David Marden, born in Epsom, and the youngest son of William, in early life assisted upon the home farm. Following the example of his father, he made carpentry and farming his chief occupation. He was a hard-working man, very seldom going from home; and, although the cars ran within a half-mile of his house, he never rode upon them. In politics he supported the Democratic party. He died at the age of seventy-five. His wife, Anna Bickford, was born in Epsom, daughter of Sam Bickford, who was the father of seventeen children. She became the mother of eleven children, of whom Carrie, Noyes, Freeman, Moses, and Cyrus are living. Carrie married James M. Gordon, of Concord, N.H., and has four children-- Flora B., Hattie S., Leon S., and Ena L.; Noyes Marden married Ella Merrill, of Concord. Freeman Marden married Lavinia Bickford, of Epsom, and has three children-- Etta M., Lillie M., and Nellie R. Moses Marden married Carrie Rundy, now deceased, and became the father of five children-- Melvin S., Mabell N., Milton W., Adelle, and Harvey. Harvey Marden enlisted as a private in Company A, Seventh New Hampshire Regiment, fought in the Civil War for nearly four years, and died while in service. Mrs. David Marden lived to the age of seventy-four years."