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[Loving Savior, we Thy children]

[Loving Savior, we Thy children]

Composer: S. L. Harkey
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Composer: S. L. Harkey

Born: April 3, 1827, Iredell County, North Carolina. Died: September 23, 1901, Kutztown, Pennsylvania. Buried: Fairview Cemetery, Kutztown, Pennsylvania. Son of John and Sarah Harkey, Sydney grew up on a farm. While he was still small boy, his family moved to Illinois. He attended the Hillsboro Academy, and (1844-47) Pennsylvania College. He studied theology under his brother, Dr. Simeon W. Harkey. Sydney received his preaching license at , Maryland in 1848. During his ministry, he served many congregations and parishes: Cumberland, Maryland (1848); Newville, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (1849-52); Peoria and Pekin, Illinois (1852-54); Mendon, Illinois (1854-59); Decatur, Illinois (1859); Shelbyville (1860-62); Nokomis and Audubo… Go to person page >

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Title: [Loving Savior, we Thy children]
Composer: S. L. Harkey
Copyright: Public Domain


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Augsburg Songs No. 2 #147

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