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The Trawick surname comes from one of the numerous places so named in Cornwall. As such, it is classed as a habitation surname denoting someone who came from Trevithick.

Trawick Early Origins



The surname Trawick was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Trevithick in St Columb Major and Minor. Cornwall was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany and Wales than to England. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon, Somerset and Dorset.

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Trawick Spelling Variations


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Trawick Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Trevithick, Trevethick, Trevetheck, Trevethick and others.

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Trawick Early History


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Trawick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Trawick research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1359, 1642, 1674, 1668, 1700 and 1788 are included under the topic Early Trawick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Trawick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Trawick Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Trawick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Trevithick, and William Trevithick who were recorded in the census of Ontario, Canada in 1871; Wm. Trevitheck, who came to Detroit in 1866; and James Trevithick, who arrived in Colorado in 1889..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    6. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Trawick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Trawick Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 29 November 2014 at 09:08.

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