1861–1952

Introduction

Born: No­vem­ber 16, 1861, Wake­man, Ohio.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 3, 1952, Wake­man, Ohio.

Buried: Wake­man Town­ship Ce­me­te­ry, Wake­man, Ohio.

Biography

Elsie was the daugh­ter of Sil­as Cor­y­don French and Mi­ner­va Min­er Waugh.

The Mu­sic News, Vol­ume 11, num­ber 12, (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: May 30, 1913), page 7, stat­ed French and Hen­ry W. Fair­bank had col­la­bo­rat­ed on the song Hum­ming­bird, which was to be per­formed at the Chicago Sun­day School As­so­ci­a­tion’s an­nu­al concert.

The ar­ticle men­tioned The Sol­dier Lov­er and Peace to the World as other com­po­si­tions by these co-work­ers.

Copyright re­cords show El­sie living in Ber­lin Heights, Ohio, in 1925.

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