James Rawlins

6 January 1794–16 October 1874 (Age 80)
Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of James

When James Rawlins was born on 6 January 1794, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, his father, Charles Rawlins, was 34 and his mother, Anastatia Gregory, was 26. He married Jane Sharp on 19 March 1816, in Harrison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1814. He died on 16 October 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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James Rawlins
Jane Sharp
Marriage: 19 March 1816
Sarah Rawlins
Lucinda Rawlins
Elizabeth Rawlins
Joseph Sharp Rawlins
Harvey McGalyard Rawlins Sr
Leah Rawlins
Millie Jane Rawlins
Elva Ann Rawlins
Melvina Charlotte Rawlins

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  • Marriage
    19 March 1816Harrison, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found
    Age 5
    "In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 6
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 22
    Indiana is the 19th state.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Rawlings .

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

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    Harvey McGalyard Rawlins Life history

    Harvey McGalyard Rawlins History taken from his own notes and compiled by Nellie L. Rawlins Harvey McGalyard Rawlins second son and fifth child of names and Jane Sharp Rawlins was born at Apple Cr …

    Sources (34)

    • James Rollings, "United States Census, 1860"
    • James Rawlings, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • James Rollins in entry for Elizabeth Rollins, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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