George Luther Rankins, Sr

George Luther Rankins, Sr

Birth
Henderson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 8 Jan 1912 (aged 63)
Crittenden County, Kentucky, USA
Burial
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Crittenden County, Kentucky, USA
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Kentucky Death Certificate #752.
Occupation: Merchant and Postmaster.
Died from a Pulmonary Abcess.
Husband of Geraldine Ann "Jerrie" Wilson,
married 5-4-1880, Crittenden Co. KY.
Son of James William Rankins and Martha ______-Rankins.

CRITTENDEN PRESS RECORD ~ January 11, 1912

G.L. Rankin for many years a merchant of Weston, died at his residence in this place Sunday night of abcess of the lungs.
He is survived by his wife, who was Miss Geraldine Wilson, daughter of George Wilson of that section, and several children. One daughter, Miss Madge, being now in Arizona for her health and one son, Earl, now in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Gertrude, another daughter, is at Evansville and Wilson, a son, at Cario, J.P., the oldest son lives at Mt. Zion. The other three were at home, George L.,Jr., Jerry and Dick.

CRITTENDEN PRESS RECORD ~ January 18, 1912

George L. Rankin was born in Henderson County, Ky., Feb. 15, 1848, and came to Weston in 1872, where he has been in business ever since. He has been postmaster since 1885, almost continously, has been agent for the Evansville and Paducah Packet Co., since 1887.
On account of the severe weather and bad roads, the body was interred at Weston for the present and will be moved to Mt. Zion later.



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  • Created by: ICD
  • Added: 24 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59137288
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Luther Rankins, Sr (15 Feb 1848–8 Jan 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59137288, citing Mount Zion Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by ICD (contributor 47032089) .