1888–1933

Introduction

Born: Ap­ril 11, 1888, Hood Coun­ty, Tex­as.

Died: Oc­to­ber 7, 1933, Lub­bock, Tex­as.

Buried: Ab­er­na­thy Ce­me­te­ry, Ab­er­na­thy, Tex­as.

Biography

Robert was the son of Ro­bert Jones Pow­ell and Mar­tha Li­cil­ty Hob­son, and hus­band of Mar­garet Hand.

A farm­er and mem­ber of the Church of Christ, he was in­volved with Frank­lin Ei­land and oth­er hymn writ­ers in cen­tral Tex­as.

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Lyrics

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