Charles Rankin

Charles L. Rankin was born in Apkezlessen, Belgium, Nov. 2, 1815 and died in Astoria, Ill., January 1, 1903 aged 87 years, 21 months and 19 days. He was married before coming to America to Mary Groten, to them were born 4 children, three of whom are living in this country. He came to America, landing at New York 1849. On October 1, 1869 he was married to Mrs. Julia McKinley Marsh. To them was born one girl, who died when 17 years old. He lived in Astoria for 12 years. For the past two years he has been confined to his bed. The funeral services were held at the residence January 1, 8 p.m by Rev. S. N. Wakefield. Interment at Canton, Ill.


Published in the Astoria Search Light on 1/8/1903

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