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Joseph William Rankin
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Birth: May 8, 1876
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1963
California, USA

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.

Parents:
He was the son of William Rankin (1841-?) and Mary A. Rafferty (1843-?).

Birth:
He was born on May 8, 1876 in New York City, New York.

Baptism:
May 21, 1876 at Saint Columba Roman Catholic Church, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York.

Siblings:
He had a brother, George S. Rankin (1866-1943) who married Catherine Doyle.

Baptism:
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.

Marriage:
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".

Children:
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.

Death:
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.

Burial:
Plot 15-16, Saint Joseph Range 21 in Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.

Research:
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.


 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Rankin (1840 - 1880)
  Mary A. Rafferty Rankin (1843 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Veronica Meehan Rankin (1881 - 1955)
 
 Children:
  Joseph Gerard Rankin (1912 - 1994)*
  Muriel Veronica Rankin Brown (1914 - 1981)*
  George William Rankin (1919 - 1942)*
 
 Sibling:
  George S. Rankin (1866 - 1943)*
  Joseph William Rankin (1876 - 1963)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Brooklyn
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
Joseph William Rankin
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Joseph William Rankin
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Joseph William Rankin
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