Only sleeping

The dead in Christ are only sleeping

Author: Franklin L. Eiland
Published in 22 hymnals

Author: Franklin L. Eiland

Franklin L. Eiland was born in Noxubee county, Miss., March 25, 1860. He was reared on the farm and attended the old field school. The school house on the hill and the old Oaken Bucket, etc., etc., were objects of interest in his curriculum. He had traveled some before finally leaving home including a trip to Tx, but in 1882 he came to Tx to remain. November 13, 1884 he married Miss Mary E. Nisbett of Robertson county. She lived nine years. In 1894 he married Miss Ella May Kennedy of Van Zandt county. She lived only 10 days. October 21, 1896 he married Miss Minnie Jarushia Valentine of McLennan county. She still survives. They have one sweet little daughter, Mary Ella Oree. She is quite bright and is already starting music at the age of th… Go to person page >

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First Line: The dead in Christ are only sleeping
Title: Only sleeping
Author: Franklin L. Eiland



Instances (1 - 22 of 22)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Beautiful Light #d101
Carols of Love #d113
Carols of Peace for Christian Work and Worship #d113
Devotional Hymns for Church, Revival, Sunday School #d185
Eden Echoes #d102
Everlasting Praises No. 2 #d131
From the Cross to the Crown #d151
Gospel Bells #d143
Gospel Tidings, a Book of Select Gospel Songs #d109
Heavenly Pictures #d110
Living Songs of Faith and Hope #d168
Our Hymns of Love, a Choice Collection of Gospel Songs #d181
Song Praise #d89
The Awakening Trumpet #d108
The Beacon Light #d84
The Gospel Garner #d124
The Gospel Gleaner #d152
The Guiding Star #d106
The Promised Crown #d60
The Song Feast No. 1 #d72
Three Hundred Country Chapel Songs and Hymns #d210
Victory for Christian Work and Worship #d114
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