Born 23 July 1824 in New Jersey
Died 1 July 1879 in Summit, New Jersey
Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
Elected 5 December 1863 at age thirty-nine
From his first connection with The Century, in 1863, Jonathan Edgar was an active and valuable member. His calmness of judgement, and the sure correspondence of his action with his convictions, gave great weight to his counsels upon subjects of interest to the Association.
Augustus R. Macdonough
1880 Century Association Reports