I'm only on a visit here

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

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First Line: Some day adown the valley drear
Title: I'm only on a visit here
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: I soon from earth will disappear
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
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Calvary Hymns #80

Cornelius' Gospel Songs #226

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 2 #d180

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Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 3 #226

Cornelius' Gospel Songs No. 4 #d161

From the Cross to the Crown No. 2 #d146

Glory Gleams #d204

Harbor Bells #d91

Home Gospel Songs #d185

Precious Message #d74

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Songs of the Cross #80

Zion Songs, Spiritual Hymns #d135

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