Edward Turner

Short Name: Edward Turner
Full Name: Turner, Edward, 1776-1853
Birth Year: 1776
Death Year: 1853

Turner, Edward. (Medfield, Massachusetts, July 28, 1776--January 24, 1853, Jamaica Plain, Mass.). A Universalist minister who joined the Unitarian denomination in later life. He was one of the compilers of the collection of Hymns by different authors, by order of the General Convention of Universalists of the New England States, 1808, to which he contributed 9 hymns, and he joined Hosea Ballou in editing The Universalists' Hymn Book: A New Collection, 1821, to which he contributed 10 hymns. To of his hymns are included in Church Harmonies: New and Old, 1895:

1. Come, sing a Saviour's page,
2. Kind Lord, before thy face.

--Henry Wilder Foote, DNAH Archives


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