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Wilson Relations:  Rankin Family

compiled by Steve Wilson, last updated August 28, 2016.
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Robert Rankin (1709--): m. Marion Purves (c1717-1784)
  • 6 Sep. 1747, "[born] Do [Sept] 1 M[orning] 8 [a.m., parents] Robt Ranken Marion Purvis Blindwells, [baptised] Do [Sept] 6th Archibald, [witnesses] Arch Purvis David Hume" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 31 July 1749, "[born] Do [July] 27 F[orenoon] 11 [a.m., parents] Robt Ranken Marrion Purves Blind Wells, [baptised] Do [July] 31st Robert, [witnesses] David Hume Will Cathrae" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • May 1754, "[born] May 24 Midday, [parents] Robert Ranken Marian Purves Blind Wells, [baptised] Do [May] 26 Margaret, [witnesses] Alexr Forbes Wm Cathie" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 23 Mar. 1761, "March 23d [was born] John, [child of] Jas Edmond & Helen Purves in Seton, [baptised] 29th, [witnesses] Robt Rankin Jno Edmond" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 25 Sep. 1777, "September 25th Alexander Forbes in Tranent and his Wife Christian Allan had a Daughter Born Septr 25 Baptizd Octr 5 and named Margaret Witnesses Thomas Forbes and Robert Rankin" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 22 Dec. 1784, "Decemr 22 Marian Purvis Relict of Robert Rankin in Tranent of Asthma [age] 67 [interred] 24 [Dec.] 2d MortCloth 6s 8d" [Scotland, Tranent, Old Parish Registers, Burials]
William Rankin: m. Elizabeth Muckle
  • 25 Apr. 1702, "Ap 25 ... Sd day Wm Ranken in this paroch & Bessie Muckle in ye paroch of Athelstonefoord gave up yeir names for proclamation" [Scotland, Prestonkirk, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 26 Apr. 1702, "Apryll 26 William Rankinge in the paroch of Preston-haugh and Bessie Muckle in this paroch gave up yr names Caur in case of failure Patrick Hepburn for both pties we received his testificat. Married May 21" [Scotland, Athelstaneford, Old Parish Registers, Marriages]
  • 6 July 1703, "July sixth baptised Margaret daughter to Wm Ranken and Bessie Muckel wit John Didop & Thomas Oliver" [Scotland, Prestonkirk, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1706, "William Rankine and Elizabeth Meickle a daughter called Agness born August 7 Baptized 11 witnesses Alexr Robertson and Robert Foord" [Scotland, Haddington, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1709, "William Rankine and Elizabeth Meickle a son Robert born Aprill 19 Baptized 24 witness John Ainslie & John Hunter" [Scotland, Haddington, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1714, "William Rankine & Eliz Meikle a daug. Elizabeth born April 29 Baptized May 2d Wit: John Ainsly John Hay" [Scotland, Haddington, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1717, "Wm Rankine in ye Barns & Eliz. Muckell his Spouse a Son bap. by Mr Wm Smith on ye 7 of Feb. called David Wit. John Ainsley & Alexr Smith" [Scotland, Haddington, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]
  • 1 Jan. 1738, "Par[ents] James Runchiman and Mar Paxton had a son bap named James W[itnesses] George Hepburn & Wm Rankin" [Scotland, Prestonkirk, Old Parish Registers, Baptisms]