George and his wife Bella served with the China Inland Mission (CIM).
They wwere stationed in Shansi Province (modern Shanxi) in northern China. Georges work included church planting, outreach and drug rehabilitation.
George, Bella, their young son and fellow missionaries were martyred in 1900 by terrorists during the Boxer rebellion.
(Please note: day and month of birth and death of George McConnell are not accurate on this timeline)