Eddy, Zachary, D.D., born at Stockbridge, Vermont, Dec. 19, 1815, and ordained to the Cumberland Presbyterian Ministry, in 1835. After acting as a Missionary in Western New York and Wisconsin, he was a Congregational pastor at Warsaw, N.Y., 1850-55, and at Northampton, Mass., 1857; then Reformed Dutch pastor at Brooklyn, 1867; and again a Congregational Minister at Chelsea, Mass., 1871, and at Detroit, from 1873 to 1884. Dr. Eddy was the principal editor of the Reformed Dutch Hymns of the Church, 1869; and with Drs. Hitchcock and P. Schaff, of Hymns and Songs of Praise, 1874.
His hymns include:—
1. Break forth, ye heavens, in song, Praise to the Holy Trinity. This is No. 43, in 3 stanzas of 7 lines, in The Manual of Praise, O… Go to person page >