Name: Sarah Eliza\Elizabeth RANKIN
Birth: 10 MAR 1817 in Lincoln County, NC 1
Death: 30 AUG 1892
Burial: Hickory Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Gaston County, NC
Note: Did she marry an unknown Moore and have 2 children, William Washington Moore born ABT 1845 & Nancy Moore born ABT 1847, or was she unwed? According to Donna Johnson, she carried to her grave the identity of the father. The children were accepted by her father and accepted into the family when she married Charles B. Abernathy.
Father: John "Butch" RANKIN b: 1 FEB 1792 in Olde Mecklenburg County, NC
Mother: Sarah FARRAR
- William Washington RANKIN b: 5 APR 1845
- Nancy RANKIN b: 10 FEB 1847
Charles Burke ABERNATHY b: 1822 in NC
- John Lonzo "Burke" ABERNETHY b: 19 MAR 1852
- Emory ABERNATHY b: ABT 1855
- Emma Jenette ABERNATHY b: 1 MAR 1855 in Gaston County, NC
- Sarah ABERNETHY b: ABT 1858
- James Franklin ABERNATHY b: 11 JUL 1864
Records of Philip R. Sheppard.