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Pvt Daniel Berry Rawson
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1827
Washington County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 1892
Ogden
Weber County
Utah, USA

Son of Horace Strong Rawson & Elizabeth Coffin

Married Mary Melvina Taylor, 10 Mar 1866, Salt Lake City, Utah

Married Nancy Boss, 26 Nov 1849, Salt Lake City, Utah

Daniel B. Rawson was born Dec. 16, 1827, in Washington County, state of Indiana, and was a remnant of the old American stock as far back as the Mayflower. In 1831 his parents joined the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and in 1832 moved to Jackson county, Missouri. On account of the intolerance there manifested they were forced to leave their all and move to Lafayette county, the deceased and eldest sister traveling barefooted on frozen ground with bleeding feet. After living there a short time persecution again forced them to leave and move to Clay county. When 8-years old he was baptized. The next move of his family was in 1836 to Caldwell county. From there they moved to Quincy, Ill., where they remained till 1841 when they settled in Nauvoo. In the year 1845, this brave son of America married Mariah Atchison. In 1846 he went west with the general church move and upon the arrival of his father-in-law, he settled in Council Bluffs. While here, fired with the patriotism of his ancestry, amidst the sound of the xxxx and beating of drums, he fell in line and leaving his beloved spouse, enlisted in his country's cause, in the war with Mexico.

After the discharge of the battallion he worked for Capt. Sutter. It was at this time the first gold fever broke out, while digging a mill race for the captain, in the spring of 1848. In the spring of that year he commenced his return trip. After many vicissitudes and perils he landed in Salt Lake City, June 1, 1848. In August in company with others of the battalion, he started east to meet his dear ones left behind. On the way they met President Brigham Young on his return trip to Utah and he kindly furnished them with several teams, making their travel more pleasant. After an absence of two years and four months he arrived at Council Bluffs. To his great sorrow he found his wife had broken her marriage vow and made his home with his beloved parents.

* Mormon Battalion members
 
 
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 Parents:
  Horace Strong Rawson (1799 - 1882)
  Elizabeth Coffin Rawson (1807 - 1890)
 
 Spouses:
  Nancy Boss Rawson (1829 - 1888)
  Mary Melvina Taylor Rawson (1847 - 1937)
 
 Children:
  Sariah Diantha Rawson Brown (1861 - 1924)*
  Silas Daniel Rawson (1867 - 1950)*
  David Ward Rawson (1872 - 1945)*
  Wilford W Rawson (1880 - 1933)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ann Olive Rawson Garner (1826 - 1880)*
  Daniel Berry Rawson (1827 - 1892)
  Sarah Urinda Rawson Child (1844 - 1924)*
  Cyrus Rawson (1846 - 1896)*
  Horace Franklin Rawson (1848 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ogden City Cemetery
Ogden
Weber County
Utah, USA
Plot: E-1-11-1E
 
Created by: Schott Family
Record added: May 16, 2008
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