January 1, 1851, Dansville, New York.

May 20, 1927, San Diego County, California.

Cypress View Mausoleum and Crematory, San Diego, California.

A journalist and temperance crusader, Burgess edited God’s Blessings (Dansville, New York: A. M. Hall, 1890), and founded the Dansville Breeze. In 1889, he married Helen Frances Sutton in Hornellsville, New York. They later settled in San Diego, California.

  1. Gospel Ship Is Sailing, The
  2. His Footprints Point the Way
  3. How Long Since You Wrote to Your Mother?
  4. It Is Strange
  5. My Anchor Holds
  6. Nearer to Thee
  7. Rock That Is Higher Than I, The
  8. Showers of Sunshine and Rain
  9. Sword of the Lord and of Gideon, The
  10. Thorns and Roses
  11. Wake Up!
  12. Was It for Me?
  13. Why Stand Ye Idle All the Day?