Jean Gilfillen Rankin

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Jean Gilfillen Rankin (Lowry)

Also Known As: "Jane"
Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Washington County, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 28, 1878 (83)
Ripley, Brown County, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Adam Lowry and Julia Lowry
Wife of Reverend John Rankin
Mother of Adam Lowry Rankin; Isabella Jane Rankin; David Wilmont Rankin; Capt. Richard Calvin Rankin, Sr.; Rev. 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

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.

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Jean Gilfillen Rankin's Timeline

December 1, 1795
Washington County, Tennessee, United States
November 4, 1816
Age 20
Washington County, Tennessee, United States
June 16, 1818
Age 22
Concord, Kentucky
September 18, 1819
Age 23
Paris, Kentucky
July 24, 1821
Age 25
Carlisle, Nicholas County, Kentucky, United States
December 28, 1822
Age 27
Nicholas, Kentucky
November 2, 1824
Age 28
February 25, 1826
Age 30
June 22, 1828
Age 32
Ripley, Brown County, Ohio, United States