Carrie Alda Rankin

28 August 1877–October 1974 (Age 97)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Carrie Alda

When Carrie Alda Rankin was born on 28 August 1877, in Kansas, United States, her father, David Kelly Rankin, was 37 and her mother, Margaret Isabella Cochran, was 30. She married Willis Vernon Vinzant in 1906. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States for about 10 years and Newport Beach Judicial Township, Orange, California, United States in 1940. She died in October 1974, in Montgomery, Illinois, United States, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Willis Vernon Vinzant
Carrie Alda Rankin
Marriage: 1906
Cleo Belle Vinzant
Rollie Rankin Vinzant

Spouse and Children

    Willis Vernon Vinzant






    Rollie Rankin Vinzant


Parents and Siblings

    David Kelly Rankin


    Margaret Isabella Cochran




    William Harvey Rankin


    Charles F Rankin


    Claude Wesley Rankin


    Laura Blanche Rankin


    Laura Blanch Rankin


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 8

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 26

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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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Sources (3)

  • Carrie A Vinzant in household of Willis V Vinzant, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carin A Rankin in household of David Rankin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Carey A Vinzant in household of Willis V Vinzant, "United States Census, 1910"

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