Kent County Biographies
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Railway Officials in America 1906
Nathan Weston, son of Nathan and Polly Barnum Weston, was born in Monroe Co., N. Y., in 1818. About 42 years
ago he settled at Plymouth, Wayne Co., and after 15 years' residence be moved to Hilisdale county, where he lived
10 years. He was engaged in the sale of drugs, in Elkhart, Ind., eight years, and about 1868 bought 116 acres of
land, this tp., now the family homestead. He was married Feb. 15, 1860, to Mary A., widow of Alva Blood, daughter
of William C. and Catharine White. Her parents located in Boston, Ionia Co., in 1843; lived there and at Gulf Prairie
three years, when they fixed their residence in this tp. Mrs. Weston was a teacher of 21 terms' experience, in
this State. She was born in Tunbridge, Vt., also her father's native place. Her mother was a native of Walpole,
N. H. DeAlton C. Blood, son of Mrs. W. by her first marriage, was born Oct. 27, 1855, and is now living in Cascade.
Her first marriage occurred in 1852. Mr. Weston is a Republican.
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