Graves, Henry 0., D.D., born at Deerfield, Massachusetts, Sep. 22, 1830, and entered the Baptist ministry in 1858, since which he has held several pastorates, the last being New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1886. He has written several hymns for Sunday Schools and other purposes. One of these “All-seeing, gracious Lord” (Divine help desired) appeared in Welcome Songs, 1879. Another of his hymns, "Soul, soul, thou art passing" (Old and New Year), is in the Baptist Praise Book, 1871.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
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