Lytle, David a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born, of Presbyterian parentage, at Salem, N.Y., October 31,1826, was converted in the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1847, joined the Church in 1848, was licensed to preach in 1854, and joined the Troy Conference. He successively preached at Granville, (1857) Argyle and North Greenwich, (1859) Whitehall, (1861) Mechanicsville, (1863) Third Street Church, Troy, (1865) Westport, (1867) North Chatham, and lastly at Rock City Falls, N.Y., where he died October 13, 1869. He "was possessed of a sound understanding, good judgment, and a kind and sympathizing nature. He was ardent and firm in his friendships, a kind husband and father, a faithful Christian, a good preacher, excelling as a pastor." During his second year at Argyle an epidemic broke out; but he continued at his post of duty, nursing the sick, and giving counsel and advice to the dying. See Conf. Minutes, 1870, page 140.