History of Hymns

    Come Come Ye Saints

    Episode 16

    31:17
    Description

    William Clayton was born in 1814 in northwestern England. At age 22 he joined the Church, as did his wife. In April 1846, Brother Clayton was a member of the first company of Mormon pioneers to trek to Utah. During the journey he composed new text to the music of a recently-popularized song, "All Is Well."

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