1867-1943

June 13, 1867, Iowa.

June 18, 1943, Muscatine, Iowa.

Harrison Cemetery, Wapello, Iowa.

Ida was the daughter of Charles Fath and Charlotte Dollarhide, and wife of Howard M. Leyda. Her husband apparently had a publishing company in Wapello, Iowa, and (perhaps later) Chicago, Illinois. Her works include:

  1. Apples Mellow, Pumpkins Yellow
  2. Birds Singing in the Treetops
  3. Blow Gently, Winds Blow
  4. Blow, Winds, Blow, High and Low
  5. Each Little Flower Holds Up Its Cup
  6. Father, Hear Us as We Pray
  7. God Is in His Holy Temple
  8. Happy Little Children, Busy All the Day
  9. Happy Little Songbird
  10. In a Far, Far Away Country
  11. In the Early Morning, Ere the Darkness Clears
  12. In the Early Morning, Dark Shadows Stay
  13. Jesus Is the Children’s Helper
  14. Jesus, Our Savior, Said
  15. Jesus, Savior, from His Home Above
  16. Just a Little Baby
  17. Little Cloud Up in the Sky
  18. Safe and Sound in the Ground
  19. Springtime Tells of Easter Glory
  20. Story of the Wise Men
  21. Thank You, Father, from Above
  22. The Bright Blue Sky and Sunshine
  23. The Loving Father of Us All
  24. ’Twas on the Hills of Judah
  25. Violet with Cap of Blue
  26. We Have So Much to Thank Thee
  27. We Love the Heavenly Father
  28. Wishes True We Bring You