Away, far away past the shadows of night

Away, far away past the shadows of night

Author: Johnson Oatman
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

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First Line: Away, far away past the shadows of night
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: Wonderful worlds unknown

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Bright Beautiful Bells: a collection of songs for Sunday schools, gospel meetings, revivals, young people's meetings, and all other religious and musical endeavor #29Page Scan
Devotional Hymns for Church, Revival, Sunday School #d21
Joyful Lays, No.2 #d12
Our Choice #d14
Praise Divine #d9
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