1840–1882

Introduction

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 17, 1840, Wil­son, New York.

Died: Ju­ly 15, 1882, Mid­land, Mi­chi­gan.

Buried: Green­wood Ce­me­te­ry, Wil­son, New York.

Biography

Jonathan was the son of Hen­ry M. Atch­in­son and An­nah Burtch.

An Am­er­i­can ci­vil war vet­er­an, he was or­dained a Me­thod­ist min­is­ter Sep­tem­ber 6, 1874, and served in New York and Mi­chi­gan.

He was a strong ad­vo­cate of Sun­day Schools, writ­ing ma­ny hymns and songs for that min­is­try.

Sources

Lyrics

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