David Belden Lyman

1803– 1884

Born in New Hartford, Connecticut; graduated from Andover Theological Seminary in 1831; married Sarah Joiner that same year; sailed to Hawai‘i with his wife as members of fifth company of ABCFM missionaries; stationed at Hilo, Hawai‘i, until his death; served as founding principal of Hilo Boys’ Boarding School, 1836–1874. (See Day, History Makers of Hawaii, 89; Missionary Album, 142–43; Grimshaw, Paths of Duty, 243; Kuykendall, Hawaiian Kingdom, 1:448; GQC journal, May 7, 1854.)