1782–1826

January 15, 1782, New Jersey (variously reported as Cumberland County or Salem County).

August 26, 1826, Colerain Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Old Union Cemetery, Colerain Township, Pennsylvania.

Dare joined the Pres­by­ter­i­an church in Green­wich, Cum­ber­land County, New Jer­sey, at age 23.

From 1817 to until his death, he was pastor of the Union Pres­by­ter­i­an Church, Col­er­ain Township, Penn­syl­van­ia. He also served as Dean of Boys at Wilm­ing­ton College, Del­a­ware. A musician as well as a minister and educator, his original compositions can be traced back to the popular Repository of Sacred Music, Part Second, 1820.

  1. Harmonia (Sacra)
  2. Morning Song

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