Early Origins of the Trefusis family
Cornwall where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Trefusis in the parish of Milor. 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 Trefusis family
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Trefusis Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Treffusis, Trefusis, Trefuses, Treyfusis and others.
Early Notables of the Trefusis family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Trefusis family to the New World and Oceana
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 to the New World. Many fisherman from the coastal villages of Cornwall migrated to the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Florida, and to the Leeward Islands..
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