Rv Jefferson Hascall USA 1807-1887. Born in Thompson, CT, he studied at Wilbraham Academy was ordained into the Methodist Church in 1829. He later became a minister and presiding elder over the Worcester Conference. He twice represented New England in the church's General Conference. He was considered an eloquent and powerful speaker and was considered responsible for the conversion over 150 people. Notice of his preaching engagements would fill the seats. He lived in Shrewsbury, MA, about 20 years and was also a public-spirited citizen and was universally respected. He favored education and the suppression of slavery. He married Julia Catherine Griswold in 1832, and after her death in 1842, Lavina Livermore in 1843, and they had s… Go to person page >
When sung to the tune by Bradbury, the refrain reads "to my immortal home"; when sung to the tune by Dadmun, for example, in "The Young People's Chorister: being a collection of favorite hymns and tunes for Sabbath schools and prayer meetings (New ed.)", it reads "to my own immortal home". Folk processing has apparently been responsible for the shift from "snowy wings" to "snow white wings" in some recordings of the song.
Display Title: My Latest Sun is Sinking FastFirst Line: My latest sun is sinking fastTune Title: LAND OF BEULAHAuthor: Jefferson HascallMeter: C. M. Ref.Scripture: 2 Timothy 4:6Date: 2017Subject: Funeral Hymns |
Display Title: Oh, Come, Angel BandFirst Line: My latest sun is sinking fastTune Title: ANGEL BANDAuthor: Jefferson HascallMeter: 188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.10.5Scripture: Luke 16:22Source: Anonymous/Unknown, The Blue Book (124); Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Oh_Come_Angel_Band)
Display Title: My Latest Sun Is Sinking FastFirst Line: My latest sun is sinking fastTune Title: ANGEL BANDAuthor: Jefferson HascallMeter: CM with refrainScripture: Deuteronomy 11:8-12; Luke 16:22; 2 Timothy 4:6-8Date: 2020Subject: Angels | ; Funeral / Memorial Service | ; Heaven | ; Joy | ; Suffering |