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McBrayer Early Origins



The surname McBrayer was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhn 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.

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McBrayer Spelling Variations


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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.

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McBrayer Early History


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McBrayer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McBrayer research. Another 247 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1384, 1469, 1473, 1502, 1503, 1504, 1548, 1579, 1590, and 1630 are included under the topic Early McBrayer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McBrayer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McBrayer Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early McBrayer 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:

McBrayer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charles Evans McBrayer, aged 33, who settled in Shelby, N. c., in 1916

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Contemporary Notables of the name McBrayer (post 1700)


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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
  • Sandra McBrayer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996
  • John M. McBrayer, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 9th District, 1854-55
  • James A. McBrayer, American politician, Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    9. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    10. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
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    The McBrayer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McBrayer 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 14 January 2016 at 10:08.

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