Lyman, William D.D., a Presbyterian minister, was born about 1763, and was educated at Yale College, where he graduated in 1784. He was pastor at Haddam, Conn., and China, N.Y., and died in 1833. The College of New Jersey honored him with the doctorate in divinity in 1808. Dr. Lyman published four Occasional Sermons (1806, 1807, 1810). See Drake, Hist. Amer. Biog. page 570; Allibone, Dict. Brit. and Amer. Authors, 2, s.v.