JOSEPH H. Tarbell. a prominent farmer of Mont Vernon, Hillsboro County, N. H., was born in Exeter, Rockingham County, August 25, 1822, and is now in his seventy-sixth year. His parents were William and Lydia (Spaulding) Tarbell.
ELIS Cleveland, one of the representative men of Brookline, Hillsboro County, N.H., was born in this town, December 22, 1827. His parents were John and Susannah (Torrance) Cleveland, well-known residents of Brookline in their day; and his father was a native of Franklin, Mass.
LEVI FRANKLIN LOWELL, general manager for the firm of Fessenden & Lowell, Merrimac, was born January 6, 1839, in Rindge, N.H., son of Nathaniel and Phidelia (Fisher) Lowell, of that town.
HENRY H. LIVERMORE, an enterprising lumber manufacturer of Wilton, was born in this town, February 8, 1848, son of Jonathan and Dorcas (Holt) Livermore.
CHARLES BOYNTON GOODWIN, one of the most influential men of Mason, was born in Brookline, N.H., January 17, 1851, son of the late Rev. Daniel Goodwin and his wife, Martha (Boynton) Goodwin. He traces his descent back through four or five generations.
RAYMOND J. PIERCE was a highly esteemed resident of Brookline. Born in Lyndeboro, N. H., July 21, 1833, he was a son of James and Lucy (Wheeler) Pierce.
GEORGE E. FARLEY, of Amherst, one of the enterprising agriculturists of Hillsboro County, was born February 6, 1849, in Hollis, N.H., a son of Enoch Farley, and a descendant of a pioneer settler of that place. His grandfather, Enoch Farley, Sr., a lifelong resident of Hollis, was well known and respected in the district.
DANIEL T. BUTTRICK, who is identified with the mercantile interests of Hillsboro County as a lumber dealer, having his residence in the town of Milford, was born November 1831, in Londonderry, Rockingham 15, County, son of Nathan Buttrick.
LUTHER A. BLOOD, a native and prominent resident of Mason, was son of born October 23 1831, Calvin and Inda (Blood) Blood, both of the same place. Amaziah Blood, the grandfather of Luther, was a farmer and a resident of Groton, Mass. His wife, whose maiden name was Hannah Green, had two children, neither of whom is now living.
JOSEPH A HALL. one of the most prominent businessmen of Brookline and an ex-member of the New Hampshire legislature, was born in this town, October 18, 1828, son of Joseph and Abiah (Shattuck) Hall.