Rayford Peacock (1912 - 1979)

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Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida

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Treasteall Peacock

Treasteall Peacock

Charlotte Louisa Doubtfire

Charlotte Louisa Doubtfire

Alfred Edward Peacock, England

Alfred Edward Peacock, England

Shawn & Christina (Klose) Bryant

Shawn & Christina (Klose) Bryant

Natalie, the Birthday Girl

Natalie, the Birthday Girl

Al & Mary Catherine (Peacock) Family

Al & Mary Catherine (Peacock) Family

Shawn Bryant with daugher Lorena

Shawn Bryant with daugher Lorena

Tommy Peacock Family

Tommy Peacock Family

Three Peacock Sisters

Three Peacock Sisters

Hal Peacock Family

Hal Peacock Family

William C. Peacock Jr. 1924

William C. Peacock Jr. 1924

William C. Peacock Jr.

William C. Peacock Jr.

Mary Ann & William Jr. Peacock

Mary Ann & William Jr. Peacock

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George Peacock & Boston Terrier Treasteall Peacock Charlotte Louisa Doubtfire Alfred Edward Peacock, England

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1912 - In the year that Rayford Peacock was born, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

1921 - When he was just 9 years old, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

1967 - At the age of 55 years old, Rayford was alive when between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

1968 - At the age of 56 years old, Rayford was alive when on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

1979 - In the year of Rayford Peacock's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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Rayford Peacock passed away in January 1979 at 66 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Rayford. He was born on June 26, 1912. There is no information about Rayford's family or relationships. We know that Rayford Peacock had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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