Hershel J. Rayborn

Brief Life History of Hershel J.

When Hershel J. Rayborn was born on 20 April 1923, his father, George E Rayborn, was 32 and his mother, Pearl Phelps, was 29. He married Gloria June Weber on 3 August 1943, in Wahoo, Saunders, Nebraska, United States. He lived in Elsmere, Kenton, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 1 Liberty, Casey, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 11 August 1983, in Boone, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Erlanger, Kenton, Kentucky, United States.

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Hershel J. Rayborn
Gloria June Weber
Marriage: 3 August 1943

Sources (9)

  • Hershell Rayburn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herschel Junior Rayborn, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Herschel J Rayborn, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Scottish Rayburn or possibly of GermanRehborn, a topographic name meaning ‘deer spring or well’.

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

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