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 Mary Isabella <I>McClellan</I> Lambuth

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Mary Isabella McClellan Lambuth

  • Birth 17 Dec 1832 Hebron, Washington County, New York, USA
  • Death 26 Jun 1904 Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
  • Burial Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
  • Memorial ID 82874281

Daughter of William Gordon McClellan and Sally Ann (Cleveland) McClellan.

After moving to Mississippi she taught the children of Rev. John R. and Nancy Lambuth. On October 10, 1853, Mary married their son, Rev James William Lambuth. Both volunteered the same year to be missionaries to China and sailed to Shanghai in 1854.

Rev. and Mrs Lambuth served forty years as missionaries in China and Japan. They raised the following children: Rev. Walter Russell Thornton Lambuth, Nettie Lambuth, Nora Kate (Lambuth) Park, Rev. Robert Lambuth, granddaughter Nettie Craig (Lambuth) Lewis [daughter of Robert, and whose mother died when she was 5], and their adopted Chinese daughter MoTaTa [who had been abandoned on top of a fresh grave in Soochow{Suzhou}].

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  • Created by: Rebecca Ewing Peterson
  • Added: 2 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82874281
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Isabella McClellan Lambuth (17 Dec 1832–26 Jun 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82874281, citing Soochow/Suzhou, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China ; Maintained by Rebecca Ewing Peterson (contributor 46987065) .