R. G. Staples

Short Name: R. G. Staples
Full Name: Staples, R. G. (R. Griffin)
Birth Year: 1833

Robert Griffin Staples. He was born Robert Griffin on January 24, 1833 in Washington DC. Both of his parents died in a carriage accident when he was an infant; he was then adopted by his mother's sister, Mary Ann King, and her husband, Samuel Johnson Staples and he was given the name Robert Griffin Staples. He was a captain in the Union Army during the Civil War and after the war was promoted to Major. He then worked as chief clerk in the Portsmouth United States Navy Yard. Religion was an important part of his life, as well as music. He died June 20, 1891 in Portsmouth, VA.

Dianne Shapiro, from Jean Brickey (great-granddaughter)


Texts by R. G. Staples (86)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A home in heaven, 'tis the Christian's hopeR. G. Staples (Author)3
Almost persuaded, yet I delayR. G. Staples (Author)3
Anywhere, everywhere, no matterR. G. Staples (Author)2
Awake, awake at early dawn, Behold the beauty of the lawnR. G. Staples (Author)2
Behold, he stands waitingR. G. Staples (Author)2
Bring in the sheavesR. G. Staples (Author)6
Children, come to the cross of the Savior in prayerR. G. Staples (Author)6
Christian, the field for faithful laborR. G. Staples (Author)English2
Christians, lo, the fields are whiteningR. G. Staples (Author)English9
Closer to my precious SaviorR. G. Staples (Author)5
Come and join in our Sabbath songR. G. S. (Author)2
Come and welcome, to the Savior, whoR. G. Staples (Author)2
Come, children, let your voices fill the vaulted skiesR. G. Staples (Author)English2
Come join in our Sabbath songR. G. Staples (Author)2
Dark was the night when the Savior of menR. G. Staples (Author)English3
Do I need thee, SaviorR. G. Staples (Author)2
Do I not need Thee, Savior divine?R. G. Staples (Author)English12
Draw me closer to thee, gracious SaviorR. G. Staples (Author)3
Each morn of God's most holy dayR. G. Staples (Author)3
Ever on, ever on, like the swiftR. G. Staples (Author)2
Every day brings troubleR. G. Staples (Author)3
Father, behold me nowR. G. Staples (Author)2
Glad we meet this Sabbath morningR. G. Staples (Author)5
Happy here again we meetR. G. Staples (Author)1
Have mercy on us, Lord, we comeR. G. Staples (Author)3
Have you heard of the land where the ransomedR. G. Staples (Author)4
He died, He died on the treeR. G. S. (Author)2
Hear, O hear me, loving SaviorR. G. Staples (Author)English2
Here we shall not always lingerR. G. Staples (Author)English2
How lovely the flowers which bloomR. G. Staples (Author)English4
I know not the time of His comingR. G. S. (Author)English6
I love to sing of heaven, and of the ransomed bandR. G. Staples (Author)2
I love to think of Jesus, the lowly NazareneR. G. Staples (Author)English2
I only wish to know this truthR. G. Staples (Author)2
In silence watches of the nightR. G. Staples (Author)2
In the east, the sun arisingR. G. Staples (Author)2
In the land so bright and goldenR. G. Staples (Author)2
Jesus is coming, is coming again, Shout the glad tidings, the good news proclaimR. G. S. (Author)4
Jesus is here, O, what will you doR. G. Staples (Author)English5
Jesus of Nazareth passeth this wayR. G. Staples (Author)2
List, the merry chiming of the Sabbath bellsR. G. Staples (Author)4
Little child, thy father loves theeR. G. Staples (Author)3
Lo the heathen at your doorsR. G. Staples (Author)2
Look away from self to the bloodstained crossR. G. Staples (Author)2
Look 'tis a simple thing to doR. G. Staples (Author)English2
Men of God, arouse to actionR. G. Staples (Author)3
Naught can I do that will saveR. G. S. (Author)English4
New pearls of song for Jesus we bringMajor R. G. Staples (Author)2
No other refuge, Lord, have IR. G. Staples (Author)English8
Nothing Lord have I to bring this is all my pleaR. G. Staples (Author)English7
O the bright sunny land, 'tis the city of GodR. G. Staples (Author)3
O Christian man, thy Savior, makes this demand on theeR. G. S. (Author)2
O Savior, precious Savior, hear myR. G. Staples (Author)2
Open the windows of HeavenR. G. Staples (Author)English2
Our days are swiftly gliding byR. G. Staples (Author)2
Out in the world may we goR. G. Staples (Author)4
Precious Savior, Lord of all! Hear my humble pleaR. G. S. (Author)English2
Ring, ring the bells, for a Savior is bornR. G. Staples (Author)English3
Room at the throne of graceR. G. Staples (Author)English3
Sad the silence at partingR. G. Staples (Author)5
See the heathen nations, bendingR. G. Staples (Author)3
Simply trusting Christ todayR. G. Staples (Author)English7
Some sweet day our Lord will call usR. G. Staples (Author)2
Soon, dear children, we shall partR. G. Staples (Author)2
The clouds hang heavy round my way, I cannot seeR. G. Staples (Author)English2
The dark and turbid river deathR. G. S. (Author)2
The gospel message sent is echoed backR. G. Staples (Author)3
The waters are troubled, O sinner, draw nearR. G. Staples (Author)English4
There is a hope that never diesR. G. Staples (Author)3
There's a beautiful home, just beyond in the skiesR. G. Staples (Author)2
Through the dark valleyR. G. Staples (Author)2
'Tis but the social, friendly glassR. G. Staples (Author)6
'Tis Jesus calls, come unto meR. G. Staples (Author)5
'Tis sweeet to sing of God's great loveR. G. Staples (Author)2
To him who dwells and reigns on highR. G. Staples (Author)4
To Jesus, my loving RedeemerR. G. Staples (Author)English2
To thee, in youth's bright morningR. G. Staples (Author)English16
Tripping lightly, tripping over the verdant lawnR. G. Staples (Author)9
We shall meet beyond the grievingR. G. Staples (Author)English4
When tossed on life's tempestuous tideR. G. Staples (Author)English4
Whosoever, glorious truthR. G. Staples (Author)2
Whosoever, yes, vile though I beR. G. Staples (Author)English2
Why not be savedR. G. Staples (Author)3
Why toil and labor here belowR. G. Staples (Author)2
Work for the Savior's gloryR. G. S. (Author)2
You ask us why we toil belowR. G. Staples (Author)2
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