George Edward Ford, son of an American Missionary, was born in Aleppo, Syria, and lived in Sidon. There he founded the National Evangelical Institute for Girls & boys, along with Rev. William King Eddy, on the 1st Dec. 1881 He died in 1928.
دكتور. ولد بحلب في العام 1851، ونشأ بسورية، وسكن صيداء وأسس فيها مدرسة الفنون والصنائع. توفي بعين حلوة 1928 Go to person page >
Author: Annie S. Hawks
Hawks, Annie Sherwood. Mrs. Hawks was born in Hoosick, N. Y., May 28, 1835, and has resided for many years at Brooklyn. Her hymns were contributed to Bright Jewels, Pure Gold, Boyal Diadem, Brightest and Best, Temple Anthems, Tidal Wave, and other popular Sunday School hymnbooks. They include "I need Thee every hour" (written April, 1872), "Thine, most gracious Lord," "Why weepest thou? Whom seekest thou?" and others of the same type.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)… Go to person page >