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Branches of the Rawls-Bowen-Gibbs Tree
James Adam Rawls son of J.H.


We Still Need
The Sisters
Name Index
End of a quest and helpful links
Brief Rawls History
One Rawls Line
James Rawls
Isaac R.Rawls
Shadrack Rawls
Isaac Russell Rawls
Henry Hitt son of Isaac
Shadrack/Simpson son of Isaac
Taylor T. son of Isaac
James Henry Rawls son of S.S.
James Adam Rawls son of J.H.
Our Bowen Line
Brief Bowen History
Bowen Photos
? Samuel Harrison Bowen Sr.
? Samuel Harrison Bowen Jr.
Samuel Harrison Bowen
Gibbs Photos
Iva Lee Rawls-Lindsay-Marksz
Family of Iva Lee
Myrtie Rea Rawls-Walker
Family of Myrtie
Aladee Rawls-Bagwell
Family of Aladee
Re-union Photos
Next Generation
1st to 42nd Cousins
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James & Rachel Bowen-Rawls


James Adam Rawls, the son of James H., was born in Brilliant, Marion Co.AL.on Mar.31,1896. On Apr.29,1917 he married Rachel L.Bowen, the dau. of Samuel.
James worked as a barber, but he also worked for the CCC. and was a WWI Veteran. He moved a lot, he would buy a house, fix it up and sell. By 1932, he stayed in Carbon Hill,Walker Co. except for a couples of years in the 40's he went to Jasper, then back to Carbon Hill, where he lived until 1967. After 18 days in the VA hospital in Birmingham, he died of heart failure. He was buried back in Marion Co. Just a mile or two from his birth place.
He and Rachel were the parents of four daughters.
They were married 50 1/2 yrs. both buried Gold Mine Church Cem.Marion Co.AL.


Jean Ivalee 7/3/1918-11/3/1979 m.1946 J.A.Lindsay, m.1952 A.J.Marksz
two daughters, two sons

Myrtie Ree 9/23/1920-7/25/1995 m. Harry F.Walker
seven sons, one daughter

Ala Dee 1/24/1923- m.J.Lloyd Bagwell
two sons, one daughter

Ida Bee 7/29/1930-9/24/1931

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Pvt.J.A.Rawls, 1918, age 22


About 1942