Mary Ellen Rawlins

1 May 1848–4 November 1861 (Age 13)
Honey Creek, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Rawlins was born on 1 May 1848, in Honey Creek, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Joseph Sharp Rawlins, was 25 and her mother, Mary Ellen Frost, was 21. She died on 4 November 1861, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 13.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Sharp Rawlins
Mary Ellen Frost
Nancy Jane Rawlins
J R Rawlins
Julia Rawlins
Mary Ellen Rawlins
Joseph Lafayette Rawlins
Orson Whetman Rawlins

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World Events (1)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 9
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Rawlings .

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

Possible Related Names


Sources (5)

  • Mary Rollins in household of Joseph S Rollins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Ellen Rawlins - birth-name: Mary Ellen Rawlins
  • Mary Ellen Rawlins, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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