George Wallingford, a prosperous business man of Claremont in the last generation, was born in Dublin, N.H., July 17, 1808, son of Ebenezer and Mary (Hildreth) Wallingford. The first ancestor, Nicholas Wallingford, settled in Bradford, Mass., in 1672. David Wallingford, of the third generation descended from Nicholas, was a Lieutenant in the Revolutionary War. Born
William Yeardley (I), b. in England in 1752, came to Dublin, N. H., in 1776 and died there, June 23, 1805. He m. Sarah Twitchell, dau. of Gershom, b. 1750; d. in Dublin, Jan. 7, 1831. Of their six children the third was William (II), b. 1784; m. 1804, Rhoda Brooks, dau. of Joseph, b.
I. The ancestor of the Daniel2 Wilson family came from Tyrone, Ireland, in 1737, with the famous Scotch Irish emigrants. These emigrants were a hardy, industrious, long-lived, honest and sturdy race of people. A great proportion of New Hampshire’s most distinguished sons are found among their descendants. One of these emigrants was James1 Wilson. The
Henry H. Piper, son of Henry C., married Laura W., daughter of Rec George M. and Persis F. (Weeks) Rice, has one child and resides on road 12. He was appointed delegate to the Exposition of New Orleans for 1884, by the Bureau of Education at Washington.
DUBLIN, a handsome post village, is located just north of the geographical center of the town, upon the eastern slope of the mountain chain of which Monadnock is the highest peak, and near the shore of Monadnock lake. When the town was divided it lost two flourishing villages, Harrisville and Pottersville, whose manufactures, etc.. are
Abijah Richardson, a native of Woburn, Mass., and a soldier in the Revolutionary war, was the first settler upon the farm on road 19, where Luke F. and Malachi Richardson now reside. He married Elizabeth Richardson and reared seven children, two of whom are living. His son Malachi married Tamesin, daughter of Aaron and Mary
Dr. Henry H. Smith, the only physician and surgeon of this town, came here from Claremont, N. H., in October, 1865, commenced practice, and has remained here to the present time, meeting with great success. He married Arabella S., daughter of Thomas and Sophia (Appleton) Fisk. He was a naval surgeon in the late war,
John Knowlton, a Revolutionary soldier, came to Dublin, from Massachusetts, about 1790, and was the first settler on the old homestead, on road 28. He married Susan Jennings and reared a family of seven children, among whom was Silas, who was twice married, first to Susanna Nutting, and second to Elizabeth Hardy. Only two of
Warren L., son of Daniel and Esther Fisk, married Emily M. Mathews, of Faribault, Minn., has five children, and resides on road 12 in this town. He has been justice of the peace twelve consecutive years, town clerk twenty-three years, and town treasurer twenty-four years.
DUBLIN lies in the extreme eastern part of the county, in lat. 45° 54′ and long. 4° 59′, bounded north by Harrisville, east by Peterboro, in Hillsboro county, south by Jaffrey, and west by Marlboro. It was originally granted by the proprietors of land purchased of John Tufton Mason, to Matthew Thornton and thirty-nine others,