Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill.
Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >
Display Title: Lift Up Your HeartsFirst Line: Lift up your hearts, ye pilgrims, ye pilgrimsTune Title: [Lift up your hearts, ye pilgrims, ye pilgrims]Author: Julia H. JohnstonDate: 1910Subject: Courage | ; Obedience |