Indelible Grace Hymnbook

John Wilbur Chapman

Born: June 17, 1859, Rich­mond, In­di­a­na.

Died: De­cem­ber 25, 1918, New York Ci­ty.

Chapman grad­u­at­ed from Lake For­est Un­i­ver­si­ty in 1879 and Lane Sem­in­ary, Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio, in 1882. Or­dained a Pres­by­ter­ian min­is­ter, his first pas­tor­ate was split be­tween two church­es—in Lib­er­ty, In­di­a­na, and Coll­ege Cor­ner, Ohio. In 1883 he be­came the min­is­ter of the Old Sar­a­toga Dutch Re­formed Church in Schuy­ler­ville, New York. In 1885, he moved to the First Re­formed Church in Al­ba­ny, New York, and in 1890 to the Beth­a­ny Pres­by­ter­ian Church in Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. He was one of the found­ers of the Wi­no­na Lake Bi­ble Con­fer­ence and, in 1900, tra­veled to the Ho­ly Land. His works in­clude:

Christian Hymns No. 1, with Will­iam Phill­ips Hall (Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia: Hall Mack Com­pa­ny, 1899)

Source: The Cyber Hymnal