1845-1923

January 27, 1845, Rostock, Germany.

February 17, 1923, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Professor, hymnologist, hymn translator and author, Crull attended Concordia College in St. Louis, Missouri, and Fort Wayne, Indiana, graduating in 1862. He served as assistant pastor of Trinity Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1865); as pastor in Grand Rapids, Michigan (1871-73); and as instructor of German and French at Concordia College, Fort Wayne, Indiana. His works include:

  1. Abide, O Dearest Jesus
  2. Draw Us to Thee, for Then Shall We Walk
  3. God from All Eternity
  4. I Am Content, My Jesus Liveth Still
  5. I Leave All Things to God’s Direction
  6. Jesus Lives, He Bursts the Grave
  7. Jesus, O My King and Savior
  8. Lord God, to Us Fore’er Secure
  9. Lord Jesus Christ, Strong Hero Thou
  10. O Dearest Jesus, Thee I Pray
  11. O God, Forsake Me Not
  12. O God, Thou Righteous, Faithful Lord
  13. O Holy Ghost, Eternal God
  14. O Jesus, Lamb of God, Who Art
  15. O Lamb of God, Most Blameless
  16. O Lord God Father, Thanks to Thee
  17. O My Child, Fear God the Lord
  18. Our God So Loved the World
  19. Praise God, Ye Christians
  20. Praised be the Lord My God
  21. Rejoice, Rejoice, Ye Sons
  22. Rejoice, Ye Sons of Men, Alway
  23. Send, O God, a Gentle Shower
  24. Thank God, My Jesus Cleanseth Me
  25. There Is Now No Condemnation
  26. There Is Within This Heart of Nine
  27. Through Jesus’ Blood and Merit
  28. To Thee, Lord Jesus, Thanks We Give
  1. Abide, O Dearest Jesus
  2. Come, Thou Precious Ransom
  3. Draw Us to Thee
  4. From Eternity, O God
  5. God Loved the World So That He Gave
  6. How Can I Thank Thee, Lord?
  7. Jesus, I Will Ponder Now
  8. Jesus, I Will Ponder now
  9. Jesus, Jesus, Only Jesus
  10. Let All Together Praise Our God
  11. Lord God, Who Art My Father Dear
  12. Lord Hath Helped Me Hitherto, The
  13. Lord Jesus, We Give Thanks to Thee
  14. Lord, My God, Be Praised, The
  15. O God, Forsake Me Not
  16. O How Great Is Thy Compassion
  17. O Jesus, Lamb of God, Thou Art
  18. O Lord, Our Father, Thanks to Thee
  19. Oh, How Great Is Thy Compassion
  20. Praise God the Lord, Ye Sons of Men
  21. Renew Me, O Eternal Light
  22. What Is the World to Me?
  23. Where Wilt Thou Go Since Night Draws Near?

Crull’s burial place