1835–1920
portrait

Au­gust 12, 1835, Tor­ring­ton, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Oc­to­ber 22, 1920, New York Ci­ty.

Tri­ni­ty Church, New York Ci­ty.

Ellen was the young­est sister of rail­road mag­nate Col­lis P. Hunt­ing­ton, and wife of Is­aac Ed­win Gates.

After mar­riage, she lived in Eliz­a­beth, New Jer­sey. Af­ter her hus­band’s death, she moved to New York Ci­ty, where she lived the rest of her life.

Her works in­clude:

  1. Come, Sin­ner, to Je­sus
  2. Consider the Li­lies, How They Grow
  3. Eternity
  4. For the Tempt­ed, Lord, We Pray
  5. Give Me Thy Hand, My Child
  6. Home of the Soul
  7. I Am Far Away from My Fa­ther’s House
  8. I Am Now a Child of God
  9. I Shall Not Cry, Re­turn
  10. I Will Sing for Je­sus
  11. If We Knew When Walk­ing Thought­less
  12. If We Knew, While Here as Pilg­rims
  13. In Our Fa­ther’s Ma­ny Man­sions
  14. In the Name of Je­sus, March to Meet the Foe
  15. Is Your Lamp Burn­ing?
  16. Jesus, Am I Near to Thee?
  17. Let Us Ga­ther Up the Sun­beams
  18. Lost Sheep, The
  19. Prodigal Child, The
  20. Reach Me Thy Hand, My Child
  21. Such Beau­ti­ful, Beau­ti­ful Hands
  22. Tell Us, O Ye Watch­ers
  23. There’s a Beau­ti­ful Home for Thee
  24. There’s Ma­ny a Plea­sant Man­sion
  25. Though the Mes­seng­ers Came
  26. When An­gry Storms Are Beat­ing
  27. You Are Wea­ry at Heart
  28. Your Mis­sion