Benjamin Hanby

Benjamin Hanby bio

Birth Name: Benjamin Hanby

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: Ohio

Date Of Birth: July 22, 1833

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Benjamin Hanby was born on the 22nd of July, 1833. He was popular for being a Composer. Perhaps most famous for his Christmas songs “Jolly Old Saint Nicholas” and “Up On the House Top,” this nineteenth-century composer also wrote a hymn titled “Who Is He In Yonder Stall?” In addition, he composed a popular song, “Darling Nelly Gray,” that tells the story of a slave who has been separated from his love.

Benjamin Hanby was born in Ohio. After graduating from Otterbein University, he became a pastor at an Ohio branch of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ. He died in his thirties of tuberculosis.

Benjamin Hanby was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Benjamin Hanby was born in 1830s.

Benjamin Hanby is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Benjamin Hanby’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Benjamin Hanby’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Benjamin Hanby kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Benjamin Hanby was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: Benjamin Hanby
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Zodiac Sign: Benjamin Hanby was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Benjamin Hanby was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Benjamin Hanby had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Benjamin Hanby’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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