1865-1919

July 31, 1865, Rushville, Illinois.

January 13, 1919, Miami, Florida.

Margaret was a member of the Iowa Holiness Association. She and her husband, songwriter John Harris, were active in holiness revivals and camp meetings, and they were song evangelists at the 1901 General Holiness Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Margaret played the organ to accompany the duets she sang with her husband; the Epworth Organ and Piano Company provided an organ free of charge for their evangelistic campaigns. In addition, Margaret was known as an effective preacher with strong messages. Her works include:

  1. Cross Jordan Today
  2. He Took My Sins Away
  3. I Will Praise Him
  4. I’ve Pitched My Tent in Beulah
  5. Oh, It Is Wonderful!
  6. Old Story, The
  7. Old-Time Religion, The
  8. Room at the Fountain
  9. Tell the Glad Story Again