Hearken to the message, sent from heaven above

Hearken to the message, sent from heaven above

Author: Laura E. Newell
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Laura E. Newell

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 5, 1854, New Marl­bo­rough, Con­nec­ti­cut. Died: Oc­to­ber 13, 1916, Man­hat­tan, Kan­sas. Daughter of Mr. and Edward A. Pixley, but orphaned as an infant, Laura was adopted by her aunt, then Mrs. Hiram Mabie, who at the time lived in New York. In 1858, the Mabie family moved to a farm south of where Wamego, Kansas, now stands. Two years after the move, Mr. Mabie died, and his wife resumed teaching. In 1860, Mrs. Mabie accepted a position in Topeka, Kansas, where she taught many years. Under her tutelage, Laura received her education. As early as age 12, Laura was writing rhymes, and two years later her poems began to appear in local newspapers. She had no thought of a literary career; she simply wrote… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hearken to the message, sent from heaven above
Author: Laura E. Newell
Refrain First Line: Marching on, the heaven above

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Instances

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Heavenly Tidings #d31
Joy Bells of Heaven #d20
Joy, for use in Sunday School and Gospel Meetings #d27



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