Wallace, William a Presbyterian minister, was born in Chester County, Pa., March 17, 1787. He graduated at Jefferson College, Pa.; studied theology privately; was licensed by Steubenville Presbytery in 1821, and immediately entered upon the work of a domestic missionary, going through the new settlements of Eastern Ohio, and gathering up and forming nuclei from which have arisen some prominent congregations. In 1822 he became pastor oft the two newly organized congregations of Nottingham and, Freeport, O., in which relation he continued for eighteen years. He died Dec. 18, 1841. Mr. Wallace had the reputation of being a man of ardent piety and practical worth. He was faithful and successful as a pastor, and plain and instructive as a preacher. See Wilson, Pres. First. Almanac, 1867, p. 214.