|Orbie Lee Orbison, Roy’s father, is born in Olustee, Oklahoma. His twin brother Orby dies at birth.
|Nadine Schultz, Roy’s mother, is born in Wise County, Texas.
Wise County, Texas
|In February, 1933, Orbie Lee (d. 1985) marries Nadine Schultz (d. 1992).||1933-02-01|
|Roy gets his first guitar for his 6th Birthday and the Orbison’s move to Fort Worth, Texas.
Fort Worth, Texas
|Roy and his older brother are sent back to Vernon to live with their Grandmother due to a polio epidemic in Forth Worth, TX in 1944.||1944-01-01|
|Roy wins talent contest on Radio KVWC in Vernon, TX and gets own Saturday Show this year.
|Late 1946 family moves west to Wink, TX.
|In 1949 Roy forms his first band, which included James Morrow on guitar.||1949-01-01|