John B Rankins

Clark, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John B

When John B Rankins was born in 1819, in Clark, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Rankins, was 50 and his mother, Nancy Daniels, was 36.

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John Rankins
Nancy Daniels
Albert Gallatin Rankins
Evaline Rankin
Amanda Rankin
Hiram B Rankins
Robert Rankin
Mary Jane Rankin
Nancy Rankin
John B Rankins

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    Nancy Daniels




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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1819 · First Commercial Oil Well Opens

Age 0

In 1819, in McCreary County, Kentucky along Cumberland River was the site of the first commercial oil well.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

Although not listed by Black, this may be presumed to be a patronymic from Rankin , along with Rankinson, which Black does record.

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

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