Edward Marcus Dill (1810 - 1862):
Cleric, Presbyterian and writer
Edward Marcus Dill was born in Knowehead, County Londonderry, and was educated in Glasgow. He was ordained in Cookstown in 1835 as a Presbyterian minister. He was responsible for erecting churches in Cork and Clonakilty and was instrumental in raising funds in America to aid the sufferers of the Famine in 1848. He published Ireland's Miseries; The Grand Cause and Cure and The Gathering Storm.