Selige Ruhe

Author: W. D. Cornell

Warren D. Cornell (1858-1930s?) was born in Whiteford, Michigan, and in 1877--at the ripe old age of 19 years--went to Texas, where he spent a year teaching in the "colored" department of the newly formed Dallas Public Schools. Licensed by the Southern Methodist conference in 1879, he was appointed to preach in Denton and Gainesville, both of the North Texas area, for a year each. It would be interesting to know what caused this young man to go so far from home; but in 1881 he removed to the vicinity of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, where he spent the majority of his preaching career. After serving various Methodist congregations in Waupaca and Outagamie counties, he was appointed on a more permanent basis to the Methodist church in Berlin, Wisconsin… Go to person page >

Translator: E. C. Magaret

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Text Information

First Line: In der Tiefe des Herzens, da rauscht's wie Gesang
Title: Selige Ruhe
English Title: Far away in the depths of my spirit tonight
Author: W. D. Cornell
Translator: E. C. Magaret
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Ruh', Ruh', selige Ruh'
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