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Long years ago one winter's night

Long years ago one winter's night

Author: John Henry Yates
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: John Henry Yates

Rev. John H. Yates, was born in Batavia, N. Y., November 31, 1837. He was educated at the Batavia Union School, but at the age of eighteen was forced to engage in business as a clerk to help maintain his aged parents. For several years he was with his brother, Thomas Yates, in the shoe business; afterwards, for seven years, salesman in G. B. Worthington's hardware store. In 1871 he took charge of the fancy goods department in E. L. & G. D. Kenyon's double store and remained there fifteen years. In 1886 he was called to be local editor of the Progressive Batavian, and filled the position nearly ten years. When twenty-one years of age Mr. Yates was licensed to preach in the Methodist church, but was not ordained until 1897. For nearly seven y… Go to person page >

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First Line: Long years ago one winter's night
Author: John Henry Yates
Refrain First Line: Now Christmas time is come again

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Songs of Praise #d174

Songs of Praise for Sunday Schools, Church Societies and the Home #d179

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