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
Marcele B. Buckley
Marriage: 9 November 1929
Marilyn Louise Rayburn
Wesley Eugene Rayburn

Spouse and Children

9 November 1929
Marion, Mississippi, United States


    Marilyn Louise Rayburn


    Wesley Eugene Rayburn


Parents and Siblings




    Lillie Mae Rayburn


    Pearl Rayburn


    Edna Jewel Rayburn


    Sedgie Eugene Rayburn


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.

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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