Moses Rankins

1774–after 1830 (Age 56)
Frederick, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Moses

When Moses Rankins was born in 1774, in Frederick, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Moses Rankins, was 22 and his mother, Mrs Moses Rankins, was 19. He married Mary Gill on 14 November 1795, in Mason, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Mason, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died after 1830, in Nicholas, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Moses Rankins
1774–1830
Mary Gill
1775–1821
Marriage: 14 November 1795
Robert Rankins
1797–
John Rankins
1800–
Elizabeth Rankins
1804–1833
William Rankins
1808–1877
Sarah "Sallie" Rankins
1810–1852
Effie Rankins
1810–1883
Matilda Rankins
1812–1840

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 November 1795
Mason, Kentucky, United States
children

(7)

    Robert Rankins

    Male1797–Male

    John Rankins

    Male1800–Male

    Elizabeth Rankins

    Female1804–1833Female

    William Rankins

    Male1808–1877Male

    Sarah "Sallie" Rankins

    Female1810–1852Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1775

Age 1

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1791

Age 17

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Moses Rankins, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Moses Rankins, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Moses Rankins in entry for Joseph Ashpaugh and Affia Rankins, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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