Tease History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Tease family

The surname Tease was first found in Nottingham where they were known as the Barons Tyes and even before the Conquest were a family great significance in that shire and in the county of Rutland. However, one of the first records of the name was found much further to the south at Mousehole in Cornwall. " This place, which is also called Port Enys, is situated on the western shore of Mount's bay in the English Channel; and though at present only a large fishing-village, was formerly of considerable importance. In 1293, Henry de Tyes obtained for it the grant of a market on Tuesday, to which was afterwards added a fair on the festival of St. Barnabas." [1]

Important Dates for the Tease family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tease research. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1299, 1313, 1321, 1342, 1350, 1324, 1505, 1572, 1620 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Tease History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Tease Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tye, Tee, Tyes, Tigh and others.

Early Notables of the Tease family (pre 1700)

Notables of the family at this time include Christopher Tye (c.1505-c.1572), an English composer and organist; and Robert Tighe (died 1620), an English cleric and linguist, Archdeacon of...
Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tease Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Tease family to Ireland

Some of the Tease family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 42 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Tease migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tease Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • James Tease, aged 28, who landed in Maine in 1812 [2]
  • Miss M Tease, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [2]

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  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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