1842-1905
Mrs. James Gibson Johnson

March 21, 1842, Cincinnati, Ohio.

March 16, 1905, Monterrey, Mexico. She and her husband James had been visiting their son Rankin, an engineer for the Mexican National Railway. While accompanying his wife’s body back to Connecticut, James fell ill and died in Washington, DC.

Riverside Cemetery, Farmington, Connecticut.

Mary was the daughter of William Rankin and Ella Hope Stevens, and had a brother who was a professor at Princeton University. In 1870, she married James Gibson Johnson, who pastored several congregations, including the New England Congregational Church in Chicago, Illinois, where she met James McGranahan.

Mary was active in overseas missions. Her name appears in:

  1. Come
  2. Sometimes the Path Is Dark and Drear

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