Cummins, Francis, Dd
Cummins, Francis, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister was born at Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, in 1752, of parents who had been Presbyterians in Ireland. He graduated from the college called "Queen's Museum," in North Carolina, in 1776, and engaged for several years' afterwards in teaching; was licensed to preach by the Presbytery of Orange, in Mecklenburg County, December 15, 1780, and in 1782 accepted a call from Bethel Church, in York District, S.C. He was never long stationary in any one field. He labored about one year in North Carolina, twenty-four years in South Carolina, and twenty-five years in Georgia. He died February 22, 1832. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 3:418.