The shining way

I have found the shining road to the Canaan

Author: Franklin L. Eiland
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Franklin L. Eiland

Franklin L. Eiland was born in Noxubee county, Miss., March 25, 1860. He was reared on the farm and attended the old field school. The school house on the hill and the old Oaken Bucket, etc., etc., were objects of interest in his curriculum. He had traveled some before finally leaving home including a trip to Tx, but in 1882 he came to Tx to remain. November 13, 1884 he married Miss Mary E. Nisbett of Robertson county. She lived nine years. In 1894 he married Miss Ella May Kennedy of Van Zandt county. She lived only 10 days. October 21, 1896 he married Miss Minnie Jarushia Valentine of McLennan county. She still survives. They have one sweet little daughter, Mary Ella Oree. She is quite bright and is already starting music at the age of th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I have found the shining road to the Canaan
Title: The shining way
Author: Franklin L. Eiland
Refrain First Line: Shining way, bright beautiful way
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Crowning Carols #d48

Glad Hosannas #d46

Gospel Tidings, a Book of Select Gospel Songs #d41

Songs of Redemption for Revivals, Campmeetings, etc. #d24

The Gospel Gleaner #d48

The Gospel Messenger, a New Song Book #d53

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