Ray Traweek

Male19 February 1930–15 October 1999

Brief Life History of Ray

When Ray Traweek was born on 19 February 1930, in San Saba, Texas, United States, his father, Julian Clarence Traweek Sr, was 41 and his mother, Nannie Alma Stockton, was 42. He married Patsy Pauline Richardson on 8 February 1950, in Brown, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, San Saba, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 October 1999, in Bangs, Brown, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Trickham Cemetery, Trickham, Coleman, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ray Traweek
Patsy Pauline Richardson
Marriage: 8 February 1950

Sources (16)

  • Ray Trawsek in household of Julian C. Trawsek, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Traweek, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Ray Traweek, "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 February 1950Brown, Texas, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.


    Age 2

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

    1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

    Age 19

    One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Cornish Treweek or English Trewick . Compare Trawick .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    Ray Traweek and Nannie Alma Stockton jump from a moving train.

    The story in the attached photo is from Gladys Maurine Sober's autobiography. Gladys Maurine Sober is married to Julian Clarence Traweek Jr, who is Ray Traweek's brother. Nannie Alma Stockton is J.C. …

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