|Short Name:||Mary Lee Demarest|
|Full Name:||Demarest, Mary Lee|
Demarest, Mary, née Lee, b. at Corton Falls, New York, in 1838, married to Mr. Demarest, and died at Pasadena, California, in 1887. The story of her poem, "I am far frae my hame," which is given as a Sacred Song by I. D. Sankey in his Sacred Songs & Solos, was written in 1861, and printed in The New York Observer. Its history, too long for quotation here, is given in Mr. Sankey's My Life and Sacred Songs, 1906, pp. 161-2.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
|Texts by Mary Lee Demarest (3)||As||Authority Languages||Instances|
|I am far frae my hame an' I'm weary aftenwhiles||Miss M. A. Lee (Author)||49|
|I am far from my home, and I'm weary often whiles||Mary Lee Demarest (Author)||6|
|Over the mountain top, over the vale||Mary L. Demarest (Author)||2|