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.
English: variant of Bott , with post-medieval excrescent -s.
Americanized form of German Botz .