Dr. Hiram Pierce Hubbell
By Karen Cuccinello 12-2020
August 17, 1895 Stamford Recorder- Dr. H.P. Hubbell was born in the town of Gilboa, Schoharie County, NY November 28, 1847. He graduated from Stamford Seminary, studied medicine with his brother in Harpersfield and graduated in 1876. Establishing himself at Harpersfield he remained there ten years. He came to Stamford in 1886 and rapidly came to the front as one of the best physicians of Delaware County. In 1878 he married Fannie M. Gaylord of Harpersfield. He has a charming family who take an active part in social and church circles. Politically Dr. Hubbell is a Republican and an earnest supporter of the principles of that party. He is a member of the board of education and takes a deep interest in the success of Stamford Seminary. He served two years as president of Stamford Village and is always a leader in movements for the advancement and up-building of progressive Stamford.
Hiram was born to Jacob Richtmyer (1820-1896) and Harriet (Pierce 1820-1901) Hubbell and had at least four siblings Richtmyer (doctor 1843-1918), Charles (1844-1927), Elizabeth (Mrs. Champlin 1850-1922) and Sophia (Mrs. Preston 1852-1921). Hiram and Fannie had at least three children Harriet/Hattie F. (Mrs. Lewis S. Voesler), Hiram Gaylord and Winnie/Winifred (Mrs. Earl M. Washburn).
Dr. Hiram P. Hubbell died at his home in Stamford, on June 19th, 1923 aged 70 years. He had been in poor health for some time.
Mrs. Fannie Hubbell was born in Harpersfield, August 3, 1847, the daughter of the late John B. and Harriet Ells Gaylord. Her early life was spent in Harpersfleld and Oswego, NY. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and was always active in church and social affairs in Stamford. At the time of her death she was a member of the Abigail Harper Chapter of the D. A. R. Stamford. She died April 1936 and is buried with her husband in Stamford Cemetery.