• “To be a follower of the Crucified means, sooner or later, a personal encounter with the cross.” – Elisabeth Elliot

Charitie L. Bancroft (1841-1923)

Born: June 21, 1841, Bloom­field, Mer­ri­on, Coun­ty Dub­lin, Ire­land.

Died: June 20, 1923.

Buried: Mount­ain View Cem­e­te­ry, Oak­land, Cal­i­for­nia.

Charitie was the daugh­ter of Sid­ney Smith, Rec­tor of Drum­ragh, Coun­ty Ty­rone, Ire­land. She mar­ried Ar­thur E. Ban­croft in 1869. Her hymns ap­peared in Lyra Bri­tan­ni­ca, Bi­shop Ryle’s Spir­it­u­al Songs, in other col­lect­ions, and as leaf­lets.

(NetHymnal)

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