Thomas Uriah Rawls

7 December 1874–20 December 1935 (Age 61)
Martin, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas Uriah

When Thomas Uriah Rawls was born on 7 December 1874, in Martin, North Carolina, United States, his father, Washington Uriah Rawls, was 52 and his mother, Mary Ann Peal, was 43. He married Nicey Ann Roberson on 23 January 1895, in Beargrass Township, Martin, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons. He lived in Beargrass Township, Martin, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Bear Grass, Martin, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 20 December 1935, in Williamston, Martin, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Martin, North Carolina, United States.

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Thomas Uriah Rawls
Nicey Ann Roberson
Marriage: 23 January 1895
William Joseph Rawls
Jimmy Rawls
Guy Osmond Rawls Sr
Thomas L. R. Rawls
Charley Raymond Rawls
James Edward Rawls
Claudie Haywood Rawls
Thomas Henry Rawls
Tommy H Rawls

Spouse and Children

23 January 1895
Beargrass Township, Martin, North Carolina, United States



    Guy Osmond Rawls Sr



    Charley Raymond Rawls


    James Edward Rawls


+4 More Children

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 3

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas U Rawls, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas W Rauls in household of M D Rauls, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas U Rauls, "United States Census, 1910"

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