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Weld, John Fuller


11 Dec. 1809–28 July 1892. Physician, surgeon. Born in Berkshire, Franklin Co., Vermont. Son of Daniel Weld and Lydia Fuller. Moved to Cornish, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, by 1810. Moved to Sonora Township, Hancock Co., Illinois, 1827. Attended Dartmouth Medical School, at Hanover, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, before 1835. Attended Castleton Medical College, at Castleton, Rutland Co., Vermont, 1835. Moved to St. Mary’s, St. Mary’s Township, Hancock Co., 1837. Moved to Nauvoo, Hancock Co. Reportedly friendly to Latter-day Saints, but no record of his baptism into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Appointed surgeon in Nauvoo Legion, Mar. 1841. Member of Nauvoo Masonic Lodge. Married first Frances Emiline Hibbard White, 4 July 1845, in Nauvoo. Married second Elizabeth Rowe, 7 Apr. 1855, in Hancock Co. Moved to Sonora Township, by 1880. Died in Sonora Township.