Walter Maulding Rawls

12 May 1870–10 May 1942 (Age 72)
Dahlgren, Hamilton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Walter Maulding

When Walter Maulding Rawls was born on 12 May 1870, in Dahlgren, Hamilton, Illinois, United States, his father, James Riley Rawls, was 48 and his mother, Linnie Pernecia "Necie" Shelton, was 42. He married Sarah Tennesee Sally Barr in 1894. He lived in Crouch Township, Hamilton, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Canon City, Fremont, Colorado, United States in 1920. He died on 10 May 1942, in Dahlgren, Hamilton, Illinois, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Dahlgren, Hamilton, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Maulding Rawls
Sarah Tennesee Sally Barr
Marriage: 1894

Spouse and Children


Parents and Siblings

    James Riley Rawls


    Linnie Pernecia "Necie" Shelton




    Joseph G. Rawls



    Nancy Ann Rawls



    Rebecca Alice Rawls


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a medieval form of the personal name Ralph .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Walter M Rawls, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter M Rawls, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter M Rawls, "United States Census, 1920"

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