February 17, 1840, Wilson, New York.
July 15, 1882, Midland, Michigan.
Greenwood Cemetery, Wilson, New York.
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.
where to get Atchison’s photo