Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1850, Massachusetts, Hampden County, Westfield Township, Image 16 of 100. Age 61 yrs., merchant.
• Census, 1860, Massachusetts, Essex County, Andover Township, Image 87 of 120. Age 72 yrs., merchant.
• Census, 1870, Massachusetts, Essex County, Andover Township, Andover Post Office, Image 14 of 148. Age 81 yrs., retired merchant.
Jonathan married Harmony B. Brewster, daughter of Dr. Oliver Brewster and Jerusha Badger, on 28 Sep 1814 in Becket, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. (Harmony B. Brewster was born on 10 Aug 1796 in Becket, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, died on 28 Feb 1881 in Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts and was buried in South Church Cemetery, Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts.)