1807–1887

Introduction

Born: Au­gust 28, 1807, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 7, 1887, Che­ster, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Buried: Rural Ce­me­te­ry, Ches­ter, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Biography

McKeever was en­gaged in ed­u­ca­tion­al work in Phil­a­del­phia for ma­ny years, and was as­so­ci­at­ed with St. An­drew’s Epis­co­pal Church there.

Works

Her hymns, writ­ten in some in­stanc­es for use at St. An­drew’s, were pub­lished as Twi­light Mus­ings, and Oth­er Po­ems (Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia: 1857). She is said to have writ­ten 40 vol­umes of Sun­day school books ov­er a 13 year per­i­od.

Her oth­er works in­clude:

Sources

Lyrics

Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Mc­Kee­ver (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?