Swinerton, Asa V
Swinerton, Asa V.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born at Danvers, Mass., in 1802. He joined the New England Conference on trial in 1831. When the Providence Conference was formed in 1841, he continued on the district of which he was presiding elder, and thus became a member of the latter Conference. He continued to labor, with the exception of one year (supernumerary), until 1863, his death taking place at Monument, Mass., Oct. 12 of that year. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1864, p. 51.