Born: January 1, 1838, Manchester, Indiana.
Died: November 12, 1914.
A Methodist minister, Jackson and his wife Alice spent many years as missionaries in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Upon their return to America, they lived in the River Forest/Oak Park area of Chicago, Illinois.
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Display Title: Precious JesusFirst Line: Precious to my heart is JesusTune Title: [Precious to my heart is Jesus]Author: Henry Godden Jackson, 1838-1914Source: New Junior Songs, by James M. Black (New York: The Methodist Book Concern, 1914), number 1