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 David Rawles

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David Rawles

  • Birth 14 Dec 1796 Kentucky, USA
  • Death 1877
  • Burial Covington, Fountain County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 22377217

He was the son of John William Rawles and Sarah Elizabeth Brewer. He married Margaret Johnson on December 26, 1819 in Jackson County, Ohio.

David came to Fountain County, Indiana and started out being a hotel keeper. Many of the first businessmen of Covington stayed at the "Hotel de Rawles". He, also, served as one of the first Justice of the Peace for the area.

He was appointed Postmaster of Covington, Indiana on February 11, 1837. He held this position until May of 1849.

He was a charter member of the Covington Lodge, No 31, I.O.O.F which was founded in April of 1845. He was elected the first N.G. of the organization.

He was still residing in Covington in Fountain County with his wife, Margaret, in 1870 according to the census.


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  • Created by: Lesa Epperson
  • Added: 22 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22377217
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Rawles (14 Dec 1796–1877), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22377217, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Covington, Fountain County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Lesa Epperson (contributor 46576986) .