Bell, Hiram a Congregational minister, was born at Antrim, N. H., Dec. 16, 1807. His preparatory studies were pursued at the Kimball Union Academy, and he graduated from Williams College in 1836., In 1839 he graduated from East Windsor Theological Institute. From 1840 to 1850 he was pastor of the Church in Marlborough, Conn. In the latter year he was installed at Killingworth, Conn. remaining there until 1864; and from May of. that year until death, June 18, 1876, he was acting pastor of the Church in Westchester, Conn. See. Cong. Quarterly, 1877, p. 409.