1823–1915
portrait

Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, On­on­da­ga Coun­ty, New York.

1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York.

Or­an Com­mu­ni­ty Church Ce­me­te­ry, Pom­pey, New York.

Harriet was the daugh­ter of El­e­a­zer Rice and Han­nah Good­rich, and wife of Ze­nas Alon­zo Jones (mar­ried July 7, 1844).

She lived in On­on­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. She spent her girl­hood on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the coun­try schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear, ring­ing voice.

Her song writ­ing ca­reer be­gan when her po­et­ry came to the at­ten­tion of Mer­ritt J. Mun­ger, who asked if she could write some Sun­day school hymns for him. She went on to write for Dan­i­el Town­er, J. C. Ew­ing, the Fill­more bro­thers, and oth­ers.

  1. Abide with Me, O Lord
  2. Ah, No, I’ll Not For­get
  3. All May Come to Je­sus
  4. Angels Watch Till Ea­rly Morn­ing, The
  5. Are We Keep­ing Close to Je­sus?
  6. Are We Walk­ing in the Light?
  7. Are You Toil­ing Day by Day?
  8. Are You Toil­ing for the Master?
  9. Are You Wea­ry, Sis­ter, Bro­ther?
  10. Army of Je­sus, The
  11. As Pants the Hart for Wa­ters
  12. At the Foot of the Cross
  13. At the Pool of Si­lo­am
  14. Be Loyal, Pil­grims
  15. Beautiful, Gold­en Some­time
  16. Beautiful Wa­ters Are Mov­ing, The
  17. Behold, a Strang­er, Won­drous Fair
  18. Birthday of Our King, The
  19. Bless the Lord, O My Soul
  20. Bless Us Just Now
  21. Blessed Lord and Dear Re­deem­er
  22. Blue Sea of Ga­li­lee
  23. Bright Lit­tle Sol­diers Are Need­ed To­day
  24. Bring the Lit­tle Lambs to Je­sus
  25. By and By, Our Lord Is Com­ing
  26. By and By, We Shall Meet
  27. Can I For­get When from the Throne
  28. Can You Sing a Sweet New Song?
  29. Christ as Judge Is Com­ing by and By
  30. Christ Died for Me
  31. Christ Is Now Rea­dy to Cleanse
  32. Christ Is Wait­ing to Save
  33. Close to Thee
  34. Come in­to Our Sun­day School
  35. Come, Lit­tle Lambs
  36. Come, Spir­it, Come, with Light Di­vine
  37. Come to the Foun­tain
  38. Come to the Migh­ty to Save
  39. Cruel Thorns Are in My Path­way
  40. Dear Lit­tle Child­ren Are Ga­thered To­day, The
  41. Dear Re­deem­er Came, The
  42. Do the Clouds Oft Veil Your Sky?
  43. Do You Hear the Glad Re­frain?
  44. Does the Lord Own Me His To­day?
  45. Don’t Let Your Sick­le Get Rus­ty
  46. Down at the Cross Where the Sav­ior Died
  47. Draw Me Near Thee, Loving Sav­ior
  48. Enlisted for Christ
  49. Eternity, How Long, How Long
  50. Every Day An­oint­ings
  51. Faint Not, Wea­ry Pil­grim
  52. Feast and the Robes, The
  53. Fields Are White with the Rip­ened Grain, The
  54. For Me, O Yes, for Even Me
  55. For the Sun­shine and the Rain
  56. Foun­tain of Heal­ing Is Op­en, The
  57. Friend of Sin­ners, Take, O Take Me
  58. From Their Bed the Grass­es Spring
  59. Glory of Con­quest, The
  60. Glory to Je­sus, His Word Is True
  61. Go and Ga­ther in the Child­ren
  62. Go Spread the News Abroad
  63. Go Ye and Ga­ther
  64. God Be with Us Through the Days
