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
1823–1900
Mary Ellen Frost
1827–1917
Nancy Jane Rawlins
1845–1928
J R Rawlins
1852–1860
Julia Rawlins
1847–1851
Mary Ellen Rawlins
1848–1861
Joseph Lafayette Rawlins
1850–1926
Orson Whetman Rawlins
1883–1949

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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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

Rawlings

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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