Sailing o'er the sea

We're a happy pilgrim band, sailing

Author: I. Baltzell
Published in 15 hymnals

Author: I. Baltzell

Baltzell, Isaiah. (near Frederick, Maryland, November 26, 1832--January 16, 1893, Frederick). He was educated in the common schools, and at New Windsor Academy, Carroll County, Maryland. In 1859 he married Cecilia Caroline James at Mountain Jackson, Virginia. Originally a Lutheran, he joined the United Brethren Church in 1847, was licensed to preach by the Virginia Conference in 1854, and ordained in 1856. In 1862 he joined the Pennsylvania Conference. He was presiding elder from 1875 to 1880, and from 1883 to 1889. He was a delegate to three General Conferences, and was a trustee of Otterbein University. In 1873 he was appointed by the General Conference a member of the committee to superintend the publication of Hymns for the Sanctuary. H… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We're a happy pilgrim band, sailing
Title: Sailing o'er the sea
Author: I. Baltzell
Refrain First Line: We are sailing o'er the sea
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 15 of 15)
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Band Music #168

Echoes of Eden #d147

English and German Gospel Songs, or The Ebenezer Hymnal #d279

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Golden Songs #52

Hymns and Spiritual Songs for Bible Schools #d235

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Quartette #324

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Salvation Echoes #49

Sing Out the Glad News #d80

Songs for the Ransomed; for Sunday Schools and Gospel Work #d173

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Songs of the Kingdom #125

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The Evangelist No. 3. (Music ed.) #87

The Life Line #d121

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The Standard Sunday School Hymnal #295

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Unfading Treasures #184

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