1807-1887

August 28, 1807, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

February 7, 1887, Chester, Pennsylvania.

Rural Cemetery, Chester, Pennsylvania.

McKeever was engaged in educational work in Philadelphia for many years, and was associated with St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church there. Her hymns, written in some instances for use in St. Andrew’s, were collected and 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 works include:

  1. He Will Gather the Wheat
  2. Jesus, High in Glory
  3. Lift Up the Fallen
  4. Now the Bursting Spring Awakes
  5. Old, Old Story, The
  6. While the Years Are Rolling On

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