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Ray

Ray Report 15 Dec 2018 14:08

he everyone very grateful for the help last time I have done a lot work om my tree but the hard part now is Irish side I have my grandad William James Rankin 1906 1979 and jean Irvine 1904 1987 I cannot find any records looked in loads places drawn blank any suggestion please thanks ray

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 15 Dec 2018 15:04

Unfortunately the Findmypast website is down for maintenance at the moment so I can't look up anything at the moment. When it's back on I will see if I can find anything.

Kath. x

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 15 Dec 2018 15:34

WHEN and WHERE did they marry?

WHERE did they die?

Where was your mother born? What was her first name?

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 15 Dec 2018 15:38

No Jean Irvine of anything like the right age on 1911 Irish census

Irvine sounds Scottish to me..............

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 15 Dec 2018 15:53

Ray's other thread - for info ONLY

https://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/genealogy_chat/thread/1374813

Tiggit

Tiggit Report 15 Dec 2018 16:08

Possible birth for William Rankin!!! (no middle name)

William Rankin born 6/4/1906 parents James & Emily Rankin (nee Cormican)
Link to birth reg:
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1906/01743/1688034.pdf (5th one down)

IF CORRECT

Marriage for parents 1897:

Link to marriage cert:

https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1897/10440/5801400.pdf


This looks like a possibility for the family in the1911 irish census:

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Antrim/Seacash/Ballyquillin/108641/

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 15 Dec 2018 16:41

1911 referred to above


Rankin James 46 Male Head of Family Church of Ireland
Rankin Emily 36 Female Wife Church of Ireland
Rankin Robert 14 Male Son Church of Ireland
Rankin Priscella 12 Female Daughter Church of Ireland
Rankin Mary 9 Female Daughter Church of Ireland
Rankin Margeret 7 Female Daughter Church of Ireland
Rankin William 5 Male Son Church of Ireland
Rankin Emma 2 Female Daughter Church of Ireland
Rankin Annie Female Daughter Church of Ireland

BUT.....................

2 April 1911
The Census of Ireland, 1911, was a census that covered Ireland, and was conducted on Sunday 2 April 1911 as part of a broader Census of the United Kingdom. A census of Ireland had taken place every ten years beginning in 1821 until 1911.

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 15 Dec 2018 17:30

Ray

We need you to tell us ALL you know -on here, please - and please check all date info

Ray

Ray Report 15 Dec 2018 18:50

thanks for the help so far the puzzling one is my grandma there is no records
jean Rankin Irvine 1904 1979 Crumlin co Antrim northern Ireland :-)

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 15 Dec 2018 22:52

Ray -
where did you find the years of their births and deaths?

How do you know Jean was from Crumlin?

In your opening post you said Jean died in 1987, but in your last post you say she died in 1979. Which is correct? Where did she die?

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 16 Dec 2018 09:28

In a PM to me, Jean was said to have died in 1997.

Hence my request for checked date info

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 16 Dec 2018 09:31

Ray

Your mother’s maiden name was Rankin. What was her first name, please, and where and when was she born?

We need some facts to work on

Have you any documentation which would help?

Ray

Ray Report 16 Dec 2018 10:58

hi confusing my self its my grandmother

born 1904 passed 1997 sorry

birth name jean Irvine

marriage name Rankin don't know where they married could be co Antrim northern
Ireland good part of there life was spent in crumlin nan was buried in crumlin that's all I know ray




ErikaH

ErikaH Report 16 Dec 2018 11:21

So, was your mother born in NI?

Where and when did she marry your father?

There is no record on freebmd

Ray

Ray Report 16 Dec 2018 11:27

its not my mother its grandmother she was born in northern Ireland to the best of my knowledge I also don't know when she married my grandfather

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 16 Dec 2018 11:28

You said in your PM to me that your cousin photographed Jean's gravestone. Can you tell us exactly what the wording is on it, please.

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 16 Dec 2018 11:35

I KNOW Jean was your grandmother, but I'm trying to get a 'handle' on the woman
Your mother's birth could give a pointer to the marriage of your grandparents.

These things have to be done step by step.

You haven't yet given any indication of how your came about the 'info' you have about your grandparents.

We are working 'blind'.

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 16 Dec 2018 12:03

Many Irish birth/marriage/death/census records were destroyed in an explosion and fire at the Public Records Office in 1922.

It may be that Jean's birth record was among them, and possibly her marriage record too.

My late mother-in-law was born in Belfast in 1921, but I've never found any trace of that.

Ray

Ray Report 16 Dec 2018 12:40

Erika
my mother Maureen born 1934 she has 3 brothers 1 sister
john William Stanley maude and yes she was born in northern Ireland

Ray

Ray Report 16 Dec 2018 12:43

Argyllgran
yes I did know that .I cant even find death records for jean 1997