|Birth: ||May 8, 1876|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 8, 1963|
Joseph William Rankin (1876-1963) was a garage manager in 1920 and later worked as a security guard. (b. May 8, 1876; New York City, New York, USA - d. March 8, 1963; San Jose, California, USA) Social Security Number 053074509.
He was the son of William Rankin (1841-?) and Mary A. Rafferty (1843-?).
He was born on May 8, 1876 in New York City, New York.
May 21, 1876 at Saint Columba Roman Catholic Church, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York.
He had a brother, George S. Rankin (1866-1943) who married Catherine Doyle.
Joseph was baptized May 21, 1876 at Saint Columbia Church, Manhattan, New York City, New York.
Manhattan, New York:
He appears in the 1880 US Census for New York living in Manhattan.
On April 17, 1911 he married Ellen Veronica Meehan (1881-1955) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Brooklyn, New York City, New York. The marriage certificate was number "3464".
Together they had the following children: Joseph Gerard Rankin (1912-1994) who married Dorothy Agnes Sergent (1914-1983); Muriel Veronica Rankin (1914-1981) who married Edmond John Brown I (1908-1990); and George William Rankin (1919-1942) aka William George Rankin who was killed in action during WWII in Oran Harbor, Algeria.
Brooklyn, New York:
Joseph and Ellen appear in the 1920 US Census in Brooklyn, New York and Joseph is working as a garage manager.
Joseph died on March 08, 1963 possibly in California, and he was buried in the family plot in Holy Cross Cemetery on March 12, 1963.
Plot 15-16, Saint Joseph Range 21 in Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on February 20, 2004. Updated on August 23, 2013 with information on his baptism.
William Rankin (1840 - 1880)
Mary A. Rafferty Rankin (1843 - ____)
Ellen Veronica Meehan Rankin (1881 - 1955)
Joseph Gerard Rankin (1912 - 1994)*
Muriel Veronica Rankin Brown (1914 - 1981)*
George William Rankin (1919 - 1942)*
George S. Rankin (1866 - 1943)*
Joseph William Rankin (1876 - 1963)
Holy Cross Cemetery
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Plot 15-16, Saint Joseph Range 21
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Feb 20, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8407598