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Rev John Rankin
Birth: Feb. 5, 1793
Dandridge
Jefferson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1886
Ironton
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) 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Rankin (1756 - 1827)
  Jane Steele Rankin (1764 - 1846)
 
 Spouse:
  Jean Gillfillen Lowry Rankin (1795 - 1878)*
 
 Children:
  Adam Lowry Rankin (1816 - 1895)*
  David Wilmont Rankin (1819 - 1857)*
  Andrew Campbell Rankin (1828 - 1902)*
 
 Siblings:
  Isabella Rankin Biggs (1789 - 1877)**
  John Rankin (1793 - 1886)
  Robert Henderson Rankin (1810 - 1840)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Maplewood Cemetery
Ripley
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
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Rev John Rankin
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