Music by Harriet Ware

Born: 12th July 1799

Died: 26th June 1847

Birthplace: Paxton, Massachusetts

Harriet Ware was the eldest daughter of Puritanical parents and had schooling year round. She began studying religion and in 1819 moved to Franklin, Massachusetts. She began teaching at a school in Union, but was then summoned to teach at a school in a suburb of Providence, India Point. She taught in India Point in 1832 and later founded Children's Friend Society in 1835.