Anson D. F. Randolph

Short Name: Anson D. F. Randolph
Full Name: Randolph, Anson D. F., 1820-1896
Birth Year: 1820
Death Year: 1896

Randolph, Anson Davis Fete, was born at Woodbridge, New Jersey, Oct. 18, 1820, and subsequently became a publisher and bookseller in New York. His Hopefully Waiting and other Verses were published in 1861. His hymn "Weary, Lord, of struggling here" (Desiring to Depart), was written in 1849, and first printed in the New York Independent. It was repeated in his Hopefully Waiting, &c, 1867, and is in a few collections. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


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