Stone, Samuel John, a clergyman of the
Church of England, the son of Rev. William
Stone, was born at Whitmore, Staffordshire,
April 25, 1839. He was educated
at Pembroke College, Oxford, where
he was graduated B.A. in 1862. Later he
took orders and served various Churches.
He succeeded his father at St. Paul's, Haggerstown,
in 1874. He was the author of
many original hymns and translations,
which were collected and published in 1886.
His hymns are hopeful in spirit and skillfully
constructed. He published several poetic
volumes. He died November 19, 1900.
|The Church's one foundation
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