Trying to make a connection to England

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I have been stumped in trying to make a strong connection to England. The last relative I've found was Peter Bray, married to a Martha Ann Scott. He was born ~1718 in England. He died in 1810 at Rowan, Surry, North Carolina, United States.
WikiTree profile: Vernie Bray
in The Tree House by Vernie Bray G2G Crew (430 points)

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Hi Vernie!  It is indeed hard to make the connections on the other side of the pond.  Have you done anything with your DNA?  That can help confirm or deny possible paper trails.


by Shirlea Smith G2G6 Pilot (175k points)
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You need to look at areas where the surname was common if you don't know anything specific.
by Hilary Gadsby G2G6 Pilot (176k points)
There are nearly 2000 trees on ancestry with Peter Bray 1718 father John mother Mary Wilson but none have any birth records or marriage records.

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