  65. Golden Pro­mise from the Fa­ther
  66. Golden Pro­mise I May Claim, A
  67. Hail to the Ris­en Sav­ior
  68. Harbor Home
  69. Have You Been to Je­sus with Your Ev­ery Sin?
  70. Have You Heard About the Foun­tain?
  71. Have You Ne­ver Been to Je­sus?
  72. Have You Sins o’er Which You’re Griev­ing?
  73. He Brought Me Up from the Miry Clay
  74. He Who Dwelt Among the Low­ly
  75. Hear the Mer­ry Christ­mas Bells
  76. Hearts Are Ne­ver, Ne­ver Ach­ing
  77. Herald the Sto­ry of Sav­ing Grace
  78. Hold Fast Dear Friend That Which
  79. How I Love to Cling to Je­sus
  80. How the Bright An­gels Sing
  81. How the Hand of Love Can Light­en
  82. How They Sing Up Yon­der!
  83. I Am Dwell­ing in the Sun­shine
  84. I Am Dwell­ing with My Sav­ior
  85. I Am Hap­py in the Lord, I Am Trust­ing
  86. I Am on the Lord’s Side
  87. I Am Plead­ing, Bless­ed
  88. I Am so Glad That Je­sus Lives
  89. I Am so Glad That Sal­va­tion Is Free
  90. I Am the Lord’s, and He Is Mine
  91. I Am Think­ing Just Now of That Won­der­ful Clime
  92. I Am Trust­ing in the Lord, Hal­le­lu­jah
  93. I Am Trust­ing in the Sav­ior
  94. I Am Walk­ing with My Sav­ior
  95. I Come to Thee, O Gra­cious One
  96. I Have a Friend
  97. I Have Fought a Good Fight
  98. I Have Found the Wa­ters Sweet
  99. I Have Had a Taste of the Joys Above
  100. I Have Plunged Be­neath the Flood
  101. I Know My Sav­ior Loves Me
  102. I Know That My Re­deem­er Lives
  103. I Learned a Song with Sweet Re­frain
  104. I Like to Think That Je­sus
  105. I Love to Think of Hea­en
  106. I Love to Think of the Mu­sic Grand
  107. I Love to Think of the Ran­somed Throng
  108. I Need Thee, Lord, from Day to Day
  109. I Sought the Bless­ed Re­deem­er
  110. I Want to Do Some­thing for Je­sus My Sav­ior
  111. I Want to Live in Glo­ry
  112. I Want to Live Just as He
  113. I Want to Work in the Gos­pel
  114. I Will Ne­ver Be Afraid When Foes of God As­sail
  115. I Will Trust in the Lord My God
  116. I Would Be a Sun­beam in the Halls of Home
  117. If Christ Should Come To­night
  118. I’ll Bear the Cross
  119. I’ll Do as Pre­cious Je­sus Bids
  120. I’ll Live for My Lord and Re­deem­er
  121. I’ll Speak a Word for Je­sus
  122. I’m a Pil­grim Go­ing Home
  123. I’m Go­ing Home to Je­sus, I’m Near
  124. I’m Now a Child of God
  125. I’m Think­ing Just Now of a Beau­ti­ful Ci­ty
  126. I’m Think­ing Just Now of a Beau­ti­ful Rest
  127. In That Won­drous Home Di­vine
  128. In the Ar­my of the Lord
  129. In the Gar­den Pros­trate Ly­ing
  130. In the Home Be­yond the Tide
  131. In the Home of Bliss, Where the Sav­ior Is
  132. In the Land of End­less Sheen
  133. In the Sha­dow of His Wings I Am Rest­ing Sweet­ly
  134. In the Sha­dow of Thy Wings O Dear Re­deem­er
  135. In the Shel­ter of the Rock
  136. In the Slough of Des­pond
  137. In Yon­der Home My Man­sion
  138. Is Your Heart All Stained
  139. I’ve Enlisted in the Ar­my
  140. I’ve Seen the Light from Hea­ven’s Throne
  141. Jesus Came to Bring Sal­va­tion to a Ru­ined Race
  142. Jesus Is Ten­der­ly Call­ing for Thee
  143. Jesus Loves the Child­ren
