Seek information/parents of JOHN. B. CONANT, b.abt.1827 in NYS. He married LYDIA ALLEN (b. abt. 1831 in NYS), dau. of HOSEA LANE & MINERVA (JONES) ALLEN. By mid 1850’s JOHN and LYDIA were married and living in the Kewaunee, WI area. In 1870 census, they are in Mendon TWP, Clayton Co, Iowa. In 1910 census, LYDIA is widowed, living in Brainerd, Crow Wing Co, MN with adopted son, JOHN C. CONANT.