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SQUIRE WELD, farmer, P.O. Tryonville, was born November 23, 1825, in Bath, N.Y., son of Robert and Clarissa (Howe) Weld, who subsequently moved to Warren County, Penn., where the former died about 1868. His widow is a descendant of the famous Jemima Howe, who was captured by the Indians and rescued during the French and Indian war, and there is in the possession of the family a gun captured during that conflict. She is residing on the old homestead, aged eighty-eight. Our subject was married, June 29, 1853, to Martha V., daughter of Aaron Goodwill, and by this union has the following children: William, Mary A. (now Mrs. Putnam), Charles, Franklin, Frances, Squire, Minerva, Mabel and Aaron. During the late war Mr. Weld enlisted, in July, 1864, in the Two Hundred and Eleventh Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was a brave and faithful soldier, and received an honorable discharge June 28, 1865. After living four years in Lorain County, Ohio, he came to Tryonville, this county, where he followed the occupation of lumberman at Gray’s Mills. In 1872 he purchased his pleasant residence, together with 130 acres of well improved land. Mrs. Weld died May 23, 1881. She was a devoted wife and kind mother, and her loss was mourned by the community. Mr. Weld is a Republican in politics, and a strong advocate of temperance.