Stimson, David, a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born at Hopkinton, Mass., Oct. 17, 1777. In 1803 he joined the New England Conference, was ordained deacon at Lynn in 1805, and elder in 1807. He was located from 1813 to 1825; but rendered effective service from then till 1836, when he became superannuated. He died at Charleston, Me., Aug. 4, 1859. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1860, p. 161.