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Adalinda S. (Harrison) Ranck (1850 - 1909)

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Adalinda S. Ranck formerly Harrison
Born in New Yorkmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1870 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Giles County, Tennesseemap
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Profile last modified 7 Apr 2020 | Created 3 Mar 2018 | Last significant change: 7 Apr 2020
20:20: SJ Baty edited the Biography for Adalinda S. (Harrison) Ranck (1850-1909). [Thank SJ for this]
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Adalinda Harrison was born in November 1850 in New York. Her parents were William Harrison and Jane Howe.

She is the twin sister of Adelaide or Adalade Harrison.

Adalinda married Oliver Ranck in 1870, and together they had 6 children:

  1. Elmer Ranck
  2. Floyd Ranck
  3. Howard Ranck
  4. Walter Ranck
  5. Laura Ranck
  6. Bernard Ranck

Oliver Ranck likely worked on the William and Jane Harrison farm, he is listed in the 1880 census as married to Adalinda living on or next to the Harrison farm. Frank Craney and his family are living a few doors down. On the 1870 census, the Harrison & Craney parents farms are nearby to the Craney (Frank & Adelaide) & Ranck (Oliver and Adalinda) farms. Frank and Adelaide's births in Rome County are listed as Jane b. abt 1874, William b. abt. 1878, Mary 22 Apr 1880, 19 Oct 1884, 28 Oct 1893, & 14 Aug 1890.

Adalinda died in 1909 in Giles County, Tennessee



  1. Year: 1840; Census Place: White Deer, Union, Pennsylvania; Roll: 496; Page: 319; Family History Library Film: 0020558. Accessed 9 Oct 2019 by SJ Baty at Ancestry. Ancestry shared record.

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