LaSalle County

Freeborn Rawling

Ottawa Free Trader

January 10, 1899


Freeborn Rawling, formerly of this city, expired at his home in Sheridan, yesterday afternoon at 2:30, at the age of 73 years.  The
deceased was born in Indiana, but resided the greater part of his life in Ottawa.  Last May, in company with his family, he moved to Sheridan, to reside.  Mr. Rawling was taken ill a couple of weeks ago and began rapidly to decline.  He was a man well known in Ottawa and vicinity, and was highly respected.  He leaves surviving his wife and two daughters, Miss Olla and Mrs. P. H. Miller.  The funeral will take place from the residence of his daughter, Mrs. P. H. Miller, in Sheridan, Wednesday at 1 o'clock.


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