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William Rankin (1759 - 1833)

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William Rankin
Born in Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvaniamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Greene County, Tennesseemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Greene, Tennessee, USAmap
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Categories: Greene County, Tennessee | Carlisle, Pennsylvania | NSDAR Patriot Ancestors | NSSAR Patriot Ancestors.

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NSSAR Ancestor #: P-275609
Rank: Private



William Rankin served in the American Revolutionary war.[1]

He was born on January 27, 1759 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania and died on December 13, 1833 in Greene County, Tennessee.


Husband: William Rankin
Date: 24 AUG 1787
Place: Greene, Tennessee, USA[2]


  1. Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed July 21, 2016), "Record of William Rankin", Ancestor # A094406.
  2. William's marriage record is on

See Also:

  • Hatcher, Patricia Law Title: Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1999.Original data - Hatcher, Patricia Law. Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots. Dallas, TX, USA: Pioneer Heritage Press, 1987.Original data: Hatcher, Patricia Law.
  • Dodd, Jordan Title: Tennessee Marriages to 1825 Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1997.Original data - Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Tennessee.
  • U.S. Pensioners, 1818-1872 Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2007.Original data - Ledgers of Payments, 1818-1872, to U.S. Pensioners Under Acts of 1818 Through 1858 From Records of the Office of the Third Auditor of the Treasury, 1818-1872.
  • Jackson, Ron V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp. Title: Tennessee Census, 1810-91 Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1999.Original data - Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes.
  • Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2008.Original data - Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm.Original data: Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002.
  • U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 Author: Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls.


  • WikiTree profile Rankin-474 created through the import of Rankin-Ridgdill Family Tree.ged on Oct 4, 2011 by Elizabeth Rankin.
  • Thank you to Brent Biggs for creating WikiTree profile Rankin-956 through the import of Biggs Family Tree - DNA Link_2013-08-17.ged on Aug 17, 2013.

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