May 28, 1835, Hoosick, New York.

Jan­u­a­ry 3, 1918, Bennington, Vermont.

Hoosick Rural Ce­me­te­ry, Hoosick, New York.


Hawks’ poems first began appearing in newspapers when she was 14 years old. She married Charles Hial Hawks in 1859. They lived in Brook­lyn, New York, and attended the Hanson Place Baptist Church, where Robert Lowry was pastor. When her husband died in 1888, she moved to Bennington, Vermont, to live with her daughter and son-in-law (W. E. Putnam). She wrote 400 hymns in her life, mostly for use in Sunday schools.

  1. Angel of the Lord, The
  2. Art Thou One of Christ’s?
  3. Bear the Cross for Jesus
  4. Beloved of the Lord
  5. Come, Happy New Year
  6. Courage, Soul, as on We Go
  7. Everything for Jesus
  8. Few More Prayers, a Few More Tears, A
  9. Full and Free Sal­va­tion
  10. Good Night, Good Night
  11. Hark, the Voice of Jesus Calling
  12. Harvest Home!
  13. Have You No Word for Jesus?
  14. He Needs Me Every Hour, My Savior King
  15. Hitherto the Lord Has Helped Me
  16. Hour By Hour the Dawn Approaches
  17. I Am Saved!
  18. I Am the Lord’s and He Is Mine
  19. I Know That God Is Just
  20. I Love Thee, O Lord, I Believe in Thy Word
  21. I Need Thee Every Hour
  22. I’ll Take Thy Name
  23. It Is All for the Best, O My Father
  24. Jesus, Jesus, Crown of Our Hope
  25. Jesus, Take My Hand, and Lead Me
  26. Jesus, Thou Canst Feed Me
  27. Just Over There They Lie
  28. Lord, Let Me Live for Thee
  29. Nothing but the Love of Jesus Can Supply
  30. My Soul Is Anchored
  31. O Brother, Dear Brother, Stay with Me Tonight
  32. O Lord, Send a Wave of Sal­va­tion
  33. O Lord, ’Tis Not Enough
  34. O My Brother, Are You Weary?
  35. O Rouse Ye, Christian Women
  36. O Rouse Ye, Christian Workers!
  37. O Ye Who Now Would View
  38. One Hour with Thee, O Dearest Jesus
  39. Sing, My Soul, the Sweetest Song
  40. Speak for Jesus
  41. There Have Been Full Many Trials
  42. There Is a Land of Welcomes
  43. There Is One Who Watches o’er You
  44. We Thank Thee for Rest, O Our Father
  45. Whenever I Go to Jesus
  46. Who’ll Be the Next?
  47. Wholly Thine
  48. Why Weepest Thou?
  49. Yield, O Yield