Elkanah Kelsay Dare

Short Name: Elkanah Kelsay Dare
Full Name: Dare, Elkanah Kelsay, 1782-1826
Birth Year: 1782
Death Year: 1826

Elkanah Kelsay Dare (1782-1826)

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 15, 1782, New Jersey (var­i­ous­ly re­port­ed as Cum­ber­land Coun­ty or Sa­lem Coun­ty).
Died: Au­gust 26, 1826, Col­er­ain Town­ship, Lan­cas­ter Coun­ty, Penn­syl­van­ia.
Buried: Old Un­ion Cem­e­te­ry, Col­er­ain Town­ship, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Dare joined the Pres­by­ter­i­an church in Green­wich, Cum­ber­land Coun­ty, New Jer­sey, at age 23. From 1817 to un­til his death, he pas­tor­ed at the Un­ion Pres­by­ter­i­an Church, Col­er­ain Towns­hip, Penn­syl­van­ia. He al­so served as Dean of Boys at Wilm­ing­ton Coll­ege, Del­a­ware. A mu­si­cian as well as a min­is­ter and ed­u­cat­or, his orig­in­al com­po­si­tions can be traced back to the pop­u­lar Re­po­si­to­ry of Sac­red Mu­sic, Part Se­cond, 1820.


Tunes by Elkanah Kelsay Dare (5)sort descendingAsInstances
BELLEVUEDare (Composer)2
GLASGOW (Dare)Dare (Composer)2
KEDRON (Dare)Elkanah Kelsay Dare (Attributed)19
MORNING SONG (Dare)Elkanah Kelsay Dare, 1782-1826 (Composer (melody, attr.))8
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