1840–1918
portrait

No­vem­ber 22, 1840, Row­ley, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Line­brook Ce­me­te­ry, Ips­wich, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Born just af­ter the pre­si­den­tial cam­paign of Tip­pe­ca­noe and Ty­ler, too, Ten­ney was named af­ter Am­er­i­can pre­si­dent Wil­liam Hen­ry Har­rison. Hus­band of Alice Potter, he served as a deacon in the Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church in Line­brook, Mas­sa­chu­setts, ed­it­ed ov­er 30 books, and con­trib­ut­ed to hun­dreds more. His works in­clude:

  1. At Thy Feet Like Ma­ry
  2. Beautiful Home Above
  3. Do They Pray for Me at Home?
  4. Earth and Sky with Beau­ty Trem­bling
  5. Ever Con­stant, Ev­er True
  6. I Am the Way, the Sav­ior Said
  7. Many a Soul on Life’s Dark Ocean
  8. O Sound Ye the Trum­pet
  9. Slowly Now the Sun Is Set­ting
  10. When by Sin and Guilt O’er­tak­en
  1. Asilomar
  2. Bogotá
  3. Botswana
  4. Beyond the Swell­ing Flood
  5. Cancún
  6. Come to Je­sus
  7. Door of Hope
  8. Ever Will I Pray
  9. Grayton Beach
  10. Guerrero
  11. Halland
  12. Hallowed Hour of Pray­er
  13. I Am Still with Thee
  14. Into Thy Hands, O Lord
  15. Jesus Is Pass­ing This Way
  16. Jubilate!
  17. Michigan
  18. Montauban
  19. My An­chor Is Hold­ing
  20. Nothing Be­tween
  21. Olam
  22. Onward Chris­tian Sol­diers
  23. Ring the Bells
  24. Sabbath Bell
  25. San Fran­cis­co
  26. São To­mé
  27. There, Ev­er There
  28. Till the Morn­ing Light
  29. We’ll Ne­ver Say Good­bye

Tenney’s date or place of death