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Sanford Fillmore Bennett

Sanford Fillmore Bennett
Short Name: Sanford Fillmore Bennett
Full Name: Bennett, Sanford Fillmore, 1836-1898
Birth Year: 1836
Death Year: 1898

Sanford Fillmore Bennett was born in Eden, New York, 21 June 1836. He and his parents moved to Plainfield, Illinois when he was two years old. He worked on the farm and attended district school during the winter. He was a voracious reader. At sixteen he entered Waukegon Academy. Two years later he began teaching at Wauconda. In 1858 he entered the University of Michigan, Afterward he had charge of the schools in Richmond, Illinois. Two years later he resigned and became Associate Editor of the Independent at Elkhorn, Wisconsin. In 1864 he enlisted in the Wisconsin Volunteers and served as Second Lieutenant. After the war he returned to Elkhorn and opened a drug store and began the study of medicine. He graduated from Rush Medical College in 1874.

Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916)


Texts by Sanford Fillmore Bennett (40)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
لي مقام بهيج سناSanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)Arabic1
有一地比正午更光明 (Yǒuyī dì bǐ zhèngwǔ gèng guāngmíng)Sanford F. Bennett (Author)Chinese2
Above the stars is restSanford F. Bennett (Author)2
Adda ingget raniag a dagaSanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)Tagalog2
Ao ny lanitra tsara tokoaSanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)Malagasy2
Be thou my Guide, I cannot clearly seeSanford F. Bennett (Author)2
Care for us little onesSanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)3
Drücken dich Kummer und SorgenSanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)German2
Draw near, O ComforterDr. S. Fillmore Bennett (Author)English5
Es blüht uns ein herrliches LandSanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)German1
Es erglänzt uns von ferne ein LandSanford F. Bennett (Author)German14
Eu avisto um Lar Mui FelizSanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)Portuguese2
Hail, gracious morn whose lightS. Filmore Bennett (Author)5
Hay un mundo feliz más alláSanford Fillmore Bennett (1836-1898) (Author)Spanish7
He loves me too, O blessedSanford F. Bennett (Author)3
Hearts that are burdened with sorrowSanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)English2
How oft this heart of mineSanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)English3
Hvilket Land, ret som Lyset saa klartSanford F. Bennett (Author)2
I am coming to Jesus for rest, Rest such as the purified knowSanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)English4
I love my precious Savior, For He has died for meSanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)English2
I stand on memory's golden shoreSanford F. Bennett (Author)English2
I was hungry and lameDr. S. Fillmore Bennett (Author)2
In Bethlehem was Jesus bornSanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)English2
O how happy we shall be (Bennett)Sanford F. Bennett (Author)4
O, mamiratra fatratra erySanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)Malagasy2
Pecador, ven al dulce Jesús, Y feliz para siempre serásS. F. Bennett (Author)Spanish2
Sing we a song of the SaviorSanford F. Bennett (Author)English9
Sit down by my side as of oldSanford F. Bennett (Author)2
Sweet is the rest that waits on yonderSanford F. Bennett (Author)3
The bells ring out, this Christmas mornSanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)2
There shall dawn a glorious morningSanford F. Bennett (Author)6
There's a land that is fairer than day, And by faith we can see it afarSanford F. Bennett (Author)English593
Till det härliga land ovan skynSanford F. Bennett (Author)Swedish7
Tsemo'onatamano'ė ho'eSanford F. Bennett (Author)Cheyenne2
Unser wartet ein Land reinster Freud'Sanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)German1
V’e’ una patria piu’ bella del soleSanford F. Bennett (Author)Italian2
We shall meet in heavenSanford Fillmore Bennett (Author)2
We sing the song of JesusS. Fillmore Bennett (Author)4
When the red flame of war was alight in the landSanford F. Bennett (Author)2
When will the sweet tomorrowSanford F. Bennett (Author)3

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