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.

  1. Acquaint Thy­self with Je­sus
  2. All for Je­sus
  3. Behold, the Stone Is Rolled Away
  4. Blessèd Je­sus, Hear My Pray­er
  5. Christ, the King of Zi­on
  6. Fully Pe­rsuad­ed
  7. His Prais­es I Will Sing
  8. In the Shad­ow of His Wings
  9. Into Thy Ser­vice, Lord
  10. Let Him In
  11. Lord of Life, on This Thy Day
  12. Not Half Has Ever Been Told
  13. O Crown of Re­joic­ing
  14. Rejoice with Me
  15. Repeat the Sweet Sto­ry
  16. Savior In­ter­cedes, The

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