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I'm going on

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'm over in the goodly land
Title: I'm going on
Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Refrain First Line: Much land ahead to be possessed

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Banner Hymns (1st ed) #d72
Hymns of Grace and Glory #d82
New Songs of the Old Faith: Number Two #66Page Scan
Songs of Redemption #d103
Waves of Glory #6Page Scan
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