Weary of wandering from my Savior

Author: Mary C. Seward

Born: July 9, 1839, New Lon­don, Con­nec­ti­cut. Died: Cir­ca Sep­tem­ber 1919, on a train go­ing to Buf­fa­lo, New York. [Pseudonym: Ag­nes Bur­ney.] Daughter of Will­iam H. and Sar­ah La­tham Ash­bey Cog­ges­hall, Ma­ry was ed­u­cat­ed at the Fe­male Acad­e­my in Nor­wich, Con­nec­ti­cut, and marr­ied com­pos­er The­o­dore Sew­ard in 1860. She be­longed to the In­ter­na­tion­al Sun­shine So­ci­e­ty; the So­ro­sis Club of New York Ci­ty; the Wo­man’s Club of Ora­nge, New Jer­sey; was twice pre­si­dent of the Na­tion­al So­ci­e­ty of New Eng­land Wo­men; and was pre­si­dent of the Blind Ba­bies’ Hos­pi­tal in Sum­mit, New Jer­sey. As of 1914, she was liv­ing in East… Go to person page >

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First Line: Weary of wandering from my Savior
Author: Mary C. Seward
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