1864-1937

January 4, 1864, Freestone County, Texas.

August 1, 1937, Georgetown, Texas.

Odd Fellows Cemetery, Georgetown, Texas.

Son of Barton Warren and Serena Randolph Acuff, James was a well known singer and song writer among the Churches of Christ in Texas. He wrote several popular Gospel songs, often led the singing for protracted meetings, and helped compile hymnals for the Firm Foundation Company of Austin, Texas. Before moving to Georgetown, he lived for several years in Granger, Texas. His career as a singer and song writer spanned nearly 50 years.

  1. Just Over in the Glory Land
  2. Christ Died upon the Cross
  3. I Love to Sing of That Blest Home Above
  4. In That City Bright and Fair
  5. In the Blessed Light of Jesus
  6. Just over the Shining Strand
  7. Let Us Go Out in the Harvest
  8. My Savior Has Gone a Blest Home to Prepare
  9. There’s a Battle Raging Now
  10. There’s a Beautiful City Where Pilgrims Are
  11. There’s a Home Beyond Death’s Tide
  12. We Are Marching on Toward Zion
  13. Weary Sinner, Heed the Call
  14. We’re Here to Preach, to Sing and Pray
  15. When Jesus Calls Us Home
  16. When the Harvest Time Is Ended

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