Margaret Jenkins Harris USA 1865-1919. Born in Rushville, IL, she married evangelist, John Harris, and they were active in holiness meetings as musicians and song evangelists. She played the organ for accompaniment to their duets. She was also known as an effective preacher with strong messages. She was a member of the Iowa Holiness Association. She and her husband served as music directors for the 1901 General Holiness Convention in Chicago, IL. She also edited the “Glorious Gospel In Song” hymnbook for the Christian Witness Publishing Company of Chicago. She died in Miami, FL.
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Tune Title: [I long ago left Egypt for the promised land]First Line: I long ago left Egypt for the promised landComposer: Margaret J. HarrisMeter: 126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52Key: D♭ MajorSource: Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (105); Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Ive_Pitched_My_Tent_in_Beulah)