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James Henry Rawls son of S.S.

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James Henry Rawls and Mary Elizabeth Linley

James H., the son of Shadrack "Simpson" Rawls. He was born 10/13/1872 in MS.moved to AL. btw.1878-80. He married Mary Elizabeth Linley, she was called Lizzie. They resided for many years in Brilliant, Marion Co.AL. but James moved in 1925 to Ark. he died 1954 in Batesville, Ark. and was buried in Marion Co.AL. Lizzie died first and was buried in Ark. [location ?] But when James's time came, he wanted to be taken back home for burial, in Marion Co. AL.
I still don't have the information of him being in the Civil War, or the dates on Lizzie.
It seems all children were b. in Brilliant,AL.
Names of known children:

1.Lorener 1894-1899

2.James Adam 3/31/1896-12/16/1967 m.4/29/1917 RacheL.Bowen

3.Bertha Ann 1897-1973 m.1917 John Silas

4.Albert Oscar 1899-1899

5.Arie "Houston" 1901-1985 Winfierld,AL m.1919 Clytie Eunice Corken

6.Maggie Lenora 1903-1996 Piggott,Ark. m.Floris Silas

7.Mary Etta 1905-1970Batesville,Ark.m. Loris Silas,m.Charles Adami

8.Marion Readen 9/3/1907-1987 m. 1929 Helen Karnes
[ a redhead]

9.Minnie Mavis 6/9/1909-11//1972 m. 1925 Garland Duncan 1/1/1907-4//1978 [Flint,MI]

10.Thomas Jefferson 1912- m.1930 Pauline Karnes

11.Louis Davis 12/2/1914-7/ /1972 m. Rose



I'll include sources for the information wherever possible.
research of R.Rawls, Soc.Sec. deaths, Ancestry.com,
and gr.d.A.Rawls-Bagwell.

Lizzie & James Henry Rawls

Lizzie & James Henry Rawls

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Batesville,Ark. today. It's located at the foot of the Ozarks, in Independence county. Listed in the top 100 small towns of America. Until after WWII, they had no paved roads going out of town, they mainly used the river, until then. James and Lizzie lived there from 1925-1954.

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