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Sanford Fillmore Bennett

Sanford Fillmore Bennett
Short Name: Sanford Fillmore Bennett
Full Name: Bennett, Sanford Fillmore, 1836-1898
Birth Year: 1836
Death Year: 1898

Sanford Fillmore Bennett was born in Eden, New York, 21 June 1836. He and his parents moved to Plainfield, Illinois when he was two years old. He worked on the farm and attended district school during the winter. He was a voracious reader. At sixteen he entered Waukegon Academy. Two years later he began teaching at Wauconda. In 1858 he entered the University of Michigan, Afterward he had charge of the schools in Richmond, Illinois. Two years later he resigned and became Associate Editor of the Independent at Elkhorn, Wisconsin. In 1864 he enlisted in the Wisconsin Volunteers and served as Second Lieutenant. After the war he returned to Elkhorn and opened a drug store and began the study of medicine. He graduated from Rush Medical College in 1874.

Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916)


Texts by Sanford Fillmore Bennett (30)sort descendingAsInstances
لي مقام بهيج سناSanford F. Bennett (Author)1
Above the stars is restSanford F. Bennett (Author)2
Ao ny lanitra tsara tokoaS. F. Bennett (Author)2
Be thou my Guide, I cannot clearly seeSanford F. Bennett (Author)2
Care for us little onesSanford F. Bennett (Author)3
Draw near, O ComforterDr. S. Fillmore Bennett (Author)5
Drücken dich Kummer und SorgenDr. S. Fillmore Bennett (Author)2
Es erglänzt uns von ferne ein LandSanford F. Bennett (Author)14
Hail, gracious morn whose lightS. Filmore Bennett (Author)5
Hay un mundo feliz más alláSanford F. Bennett (Author)3
He loves me too, O blessedSanford F. Bennett (Author)3
Hearts that are burdened with sorrowDr. S. Fillmore Bennett (Author)2
How oft this heart of mineSanford F. Bennett (Author)3
Hvilket Land, ret som Lyset saa klartSanford F. Bennett (Author)2
I am coming to Jesus for rest (Bennett)Sanford F. Bennett (Author)4
I stand on memory's golden shoreSanford F. Bennett (Author)3
I was hungry and lameDr. S. Fillmore Bennett (Author)1
O how happy we shall be (Bennett)Sanford F. Bennett (Author)4
O, mamiratra fatratra eryS. F. Bennett (Author)2
Pecador, ven al dulce Jesus, ye feliz paraSanford F. Bennett, 1836-1898 (Author)1
Sing we a song of the SaviorSanford F. Bennett (Author)9
Sit down by my side as of oldSanford F. Bennett (Author)2
Sweet is the rest that waits on yonderSanford F. Bennett (Author)3
There shall dawn a glorious morningSanford F. Bennett (Author)6
There's a land that is fairer than day, And by faith we can see it afarSanford F. Bennett (Author)545
Till det härliga land ovan skynSanford F. Bennett (Author)7
We shall meet in heavenS. Fillmore Bennett (Author)2
We sing the song of JesusS. Fillmore Bennett (Author)4
When the red flame of war was alight in the landSanford F. Bennett (Author)2
When will the sweet tomorrowSanford F. Bennett (Author)3

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