George Woodbur

Maleabout 1908–about 2000

Brief Life History of George

George Woodbur was born about 1908, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. He married Katherine Brajavich about 1933, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died about 2000, at the age of 94.

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George Woodbur
Katherine Brajavich
Marriage: about 1933
Ethel Juanita Woodbur

Sources (1)

  • George Woodbur in entry for Ethel Juanita Miller, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1933Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States
  • Children (1)

    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 0

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

    Age 3

    The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 


    Age 24

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: habitational name from Woodburn in Corsenside (Northumberland), Woodburn (Ayrshire, Kincardineshire, Midlothian), or Woodburn in Oakford (Devon). The placenames all derive from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + burna ‘spring, stream’, i.e. a stream flowing through a wood.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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