Peter Arthur Ranck Jr

20 June 1815–18 November 1895 (Age 80)
Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Peter Arthur

When Peter Arthur Ranck Jr was born on 20 June 1815, in Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Arthur Ranck Sr., was 37 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Eicholtz, was 27. He married Ann Lemmon on 25 August 1840. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 18 November 1895, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Elysian Burial Gardens, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Peter Arthur Ranck Jr
Ann Lemmon
Marriage: 25 August 1840
Robert Buyers Ranck
Margaret Elizabeth Ranck
Mary Catherine Ranck
William Eicholtz Ranck
Joseph Gibson Ranck
Sarah Jane Ranck
Lydia Ann Ranck
Susanna Louisa Ranck
Eudora Vilate Ranck
Harriet Irene Ranck
Peter Lemon Ranck

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  • Marriage
    25 August 1840
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    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. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 5
    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.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 21
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Rank .Altered form of French Ranc .In some cases also an Americanized form of Czech and Slovenian Ranc .

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

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    Ranck Family History

    Ranck Family History as told by Sterling King Hixson ·2013-05-20 22:24:46 GMT+0000 (UTC)·0 Comments RANCK FAMILY HISTORY The first of the present known Rancks* lived in the province of Langue …

    Sources (59)

    • Peter Ranck, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Peter Ranck in entry for Joseph Gibson Ranck and Lois Chapman Williams, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Peter Ranck in entry for Margaret Elizabeth Hixson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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