Merrill, David a Presbyterian minister, was born at Peacham, Vt., in 1798, and was educated-at Dartmouth College (class of 1821). He was called to preach at Urbanna, Ohio, in 1827; thence to the Church at Peacham in 1841, where he died in 1850. Mr. Merrill published Three Occasional Sermons, and contributed to several periodicals. A volume of his sermons, with a sketch of his life, was published by Thomas Scott Pearson (Windsor, Vt., 1855, 8vo). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.