Born: 1 September 1797, probably Virginia
Died: 26 July 1861, Anderson County, Texas
Biography American farmer and composer, lived in east Tennessee, Lauderdale County, Alabama, and Anderson County, Texas. Married Melinda Wear on 8 August 1818 in east Tennessee. Contributed nine tunes to Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony in 1820 and 1826.
List of choral works
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- Steel, David Warren, and Richard H. Hulan. 2010. The Makers of the Sacred Harp. Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press. 322 pp. (Additions and corrections online)