Trebay History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Trebay family
The surname Trebay was first found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when the family name acquired lands in Treeby in Yealmpton in that shire.
Early History of the Trebay family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Trebay research. Another 74 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1638, 1707, 1700, 1643, 1700, 1677, 1685, 1680, 1689, 1689, 1692, 1685, 1722, 1727, 1727, 1763, 1761 and 1763 are included under the topic Early Trebay History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Trebay Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Treby, Trebie, Treeby, Treebie, Trebet and others.
Early Notables of the Trebay family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Peter Treby, English barrister at the Court of Common Pleas; and his son, Sir George Treby JP (1643-1700), a British justice and politician, son of Peter Treby of Plympton St. Maurice, Devonshire, Member of Parliament for Plympton Erle (1677-1685), Recorder of London in 1680, Solicitor General for England and...
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Migration of the Trebay family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who were 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..