Looking for where and when David Gould Wire married Lydia Knight. Their eldest son John was born abt 1824 in Louisiana, afterwards the family lived in New Orleans. David Wire was born abt. 1791 in Milford. Conn. He went to sea and ended up in New Orleans. Lydia was the daughter of John Knight Jr. and Christiana Crissie Sims of St. Helena Parish, LA. Lydia's father was dead by 1824 and family lore has it that her mother and grandmother moved to Bayou St. John near New Orleans. The last name is also spelled Weir, Wier.