Posted By:Heather Armstrong
Subject:Ivie Rankin Family - Jasper County, TX
Post Date:June 09, 2003 at 11:53:56
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Hello all

I am seeking information concerning:

Ivie McKee Rankin - Born: June 28, 1894, Plympton, Lambton County, Ontario. Son of Trie Rankin (born Abt. 1850 in Scotland) and Clara Frances Langrige (born 1854 in Lewes, Sussex, England, and died June 09, 1899 in Oil City, Lambton County, Ontario)

After years of searching, I did find according to the 1920 Census, Precient 4, Jasper County, Taxas there is listed:

Rankin, Ivie Male While 27 years. Head Married
Edna Female White 25 years Wife Married
Edna M. Female White 2 years Daug Single
Encelle Female White 1 mon. Daug Single

The Bessmay Cemetery, near Buna, Jasper County, Texas
lists the following:

Rankin, Billie 19 Jun.1921-20 Jan.1923
Rankin, Edna E. 3 Sep.1899-26 Nov.1933
Rankin, Edna Merle 1 Dec.1917-6 Oct.1934

Since there is not mention of Ivie Rankin being buried in The Bessmay Cemetery, its possible he left the area.

I invite anyone who may have any knowledge of this Rankin family to contact me.

Thank you in advance.

Heather Armstrong
Ontario, Canada