Allen, Asa Smith
Allen, Asa Smith a Congregational minister, was born at Medfield, Mass., June 21, 1797. He studied theology at Angelica, N. Y., with Robert Hunter, D.D., and was ordained March 2, 1837, by the Presbytery of Angelica. At Cuba, N. Y., he became acting pastor of the Congregational Church in 1837, in which position he remained until 1846, when, in the employment of the American Home Missionary Society, he went to Wisconsin. Afterwards he became pastor, for nine years, of the Church in Dodgeville. From 1855 to 1868 he was pastor of the Church at Blue Earth; and in the latter year removed to Clear Lake, Ia., as pastor of the Church in that place, where he died, Nov. 7, 1876. See Cong. Quar. 1877, p. 407.