Jean Gilfillen Rankin

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Jean Gilfillen Rankin (Lowry)

Nicknames: "Jane"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Washington County, Tennessee, United States
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Adam Lowry and Julia Lowry
Wife of John Rankin
Mother of Adam Lowry Rankin; Isabella Jane Rankin; David Wilmont Rankin; Capt. Richard Calvin Rankin, Sr.; Samuel Gardner Wilson Rankin and 8 others
Sister of Esther Montgomery Carey; Samuel Gardner Lowry; Eliza Rowe Rankin; Mary Merriwether Rankin; William Ramsey Lowry and 3 others

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About Jean Gilfillen Rankin (Lowry)

In May 1892, six years after John Rankin's death, a monument aptly named "Freedom's Heroes,", was dedicated to Rankin and his wife, Jean Lowry Rankin, on the grounds of the Maplewood Cemetery in Ripley, Ohio, for their work as abolitionists and conductors on the underground railroad.

Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Rankin_%28abolitionist%29 .

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Jean Gilfillen Rankin's Timeline

1795
December 1, 1795
Washington County, Tennessee, United States
1816
January 2, 1816
Age 20
Washington, TN
November 4, 1816
Age 20
Washington County, Tennessee, United States
1818
June 16, 1818
Age 22
Concord, Kentucky
1819
September 18, 1819
Age 23
Paris, Kentucky
1821
July 24, 1821
Age 25
Nicholas, Kentucky
July 24, 1821
Age 25
Carlisle, Nicholas County, Kentucky, United States
1824
November 2, 1824
Age 28
1826
February 25, 1826
Age 30
1828
June 22, 1828
Age 32