'Tis coming by and by

There are days of toil for his servants true

Author: Harriet E. Jones
Tune: [There are days of toil for His servants true]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Harriet E. Jones

Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 Born: Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Died: 1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Buried: Oran Com­mun­i­ty Church Cem­e­te­ry, Pom­pey, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Daughter of El­e­a­zer Rice, Jones lived in Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Her girl­hood was spent on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the count­ry schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear ring­ing voice. On Ju­ly 7, 1844, she mar­ried a son of Rev. Ze­nas Jones; her hus­band died in 1879. Her song writ­ing ca­reer b­egan when her po­e­try came to the at­ten­tion of Dr. M. J. Mun­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There are days of toil for his servants true
Title: 'Tis coming by and by
Author: Harriet E. Jones
Refrain First Line: O, the resting time is coming, 'tis coming by and by

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Instances

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Heavenly Sunlight: containing gems of song for Sunday schools, young people's societies and devotional meetings #38Page Scan
The Epworth Hymnal No. 3 #d194
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