The following Biographical sketch was copied from the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI, INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F.A. Battey & Co., Publishers. 1883. page 739, Van Buren Township, Pulaski County, Indiana.
"JONATHAN HUBBARD wa born in Leicestershire, England, February 27, 1845, and is the son of WILLIAM and ELIZABETH HUBBARD, who were the parents of nine children, named as follows: JOHN, MARY, THOMAS, ANNIE, BESSIE, ELIZA, WILLIAM, HENRY and JONATHAN. Our subject, JONATHAN HUBBARD, the youngest of the family, came to America and settled in White County, this state (Indiana), in 1865, and there engaged in railroading until 1879. He then came to this township (Van Buren Township, Pulaski County, Indiana), and opened a restaurant in Star City, and has proved himself to be a worthy caterer and successful business man. He was married at Badger, White County, Indiana, October 31, 1866, to ELIZABETH PHILLIPS, a native of Champaign County, Ohio, born April 17, 1846, and daughter of JOHN and CATHERINE PHILLIPS. MR. HUBBARD is a good citizen, and is a member of the I.O.O.F."