Mary Slessor

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Mary Slessor
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Mary Slessor
Born2 December 1848 (1848-12-02)
Aiberdeen, Scotland
Died13 Januar 1915(1915-01-13) (aged 66)
Use Ikot Oku, Calabar, Nigerie
Kent forChristian meesionar wark in Africae; promotin weemen's richts an rescuin unwantit childer
ReleegionChristian (Unitit Presbyterian Kirk o Scotland)

Mary Mitchell Slessor (2 December 1848 – 13 Januar 1915) wis a Scots meesionar tae Nigerie. Her wark an strang personality alloued her tae be trustit an acceptit bi the locals while spreadin Christianity, pertectin native childer an promotin weemen's richts. She is creeditit wi haein stapped the killin o twins amang the Efik, a pairteecular ethnic group in Nigerie.[1]

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  1. "Mary Slessor".