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William Thomas Rankin, I
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Birth: Dec. 23, 1890
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1970
Fort Hamilton
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

William Thomas Rankin I (1890-1970) was a US Army Sergeant in World War I and later an inspector at the Barge Office in New York City. (b. December 23, 1890; Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, 07307, USA - d. New Year's Eve, December 31, 1970; Veteran's Hospital, Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York City, New York, 11220, USA) Social Security Number 079163240.

Parents:
He was the son of George S. Rankin (1866-1943) and Catherine Doyle (1869-1897). Katherine died at a young age in Manhattan on April 28, 1897. Her death certificate number was "13133" and she was listed as "Katherine Rankin".

Birth:
He was born on December 23, 1890 in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey.

Siblings:
His siblings include: Frank Rankin (1892-1970); Esther Rankin (1894-1959) who married Frank Fowler (1881-1944); and Mary Irene Rankin (1895-1988) who married Christopher Kuhlmann (1890-1978).

World War I:
He started military service on May 18, 1917 and ended on June 18, 1919. He was a mess sergeant in the US Army.

Marriage:
He married Catherine Agnes McLaughlin (1893-1989) on June 24, 1926 at Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church, 14 Greenville Avenue, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey.

Death:
He died in 1970 when he was living at 2040 Wellwood Avenue Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York.

Burial:
He was interred at the Long Island National Cemetery on January 05, 1971.

Legacy:
He was born the day before Christmas Eve and he died on New Years Eve.

Relationship:
He was married to Agnes McLaughlin (1893-1989). Catherine Agnes McLaughlin (1893-1989) was the second cousin, twice removed of Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ).

Research:
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on July 14, 2003.


 
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 Parents:
  George S. Rankin (1866 - 1943)
  Catherine Doyle Rankin (1869 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Agnes McLaughlin Rankin (1893 - 1989)*
 
 Children:
  Owen Kevin Rankin (1932 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: Grave 2P, Section 5457
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Jul 14, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7685901
William Thomas Rankin, I
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
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