I show Alvin Rufus Carawan as one of ten children born to Wiliam Alpheas Carawan.
Alvin Rufus Carawan (1877-1968) was married twice. First to Mary Jane Sadler. Second to Sophia Elizabeth Potter. He had a total of eighteen children according to an article about his son, Percy Carawan, now age 90, and a carver of decoy ducks, who still lives in Hyde Co, NC.