Indelible Grace Hymnbook

Mary Dagworthy James

Born: Au­gust 10, 1810, Tren­ton, New Jer­sey.

Died: Oc­to­ber 4, 1883, New York Ci­ty.

Buried: Mer­cer Cem­e­tery, Tren­ton, New Jer­sey.

When she was 13 years old, James be­gan teach­ing Sun­day school in the Meth­od­ist Epis­co­pal church. She be­came a pro­mi­nent fig­ure in the Wes­ley­an Ho­li­ness move­ment, as­sist­ing Phoe­be Palm­er, and oft­en lead­ing meet­ings at Ocean Grove, New Jer­sey, and else­where. She wrote about 50 hymns, and ar­ti­cles by her ap­peared in the Guide to Ho­li­ness, the New York Chris­tian Ad­vo­cate, The Con­trib­ut­or, The Chris­tian Wit­ness, The Chris­tian Wo­man, The Chris­tian Stan­dard, and the Ocean Grove Re­cord. Her works in­clude:

The Soul Win­ner: A Sketch of Life and Fact and In­ci­dents in the Life and La­bors of Ed­mund J. Yard, 1883

Source: The Cyber Hymnal