Ada Jane Blenkhorn Canada 1858-1927 Born in Cobourg, Ontario, the 10th of 11 children, she emigrated with her family to the U.S. In 1884 and settled in Cleveland, OH.. She was raised a Methodist, and began writing hymn lyrics at age 34. A prolific writer of hymn lyrics, she was about to give it up when a friend encouraged her to continue, telling her some soul might be saved by a hymn she would write. She worked for many years as secretary to her brother, Henry's, real estate company. After his death in 1923, she became president of the company. She never married.
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Display Title: Help Another Find the WayFirst Line: Have you found the blessed SaviorTune Title: [Have you found the blessed Savior]Author: Ada BlenkhornDate: 1910Subject: Christian Love | ; Christian Service |
Display Title: When I Felt the Heavenly Sunlight in my SoulFirst Line: Have you found the blessed SaviourTune Title: [Have you found the blessed Saviour]Author: E. S. U.Scripture: Ephesians 5:14Date: 1912