1842–1905
Mrs. James Gibson Johnson

March 21, 1842, Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio.

March 16, 1905, Mon­ter­rey, Mex­i­co. She and her hus­band James had been vi­sit­ing their son Ran­kin, an en­gin­eer for the Mex­i­can Na­tion­al Rail­way. While ac­com­pa­ny­ing his wife’s bo­dy back to Con­nec­ti­cut, James fell ill and died in Wash­ing­ton, DC.

Ri­ver­side Ce­me­te­ry, Farm­ing­ton, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Mary was the daugh­ter of Will­iam Ran­kin and El­la Hope Ste­vens, and had a bro­ther who was a pro­fess­or at Prince­ton Un­i­ver­si­ty. In 1870, she mar­ried James Gib­son John­son, who pas­tored se­ver­al con­gre­ga­tions, in­clud­ing the New Eng­land Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois, where she met James Mc­Gra­na­han.

Mary was ac­tive in ov­er­seas mis­sions. Her name ap­pears in:

  1. Come
  2. Sometimes the Path Is Dark and Drear

where to get John­son’s pho­to