October 22, 1833, Brooklyn, Connecticut.

November 2, 1913, Northfield, Minnesota.

Glendale Cemetery, Akron, Ohio.


Daughter of Methodist pastor Thomas Huntington, Emily attended Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, and married John E. Miller in 1860. She helped edit The Little Corporal, a children’s magazine, and in the 1890’s was Dean of Women Students at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. Her works include:

  1. Because He Loved Me So
  2. Beyond the Dark River of Death
  3. Blessed Are the Children
  4. Breath of the Lord That Moved of Old
  5. Children Sing in Happy Measure
  6. Enter Thy Temple, Glorious King
  7. Evening Hymn
  8. Father in Heaven, While Angels
  9. Father, While the Shadows Fall
  10. God of All Comfort
  11. Good Night
  12. Great Builder, from Whose Perfect Thought
  13. Hark, the Chorus Swelling
  14. Here in This Temple
  15. Ho, Ho, Ho, the Wild Winds Blow
  16. I Love the Name of Jesus
  17. I Love to Hear the Story
  18. Kingdom of Light
  19. Lord, Whose Goodness Ever
  20. New Year’s Song, The
  21. O Land of the Blessèd!
  22. O Merry Is the Greenwood
  23. O Realm of Light, Whose Morning Star
  24. On His Shining Throne Above
  25. Ring Out, Merry Bells in the Steeple
  26. Stay, Trembling Soul, and Do Not Fear
  27. Tell the Blessed Tidings
  28. Thine Own We Bring Thee
  29. Thou Art Our Father, from Thy Hand
  30. Tinkle, Tinkle, Silver Clear
  31. To Him That Loved Us
  32. Walk with Us, Lord
  33. We Love to Hear the Story
  34. What Can I Do for Jesus?
  35. Work and Never Weary