1875–1938
Hamp Sewell

Introduction

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1875, near At­lan­ta, Geor­gia.

Died: May 11, 1938, Temple, Geor­gia.

Buried: Asbury Ce­me­te­ry, Temple, Georgia.

Biography

Hamp was the son of Pli­ny Isaac Sew­ell and Ma­ry An­nie Lee, and hus­band of Eliz­a­beth Myr­tice Bet­tie Grif­fin.

He stu­died mu­sic with An­tho­ny Sho­wal­ter and, af­ter work­ing as a mer­chant and farm­er, was an ev­an­gel­is­tic sing­er with Rev. Charles Dun­a­way, start­ing in 1909.

He worked in the ev­an­gel­ism field through­out the south­ern United States for ov­er 25 years, and wrote some 500 songs.

Publications

Sources

Music

Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Sew­ell (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?