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Benjamin Russell Hanby
Birth: Jul. 22, 1833
Fairfield County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1867
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Composer. He was an early pioneer mid-western minister best known for his pre-civil war compositions. From the 1850s to 1864, he wrote approximately 80 songs, including "Darling Nelly Gray", "Who is He in Yonder Stall?" and "Up on the House Top". He also wrote religious hymns and was a published author of childrens books. He died of tuberculosis. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Kathryn Winter Hanby (1834 - 1930)*
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Over The Silent Sea passed Benjamin R. Hanby, Mar 16 1867, Aged 33 years
Note: Composer of "My Darling Nellie Gray" and "Up On The Housetop"
Otterbein Cemetery
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
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Originally Created by: Roger Milford
Record added: Jan 13, 2002
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Benjamin Russell Hanby
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- BeNotForgot
 Added: Dec. 21, 2014
Long gone, never forgotten, short life but faithful to His Lord to the end."
- Tom Gervat
 Added: Sep. 22, 2013
God bless you today and always. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Jul. 22, 2013
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