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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