Cummins, Asa a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Thompson, Windham County, Connecticut, September 1, 1762. He was converted in his tweity-fifth year, licensed to preach in 1797, and in 1802 entered the itinerant ranks, and. began travelling the Albany and Saratoga circuits. His latter years were ini connection with the Oneida Conference, as a superannuate. He died September 5, 1836. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1836, page 411.