March 13, 1854, Frederick County, Virginia.

November 28, 1914.

Dayton Cemetery, Dayton, Virginia.

Son of Jacob Fries Hott and Jane Streit, and husband of Carrie Robinson, Hott was a minister in the United Brethren Church. He received a Master of Arts Degree from Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania, and was licensed to preach in the Virginia Conference in 1879. He also served as principal of the Shenandoah Collegiate Institute (now Shenandoah University), Winchester, Virginia (1887–96). Charles Hott was his brother. His works include:

  1. After Summer’s Passing Days
  2. Angels Bear the News to Mother
  3. Angels Rolled the Stone Away, The
  4. At the Crossing of the River
  5. Be a Hero in the Throng
  6. Beautiful Star Is Beaming on Me, The
  7. Bright and Early in Our Places
  8. Can He Know My Troubled Heart?
  9. Cheerfully, Cheerfully Singing
  10. Cheerfully Marching On
  11. Christmas Boys and Girls Are We
  12. Clouds That Hover O’er, The
  13. Come and Join with One Accord
  14. Counting My Numberless Blessings Today
  15. Every Day I’m Happy
  16. Everywhere the Harvest Waiteth
  17. Far, Far Beyond This Vale of Sorrow
  18. Fountain of Life Flows Free to All, The
  19. From the Storms of Life
  20. Glory Story, The
  21. Go Ye Forth to the Conquest
  22. Golden Sunset Gate Afar, The
  23. Good Shepherd, ’Tis to Thee
  24. Happy Little Children’s Voices
  25. Have Courage, My Brother, to Trust Him
  26. He Ever Lives Above My Advocate to Be
  27. He Will Keep You Safe
  28. Hear the Gospel Invitation
  29. Hear the Promises of Love
  30. Holy Bible, More Precious Than Our Shining Gold
  31. Home of My Savior Is Waiting, The
  32. I Am Happy All the Day
  33. I Am Looking for the City Built of God
  34. I Am Satisfied to Know
  35. I Am Thine, Yes, Only Thine
  36. I Have Wandered o’er the Mountains
  37. I Love the Flowers About My Path
  38. I Want to Do Something for Jesus
  39. I Wonder Where My Friends Have Gone
  40. I’d Like to Be a Messenger of God
  41. In from the Highway, in from the Byway
  42. In Other Years My Father Prayed
  43. In That Land Where None Ever Grow Old
  44. In the Beauty of My Lord
  45. I’ve Left the Land of Sorrow
  46. Jesus Knows the Strength of My Burdened Life
  47. Just Beyond the Gates of Gold
  48. Just What the Future Has for Me
  49. Keep the Morning Sunshine in the Soul
  50. Kneeling Low at Thy Feet
  51. Lead Me, Savior, Ever Lead Me
  52. Let the Sunshine of Thy Love
  53. Listen, Sweetly the Heavens Are Telling
  54. Living the Life of the Spirit Below
  55. Longing for Mercy, Pardon and Peace
  56. Make My Light to Shine upon the Way
  57. Marching On, Ye Hosts of God
  58. My Heart Was Sore with Toil and Strife
  59. Never Falter in the Fight
  60. No One Hath Told Me
  61. O, a Lovely Valley Where Living Waters Flow
  62. O Fountain of Blessing
  63. O Homeless Wanderer
  64. O What Boundless Wealth
  65. Oft in My Dreamings of Days
  66. Rich Blessing, Oft Has Earth to Give
  67. Savior, to Thee I Come
  68. Since the Savior Spoke Peace
  69. Softly, Sweetly Tell the Story
  70. Sometime the Light Will Shine
  71. Speed Away, Speed Away, Swift Evangel of Song
  72. Story Sweet, the Story Old, The
  73. Take Care of Me, I Walk Alone
  74. Tell All the People, Far and Near
  75. Tell Me the Bethlehem Story Again
  76. There Are Hearts Full of Sorrow and Weeping Today
  77. There Are Mansions of Light in the City of Gold
  78. There Is Joy in Doing Good
  79. There Is Nothing Too Good to Be True
  80. There’s a Day When Jehovah Shall Come
  81. There’s a Joy in This Life Which the World Never Knew
  82. There’s No Friend Like Jesus, So Helpful
  83. Thou Art with Me All the Weary Way
  84. Though Constant Toil My Days Employ
  85. Though Tossed on Life’s Tempestuous Sea
  86. Tidings, Tidings, Tidings of Great Joy
  87. ’Tis a Glad New Song That the Ransomed Sing
  88. ’Tis Enough to Know That Jesus Loves
  89. ’Tis Hard to Bear the Heavy Load
  90. ’Tis Mother’s Hand Unerring Leads
  91. To His Dear Loving Arms Bid Them Come
  92. To Them That Love the Lord
  93. Toiling on Life’s Weary Way
  94. Upon the Sea of Life We Glide
  95. Wandering Afar from Home and God
  96. Was It in Vain That Jesus Came?
  97. We Welcome Thee, Thou Prince of Peace
  98. What Are These Precious Promises?
  99. When I Am Weary, to Rest in His Love
  100. When Life’s Toilsome Journey Is Past
  101. When My Life Was Full of Sorrow
  102. When the Cares of Life Like Billows Round Me Roll
  103. When We Think of Earth’s Trials and Cares
  104. Who Shall Be Great in the Kingdom?
  105. Wildwoods Bloom with Flowers, The
  106. With Every Morning’s Rising Sun
  107. With Joyful Hearts We Hail the Morn
  108. With Me Abide, the Morning Hour
  109. With Songs and with Chorus We Welcome Thee
  110. World Is Growing Better, The