Rankin

1806–Male
Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rankin

When Rankin was born in 1806, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, his father, Richard Rankin, was 50 and his mother, Isabella Jane Steele, was 42.

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Family Time Line

Richard Rankin
1756–1827
Isabella Jane Steele
1764–1846
Samuel Steele Rankin
1784–1859
Thomas Rankin
1787–
Isabella Clendinin Rankin
1789–1877
James T. Rankin
1790–
David Rankin
1791–1814
Rev. John Thomas Rankin
1794–1886
William Clendenin Rankin
1795–1889
James Gardner Rankin Sr.
1797–
Richard Duffield Rankin
1800–1890
Hervey Rankin
1802–1802
Rev. Alexander Taylor Rankin
1803–1885
Rankin
1806–
Andrew Campbell Rankin
1806–1828
Alexander Taylor Rankin
1806–1882
Rev. Robert Henderson Rankin
1810–1840

Parents and Siblings

    Male1756–1827Male

    Isabella Jane Steele

    Female1764–1846Female

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (3)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 6

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 29

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: from the medieval personal name Rankin, a diminutive of Ronald or Rand , with the diminutive suffix -kin.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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