June 21, 1841, Bloomfield, Merrion, County Dublin, Ireland.

June 20, 1923, Oakland, California.

Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, California.

Charitie was the daughter of Sidney Smith, Rector of Drumragh, County Tyrone, Ireland. She married Arthur E. Bancroft in 1869. Her hymns appeared in Lyra Britannica, Bishop Ryle’s Spiritual Songs, in other collections, and as leaflets. Her works include:

  1. Before the Throne of God Above
  2. He Comes in Blood Stained Garments
  3. King of Glory Standeth, The
  4. Lord, I Desire to Live as One
  5. O for the Robes of Whiteness

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