Robert Rankin

Robert Rankin (HM1ILW)

Location: Austin, TX 78702 Travis County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 15.921', E 97° 43.64'

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Born in Virginia, 1753 · Died in Cold Springs, San Jacinto County, Texas, 1837

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Robert Rankin was an officer in the Continental Army, Virginia Troops, 1776, in the same company with his near kinsman, John Marshall, who later became Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States · He participated in the Battle of Brandywine,
Germantown and Stony Point and in the Siege of Charleston · Three of his sons, Joseph, John Keith, and James Rankin, served in the War of 1812 · Joseph was massacred by Indians at Fort Mims in Alabama in 1813 · John Keith and James Rankin died in Texas, as did two other sons, Frederick and Thomas, who had served in the Army of Texas
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HM NumberHM1ILW
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Marker Number14101
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, January 1st, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 622422 N 3348874
Decimal Degrees30.26535000, -97.72733333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 15.921', E 97° 43.64'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 15' 55.26" N, 97° 43' 38.4" E
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Area Code(s)512, 361
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701-899 Navasota St, Austin TX 78702, US
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