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Dea. Edward Rawson

Male 1721 - 1807  (85 years)


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  • Name Edward Rawson 
    Prefix Dea. 
    Born 2 April 1721  Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 February 1807  Leicester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • From Crane:
      “Edward settled in Mendon, where he was deacon of the church. ‘Nature did much for him and he was a leading man in the affairs of the town. Being a staunch opposer of British rule, he was generally a member of the vaoius committees, and was freqently a member of the Legislature previous to and during the Revolutionary war.’ He was also a member of the Convention to form a Constitution for the State in 1779. In the latter part of this life he removed to Leicester, where he d. Feb. 11, 1807, at an advanced age, having lost his eye-sight several years previous to his death.” [3]
    Person ID I24790  Schirado
    Last Modified 13 April 2015 

    Father Wilson Rawson,   b. 23 June 1692, Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 December 1726, Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother Margaret Arthur,   b. about 1691, Salem, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 November 1757, Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 4 May 1712  Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F18038  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Mary Reynolds,   b. 20 November 1716, Bristol, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after October 1769  (Age > 53 years) 
    Married 7 April 1748  Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Edward Rawson & Mary Morss
    Children 
     1. Hooker Rawson,   b. 21 April 1749, Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Elizabeth Rawson,   b. 4 April 1750, Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 November 1778, Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     3. Mary Rawson,   b. 4 May 1751, Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before March 1780  (Age < 28 years)
    +4. Dr. Edward Rawson,   b. 19 June 1754, Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1786, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     5. Anna Rawson,   b. 22 September 1756, Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 January 1848, Leicester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +6. Dr. Arthur Rawson,   b. 17 November 1758, Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 December 1796, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     7. Mephibosheth Rawson,   b. 7 August 1763, Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 August 1763, Mendon, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F18047  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S531] (Boston, 1920).

    2. [S352] S. F. Tillman, (Chevy Chase, Md., 1959).

    3. [S391] E. B. Crane, (Worcester, 1875).


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