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William RANKIN

William RANKIN

Male 1795 - 1872  (76 years)

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  • Name William RANKIN 
    Born 9 Oct 1795  Center Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jul 1872  Shippensburg Twp, Cumberland Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Spring Hill cemetery, Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10020  Primary
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2017 

    Father William RANKIN,   b. 5 Nov 1770, Franklin Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1847, Potter's Mills, Centre Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Abigail MCGINLEY,   b. 8 Apr 1773,   d. 14 Sep 1812, Centre Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married Bef 1796 
    Family ID F2837  Group Sheet

    Family Caroline Olivia NEVIN,   b. 17 Oct 1812, Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1882, Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1829  Shippensburg, PA United Presbyterian Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Children 
    +1. William Alexander RANKIN,   b. 30 Dec 1829,   d. 18 Jul 1892, Warren, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +2. Mary Adeline RANKIN,   b. 3 Nov 1832, Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1901, Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +3. David Nevin RANKIN,   b. 28 Oct 1833, Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1901, Shield's Station, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +4. Abigail McGinley RANKIN,   b. 1 Sep 1836,   d. 1 Feb 1918, Southampton, Franklin Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Alfred John RANKIN,   b. Abt 1838,   d. 24 Apr 1891  (Age ~ 53 years)
    +6. James Henry RANKIN,   b. 19 Sep 1840,   d. 12 Feb 1915, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +7. Elizabeth Jane RANKIN,   b. 16 May 1842, Shippensburg Twp, Cumberland Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1906, New York City, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +8. Joseph Pierce RANKIN,   b. 17 Feb 1844,   d. 20 Jun 1918, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +9. Caroline O. RANKIN,   b. 1 Apr 1846,   d. 9 Jul 1926, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     10. Samuel Nevin RANKIN,   b. 1848,   d. 30 Mar 1849  (Age 1 years)
     11. Alice RANKIN,   b. 11 Aug 1851,   d. 17 May 1852  (Age 0 years)
    +12. Anna M. RANKIN,   b. 12 Oct 1853,   d. 30 Aug 1927  (Age 73 years)
    Photos
    Rankin, William and his family
    Rankin, William and his family
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F2820  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Spring Hill cemetery, Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., PA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Portrait
    Dr. William Rankin
    Dr. William Rankin
    Dr. William Rankin
    Dr. William Rankin
    From an old photo album in Shippensburg, photo provided courtesy of David Pierce

  • Sources 
    1. [S126] Bible: Bratton family bible (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S128] PA Biography: Men of Mark, Nevin, Alfred, (Philadelphia, Fulton Publishing Company, 1876), p.333 (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S126] Bible: Bratton family bible, Dr. William Rankin died in Shippensburg, Pa, July 15th 1872.

    4. [S523890147] PA Cumberland Co.: Carlisle Herald: Marriages and Deaths 1866, 1868-1872, Wilson, Mary Anne Capell, (Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1998), 98 (Reliability: 3).
      Death of Dr. Rankin - Dr. William Rankin, an eminent practitioner at Shippensburg, died on Monday. The Dr. was a man of about 80 years of age, and had been in the practice of medicine for over fifty years - and previous to his death was one of the leading members of out county medical association. During the long term of the Doctor's practice, he made may valuable contributions to medical science. His loss will not be felt alone in his own community,but by the people at large, since, being deprived of his valuable knowledge of medicine.

    5. [S128] PA Biography: Men of Mark, Nevin, Alfred, (Philadelphia, Fulton Publishing Company, 1876), p. 333 (Reliability: 0).

    6. [S148] PA Cumberland Co.: Marriages and Death 1821-1830, Wright, F. Edward, (Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1991,1994), p. 122 (Reliability: 0).