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Early Origins of the Treas family

The surname Treas was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Laventhan. 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.

Early History of the Treas family

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Treas Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Treys, Treis, Treyes, Treise and others.

Early Notables of the Treas family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Treas family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

Contemporary Notables of the name Treas (post 1700)

  • Judith Treas, American Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Demographic and Social Analysis at the University of California, Irvine
  • Terri Treas (b. 1957), American actress, writer and director, best known for her role as Newcomer Cathy Frankel on the Fox Network science fiction series Alien Nation (1989-1990)

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