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Margaret
"Peggy"
Rankin

(1781 - 1868)

James
Rankin

(1750 - 1781)

Allan
Ranken

(1724 - 1???)
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The Rankin Family

 
 
 
 

Official Scottish Tartan for the Rankin Family

 

Name Origin: SCOTTISH
The origin of the surname Rankin is Scotland.
Even though there are numerous Rankins living in North Carolina, the states with the largest number of Rankins are Pennsylvania, Ohio and Illinois.
Margaret Rankin married Thomas Wesley Witherspoon on 06 Jul 1801.  Thomas Wesley Witherspoon's granddaughter, Margaret Ann Elizabeth Witherspoon, married Patrick Sylvanus Setzer.  Patrick's daughter, Ida Lillian Setzer, married Alonzo Lester Loftin.
 
                                       
Road Sign for N RANKIN AVE in Newton, Catawba County, NC

 
 

 
 
1                                      
                                       
  2 Allan Ranken, b. Abt. 1724, Bridgeness, Carriden, Linlithgow, SCOTLAND
    + Margaret Watson, b. Abt. 1728, Bridgeness, Carriden, Linlithgow, SCOTLAND
                                       
    3 James Rankin, b. Abt. 1750, VA, d. Abt. 1781, NC
      + Elizabeth Fuller, b. Abt. 1750, Lincoln Co, NC, d. Bef. 1791, Lincoln Co, NC
                                       
      4 David Rankin, b. Abt. 1772
      4 Jane Rankin, b. Abt. 1772
      4 William Rankin, b. Abt 1778, Lincoln/Catawba Co, NC (one of  Catawba Co's Largest Antebellum Planters)
                                       
      4 Margaret Peggy Rankin, b. 1781, d. 1868
        + Thomas Wesley Witherspoon II, b. 06 Jun 1787, d. 16 Jan 1856, m. 06 Jul 1801
                                       
        5 Miles Rankin Witherspoon, b. 13 Mar 1817, d. 09 Feb 1892, m. 11 Nov 1844
          + Sarah Elizabeth Aderholdt, b. Abt. 1820, d. 08 Nov 1887
                                       
          6 Margaret Ann Elizabeth Witherspoon, b. 02 Nov 1845, d. 06 Dec 1932
            + Patrick Sylvanus Setzer, b. 11 May 1843, d. 20 Apr 1923, m. 27 Dec 1871
                                       
            7 Jacob Eli Setzer, b. 29 Dec 1872, d. 11 Feb 1957
              + Minnie Elizabeth Connor
            7 Miles Ernest Setzer, b. 28 May 1874, d. 18 Feb 1939
              + Effie Mae Lowrance
            7 Jones Garland Setzer, b. 23 May 1877, d. 22 Jul 1889
            7 John Marion Setzer, b. 08 May 1879, d. 27 Apr 1946
              + Emma Leola Lowarnce
            7 Sallie Ann Mae Setzer, b. 25 Apr 1882, d. 19 Oct 1960
              + Ransom Edgar Little
            7 Ivy Lee Setzer, b. 25 Apr 1884, d. 02 Feb 1885
            7 Ida Lillian Setzer, b. 25 Apr 1884, d. 25 Dec 1964
              + Alonzo Lester Lotin, b. 05 Feb 1876, d. 04 Feb 1937
                                       
              8 Charlie Roosevelt Loftin, b. 22 Oct 1905, d. 30 Sep 1988
                + Edna Jones
              8 Theodore Roosevelt Loftin, b. 25 Dec 1906, d. 20 Dec 1969
                + Fannie Marie Hoke
              8 Infant Son Loftin, b. 1908, d. 1908
              8 Sadie Elizabeth Loftin, b. 08 Jun 1909
                + Paul Abraham Murray
                + Vernon Asbury Lee
              8 Willie Thelma Loftin (Twin), b. 31 May 1911, d. 28 Nov 1977
                + Dewey Connor
                + Dewey Lanier
              8 Callie Elma Loftin (Twin), b. 31 May 1911, d. 28 Jun 1992
                + John Henry Huffman
              8 Sallie Allie Loftin, b. 12 Sep 1913, d. 10 Feb 1986
                + Glenn Clustus Lee
              8 Daisy Pearl Loftin (Twin), b. 06 Jun 1914, d. 07 Jan 1994
                + Ruel Franklin Herman
              8 Infant Son Loftin (Twin), b. 06 Jun 1914, d. 06 Jun 1914
              8 Mike Whitener Loftin, b. 18 Feb 1916, d. 24 Feb 1949
                + Eleanor Carolyn Ervin
              8 Sam William Loftin, b. 13 May 1918, d. 18 Sep 1979
                + Willie Aleen Goble, b. 04 Dec 1925
              8 Oscar Sherrill Loftin, b. 22 Oct 1920, d. 22 Jul 1986
                + Annie Ruth Travis
              8 Infant Son Loftin, b. 26 Oct 1922, d. 27 Oct 1922
              8 Glennie Frances Loftin, b. 13 Jul 1926
                + Robert Alvin Cook
              8 Infant Son Loftin, b. 1928, d. 1928
                                       
                                       
            7 Elizabeth Pearl Setzer, b. 20 Apr 1887, d. 12 Nov 1960
              + Emanuel Iravus Sigmon
            7 Daisy McNeill Setzer, b. 15 Jun 1889, d. 06 Nov 1985
              + Leslie Burette Sigmon
                                       
                                       
          6 James P. Witherspoon, b. Abt. 1848
          6 John Hart Witherspoon, b. 02 Jan 1850, d. 1924
            + Mary Elizabeth Carpenter
          6 Thomas Aderholdt Witherspoon, b. 02 Mar 1852, d. 10 Feb 1940
            + Frances Arkansas Miller
          6 David Hoyle Witherspoon, b. 09 May 1854, d. 10 Apr 1928
            + Mary Frances Stallings
          6 Jacob Napoleon Witherspoon, b. 07 Oct 1856, d. 28 Nov 1926
            + Candice Propst
          6 Emanuel Alexander Witherspoon, b. 11 Sep 1859, d. 29 Nov 1935
            + Milles Baker
          6 Leander Denford Lutz Witherspoon, b. 11 Nov 1861, d. 26 Nov 1941
            + Lydia Hawn
                                       
                                       
        5 Emoline Witherspoon, b. 02 Jul 1803
        5 James E. Witherspoon, b. 23 Apr 1805
        5 Thomas Franklin Witherspoon, b. 28 Nov 1807
        5 Louise Witherspoon, b. 07 Jun 1809
        5 Calvin A. Witherspoon, b. 28 Nov 1811
        5 Hoyle Brown Hile Witherspoon, b. 30 Jun 1814
        5 Anna Witherspoon, b. 28 Nov 1819
                                       
      4 John Witherspoon, b. 27 May 1779
      4 Joshua Witherspoon, b. Abt. 1782
      4 Dorcas Witherspoon, b. Abt. 1785
      4 David Witherspoon, b. 04 Apr 1789
                                       
                                       
 
 
 
 

 

Rankin Family Tartan

 
 
 
 
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