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Source:  Philip Roger McCray.  1993.  The McCrays of America, 2nd. ed.  Heritage Books, Bowie, MD.  This book is out of print in hard copy, but it is available on CD from Heritage Books.

Correspondence invited:  Philip R. McCray, 7720 Bock Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744

CHAPTER ONE:   THE SCOTS-IRISH
Scotland before the Reformation
Revolution and Reformation
Ulster: Planting the Stuart Seed of Discontent
Charles I, the Unhappy Monarch
The Irish Rebellion and Cromwell
The Merry Monarch, Charles I
The Last Catholic Monarch, James II
William, Mary, and Ireland
The American Scots-Irish
Intermarriage:  Did They or Didn't They?


CHAPTER TWO:  THE McCREAS

Samuel and John McCrea of Cumberland county
Pat the Mike McCrea


CHAPTER THREE:  THE FIRST McCRAYS IN AMERICA

Death of a Child in Massachusetts
The Scots-Irish in New England
The Connecticut Connection
Maryland and the McCrays
The McCrays of Maryland


CHAPTER FOUR:  VIRGINIA

Settlement of Virginia's Backwoods
Alexander, a Very Early McCray
Joseph McCray of Rockbridge  County, Virginia
The Notebook of Margaret McCray
Reuben McCray, Wagon Driver of the Prairies
Family Chart of Joseph McCray
The McCrays of Highland County, Virginia, and of West Virginia
Family Charts of Robert McCray


CHAPTER FIVE:  THE McCRAYS OF OHIO AND INDIANA

Those Samuel McCrays
Samuel McCray2 and Samuel McCray2a
John and Sarah (Dill) McCray
Daniel and Harriet (Skinner) McCray
William, Margaret, Hugh, Christy, and Andrew McCray
Family Chart of Samuel McCray2a


CHAPTER SIX:  THE BIRTH OF TENNESSEE AND MISSOURI

The Louisiana Purchase and Western Expansion
Daniel and Sarah (Nodding) McCray
That Other Daniel McCray
Jane McCray and George Jinkins
Thomas McCray of Washington County, Tennessee
Henry and Mary (Moore) McCray
Joe Walker, the Westering Man
Family Chart of Daniel McCray


CHAPTER SEVEN:  THE McCRAYS OF ALABAMA AND ARKANSAS

The Family of Henry McCray of South Carolina and Arkansas
Family Chart of Henry McCray
The Enigmatic William McCray, Who Was He?
Family Chart of William McCray
John McCray of Fayette County, Pennsylvania


ADDENDUM

Ireland after the American Revolution
Francis and Sarah (McGookin) McCray
The Migration of Francis McCray and His Family
Family Charts of Francis McCray


CHAPTER EIGHT:  THE McCRAYS OF NORTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA

Setting the Stage
Westward—the French and Indian War
Development of the Pennsylvania Road
The River Highways of Pennsylvania
The Conquest of the Wilderness


CHAPTER NINE:  THE FIRST TEN YEARS IN AMERICA

James and Eleanor Townsley
The Townsleys and Townleys


CHAPTER TEN:  THE SETTLEMENT OF ERIE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

The Holland Land Company
McCray Dealings with the Holland Land Company
The Birth of Erie County
Pioneer Presbyterians
Churches of Concord Township


CHAPTER ELEVEN:  McCRAY FAMILY HISTORIES

Some Early Recollections—George Carey
An Old Timer
McCray Family Histories, Many and Varied
Fred McCray, the First McCray History
J. Duane Upton's McCray History
Annie Crowell's Version
Cora McCray's History
Four Anonymous Histories
Raise a Toast


CHAPTER TWELVE:  THE McCRAY SETTLERS OF NORTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA

The Family of William and Elizabeth (McCray) Reed
The Family of William and Nancy (Miles) McCray
    The Luck of Corntassel Jim
    Edward Ivor McCray, Oilman
    Will of Robert ("Deacon Bob") McCrea/McCray
The Family of Samuel and Polly (McCoy) McCray
The Family of George and Jean (Murray) McCray
The Family of Robert and Jane (Bruce) McCray
    Concerning Those Blakeslees
    Confused about Mrs. Jane Bruce and Jane Bruce?
Thomas McCray of Crawford County, Pennsylvania


CHAPTER THIRTEEN:  THE FAMILY OF JAMES AND ELEANOR (TOWNSLEY) McCRAY

The Last Will and Testament of James McCray
Joseph and Thomas B. McCray
John T. McCray
An Unusual Adoption
Chapman B. McCray
Wilson C. and Grant McCray
Mrs. Cynthia McCray's Obituary
Grant S. McCray, His Children, and His Children's Children
The Roberts Family of Concord Township
Stories of the Early McCray Family
The Pudding's Proof
Genealogical Charts of Author's Line


About Those Great, Grand, and Removed Relatives

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Ulster Today
Cumberland County Townships in 1789
The Valley of Virginia
Counties of Ohio and Indiana Where McCrays Settled
Pennsylvania in 1755
Townships in Eastern Cumberland County, 1789
Thirty Pennsylvania Counties Created from Cumberland County
Concord Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania
Western and Northwester Pennsylvania Today
Original Erie County Townships
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