John Gibson Paton
b. May 24, 1824 – d. January 28, 1907 • Missionary • Presbyterian • Protestant
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Paton, John Gibson
Paton, John Gibson (1824–1907), missionary to Vanuatu (then known as the New Hebrides). Born in Kirkmahoe, near Dumfries, of parents who belonged to the *Reformed Presbyterian Church of Scotland, he gained his education under great difficulties. Having worked for six years for the Glasgow City Mission,
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Paton, John Gibson
Paton, John Gibson (1824–1907)Pioneer Presbyterian missionary to the New Hebrides, a group of islands in the southwest Pacific (now Vanuata)Born at Kirkmahoe, Dumfriesshire (Scotland), Paton was educated in theology and medicine at the University of Glasgow while serving as a city missioner (1847–1856).