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Early Origins of the McBrayer family


The surname McBrayer was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhùn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where they held a family seat as one of the prominent Border Clans defending the Scottish border in the west marches. They are said to have the longest and most honorable connection with border life.

Early History of the McBrayer family


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McBrayer Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: MacBriar, McBriar, MacBrair, McBrair, MacBraire, McBraire, MacBriare, McBriare, Briar, Brier, Brire, Briars, Briers, Brires, Braires, Brares, Braire, Brair, MacBrare, McBrare, Brare, MacBrar, McBrar, Brar, MacBrayr, McBrayr, MacBrayre, McBrayre, McBryar, MacBryar, MacBray, McBray, MacBrire, McBrire, MacBrier and many more.

Early Notables of the McBrayer family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the McBrayer family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McBrayer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charles Evans McBrayer, aged 33, originally from Shelby, N.C., arrived in New York in 1916 aboard the ship "Advance" from Cristobal, Canal Zone [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJH4-PJ9 : 6 December 2014), Charles Evans McBrayer, 20 Dec 1916; citing departure port Cristobal, Canal Zone, arrival port New York, ship name Advance, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name McBrayer (post 1700)


  • William David McBrayer (b. 1950), American film and television producer and writer
  • W. Terry McBrayer (b. 1937), American Democrat lobbyist, attorney, and former politician
  • Odell Lavon McBrayer (1930-2008), American attorney, and Republican candidate
  • Jody McBrayer (b. 1970), American singer/songwriter
  • Jack McBrayer (b. 1973), American Emmy nominated actor and comedian
  • W. Terry McBrayer, American Democrat politician, Elected Kentucky State House of Representatives 98th District 1973; Candidate in primary for Governor of Kentucky, 1979 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Sandra McBrayer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John M. McBrayer, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 9th District, 1854-55 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James A. McBrayer, American politician, Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJH4-PJ9 : 6 December 2014), Charles Evans McBrayer, 20 Dec 1916; citing departure port Cristobal, Canal Zone, arrival port New York, ship name Advance, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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