Trey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Trey family

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

"The manors of Barlandew, Cassacawen, and Trehudreth, [in the parish of Blisland] belonged formerly to the family of Treise, from which family they passed to the Morsheads by marriage; and in 1809 were sold by Sir J. Morshead, bart. to John Wallis, Esq. of Bodmin, who is the present proprietor. Lavethan in this parish, was in remote years the seat of the Kempes, and afterwards of the Treises." [1]

"The manor of St. Gennys belonged formerly to the Treise family, from whom it passed to the late Sir John Morshead, in marriage with the co-heiress of the last male heir of Treise. This manor is now the property of his son Sir Frederick Treise Morshead, bart." [1]

The barton of Helland "was for a considerable time in the Treise family, from whom it passed to Sir John Morshead." [1]

Early History of the Trey family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Trey research. Another 90 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 176 and 1761 are included under the topic Early Trey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Trey Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Trey family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family at this time was Sir Christopher Treise who at one time held estates in St. Mabyn, Cornwall. "When Hals made his collections for his parochial history, Treblethick was the seat of the Hamleys, in which family it had been for many...
Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Trey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Trey migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Trey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • W F Trey, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Trey (post 1700) +

  • Trey Palmer, American Republican politician, Member of Oklahoma State House of Representatives 92nd District; Elected 2002
  • Trey DePriest (b. 1993), American football linebacker
  • Trey Beamon (b. 1974), American professional baseball player
  • Trey Gunn (b. 1960), American musician best known for his membership in the rock band King Crimson from 1994 to 2003
  • Trey Grayson (b. 1972), American Republican politician, Secretary of State of Kentucky, 2004; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2004, 2008 [3]
  • Trey Bryant, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 2008 [4]
  • Trey Martinez Fischer, American Democrat politician, Member of Texas State House of Representatives 116th District; Elected unopposed 2000, 2002; Elected 2004, 2006, 2008; Elected unopposed 2010, 2012 [5]
  • Trey Stinnett, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008 [6]


  1. ^ Hutchins, Fortescue, The History of Cornwall, from the Earliest Records and Traditions to the Present Time. London: William Penaluna, 1824. Print
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  5. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  6. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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