1851-1887
Mrs. A. L. Davison
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1851, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

March 10, 1887, Chicago, Illinois.

Park Cemetery, Carthage, Missouri.

Fannie’s father was killed when she was 10 years old; after her mother’s remarriage to hotelier Henry Warner, the family moved to Carthage, Missouri. Fannie married court reporter Asa Lee Davison and they moved to Chicago, Illinois, then Madison, Wisconsin. Several of her songs appeared in publications from the Fillmore Brothers of Cincinnati, Ohio, including Songs of Gratitude (1877), Joy and Gladness (1880) and The Voice of Joy (1882).

  1. All Golden and Ripe Is the Harvest
  2. All the Beauties of the Earth
  3. Behold the Lilies of the Field
  4. Beneath the Stars in Slumber Deep
  5. Beyond the Silent Vale
  6. Cease Your Waiting, Stand Not Idle
  7. Close By My Side, O Tender Love
  8. Coming with Happy Voices
  9. Day by Day, My Lord and Savior
  10. Fair and Bright the Morning
  11. Gladly Sing, Gladly
  12. Go Early to Thy Labor Field
  13. Go Forth and Sow the Seeds
  14. God, Who the Universe Doth Hold
  15. Golden Glory Wraps Thee, A
  16. Guard Your Lips with Thought Unceasing
  17. Hail, Dear Friends and Schoolmates
  18. Happen to You What There Will
  19. Happy Is the Man That Giveth
  20. Have You Heard the Wondrous Song?
  21. He Beareth the Lambs in His Bosom
  22. Hearken, Hearken, Every Nation
  23. High o’er the Hills of Duty
  24. How Beautiful Thy Work
  25. How Blessed Are the Pure in Heart
  26. How Blessed Is the Day of Rest
  27. How Fair Are the Walls of That City of Light
  28. How Much My Lord Has Done for Me
  29. I Bring My Heart, O Lord, to Thee
  30. I Have Heard of the Joy of the Soul’s Sweet Home
  31. I Heard a Joyful Cry
  32. I Know Not Where the Pathway Lies
  33. In the Darkness of the Midnight
  34. Jesus Always Loved the Children
  35. Jesus Loves the Children
  36. Last Words, The
  37. Lay Thou Not Up Thy Treasure
  38. Lo the Savior Invites Thee Today
  39. Lord, I Believe Thy Word
  40. Lord Is Risen, The
  41. Love of Christ Constraineth Us, The
  42. My Savior, Thou Who Once on Earth
  43. Narrow Is the Way
  44. Near, So Near I See the Golden
  45. Not Yet Thy Rest Time
  46. O Birdie, Singing On the Bough
  47. O Dark Is the Wearisome
  48. O Hark, and Hear the Song
  49. O Hark, to the Sound of Strife
  50. O Man of Sorrows
  51. O Savior, Loving, Holy
  52. O Savior, Most Holy
  53. O What Can I Do for My Lord?
  54. O What Kind of Seed Are We Sowing?
  55. O’er Heavenly Plains the Golden Chimes
  56. O’er Judah’s Hills a Star Arose
  57. On the Holy Hill of Zion
  58. Onward, Onward, Onward
  59. Out in the Desert Ways
  60. Out Through All Our Great Columbia
  61. Pilgrim with Thine Eyes Uplifted
  62. Purer in Heart, O God
  63. Save My Soul Which Thou Didst Cherish
  64. Sing, Gladly, Sweetly Sing
  65. Snow White Hands Are Clasped
  66. Some Day, Some Day, I Know Not When
  67. Sometimes Softly
  68. Somewhere Beyond the Vision
  69. Somewhere, I Know
  70. Speak with Kindness, Loving Tender
  71. Such a Little Thing We Thought It
  72. Sun Is On the Harvest Field, The
  73. There Is a Hope Whose Glory
  74. There Is Light from Heaven’s Portals
  75. Thou Who Comfortless Have Wept
  76. Thou Who Watchest Wearily
  77. Through the Years of the Earth
  78. Two Angels Watch Beside Me
  79. Upon the Great Highway Thou Standest Weary
  80. Watchman On the Mountain Standing
  81. We Are Journeying On
  82. We Are Journeying to Heaven
  83. We Are Waiting, Watching
  84. We Need Not Walk in Darkness
  85. What Can I Do for Thee?
  86. What Wilt Thou Bid Us to Do?
  87. When Doubt and Fear Arise
  88. When o’er Thy Path Have the Dark Clouds
  89. When the Silence and Shadow
  90. When Winter Snow Falls Fast
  91. Whence Comes This Countless Host?
  92. Where’er Our Path May Lead
  93. Within His Gates What Blessing
  94. World’s a Field of Battle, The
  95. Would I Were Like Him