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1893 - 1954Author of "Christ the King, forevermore"Buried: Sacred Heart Cemetery Bethlehem, Shelby, Ohio.
We have little data on Abair, except that he was a cleric.
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1825 - 1887Author of "The Merry Christmas Bells"Born: March 1, 1825, Olive Township, Ulster County, New York, or Chester, New Jersey.
Died: March, 24, 1887, Chester, New Jersey.
Buried: Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Chester, New Jersey.
Abbey was the son of David and Nancy Farnham Abbey, and brother to Horatio G. Abbey. He taught music for several years, and was also a music publisher.
Hughes, p. 289
Nutter, p. 452
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Author of "Be of Good Cheer"
1842 - 1911Author of "Ships at sea"Born: July 11, 1842, Rondout, New York.
Died: June 7, 1911, Tenafly, New Jersey.
Buried: Montrepose Cemetery, Kingston, New York.
Abbey was a writer and poet. He was educated at the Kingston Academy; the Heading Academy, Greene County, New York; the Delaware Literary Institute, Delhi, New York; and the Hudson River Institute, Columbia County, New York. He was a member of the member of Fair Street Reformed Church, and served as assistant editor of the Rondout Courier and editor of the Orange Spectator, Orange, New Jersey. He was also a bank teller and merchant; a member of the Kingston Board of Health, and director, vice president and president of the State of New York National Bank of Kingston. He belonged to the Authors Club, and was a life member of New York Shakespeare Society.
1818 - 1879Author of "Come to the Fountain of Life"Born: April 12, 1818, Shokan, New York.
Died: September 27, 1879, Manhattan, New York.
Buried: Warwick Cemetery, Warwick, New York.
Horatio was the son of David and Nancy Farnham Abbey, and brother to Alonzo J. Abbey. In 1845, Union College in Albany, New York, awarded him an honorary Bachelor of Arts degree. He married twice, to Nancy Maria Young (1840) and Cordelia Burt (1863).
Author of "Life's Railway to Heaven" in The Revival No. 2Abbey was a Baptist minister in Georgia in the 1890s.
Composer of "[Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel]" in Hymnal
Translator of "O Joyous Light of Glory " in Lift Up Your Hearts
Arranger of "SHINE ON ME" in African American Heritage Hymnal
1836 - 1903Author of "A Birthday Hymn"Francis Ellingwood Abbot (November 6, 1836 – October 23, 1903) was an American philosopher and theologian who sought to reconstruct theology in accord with scientific method.The lifelong romance between himself and his wife forms the subject of If Ever Two Were One, a collection of his correspondence and diary entries. He had one child named "Nahalum."