February 10, 1851, Newark, New Jersey.

December 8, 1929, Union, Maine.

Pine Grove Cemetery, Appleton, Maine (his wife’s home town).


Edwin was the son of Henry Jerome and Lucy L. Ufford.

He attended the Stratford Academy in Connecticut, and Bates Theological Seminary, Maine. He received a preaching license in 1878 from the First Baptist Church, Portland, Maine, and was ordained the next year by the First Baptist Church, East Auburn, Maine. He went on to serve Baptist congregations in Alna, Maine; and Canton, Dedham, Hingham, Winchendon, and Willimanset, Massachusetts. His works include:

  1. All I Want Is a Savior’s Love
  2. Beneath the Sheltering Blood
  3. Book My Mother Read, The
  4. Build a Wall of Love Round the Heart
  5. Come, Weep Just as We Did in Sorrow for Sin
  6. Converts’ Praises
  7. Dare to Be a Paul
  8. Enter into the Joy of the Lord
  9. Glory Be to Jesus, I Have Found the Light
  10. How I Love to Sing All the Glad, Glad Songs
  11. I Believe the Bible
  12. I Have Redeemed Thee
  13. I Love to Hear the Story
  14. I Trust Him
  15. I Want That Kind of Blessing
  16. If the Love of Jesus Fills Your Soul with Light
  17. It Came to Me One Precious Day
  18. Joy Bells Ringing in My Soul
  19. Keep Moving on the Way
  20. Lamp Holders
  21. Mine Is the Christian’s Warfare
  22. Narrow Way to Heaven, The
  23. Praise and Honor, King of Glory
  24. Since I Let Jim Have His Way
  25. Stranger Stood at the Door of Thy Heart, A
  26. Sweet Sunday
  27. That’s What I Want
  28. There Are Precious Souls About Us
  29. There Is Joy in Heaven Today
  30. There Is Only One Condition
  31. There Is Only One Thing That the Christian Needs
  32. There Is Sunshine in My Soul
  33. There’s Nothing Too Low for Jesus
  34. Throw Out the Life Line
  35. Till the Reaping By and By
  36. Trust Me, and Just Obey
  37. Wait! Wait! Jesus Will Come
  38. Walking with Jesus
  39. Was It for Me?
  40. Wash My Sins Away
  41. Wave the Signal Light
  42. Wells of Salvation, The
  43. What a Fellowship
  44. When I Felt the Heavenly Sunlight
  45. When Jesus Came to Seek Me
  46. When the Walls of Jericho Fall
  47. Will They Ring for Me?

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