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O, let us exalt our dear Lord and proclaim,
In songs of true gratitude, praise to His name!
As songs of the angels in sweetest accord,
Our thanks and our praises shall rise to the Lord.
-- Zion's Harp # 165

Author Bio Information

Blenkhorn, Ada J.'s bio information

February 22, 1858 - May 7, 1927

Born: February 22, 1858, Co­bourg, On­tar­io, Ca­na­da.
Died: May 7, 1927, Cleve­land, Ohio.
Buried: Lake View Ce­me­te­ry, Cleve­land, Ohio.

Biography
Ada was the daugh­ter of Will­iam Blenk­horn and Sar­ah Helm.

Her fa­mi­ly em­i­grat­ed to Am­er­i­ca in 1884, set­tling in Cleve­land, Ohio. She did not mar­ry.

Beginning in 1904, Ada was a sec­re­ta­ry in her bro­ther Hen­ry’s East End Real­ty Com­pa­ny. She be­came com­pa­ny pre­si­dent fol­low­ing Hen­ry’s death in 1923.

Source: http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/l/e/n/blenkhorn_a.htm
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Ada Jane Blenkhorn Canada 1858-1927 Born in Cobourg, Ontario, the 10th of 11 children, she emigrated with her family to the U.S. In 1884 and settled in Cleveland, OH.. She was raised a Methodist, and began writing hymn lyrics at age 34. A prolific writer of hymn lyrics, she was about to give it up when a friend encouraged her to continue, telling her some soul might be saved by a hymn she would write. She worked for many years as secretary to her brother, Henry's, real estate company. After his death in 1923, she became president of the company. She never married.

John Perry

Source: https://hymnary.org/person/Blenkhorn_Ada

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