When my Vessel is Rounding the Pier

When I've sailed the last league on life's ocean

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [When I've sailed the last league on life's ocean]
Published in 8 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: When I've sailed the last league on life's ocean
Title: When my Vessel is Rounding the Pier
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: When my vessel is rounding the pier
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Cornelius' Gospel Songs #79

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