Rankin Township


Land Area: 30.6 square miles
Cemeteries: Antioch Cem, Viney Grove Cem, Cardon Cem
Churches: Oak Grove Church, Antioch Church
Waterways: Coffee Creek, Greathouse Creek, Van Dalsen Lake, Turkey Swamp


1900 Population: 356
1900 Occupations: Farmer, Farm Laborer, School Teacher, Sectionhand, Tie Maker

1910 Population: 545
1910 Occupatios: Farmer, Farm Laborer, Odd Jobs Laborer, School Teacher, Railroad Laborer, Tiemaker Laborer, Sawyer Laborer, Boardinghouse Keeper, Shingle Mill Laborer, Shingle Mill Salesman, Logger Laborer, Log Camp teamster, Engineer, Log Camp Nightwatchman, Railroad Fireman, Log Camp Cook, Doctor, Log Camp Blacksmith, Locomotive Fireman, Post Office Clerk

1920 Population: 316
1920 Occupations: Farmer, Farm Laborer, Saw Mill Laborer, Preacher, Baptist Preacher, Saw Mill Teamster, Saw Mill Tiler, Saw Mill Manager, Railroad Laborer, Timberman Laborer

1930 Population: 234
1930 Occupations: Farmer, Laborer, Saw Mill Laborer, Chair Maker



Blacksmith: Timothy Trulon
Doctor/Physician: John T. Palmer
School Teachers: T.E. Conley, Lizzie Elsberry, Anna Hill


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Tuesday, 05-Jan-2010 12:04:54 MST