Valeria Alice Botts

27 November 1869–18 October 1971 (Age 101)
Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary 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 Car 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 18 October 1971, in Atlantic, Cass, Iowa, United States, at the age of 101.

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

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  • Marriage
    15 November 1892
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    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
    The Geographic Names Information System(GNIS) describes Elliott Post Office as opened as Wilson 06/03/1870 and discontinued 10/21/1873. Reestablished 07/19/1875 and name changed to Elliott 10/21/1879.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 27
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 1670;2007: 3302; 2010: 4582)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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    Sources (23)

    • Valeria Alice Botts in entry for Ocea Mirian Rawlings, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
    • Valeria Rawlings, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
    • Valiria Botts in entry for Ward W Rawlings and Mary A Simms, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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