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30. Thomas Jefferson Rawson1 was born on 24 February 1839 in Cole, Missouri, United States.23,29,144 He lived in Clay, Ritchie, West Virginia in 1870.29 He lived in Elizabeth, Wirt, West Virginia in 1910.23 Thomas was buried in April 1924 in K of P Cem, Elizabeth, Wirt, WV. He died on 24 April 1924 at the age of 85 in Salibury, Maryland, United States. He was a Miller. Died of Pneumonia in his son William's home.

On the Census of Ritchie County W. Virginia done 9/21/1850, John and Nancy
Rawson had a nephew Thomas age 11 that was born in Missouri living with them.
He was not present in the 1860 census but he would have been 21 years of age
and married Johanna Corbin in 1861.
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On the Census of Ritchie County, Clay Township, 1870:
T.J. Rawson 31 MO Miller
Joanna 32 VA Housekeeping
William L. 7 VA
Albert G. 6 WV
John W. 5 WV
Burley P. 2 WV
Thomas Davis 1 WV
Jacob 1 WV
Jacob Wigner 19 VA Farm Laborer
G.F. Walards 35 VA Farm Laborer
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Thomas Rawson spent most of his life in West Virginia and died with
pneumonia on April 2, 1924, age 85yr. 1mo. 9days, at his son William Rawson's
home in Maryland. He was reared by his uncle, John Rawson, after the death of
his mother. He inherited a large tract of land from his uncle.
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From "Ritchie County, West Virginia Marriages 1843-1915":
Rawson, Thomas 22 Missouri Ritchie Ellet & Mary
Corbin, Joanna 23 Taylor Ritchie John W. & Rebecca
25 Dec 1861
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Sources:
Other : "Ritchie County WVA Marriages 1843-1915"

Rawson Home
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=f4c4fbb6-4082-4b18-a4d7-720e9a282f06&tid=9815225&pid=-739236285 Joanna Corbin and Thomas Jefferson Rawson were married on 25 December 1861 in , Ritchie, West Virginia, USA.144,145

31. Joanna Corbin1 was born on 28 February 1838 in Booths Creek, Taylor, VA, USA.144,145,146,147,148,149 She was born on 28 February 1838 in Taylor, Orange, Virginia, USA. She lived in District 63, Taylor, Virginia in 1850.149 Joanna lived in Ritchie, Virginia in 1860.147 She lived in Clay, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States in 1870.148 She lived in Tucker District, Wirt, West Virginia in 1900.145 Joanna died LDS Online Search: Collection: West Virginia Deaths 1853-1970 on 10 December 1909 at the age of 71 in Gassaway, Braxton, West Virginia, USA. She was buried after 10 December 1909 in Elizabeth, West Virginia, USA. Area born in is now in West Virginia.

She made a public profession of faith at age 18, and united with the
Hepsebah Baptist Church in Ritchie County, West Virginia, and remained a
faithful member until she moved to Elizabeth, when she took membership in the
Elizabeth Baptist Church.
On Nov. 22, 1909 she and her husband went to Gassaway to spend a few weeks
with their son, Mr. B.H. Rawson, where she had a third paralytic stroke, and
fell asleep. She was carried home and interred at the K Of P Cemetary in
Elizabeth.
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Sources:
Other : "History of Ritchie County" (W.VA.) by Minnie K. Lowther
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Name: Johanna Rawson
Death date: 10 Dec 1909
Death place: Wirt County, West Virginia
Gender: Female
Age at death: 71 years 10 months
Birth date: 1838
Birth place:
Marital status: Married
Spouse name:
Father name:
Father birth place:
Mother name:
Mother birth place:
Occupation: Housewife
Street address:
Residence:
Cemetery name:
Burial place:
Burial date:
Film number: 849406
Digital GS number: 4229724
Image number: 161
Reference number: p 1
Source: County Records
Collection: West Virginia Deaths 1853-1970
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Rawson Home
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Johanna Corbin Rawson
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Joanna Corbin
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Children were:

i.

William Jackson Rawson1 was born on 13 October 1862 in Pennsboro, Ritchie, West Virginia, USA.24,150,151,152,153 He lived in Elizabeth Town, Wirt, West Virginia in 1900.24 He lived in Election District 4, Wicomico, Maryland in 1910.150 William lived in Salisbury, Wicomico, Maryland in 1920.151 He lived in Salisbury, Wicomico, Maryland in 1930.153 He died in 1950 at the age of 88 in Pemberton, , Maryland, USA. William was a Farmer & School Bus Driver.

ii.

