McFarland, Asa D.D., a Congregational minister, was born April 19,1769, at Worcester, Mass.; graduated at Dartmouth College in 1793; was ordained pastor in Concord, N. I., March 7, 1798, and died there Feb. 18, 1827. He was made trustee of Dartmouth College in 1809, and president of the New Hampshire Missionary Society in 1811. His publications were, Oration before the Pi Beta Kappa Society in Dartmouth College (1802): — An Historical View of Heresies and Vindication of the Primitive Faith (1808); and several occasional Sermons. See Sprague, Annals, 2:412.