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Roland Dixon Edwards

Born: Unknown
Died: Unknown

Intro, Biographical Information, Notes etc:

Tom said ...

Rowland Dixon Edwards was Born in Sidmouth, Devon England, and came into fellowship at Oswestry in the 1880s.   Later in London, he emigrated to the US in 1917, becoming a citizen 5 years later.  Originally a solicitor by profession, he served the Lord for many years in Argentina, Australia, and Barbados.  He passed into the presence of the Savior in Seattle, Washington in his 90th year.  

Mutton, Edwin O. P. (2018). History of the “Little Flock Hymn Book” and its Authors. (p. 17) 


Wrote the well known book "Doing or Done" (scan coming), and also the hymn;


Monday, Nov 16, 2020 : 17:46
Nick Fleet said ...
see this:

note it is Rowland with a W

Born 5 Dec 1857 Sidmouth, Devon, England
Died 27 Nov 1948 Seattle, King, Washington, USA

[I have his birth certificate - US Naturalization Papers state D0B as 5 Dec 1859 - but UK and US Census ages and Death Record agree with 1857 - curiously he is not named on his birth registration]
Sunday, Nov 29, 2020 : 20:19

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