Ashley, Jonathan a Congregational minister, was a native of Westfield, Mass. He graduated from Yale College in 1730, and was ordained pastor of the Church at Deerfield, Mass., in 1738. He died in 1780, aged sixty-seven years. He possessed a vigorous mind, and was an earnest, pungent preacher. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, i, 207.