Crowding Awfully

These temperance folks do crowd us awfully

Author: B. R. Hanby
Tune: [These Temperance folks do crowd us awfully]
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: B. R. Hanby

Benjamin Russell Hanby was born July 22, 1833, the oldest of eight children, to Bishop William Hanby in Rushville, OH. The family moved to Westerville,OH where Bishop Hanby was a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad. In his short life Benjamin graduated from Otterbein, taught school, became a United Brethren minister, started a singing school, was editor for John Church publishers in Cincinnati and composed many songs and hymns before he died of tuberculosis March 15, 1867. His home in Westerville was Ohio's first memorial to a composer. It was a stop on the Underground Railroad for slaves escaping to Canada and is a national historic site, a Methodist church Landmark and a Network to Freedom site for the National Park Service. There is… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: These temperance folks do crowd us awfully
Title: Crowding Awfully
Author: B. R. Hanby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then forward, boys, hurrah!
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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Chapel Gems for Sunday Schools #122

The Anti-Saloon League Song Book #46

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The Glorious Cause #58

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