Sea, Andrew McBrayer, Jr. Papers, 1781-1936

Held by The Filson Historical Society 

Creator:  Sea, Andrew McBrayer, Jr. 

Title:  Papers, 1781-1936 

Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for these papers, contact the Collections Department. 

Size of Collection:  0.5 cubic feet 

Location Number:  Mss. A S441 

Scope and Content Note 

Historical and genealogical matter collected by Sea, consisting of a political scrapbook of Andrew M. Sea, Sr. (1840-1917), 1859-1860; scrapbook of Andrew M. Sea, Jr., 1867-1912; family and military records of Andrew M. Sea, Sr.; obituaries of Sophia Irvine Fox Sea; letters, 1849-1871, to Logan Hunton, which include letters from John Bell, Robert P. Letcher, Pierre Soule, and Albert Pike; genealogy of the McBrayer family; letters, 1935-1936, from A. L. Fox to Andrew M. Sea, Jr.; and autographs collected by Sea, including those of famous 19th century political and military leaders. 

Biographical Note 

Andrew McBrayer Sea, Jr. was born in Louisville in 1876. He attended Spencerian Commercial School, and received his law degree from the University of Louisville in 1900. He served as General Counsel for the Title Insurance and Trust Co., and the Louisville Title Mortgage Co. Sea specialized in the law of real property. Sea served in the Kentucky National Guard, was a Democrat, and was the commander of the Kentucky Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. 

Folder List 

Box 1 

1 Scrapbook of Andrew McBrayer Sea, Sr., begun 1859. 

2 Scrapbook of Andrew McBrayer Sea, Sr., begun 1859. 

3 Family record. Military record.

4 Sophie Irvine Sea obituaries.

5 Sophie Irvine Sea: A memorial to the Confederate Dead. Confederate flags in watercolors on cover.

6Correspondenceto Logan Hunton, 1849-1871. 

7 The McBrayer family in Kentucky. 

8Correspondenceto Andrew McBrayer Sea, Jr. from A. L. Fox, 1935-1936. 

9Miscellaneousgenealogical notes. 

10 Philip and Lucy White family record.

11 Land grant to Jared Terrill of Jefferson County, Ind. for 40 acres of land in Ind.,1848 May 10.

12 Frank Swope portrait (photograph). 


pkg. 13 Genealogical records of the Sea, Fox, Blackwell, Tunstall, Temple, McBrayer, 

Hunton, White, Irvine, and Bell families of Ky. and Va. 

pkg. 14 Autograph collection.