Cummings, Jacob a Congregational minister, was born at Warren, Massachusetts, December 5, 1792. He studied at Phillips Academy; graduated at Dartmouth College in 1815; taught at the Hampton, N.H. Academy; was ordained in 1824 at Stratham, and remained there for eleven years. His other pastorates were Sharon, Massachusetts, in 1835; Southborough, in 1838; Hillsborough Bridge, N.H., in 1843; and Exeter, where he died, June 20, 1866. See Conrg. Quarterly, 1867, page 40.