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. Bright Blue Sky and Sun­shine, The
  6. Each Lit­tle Flow­er Holds Up Its Cup
  7. Father, Hear Us as We Pray
  8. God Is in His Ho­ly Tem­ple
  9. Happy Lit­tle Child­ren, Bu­sy All the Day
  10. Happy Lit­tle Song­bird
  11. In a Far, Far Away Coun­try
  12. In the Ear­ly Morn­ing, Ere the Dark­ness Clears
  13. In the Ear­ly Morn­ing, Dark Sha­dows Stay
  14. Jesus Is the Child­ren’s Help­er
  15. Jesus, Our Sav­ior, Said
  16. Jesus, Sav­ior, from His Home Above
  17. Just a Lit­tle Ba­by
  18. Little Cloud Up in the Sky
  19. Safe and Sound in the Ground
  20. Springtime Tells of East­er Glo­ry
  21. Story of the Wise Men
  22. Thank You, Fa­ther, from Above
  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