This site contains the names of ancestors and descendants of Milton Vee Rankin and his wife Glada "Blanche" Newman.

Milton was born on November 22nd, 1882 in Camp Creek, Pike County, Ohio to the union of Martin Van Buren and Martha Jane (Leisure) Rankins.

Growing up, Milton resided in Pike and Adams County Ohio.  On May 9th, 1909. in Maysville, Kentucky, he married Glada "Blanche" Newman (daughter of Lafe and Cora Florence (McCann) Newman of Peebles, Adams County Ohio.

Milton and Blanche's 1st born child was my paternal grandfather, Martin "Mart" Vee Rankin, born in 1910. On this website you will find the stories of Mart and his siblings:, an unnamed baby girl who died shortly after birth (1911) , a brother called Hurless Everett Rankin (1915), a sister called Jessie Florence "Babe" Rankin (1916), a brother called Charles Edward Rankin (1920), a sister called Margaret Margene "Jean" Rankin (1921) and a brother called Roy "Allen" Rankin (1923) and how this family migrated from the Scioto Valley, Ohio into the state of Texas.
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