After leaving the ministry, Jabez worked as an assurance agent (1881), and later a coal merchant.
He married Elizabeth Brightman (1853-1942) in the summer of 1874 at Dunstable, Bedfordshire. Census returns identify two children.
- Edith Maud (abt1875-1891)
- Beatrice Mary (b1876)
Jabez died on 9 July 1922 at Dunstable, Bedfordshire.
- 1870 Leighton Buzzard
- 1871 London VI
- 1873 Dunstable
- 1874 London III
- 1875 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers