The following data is extracted from Biographies of Croydon, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.
STILLMAN HUMPHRY, son of John Humphry, Jr., was born November 15, 1833; worked on the farm until 4e was seventeen years of age, three years in a cooper's shop, three years as a clerk in a store at West Concord, and two years as clerk in a hardware store at Concord, N. H. -In 1858 he formed a business connection with Mr. David A. Warde, under the style of Warde & Humphry, and commenced the hardware trade at Concord, where he has since remained, proving one of the most popular and thriving merchants in the State. In 1857 he was married to Miss Virtaline C. Hall, of Maine. Like many of the sons of Croydon, his parents were poor, but honest and respectable. Their prayers and blessings, added to his own resolute will, constituted his original stock in trade.
Source: Biographies of Croydon, Sullivan County, New Hampshire