June Carter Cash was born Valerie June Carter, on June 23, 1929 in Maces Spring, Virginia to Maybelle Carter and Ezra Carter.

She was born into country music and performed with the Carter Family from the early age of ten, beginning in 1939. In March 1943, when the Carter Family trio stopped recording together after the WBT contract, Maybelle Carter, with encouragement from her husband Ezra, formed "Mother Maybelle & the Carter Sisters" with her daughters, Helen, Anita, and June.

June Carter Cash's Family Tree