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Drayer Early Origins



The surname Drayer was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Drayer Spelling Variations


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Drayer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Drée, Drées, Dray, Drait, Draits, Drey, Draye, Drayes, Draie, Draies, Drez, Drai, Drais, Dret, Drei, du Drée, de Drée, Drayer, Draite, Dré, Drer, Drest and many more.

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Drayer Early History


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Drayer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Drayer research. Another 230 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1131, 1191, 1600, 1671, 1672, and 1746 are included under the topic Early Drayer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Drayer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Drayer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Drayer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Drayer Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Peter Drayer, who arrived in Maryland in 1633

Drayer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joanis Drayer, aged 55, landed in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Henry Drayer settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1768

Drayer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Isadore Drayer, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Drayer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Drayer Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 17 August 2016 at 13:34.

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