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Westerville in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Benjamin Russell Hanby

1833- 1867

 
 
Benjamin Russell Hanby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 21, 2016
1. Benjamin Russell Hanby Marker
close up of marker, showing text
Inscription. Song writer and minister of the United Brethren Church, Hanby was an Otterbein College graduate, class of 1858, known throughout the world for the inspiring songs, "Darling Nellie Gray," "Up on the Housetop," and "Who is He in Yonder Stall."

Hanby House in Westerville is maintained as a memorial honoring Benjamin and his father, Bishop William Hanby.
 
Erected 1980 by Westerville Historical Society The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 9- 25.)
 
Location. 40° 7.254′ N, 82° 56.202′ W. Marker is in Westerville, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of South Grove Street and West Walnut Street, on the right when traveling south on South Grove Street. Click for map. Marker is at the far west edge of Otterbein Cemetery, South Grove Street extends into the cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 S Grove St, Westerville OH 43081, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Temperance Row Historic District (approx. mile away); In Memory of Benjamin R. Hanby (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stoner House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Otterbein College

Benjamin Russell Hanby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 21, 2016
2. Benjamin Russell Hanby Marker
White stone column to the left is Hanby's tombstone
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Home of Benjamin R. Hanby (approx. 0.4 miles away); Westerville (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Hanby, Freedom Crusader (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Westerville.
 
Also see . . .  Benjamin Russell Hanby - Hymntime. (Submitted on April 25, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Benjamin Russell Hanby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 21, 2016
3. Benjamin Russell Hanby Marker
Marker as seen from a distance. Photo taken from South Grove Street (in the cemetery)
Benjamin Russell Hanby tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 21, 2016
4. Benjamin Russell Hanby tombstone
Benjamin Russell Hanby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 21, 2016
5. Benjamin Russell Hanby Marker
Close up of tombstone inscription, relevant to this marker. There are multiple family members memorialized on this column.
Benjamin Russell Hanby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 21, 2016
6. Benjamin Russell Hanby Marker
Grove Street gate to Otterbein Cemetery, on south side of Walnut Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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