Simpson Ely

A minister and hymn writer, Simpson was the son of Solomon Ely and Ra­chel Turner, and hus­band of Elizabeth Miller.  As of 1892, he headed Christian University in Canton, Missouri.
     He was born in Illinois 6 June 1848 and died at Joplin, Missouri on 5 July 1908.

 — Data from and other sources, located by Adam Seaman.