|Short Name:||Frances Whitmarsh Wile|
|Full Name:||Wile, Frances Whitmarsh, 1878-1939|
Wile, Mrs. Frances Whitmarsh. (Bristol Centre, New York, December 2, 1878--July 31, 1939, Rochester, N.Y.). Married A.J. Wile in 1901. Her lovely hymn for use in winter, beginning "All beautiful the march of days" was written about 1907 while she was a parishioner of Rev. William C. Gannett, in Rochester, N.Y., in consultation with him, and was included in Gannett and Hosmer's revised edition of Unity Hymns and Chorals, 1911, from which it passed into The New Hymn and Tune Book, 1914, and Hymns of the Spirit, 1937.
--Henry Wilder Foote, DNAH Archives
Born: 1878, Bristol Valley, New York.
In her later years, Wile lived in Rochester, New York, where she helped found the Women’s City Club.
"All Beautiful the March of Days"