Sarah Jane Rayburn

1 January 1869–21 August 1938 (Age 69)
Finley Township, Scott, Indiana, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Rayburn was born on 1 January 1869, her father, Alexander H. Raybern, was 22 and her mother, Allyfair P. Carr, was 14. She married Lamar Collins about 1889, in Scott, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Finley Township, Scott, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Posey Township, Rush, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died on 21 August 1938, in Clark, Indiana, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Scott, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lamar Collins
Sarah Jane Rayburn
Marriage: about 1889
Mary Agnes Collins
Charles Franklin Collins
Stella Yenemia Collins
Floyd Buerk Collins
Alma Belle Collins
Zebulon E. Collins
Ruth Jane Collins
Golda V. Collins

Spouse and Children

about 1889
Scott, Indiana, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander H. Raybern


    Allyfair P. Carr




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Raeburn, a place in the Scottish Borders named from northern Middle English ray ‘roebuck’ + burn ‘stream’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Rayburn in household of Thomas M Applegate, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah J Collins in household of John H Richey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marie Collins in household of Lamar Collins, "United States Census, 1900"

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