Cyrus Rawson

14 June 1846–16 July 1896 (Age 50)
Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Cyrus

When Cyrus Rawson was born on 14 June 1846, in Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa, United States, his father, Horace Strong Rawson, was 46 and his mother, Elizabeth Coffin, was 38. He married Mary Lucy Dixon on 17 May 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880 and Burch Creek, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 16 July 1896, in Kanesville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Rawson
Mary Lucy Dixon
Marriage: 17 May 1869
Cyrus Edgar Rawson
John Franklin Rawson
Walter Horace Rawson
Mary Elizabeth Rawson
William Dixon Rawson
Jesse Berry Rawson
Elsa Sabra Rawson
Edward Heber Rawson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made
    Age 1
    The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Union, Iowa, United States
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic meaning ‘son of Rauf or Rau’, Middle English forms of Ralph (see Rawe 3).

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

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    Cyrus Rawson Biography

    By Grandson, Ellis Perry 1962 Cyrus Rawson was born 14 June 1846 at Mt. Pisgah (Pisqua), Iowa, the son of Horace Strong Rawson and Elizabeth Coffin, after they, with the Saints, had been driven …

    Sources (86)

    • Cyrus Rosson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Cyrus Rawson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Cyrus Rawson in entry for Cyrus Edgar Rawson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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