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Trefusis Early Origins



The surname Trefusis was first found in 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.

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Trefusis Spelling Variations


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Trefusis Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Treffusis, Trefusis, Trefuses, Treyfusis and others.

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Trefusis Early History


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Trefusis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Trefusis research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1170, 1200, 1500 and 1620 are included under the topic Early Trefusis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Trefusis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Trefusis Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Trefusis 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: 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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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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    The Trefusis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Trefusis 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 28 May 2014 at 14:44.

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