I want to be near him

I want to be near him

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 want to be near him
Author: Franklin L. Eiland
Refrain First Line: I want to be like him, I do

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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Billows of Praise #d94
From the Cross to the Crown #d62
Our Hymns of Love, a Choice Collection of Gospel Songs #d69
Praise Divine #d47
Soul Echoes #d100
The Signal Triumph #d42



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