Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill.
Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >
Display Title: Forward, Forward AllFirst Line: We come this happy, happy dayTune Title: [We come this happy, happy day]Author: Julia H. JohnstonDate: 1904Subject: Forward | ; Missions | ; Rally | ; Service | ; Work |