When Julia Wray was born about 1809, in United States, her father, John Ray, was 35 and her mother, Sarah McGLAMERY, was 34. She married Samuel Bentley Bamford on 29 November 1830, in Vermillion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died before 1840.
from Middle English wra (Old Norse vrá) ‘nook, corner of land’, a topographic name for someone who lived at or by a nook, corner of land, or isolated place, or a habitational name from a place so named, such as Wray in Tunstall (Lancashire), Wrea in Kirkham (Lancashire), and High and Low Wreah in Hensingham (Cumberland). The name was taken to Ulster by a Yorkshire family in the reign of Elizabeth I, and was used interchangeably in the counties of Derry and Donegal with Raw, Ray, Rea, and occasionally McRae .
common post-medieval spelling of Ray , Rae , or Ree .