|Short Name:||Emma M. Johnston|
|Full Name:||Johnston, Emma M. (Mansfield), 1835-1904|
Born: October 18, 1835, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Died: February 15, 1904, Ocean Grove, New Jersey.
Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Daughter of Robert Elliott Johnston and Grace Acheson Johnston, Emma was baptized at the Salem Methodist Episcopal Church. She attended different churches in Philadelphia, including Ebenezer Methodist Episcopal Church, where composer William Kirkpatrick also worshipped. She worked as a school teacher, and McElroy’s 1873 Directory of Philadelphia listed her as an authoress.
After her elder sister, Esther Elliott Johnston Boyd, was widowed, the two sisters moved to Asbury Park, New Jersey, and later to Ocean Grove, New Jersey, where they shared a house.
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|Texts by Emma M. Johnston (11)||As||Authority Languages||Instances|
|By Samaria's wayside well||Emma M. Johnston (Author)|
|O think of the work to be done||Emma M. Johnston (Author)|
|O why should we wrestle with fears||Emma Mansfield Johnston (Author)|
|See the host of redeemed ones advancing||Emma M. Johnston (Author)|
|Sing the song the ransomed sing||Emma M. Johnston (Author)|
|There's a beautiful time to come to the weary||Miss Emma M. Johnston (Author)|
|There's a land that is far away||Emma M. Johnston (Author)|
|There is nothing like the old, old story||Emma M. Johnston (Author)|
|To what of earth need I aspire||Emma M. Johnston (Author)|
|When the port of heaven opens to a world redeemed from sin||Emma M. Johnston (Author)|
|Why should life a weary journey seem||Emma Mansfield Johnston (Author)|