October 18, 1815, Carroll, New York.

August 10, 1881.

Jones’ father was musician Abner Jones. In 1854, Darius and George J. Webb became assistant editors with Lowell Mason, working on the periodical The Choral Advocate. At the time, Jones was music director at Plymouth Church in Brooklyn (John Zundel was then organist). Jones later edited the Congregational Herald in Chicago, Illinois, then graduated from Iowa College and pastored in Columbus City and Newton Center, Iowa. In 1863, he became treasurer of the Iowa General Association, and afterward worked for the American Bible Association. His works include:

  1. Stockwell
  2. Wood