  144. Just as He Wills
  145. Just Over Be­yond, in the Ci­ty of Gold
  146. King Bids You Come and Par­take of the Feast, The
  147. King in His Beau­ty up­on the White Throne, The
  148. King’s Call, The
  149. King’s High­way, The
  150. Let the East­er Praise Arise
  151. Let the Lit­tle Child­ren Bring Flor­al Trib­utes
  152. Let Us Arise to Do and Dare
  153. Let Us Work for Je­sus While Be­low
  154. Let Us Work in Cheer­ful Way
  155. Lift Me High­er, Bless­ed Je­sus
  156. Lights for Our Je­sus
  157. Little Girls and Lit­tle Boys
  158. Little Hands, Lit­tle Hands
  159. Little Ones, Tho’ Ve­ry Young, The
  160. Little Sol­diers of Our King, The
  161. Little Sow­ers Blest In­deed
  162. Little Tongues Can Ut­ter Praise
  163. Lo an Ar­my Grand Is March­ing
  164. Lo the Ma­ny Fields
  165. Lo! ‘Tis Free, This Great Sal­va­tion
  166. Lord Is My Shep­herd, Then Why Should I Fear, The
  167. Love’s Re­deem­ing Work Is Done
  168. Loving Sav­ior, Lead Thou Me
  169. Make It Known Among the Peo­ple
  170. Mark Well the Words so Wise­ly Said
  171. ‘Mid the Cold, Bar­ren Ways
  172. Middle of the King’s High­way, The
  173. Move For­ward, Sol­diers of the Cross
  174. My Bro­ther, the Mas­ter Is Call­ing for Thee
  175. My Feet Were in the Mi­ry Clay
  176. My Peace Is Like a Ri­ver
  177. My Re­deem­er Safely Leads Me
  178. My Sav­ior Had Not Where to Lay
  179. Never a Love Like the Love of the Lord
  180. No More Part­ing
  181. Not a Cloud to Hide Our Sky
  182. Not Now, but When ’Tis God’s Sweet Will
  183. Nothing to Bring O Sav­ior
  184. Now Is the Time to La­bor
  185. Now Let Us Sing the Song Again
  186. Now We Glad­ly Ga­ther In
  187. O Be Faith­ful, Chris­tian Sol­diers
  188. O Beau­ti­ful Ban­ner for Mor­tals Un­furled
  189. O Beau­ti­ful Home of the Wea­ry
  190. O Book of Books
  191. O, Cal­va­ry, O Cal­va­ry
  192. O Can It Be
  193. O Come to the Fold of the Shep­herd
  194. O, Dear to the Heart of the Shep­herd
  195. O Ev­er Sweet and Ho­ly
  196. O Glo­ri­ous Home­land Just ov­er the Line
  197. O Home Sweet Home so Free
  198. O How Sweet the Lov­ing Deed
  199. O I Am so Glad That Sal­va­tion Is Free
  200. O I Am so Hap­py in Je­sus
  201. O Lamb of God, for Sin­ners Slain
  202. O Life Giv­ing Wa­ter That Flow­eth so Free
  203. O Praise the Lord, I’ve Been Re­deemed
  204. O Pre­cious, Pre­cious Je­sus
  205. O Roll the Glad Cho­rus
  206. O Shall I Help to Swell the Song
  207. O Sing the Sweet Sto­ry
  208. O Sin­ner, Come to Christ To­day
  209. O Soul, by Ma­ny Woes Op­pressed
  210. O Soul of Mine
  211. O Sweet Is the Ser­vice of Je­sus
  212. O That Song, When Safe at Home
  213. O the Match­less Love and Mer­cy
  214. O the Meet­ings, O the Greet­ings
  215. O the Mu­sic Over Yon­der
  216. O the Won­drous Love of Je­sus
  217. O ’tis Sum­mer All the Time
  218. O to Be Near­er to Je­sus
  219. O Wanderer Come to Je­sus
  220. O Who Are These so Near the Throne?
  221. O Won­der­ful, Won­der­ful Sto­ry
  222. O Won­drous Love
  223. O Won­drous Sea of Ga­li­lee
  224. Oh! Beau­ti­ful Home of the Soul!
