I Expect to Have Stars in My Crown

When my barque I shall steer for the heavenly land

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [When my barque I shall steer for the heavenly land]
Published in 3 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 >

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First Line: When my barque I shall steer for the heavenly land
Title: I Expect to Have Stars in My Crown
Author: Johnson Oatman
Refrain First Line: To have stars in my crown

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