The children's welcome

Author: B. R. Hanby

Benjamin Russell Hanby was born July 22, 1833, the oldest of eight children, to Bishop William Hanby in Rushville, OH. The family moved to Westerville,OH where Bishop Hanby was a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad. In his short life Benjamin graduated from Otterbein, taught school, became a United Brethren minister, started a singing school, was editor for John Church publishers in Cincinnati and composed over 500 songs and hymns before he died of tuberculosis March 15, 1867. His home in Westerville was Ohio's first memorial to a composer. It was a sotp on the Underground Railroad for slaves escaping to Canada and is a national historic site, a Methodist church Landmark and a Network to Freedom site for the National Park Service. There… Go to person page >

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First Line: We are coming, we are coming
Title: The children's welcome
Author: B. R. Hanby
Refrain First Line: Hail, all hail, thrice welcome

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Chapel Gems for Sunday Schools: selected from "Our Song Birds," for 1866, The "Snow Bird," the "Robin," the "Red Bird" and the "Dove" #62Page Scan
Chapel Gems for Sunday Schools: selected from The Snow Bird, Red Bird, Dove and Blue Bird, and from Linnet (Enl. ed.) #62Page Scan
Hymnal for Primary Classes: a collection of hymns and tunes, recitations and exercises, being a manual for primary Sunday-schools #72Page Scan
Missionary Songs for the use of Missionary Societies, Missionary and Gleaners' Bands and Other Missionary Meetings #d78
Notes of Joy, for the Sabbath School #d151
Songs of Rejoicing: a collection of new songs for the Sunday-school #77Page Scan
The Charm #d99
The Helping Hand: extended and dedicated to Sunday schools and praise meetings #67Page Scan
The Robin: A Collection #d34
The Sabbath School Queen #d102



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