Eliza Francina Rawls

November 1856–10 May 1938 (Age 81)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Eliza Francina

When Eliza Francina Rawls was born in November 1856, in Indiana, United States, her father, Jonathan B. Rawls, was 31 and her mother, Phebe S. Coffin, was 36. She married Jacob H. Howe on 3 October 1873, in Madison, Iowa, United States. She lived in Glenwood, Mills, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Fort Morgan, Morgan, Colorado, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 May 1938, in Bettendorf, Scott, Iowa, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Glenwood, Mills, Iowa, United States.

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Jacob H. Howe
Eliza Francina Rawls
Marriage: 3 October 1873

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3 October 1873
Madison, Iowa, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 9

Historical Boundaries - 1865: Weld, Colorado Territory, United States; 1876: Weld, Colorado, United States; 1889: Morgan, Colorado, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 25

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a medieval form of the personal name Ralph .

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

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  • Eliza F Howe in household of Jacob H Howe, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Eliza F Howe in household of Jacob H Howe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eliza Howe in household of Jacob H Howe, "United States Census, 1920"

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