Oliver Hart

Short Name: Oliver Hart
Full Name: Hart, Oliver, 1723-1795
Birth Year: 1723
Death Year: 1795

Hart, Oliver, was born at Warminster, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, July 5, 1723; entered the Baptist ministry in 1749; and died at Hopewell, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, Dec. 31, 1795. He was the author of "My Father, when I come to Thee" (Prayer), which is found in several Sunday school hymn-books. It was in the Sunday School Union Hymn Book [1835]; the Silver Street Sunday Scholar's Companion, 51st ed., 1840; and later collections.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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