1829–1907

Introduction

Born: Ju­ly 21, 1829, Bal­ti­more, Mar­y­land.

Died: De­cem­ber 5, 1907, Bal­ti­more, Mar­y­land.

Buried: Green­mount Ce­me­te­ry, Bal­ti­more, Mar­y­land.

Biography

Owens taught in Bal­ti­more for al­most half a cen­tu­ry, in­clud­ing Sun­day school at the Un­ion Square Me­thod­ist Epis­co­pal Church.

Most of her hymns were writ­ten for her Sun­day school stu­dents. Much of her po­et­ry ap­peared in the Meth­od­ist Pro­test­ant and the Christ­ian Stan­dard.

Sources

Lyrics

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