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Cora May Burbank Rawlins was born 1 July 1879 in Brigham City, Utah. She was the fifth child of Daniel Mark Burbank Jr. and Mary Jane Lindsay. She was one of 21 children born to a polygamist family. The two wives were sisters. Mother knew the privations and hardships of pioneer living.
Leona Leavitt, the fifth child of George Leavitt and Janette Brinkerhoff, was born 25 Sep,. 1860 at Centerville, Davis Co., Utah. While here they had considerable trouble with the Indians and lost many cattle to them.
Franklin Archable Rawlins, fifth child of Harvey McGalyard and Margaret Elzirah Frost, was born 22 Jan, 1857, at Draper, Salt Lake Co., Utah. He spent the first eight years of his life in Draper, possibly starting school there.
The information on the above JAMES MASON RAWLINS has been passed down orally and has been published. However, at this time the Compiler has no proof by virtue of Bible, Record, or Letter of the facts of descent from James Mason Rawlins other than the fact that both JAMES RAWLINS, JR. and his Uncle REVEREND RODERICK RAWLINS, made claim to the same set of facts.
The information regarding the rest of the individuals in this compilation are documented whensofar as has been possible.