PORTRAIT & BIOGRAPHICAL ALBUM 1884
GRATIOT COUNTY, MICHIGAN
Lorenzo Squire, section 21, North Star Township, was born in Portage County, Ohio, January 22, 1821, and was the son of Aaron Squire, a native of Connecticut, who moved to Geauga County, Ohio, in 1823, or '4. Lorenzo was reared on a farm and educated in the common school, also at Meadville, Pennsylvania and at the Twinsburg (Ohio) Seminary. In 1850 he crossed the plains to California, where he followed mining, mostly in the mountains, until the fall of 1853, when he returned home by water; but the next year he went to California again, remaining until 1859. The following year he commenced to establish a home in this county, and February 13, 1862, he married and settled here. His wife is Caroline C., a daughter of Bohan Blair, deceased, and a distant relative of Ex-Gov. Blair. The two children of Mr. and Mrs Squire are Aaron L. and Julia E.
Mr. S. has been Township Supervisor one year, and is a member of the Adventist Church.