Grace Rankin

25 November 1891–5 December 1954 (Age 63)
Missoula, Montana, United States

The Life of Grace

When Grace Rankin was born on 25 November 1891, in Missoula, Montana, United States, her father, John Rankin, was 51 and her mother, Olive Pickering, was 37. She married Thomas E. Kinney on 27 August 1913, in Missoula, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Sherman Election Precinct, Kootenai, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 5 December 1954, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Missoula Cemetery, Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Thomas E. Kinney
Grace Rankin
Marriage: 27 August 1913
Janet Rankin Kinney

Spouse and Children

    Thomas E. Kinney



27 August 1913
Missoula, Montana, United States


    Janet Rankin Kinney


Parents and Siblings

    John Rankin





+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 1

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Grace Kinney in household of Thomas E Kinney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grace Kinney in household of Thomas E Kinney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace R Kinney in household of Thomas E Kinney, "United States Census, 1930"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.