  225. O, Fa­thom­less Foun­tain of Mer­cy
  226. O Glad Who­so­ev­er, the Deed Is Done
  227. O the Home­land Over Yon­der
  228. Old-Fa­shioned Sto­ry, The
  229. On Cal­va­ry’s Moun­tain He Bought Me
  230. On for the Truth and Right
  231. On, On, to the Re­scue
  232. One Who Suf­fered on the Tree, The
  233. Onward, Bro­thers, Shout the Watch­word
  234. Onward, Chris­tian, Wrecks
  235. Onward God’s Ar­my Is March­ing
  236. Our Bless­ed Lord Is Just the Same
  237. Our Lord Com­mands, and We Obey
  238. Out on Sin’s Ocean the Care­less Are Drift­ing
  239. Over Where the Ran­somed Ga­ther
  240. Passing Through the Fie­ry Fur­nace
  241. Patiently We Toil Along
  242. Plant Bloss­oms, Rare Bloss­oms
  243. Praise, O Praise the King
  244. Precious Christ, in Whom I Trust
  245. Precious Days Are Pass­ing By
  246. Precious Je­sus Saves from Sin
  247. Precious Pro­mise from My Sav­ior
  248. Press On­ward, Chris­tian Sol­diers
  249. Redeemed
  250. Righteous Fa­ther Know­eth Best, The
  251. Ring Out, Glad Bells o’er Hills and Dells
  252. Ring Out, Ring Out
  253. Ring Out the Tid­ings in Notes Loud and Clear
  254. Ring, Ring the Bells
  255. Savior Died to Set Me Free, The
  256. See the Bea­con Bright­ly Burn­ing
  257. See Yon­der Ves­sel, the Storm Rag­es High
  258. Shall I Tell You Why I Sing a Joy­ful Lay
  259. Since My Soul Is Re­deemed
  260. Sing, O Sing the Dear Old Sto­ry
  261. Sing the Chris­tian’s March­ing Song
  262. Sing the Joy­ful News Again
  263. Sing the Love of Je­sus
  264. Soldiers of Je­sus, Arise
  265. Some Sweet Morn­ing, Noon or Ev­en­ing
  266. Sometime the Night of Sor­row Will Be O’er
  267. Sometime We’ll Cross
  268. Sometime We’ll Reach the Sum­mer Land
  269. Song in My Heart, A
  270. Song of Love, The
  271. Sons and Daught­ers, Hearts Unit­ed
  272. Souls That Are Pre­cious
  273. Spread the Tid­ings All Abroad
  274. Step Out on the Pro­mise
  275. Still Out of Christ
  276. Sweet Is the Fount of Mer­cy
  277. Sweet Songs Are Heard in Wood­land
  278. There Are Break­ing Hearts To­day
  279. There Are Dan­gers Drear on the Sea of Life
  280. There Are Days of Toil for His Serv­ants True
  281. There Are Songs, Sweet Songs
  282. There Is a Beau­ti­ful Home Be­yond the Si­lent Sea
  283. There Is a Beau­ti­ful Path
  284. There Is a Friend Whose Name Is Love
  285. There Is Glo­ry in My Soul
  286. There Is Sweet Con­tentvment in My Soul To­day
  287. There Is Sweet Rest
  288. There Stands a Rock Amid the Waves
  289. There’s a Beau­ti­ful Home for the Child­ren
  290. There’s a Beau­ti­ful Re­gion Just Now in My View
  291. There’s a Glit­ter­ing Star Ov­er­head
  292. There’s a Home Be­yond the Jor­dan
  293. There’s a Star in the East
  294. There’s a Star Ov­er­head
  295. There’s a Strang­er Close Be­side You
  296. There’s an Old Fa­shioned Sto­ry
  297. There’s Joy in the Thought of a Rai­ment of White
  298. These Are Days of Toil
  299. This Grand Lit­tle Ar­my
  300. Though Oft­en Our Feet May Be Bleed­ing
  301. Though Your Sins Be Red Like Crim­son
  302. Three Hours the Earth Is Filled
