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The Rankin Family History Project began in 1997 with a simple 3 generation family chart. When our grandmother found out we were researching our family tree, she loaned us her copy of Maryland Catholics on the Frontier by Timothy J. O'Rourke which helped us discover our St. Louis & Perry County roots. We are also doing research in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
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