When Horace Franklin Rawson was born on 9 October 1848, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Horace Strong Rawson, was 49 and his mother, Elizabeth Coffin, was 40. He married Melinda Jane Hancock on 8 June 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 January 1891, in Farr West, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.
English: patronymic meaning ‘son of Rauf or Rau’, Middle English forms of Ralph (see Rawe 3).
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This story can be found in the book "Rawson-Coffin Family Pictures, Histories and Records" by Lois Owen Chapman. The Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, has a copy -- Book #929.273.R199. Sea …
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