Born: De­cem­ber 20, 1820, York, New York.

Died: Au­gust 20, 1900, Sar­a­to­ga, New York.

Buried: For­est Lawn Ce­me­te­ry, Buf­fa­lo, New York.

Presbrey gra­du­at­ed from Berk­shire Me­di­cal Col­lege in 1847. In his lat­er years, he spent much time com­pil­ing and pub­lish­ing re­li­gious tunes and hymns for Sun­day schools.

His works in­clude:

  1. Not Half Has Ev­er Been Told