Buds of promise

Little buds of promise

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

Ada Jane Blenkhorn Canada 1858-1927 Born in Cobourg, Ontario, the 10th of 11 children, she emigrated with her family to the U.S. In 1884 and settled in Cleveland, OH.. She was raised a Methodist, and began writing hymn lyrics at age 34. A prolific writer of hymn lyrics, she was about to give it up when a friend encouraged her to continue, telling her some soul might be saved by a hymn she would write. She worked for many years as secretary to her brother, Henry's, real estate company. After his death in 1923, she became president of the company. She never married. John Perry  Go to person page >

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First Line: Little buds of promise
Title: Buds of promise
Author: Ada Blenkhorn

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Little Branches No. 3 #3

Song Sunbeams #d39

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