When the sun goes down

We are going home to rest

Author: Johnson Oatman
Published in 12 hymnals

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 >

Text Information

First Line: We are going home to rest
Title: When the sun goes down
Author: Johnson Oatman

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Best of All Songs #d116
Everlasting Praises No. 2 #d163
Everlasting Praises No. 4 #d139
Gospel Songs No. 2 #d179
New and Old Gospel Songs and Hymns #d166
Our Leader #d150
Sacred Memories for Occasions of Reverence #d111
Sacred Selections for the Church #d573
Select Songs #d138
The Hymnal, a Collection of Gospel Songs and Hymns #d317
The More Perfect Gospel Hymnal, a Revision of the Cross and Resurrection in Song #d295
The New Wonderful Songs for Work and Worship #d251



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