  303. Through the Pre­cious, Pre­cious Blood
  304. Throw to the Breeze the Ban­ner
  305. Thy Lead, O Lord, I Know Is Best
  306. ’Tis Sweet to Dwell in Love Di­vine
  307. ’Tis Sweet to Know That Christ Re­ceives
  308. ’Tis Sweet to Know That Je­sus Came
  309. To Save the World the Sav­ior Came
  310. To That Sweet Home for Which I Long
  311. To Thee We Ren­der Thanks and Praise
  312. Toiler, Have You Wea­ry Grown?
  313. Trusting in the Bless­ed Christ
  314. Trusting in the Words of Je­sus
  315. ’Twill Mat­ter but Lit­tle
  316. Unto Our God Let Notes of Praise
  317. Unto Thee I Fly
  318. Upon the Cross the Sav­ior
  319. We Are Child­ren of a King
  320. We Are Com­ing, We Are Com­ing
  321. We Are Daugh­ters of a King
  322. We Are Hap­py Pil­grims
  323. We Are Jun­ior Work­ers Strong
  324. We Are Lit­tle Blos­soms
  325. We Are Lit­tle Chris­tian Serv­ants
  326. We Are Lit­tle Sol­diers True
  327. We Are March­ing Right Along
  328. We Are Sol­diers in the Ar­my
  329. We Are Will­ing Workers in the Op­en Field
  330. We Are Youth­ful Stu­dents
  331. We Can Give a Cup of Wa­ter
  332. We Come, We Come, This Fest­ive Day
  333. We Come, We Come, This Hal­lowed Day
  334. We Come with Songs of Glad­ness
  335. We Have a Rock, a Safe Re­treat
  336. We Love the Ho­ly Bible, Its Pag­es Love to Scan
  337. We May Bright­en Paths
  338. We May Plant Some Bloss­oms
  339. We Must Wait, We Must Work, We Must Watch
  340. We Shall Con­quer in the Bat­tle for the Right
  341. We Shall Cross the Roll­ing Tide Some Day
  342. We Shall Gain the Shin­ing Land
  343. We Shall Meet the King of Hea­ven
  344. We Shall Reach Our Home Some Day
  345. We Shall Reach the Gold­en Gate
  346. We Will Bear Each Other’s Bur­dens
  347. We Will Love the Child­ren’s Friend
  348. Welcome, Sweet Spir­it of Love
  349. We’ll Meet Again on Ed­en’s Plains
  350. We’re a Lit­tle Chris­tian Band
  351. We’re a Lit­tle Sun­shine Band
  352. We’re Going to Hang a Ty­rant
  353. We’re March­ing to Con­quer
  354. We’re on Our Way to Glo­ry Land
  355. We’re Sail­ing in Sal­va­tion’s Ark
  356. We’re Un­der the Ban­ner
  357. What Can Sweet­ly Fill My Soul
  358. What Re­joic­ing There Will Be
  359. When Drea­ry Sha­dows Veil My Skies
  360. When I Would Count My Bless­ings
  361. When the Bur­dened Heart Re­lents
  362. When the Call from the Skies
  363. When the Pear­ly Gates Un­fold
  364. When the Saints March in for the Crown­ing
  365. When the Sha­dows Round Me
  366. When the Toil­ing Time Is End­ed
  367. When the Work­ing Time Is Ov­er
  368. When We Reach the Fields of Ed­en
  369. While Sail­ing Ov­er the Wa­ters Wide
  370. Who Will Forth to Lead the Child­ren
  371. Will You Come to the Feast?
  372. With Joy We Come and Glad­ly Sing
  373. Within Thy Courts, O Lord
  374. Witness for Je­sus His Name
  375. Wonderful, Lov­a­ble Sav­ior, A
  376. Would You Bear the Wel­come Plau­dit?
  377. Would You Go Re­joic­ing On?
  378. Would You La­bor for the Mas­ter?
  379. Ye Saints of God, Re­joice
  380. Ye Slum­ber­ing Chris­tians, Arouse Ye
  381. You’re Sail­ing To­ward the Fear­ful Ra­pids