Arthur Morrison Rawson

17 June 1840–28 February 1923 (Age 82)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Arthur Morrison

When Arthur Morrison Rawson was born on 17 June 1840, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Horace Strong Rawson, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Coffin, was 32. He married Margaret Angeline Pace on 3 February 1857, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Alicel, Union, Oregon, United States in 1900. He died on 28 February 1923, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Arthur Morrison Rawson
Margaret Angeline Pace
Marriage: 3 February 1857
Lucinda Elizabeth Rawson
Amanda Jane Rawson
Margaret Anna Rawson
Martha Amelia Rawson
Arthur Franklin Rawson
Dora May Rawson
William John Rawson
Mary Luetta Rawson
Horace Edward Rawson
James Daniel Rawson
Laura Rawson
Samantha Priscilla Rawson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 February 1857Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 1
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1862 · The Homestead Act
    Age 22
    The Homestead Act of 1862 gave each citizen 160 acres of land. The qualified applicants were required to build a home and cultivate the land for five years.  

    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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    Story Highlight


    [Son of Horace Strong Rawson] 16 December 1827 – 18 February 1892 Oldest Brother of Arthur Morrison Rawson An Autobiography completed in Farr West, 28 January 1892 This is a more detailed account of …

    Sources (60)

    • Arthur M Rawson in household of Samuel Southwick, "United States Census, 1900"
    • A M Rawson in entry for James D Rawson and Unknown, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
    • Arthur M. Rawson in entry for Horace Edward Rawson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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