1869–1939

Feb­ru­ary 8, 1869, John­ston, Rhode Is­land.

Ju­ly 21, 1939, Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Cole­brook Ce­me­te­ry, Whit­man, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Clarence was the son of Dan­i­el An­gell Sea­mans and Ra­chel Ma­thew­son, hus­band of An­nie May Ben­nett (mar­ried 1890), and a des­cen­dant of Ro­ger Will­iams.

An Ad­vent Christ­ian min­is­ter, and well known song lead­er, he served pas­tor­ates in Pas­coag and Ri­ver Point, Rhode Is­land; Do­ver, New Hamp­shire; Chel­sea, Spring­field, and Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts; Rut­land, Ver­mont; and (for his last 19 years) Whit­man, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

He found­ed the Whit­man, Mas­sa­chu­setts, Coun­cil of Church­es, and was sec­re­ta­ry of the Mar­i­on, Mas­sa­chu­setts, Camp­meet­ing As­so­ci­a­tion. He was al­so ac­tive in the Al­ton Bay, New Hamp­shire, Camp­meet­ing As­so­ci­a­tion.

His works in­clude:

  1. Afterward
  2. All in All to Me
  3. Be a Lit­tle Sun­beam
  4. Be Careful How You Speak
  5. Be with Us, Sav­ior
  6. Behold, He Com­eth
  7. Blessed Sun­day School
  8. Bringing Back the King
  9. Call for Vol­un­teers, A
  10. Children Sing
  11. Christ of Gal­i­lee
  12. Christ Our King
  13. Christian’s Hope, The
  14. Consecration Pray­er
  15. Face of My Pilot, The
  16. Glimpse of My Sav­ior’s Face, A
  17. Glorious Change, The
  18. Glorious Ci­ty, The
  19. God Hears and An­swers Pray­ers
  20. God Is Our Re­fuge
  21. Growing Up for Je­sus
  22. Happy Child­ren’s Day
  23. He Is Ris­en
  24. His Dy­ing Love
  25. His Last Com­mand
  26. His Lit­tle Ones
  27. I Could Not Stay Away
  28. I’m Com­ing Back to Thee
  29. Jesus My Shep­herd
  30. Jesus, Smile up­on Us
  31. Jesus, the Guid­ing Star
  32. Joy Com­eth in the Morn­ing
  33. Keep Step with Je­sus
  34. Let Me Live for Thee
  35. Let No Man Take Thy Crown
  36. Let Us All Be Thank­ful
  37. Light That Ne­ver Fails, The
  38. Like Zi­on’s Ho­ly Mount
  39. Little Build­ers
  40. Little Sow­ers
  41. Little Fox­es, The
  42. Many Man­sions, The
  43. Master Needs Work­ers, The
  44. May I Be a Jew­el
  45. Missionary Sav­ior, The
  46. My Grace is Suf­fi­cient for Thee
  47. My Shep­herd and My King
  48. Only a Step to Je­sus
  49. Our Ral­ly Day
  50. Pleading Sav­ior
  51. Praises Ring, Shout
  52. Song of Peace, The
  53. Song of the An­gels, The
  54. Sweet Song of Hope
  55. Take Me To­day
  56. Tell It All
  57. There Is a Qui­et, Se­clud­ed Spot
  58. Thou, God, Seest Me
  59. We Are Sol­diers
  60. We’re Look­ing for Je­sus
  61. What a Day That Will Be
  62. Who Will Work for Je­sus?
  63. Wonderful Grace
  1. Oberhausen
  2. San­ti­a­go de Com­po­ste­la
  3. Shiraz
  4. Urmia

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