Direct Line of Descent
Rev. Jean Valentine Ranc (1688-171o)
Adam Michael Ranck (1850-1922)
For fuller information on the descendants of John Philip Ranck and John Michael Ranck, immigrants, consult:
Ranck, J. Allan. The Ranks of the Rancks: A Ranck/Rank Family History and Genealogy. Lebanon, Pa.: Sowers Printing Co., 1978.
If you would like some particular item of information looked up in this book, contact me, Chuck Maxfield, at email@example.com
The Ranks of the Rancks suggests the possibility that Jean Valentine Ranck was the son of Jean Ranc, a Reformed Church Pastor in Paris who fled to Strasbourg at the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685. However, this connection has not been proven.
- JEAN VALENTINE RANCK "Hans"
- b. at France in 1688
- d. at Mannheim, Palatinate, Germany, in 1710
- m. MARGARETHA PHILIPPES
- JOHN PHILIP RANCK
- b. at Mannheim, Palatinate, Germany, in 1704
- immigration. left Rotterdam on 20 June 1729 on Mortenhouse, arrived at Philadelphia on 17 August 1729
- d. in Pennsylvania in 1785
- m. in Europe bet June 1728 and June 1729 ANNA BARBARA SCHUMACHER
- immigration. with husband
- VALENTINE RANCK
- b. at Earl Township, Lancaster County, Pa, on 13 October 1737
- d. in Pennsylvanis on 19 February 1813
- m. abt 1759 ANNA MARIA
- JACOB RANCK
- b. at Pennsylvania on 4 December 1773
- d. on 23 November 1814
- m. abt 1801 ANN STOCK
- b. at Pennsylvania on 3 September 1780
- d. on 11 March 1865
- ADAM RANCK
- b. at Pennsylvania on 9 June 1808
- Minister in the Church of the Brethren
- d. on 28 March 1882
- m. abt 1832 BARBARA4 RESH (John3-2, Henry1)
- b. at Pennsylvania on 29 June 1812, daughter of John Resh and his wife Barbara Eby
- d. on 26 April 1893
- ADAM MICHAEL RANCK b. at Pennsylvania on 20 February 1850
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