CYRUS BARTON was born December 25, 1795. He was able and popular as an Editor; register of deeds for Sullivan County from 1827 to 1829; Presidential elector in 1832, 1836 and 1840; Senator in District No. 4, in 1833 and 1834; Councilor in 1843; U. S. marshal in 1845; a member of the Constitutional Convention and president of the City Council of Concord in 1815. He died February 17, 1855, at Loudon, NH, while making a political speech, falling into the arms of his opponent.