Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Rankins in:
 • Maplewood Cemetery
 • Ripley
 • Brown County
 • Ohio
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Rev John Rankin
Birth: Feb. 5, 1793
Jefferson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1886
Lawrence County
Ohio, USA

Religious figure. Ohio Presbyterian Clergyman of anti-slavery period. Founder of the Free Presbyterian Church of America and President of the Ripley College in Ripley, Ohio. He helped Eliza and George Harris, and other individuals from "Uncle Tom's Cabin" to freedom. He founded the American Reform Book and Track Society of Cincinnati, and he was the author of several books, including "Covenant of Grace" in 1869. (bio by: ilovehistory) 
Family links: 
  Richard Rankin (1756 - 1827)
  Jane Steele Rankin (1764 - 1846)
  Jean Gillfillen Lowry Rankin (1795 - 1878)*
  Adam Lowry Rankin (1816 - 1895)*
  David Wilmont Rankin (1819 - 1857)*
  Andrew Campbell Rankin (1828 - 1902)*
  Isabella Rankin Biggs (1789 - 1877)**
  John Rankin (1793 - 1886)
  Robert Henderson Rankin (1810 - 1840)*
*Calculated relationship
Maplewood Cemetery
Brown County
Ohio, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: ilovehistory
Record added: May 15, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8760833
Rev John Rankin
Added by: JEP484
Rev John Rankin
Added by: Mike Reed
Rev John Rankin
Added by: Mike Reed
There are 3 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

With Respect, from Delia Webster's family.
 Added: Sep. 16, 2016

- pjk999pjk
 Added: Jun. 5, 2016

- Wayne Carver Sr
 Added: Aug. 7, 2015
There are 51 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.2 after 32 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED