Caleb Jarvis Taylor

Short Name: Caleb Jarvis Taylor
Full Name: Taylor, Caleb Jarvis, 1763-1817
Birth Year: 1763
Death Year: 1817

Caleb Jarvis Taylor was a Methodist minister, songwriter, author, and schoolteacher in Kentucky. Born Roman Catholic he converted before the age of 20. He organized early Methodist congregations in northeast Kentucky and supplied camp meeting songs during the Great Revival. He was born June 20, 1763, in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, and died June 6, 1816 in Maysville, Kentucky.

Chris Hoh, from "The Early Camp Meeting Song Writers," Methodist Quarterly Review, 1859, Vol. XLI, Fourth Series, XI, April, p 401-413; The History of Methodism in Kentucky by a. H. Redford, p 128-134; Mt. Gilead Methodist Meeting House," Hopewell Museum website (

Texts by Caleb Jarvis Taylor (30)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
O why this disconsolate frameCaleb Taylor (Author)7
Ah why this long and lingering painCaleb Jarvis Taylor (Author)3
Ah why thus shed the silent tearCaleb Jarvis Taylor (Author)2
Ah why will my dear little child be so crossCaleb Jarvis Taylor (Author)2
Almighty love inspire My heart with sacred fireCaleb Taylor (Author)46
Brethren most near and sisters dearCaleb Taylor (Author)3
Come all ye [you] Zion travelersCaleb Taylor (Author)7
Come, all ye mourning pilgrims, Who feel your need of ChristCaleb Taylor (Author)17
Come, all ye wand'ring pilgrims dearCaleb Taylor (Author)English6
Come, all you weary pilgrimsCaleb Taylor (Author)2
Come and taste along with me, the weary pilgrims consolationCaleb Taylor (Author)15
Don't you see my Jesus comingCaleb Taylor (Author)38
Good morning, brother pilgrim, What, marching [traveling] to ZionCaleb Taylor (Author)15
Heaven is a place of endless blissCaleb Taylor (Author)3
I love my blessed Savior, I feel I'm in his favorCaleb Taylor (Author)16
I'm happy on the way to glorylandCaleb Jarvis Taylor (Author)2
I'm on my way to fair Beulah landCaleb Jarvis Taylor (Author)2
I've got that old time religionC. Taylor (Author)3
Let sinners toil with ceaseless painCaleb Taylor (Author)3
Lord, my ransomed soul adores theeCaleb Taylor (Author)5
O Jesus, my Friend, my adorable SaviorCaleb Jarvis Taylor (Author)2
O Jesus, my Savior, I know thou art mineCaleb Taylor (Author)English44
Onward I go with the King of gloryC. Taylor (Author)2
Precious soul while Jesus calls theeCaleb Jarvis Taylor (Author)3
When counting up your many friendsC. Taylor (Author)4
When shall I be delivered from sorrow and from sinCaleb Taylor (Author)4
When the Hebrew children wereCaleb Jarvis Taylor (Author)2
When the summons comes for meCaleb Jarvis Taylor (Author)2
While sorrows encompass me roundCaleb Taylor (Author)English19
Ye people who [that] wonder at me and my waysCaleb Taylor (Author)13
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