@Miss E.. song by P.P. Bliss and H.G. Stafford copyright 1904:
When Peace, like a river, attendeth my way,
When sorrows like sea billows roll:
Whatever my lot, Thou hast brought me to say,
"It is well, it is well with my soul"
P.P. Bliss penned the words to this while looking out over the water where the ship had gone down with his children on it. Tragic time in his life.
(Not saying stafford didnt have a hand in the song)