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Pvt Franklin “Frank” Rankin

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Pvt Franklin “Frank” Rankin

Birth
Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 3 Jan 1895 (aged 44)
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Burial Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Plot Sec 51 Block A Grave 97
Memorial ID 43420122 View Source

Born ca. 1846 in Waukesha, Wisconsin
Committed suicide at Columbia Barracks, Ohio.

Enlised 17 April 1871 in the 7th U.S. Cavalry. Was a corpral in Co. F commanded by George Yates at the time of the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Rankin was on detached duty at Powder River Depot.

Prior to enlisting in the 7th he had been a farmer. He had a wife named Mary and two sons.


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  • Created by: Dave M
  • Added: 22 Oct 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 43420122
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/43420122/franklin-rankin : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Franklin “Frank” Rankin (Dec 1850–3 Jan 1895), Find a Grave Memorial ID 43420122, citing Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Dave M (contributor 46499754) .