Avis Marguerite Burgeson was born in 1895 and lived in Chicago all her life. She attended the Moody Church, pastored for many years by Dr. Harry Ironside. In 1917, Avis Burgeson married Ernest Christiansen who later became a vice president of Moody Bible Institute. She was a modest and retiring woman, and sometimes used pen names: Avis Burgesson, Christian B. Anson and Constance B. Reid. She began writing poems in childhood, and before her death in 1985 had written thousands of them. She died in 1985.
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Author: L. G. Hall
Early 20th Century
Copyright records indicate Hall was living in Little Valley, New York, in 1913; Hall was her married name. Her works include:
West of the Cayuga (New York: Pegasus Publishing Company, 1940)
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Display Title: Walking, Talking Trusting, LivingFirst Line: Walking with Jesus, O fellowship so sweetTune Title: [Walking with Jesus, O fellowship so sweet]Author: Avis Burgeson ChristiansenDate: 1951Subject: Fellowship |