A Place In the Ranks for Me

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds

Jessie Brown Pounds was born in Hiram, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland on 31 August 1861. She was not in good health when she was a child so she was taught at home. She began to write verses for the Cleveland newspapers and religious weeklies when she was fifteen. After an editor of a collection of her verses noted that some of them would be well suited for church or Sunday School hymns, J. H. Fillmore wrote to her asking her to write some hymns for a book he was publishing. She then regularly wrote hymns for Fillmore Brothers. She worked as an editor with Standard Publishing Company in Cincinnati from 1885 to 1896, when she married Rev. John E. Pounds, who at that time was a pastor of the Central Christian Church in Indianapolis. A memorab… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: List, the trumpet of God is sounding
Title: A Place In the Ranks for Me
Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Language: English
Refrain First Line: From the north and south the throngs
Publication Date: 1898
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Fillmore's Sunday School Songs No. 3 #d28

Fillmores' Missionary Songs for Misionary Societies. Rev. #d44

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Gospel Songs No. 2 #413

Greatest and Lasting Hymns #d180

Greatest Hymns for use in the Churches #d173

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Joy and Praise #178

Joyful Meeting in Glory Song Book No.1 #d63

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Lasting Hymns #102

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Quartets and Choruses for Men #24

Service Songs #d131

The American Hymnal for English Speaking People Everywhere #d196

The Pathway of Praise No. 1 #d70

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