Sarah Flower Adams
1805 – 1848 A.D.
Sarah Flower Adams, an English poet. Her longest work was a fine lyrical drama, Vivia Perpetua having as its subject the early life of Christians.
It is probable that Mrs. Adams will be best remembered as the author of several beautiful hymns, among which are Nearer my God to Thee and He sendeth sun, He sendeth shower.
Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.