Valeria Alice Botts

Female27 November 1869–2 April 1954

Brief Life History of Valeria Alice

When Valeria Alice Botts was born on 27 November 1869, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Sidney Jasper Botts, was 26 and her mother, Miriam Alice Coke, was 20. She married William Carr Rawlings on 15 November 1892. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Montgomery, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Elliott, Montgomery, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 April 1954, in Atlantic, Cass, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Lowman Cemetery, Griswold, Cass, Iowa, United States.

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William Carr Rawlings
Valeria Alice Botts
Marriage: 15 November 1892
Ocea Mirian Rawlings
Ward William Rawlings
Clyde C Rawlings
Sidney Thomas Rawlings
Janice Mary Rawlings

Sources (25)

  • Valeria Rawlings, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Valeria Alice Botts, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Mrs Velura Rawling, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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  • Marriage
    15 November 1892
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1870: Montgomery, Iowa, United States

    1892 · The Chicago Canal

    Age 23

    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bott , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Americanized form of German Botz .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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