Welty, Calvin

owned beautiful farm on Sec 19, Guilford Township father John Welty was pioneer of Winnebago County. Calvin was born in Liberty, Tioga County, NY 12/2/1836 he was fifteen when he came to Illinois with parents. Oct 1, 1861 enlisted in Company L, 8th Illinois Cavalry until close of war. Purchased a farm in Monrow Township, Ogle County, resided until 1876

Source: North Highland Square Neighborhood 2008 brochure