Born: May 28, 1835, Hoo­sick, New York.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 3, 1918, Ben­ning­ton, Ver­mont.

Buried: Hoo­sick Rur­al Ce­me­te­ry, Hoo­sick, New York.


Annie was the wife of Charles Hial Hawks (mar­ried 1859).

Her po­ems first be­gan ap­pear­ing in news­pa­pers when she was 14 years old.

After mar­riage, she and her hus­band 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