Albert Jenkins "Joe" Rawson1 was born on 9 December 1863 in Pennsboro, Ritchie, West Virginia, USA.29,145 He lived in Clay, Ritchie, West Virginia in 1870.29 He lived in Tucker District, Wirt, West Virginia in 1900.145 Albert died on 13 July 1928 at the age of 64 in Whalesville, , Maryland, USA. He was a Farmer. Died at son Harry's home

iii.

John Wesley Rawson1 was born on 18 April 1865 in Pennsboro, Ritchie, West Virginia, USA.24,29,154,155 He lived in Clay, Ritchie, West Virginia in 1870.29 He lived in Elizabeth Town, Wirt, West Virginia in 1900.24 John lived in Swissvale, Allegheny, Pennsylvania in 1910.155 He lived in Swissvale, Allegheny, Pennsylvania in 1920.154 He lived in Swissvale, Allegheny, Pennsylvania in 1920.154 John died on 12 August 1948 at the age of 83. He reared a large family-Lived near McKeysport, Pa.

iv.

Burley "Burleigh" "Berle" "Berlie" Hudson Rawson1 was born on 2 November 1867 in Pennsboro, Ritchie, West Virginia, USA.29,145,156 He lived in Clay, Ritchie, West Virginia in 1870.29 He lived in Tucker District, Wirt, West Virginia in 1900.145 Burley lived in Otter, Braxton, West Virginia in 1910.156 He died on 27 January 1957 at the age of 89 in Porterfield, Washington, Ohio, USA. He was a Farmer. He had 3 dtrs and 2 sons (Charles and Arthur)

Sources:
Other : "History of Ritchie County" (W.VA.) by Minnie K. Lowther
Other : Information from Spencer's Funeral Home, Belpre Ohio

v.

Charles Ellet Rawson1 was born on 16 April 1869 in Pennsboro, Ritchie, West Virginia, USA.157,158,159 He lived in Los Angeles Assembly District 74, Los Angeles, California in 1910.159 He lived in Los Angeles Assembly District 63, Los Angeles, California in 1920.158 Charles died on 21 August 1959 at the age of 90 in , Los Angeles, California, USA.157 No Family

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vi.

Mary Rebekah (Mollie) Rawson.

vii.

Thomas Franklin "Frank" Rawson1 was born on 23 June 1872 in Pennsboro, Ritchie, West Virginia, USA.145,157,160,161 He lived in Tucker District, Wirt, West Virginia in 1900.145 He lived in Tucker District, Wirt, West Virginia in 1900.145 Thomas lived in Piedmont, Mineral, West Virginia in 1910.161 He lived in Covina, Los Angeles, California in 1930.160 He died on 14 June 1952 at the age of 79 in Covina, Los Angeles, California, USA.157 He had two children, a boy and a girl

Sources:
Other : "History of Ritchie County" (W.VA.) by Minnie K. Lowther

viii.

Rev. Josephus Corbin Rawson1 was born on 28 September 1874 in Pennsboro, Ritchie, West Virginia, USA.162,163,164,165 He lived in Ticonderoga, Essex, New York in 1920.162 He lived in Carmel, Putnam, New York in 1930.165 Rev. was buried in December 1967 in Prospect Cem, Utica, , NY. He died on 27 December 1967 at the age of 93 in Utica, Oneida, New York, USA.164 He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA. Rev. was a Retired Baptist Minister. Ordained at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church near Elizabeth, W.Va.

ix.

Dollie Bertha Rawson1 was born on 22 October 1877 in Cedarville, Greene, Ohio, USA.24,166 She lived in Elizabeth District, Wirt, West Virginia in 1900.24 She died on 7 March 1906 at the age of 28 in Elizabeth, Wirt, West Virginia, USA. Dollie Bertha Rawson
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x.

Leslie Brooks Rawson1 was born on 11 September 1879 in Little Hocking Creek, Washington, Ohio, USA.167,168 He lived Says "Detained in Jail" and parents both born in Ireland. in Benson Village, Swift, Minnesota in 1900.167 He lived Leslie Rawson: M W 31, Married 2 for 5 years in Moundsville Ward 2, Marshall, West Virginia in 1910.168 Leslie died his family never heard from him again.) http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=DESC&d ---. 1924-Went to Alaska & never returned, supposedly he died.

Sources:
Other : "History of Ritchie County" (W.VA.) by Minnie K. Lowther

xi.

Frank Rawson1 was born on 7 October 1880 in Pennsboro, Ritchie, West Virginia, USA. He died in November 1962 at the age of 82.