George Wesley Rayburn

30 October 1909–10 September 1985 (Age 75)
Marion, Mississippi, United States

The Life of George Wesley

When George Wesley Rayburn was born on 30 October 1909, in Marion, Mississippi, United States, his father, Edward Eugene Rayburn, was 20 and his mother, Ada Lee Delancey, was 14. He married Marcele B. Buckley on 9 November 1929, in Marion, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Beat 2, Marion, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years and Beat 1, Marion, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 10 September 1985, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Marion, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Wesley Rayburn
1909–1985
Marcele B. Buckley
1915–2001
Marriage: 9 November 1929
Marilyn Louise Rayburn
1934–
Wesley Eugene Rayburn
1939–2018

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 November 1929
Marion, Mississippi, United States
children

(2)

    Marilyn Louise Rayburn

    Female1934–Female

    Wesley Eugene Rayburn

    Male1939–2018Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Male1909–1985Male

    Lillie Mae Rayburn

    Female1911–Female

    Pearl Rayburn

    Female1914–2014Female

    Edna Jewel Rayburn

    Female1916–Female

    Sedgie Eugene Rayburn

    Male1919–1990Male

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1916 · Mississippi State Sanatorium for TB is Established

Age 7

The Mississippi State Sanatorium is a hospital used for tuberculosis patients. This lasted from 1918 to the 1950s. The Sanatorium has now been turned into a museum.
1929

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Wesley Rayborn in household of August Rayborn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wessley Raybourn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wesley Rayburn, "United States Census, 1940"

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