Born: 1851, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
Died: March 10, 1887, Chicago, Illinois.
Buried: Carthage, Missouri.
Fannie’s father was killed when she was 10 years old; after her mother’s remarriage to hotelier Henry Warner, the family moved to Carthage, Missouri. Fannie married court reporter Asa Lee Davison and they moved to Chicago, Illinois, then Madison, Wisconsin. Several of her songs appeared in publications from the Fillmore Brothers of Cincinnati, Ohio, including Songs of Gratitude (1877), Joy and Gladness (1880) and The Voice of Joy (1882).
Last Words, The
Purer in Heart, O God
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Translator: Joan Larie Sutton
Joan Larie Sutton (nee Riffey) was born in Louisville, KY but lived most of her life in Brazil with her missionary parents. She began the study of violin at the age of ten, continuing her studies at Baylor University. She earned a Masters Degree in sacred music at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville. She married William Boyd Sutton and together they worked in Brazil. She translated many hymns into Portuguese.… Go to person page >