THE FATHER OF JOSIAH SQUIRE WAS AN ENGLISH SHIPS CAPTAIN, BORN IN ENGLAND ABOUT 1735, AND SETTLED IN VERMONT PRIOR TO JOSIAH'S BIRTH IN 1765. This stands to be proven. Have no evidence to prove it. Child of Squire is: i.Josiah Squire, born January 22, 1765 in Vermont; died May 1851 in Near Sheffield, Bureau Co., Illinois; married Lucinda Martin. Thank you, Lucy Ann Moore
From ""Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XD2X-Y8B
: accessed 27 Oct 2012), Clemon Squier and Sarah Brown, 1832; citing reference VOL B-1 pg 64, FHL microfilm 1030835." See bottom 1/3 of left side.
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES. p 659 G T Squires
, Mineral, Bureau County, Illinois
History of Bureau County, Illinois
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES. pg 659
G. T. SQUIRES, Mineral, was born August
27, 1845, in Mineral Township. He is a son of
George W. Squires, who is one of the pioneers
of Mineral Township. He was born May 4.
1809, in Steuben County, N. Y. His parents,
Josiah and Lucinda (Martin) Squires, were
natives of Vermont. The latter died in Ohio,
and the former in Mineral Township. They
were the parents of eleven children. George
W. Squires was reared in New York and Ohio.
He came to Providence, Bureau County,
in 1836; there he resided till about 1840,
when he removed to Mineral Township, where
he now resides. He married Susan Riley,
whose parents, Paul and E. Betsey (Laugh -
ery) Riley, were natives of Pennsylvania.
They settled in Concord Township, Bureau
Co., 111., in 1835, but died in Mineral Township.
Mrs. Susan Squires is the mother of
five children, viz.: Riley J., George T.,
Mary L. (deceased, aged twenty-two),William
P. and Mrs. Elizabeth Rollins. George T.
Squires, our subject, received a common
school education in this county. Here he
farmed till March, 1862, when he enlisted
in the Sixty-fifth Regiment of Illinois Volunteer
Infantry, Company E, and served
till the close of the war, participating in the
battles of Harper's Ferry, Knoxville, Atlanta
campaign, Franklin, Nashville and minor
engagements. He enlisted as a private at
the age of sixteen, but was promoted at the
age of eighteen to Second Lieutenant. After
the war he resumed farming, which he followed
till six years ago, when he removed to
Mineral, where he sold agricultural implements
three years for Conibear & Son.
Since then he has been engaged in that business for himself, and for six years followed
auctioneering. Mr. Squires was married October
15, 1865, to Miss Elma F. Rollins,
born July 30. 1849, in Manchester, N. H.
She is a daughter of Lyman P. and Olive
L. (Wadley) Rollins, the latter a native of Maine, yet living, and the mother of four
children, viz. : Byron, Ora L. , Albert W.
and Elma F. Mr. Rollins was formerly an
overseer in a woolen -mill. Later in life he
farmed. He came to Mineral Township,
Bureau County, in I860, and died here in 1875.
To Mr. and Mrs. Squires two children were
born, viz. : George O. , born January 6, 1868,
and Susie O., January 15, 1872. Mrs. Squires
is at present Postmistress of Mineral. Mr.
Squires is a member of the Tristen T. Dow
Post, No. 290, G. A. R., of Annawan, 111.
Politically he is a Republican.