David Hill was born December 12,
1833 in Berwick, Maine. His father,
Oliver, was a farmer, with fair
education for his day. He had strong
common sense which caused him to stand
high among his friends. He married
Lucinda Hammonds of a somewhat
distinguished family of Maine. In 1837
David Hill then moved to Sandwich.
Judge Hill was admitted to the bar
in 1865 and opened an office at his home
in Sandwich. He married June 4, 1865,
Mary, daughter of William E. Moulton,
of Parsonfield, Maine. Their children were
Walter and Bertha Mary. The
Judge had been active in the Whig and
Republican party. He also was a faithful
Unitarian, and it was thought he had
associations with the Friends. He fully
believed in movings of Spirit.
He was a lover of literature and possessed
a wonderful retentive memory. His poem "Chocorua"
has received him high acclaim. His great
popularity was quite evident.
History of Carroll County New Hampshire
Georgia Drew Merrill