Ball, Dyer, Md
Ball, Dyer, M.D., a Presbyterian minister, was born at West Boylston, Mass., June 3, 1796. He was educated at Yale College; studied theology at New Haven Seminary, and subsequently at Andover, Mass In 1831 he was licensed by a Congregational council, and became pastor of a Congregational Church. In 1833 he was sent to Florida as agent for the Home Missionary Society. In 1837 he graduated at the Medical College of Charleston, S. C., and in 1838 was sent as a missionary to China, where his great life-work was performed. He died March 27, 1866. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1867, p. 121.