HISTORY OF THE TRELEASE NAME:
This unusual and interesting name is of ancient
Cornish origin, and is a locational surname deriving from the place in
were acquired especially by those former inhabitants of a place who had moved
to another area, and were there after best identified by the name of their
birthplace. The surname development in
The first recorded
spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Chatherine Treallas
(marriage to William Fishe), which was dated April 6th 1559, Black
From Stithians Families by Edward Martin:
In the 17th century the surname of this family occurs as Trelease or Treleath, which makes its origin difficult to locate. There are places called Trelease in St Hilary, Kea, St Keverne and ruan Major, as well as Treleigh in Redruth.
Our Trelease family
including Treweek, Philp, Morcombe & May
Small numbers by a name refer to personal number in listing eg WILLIAM 2 TRELEASE - see 2
GENERATION ONE :
1. ~ ~ ~
JOHN TRELEASE of Stithians in
WILLIAM 2 TRELEASE, who married PRUDENCE WEST in 1680 at Stithians.
ELIZABETH TRELEASE, who married NICHOLAS CILLAFAN (SYLEPHANT) on 26 November 1679 at Stithians.
DOROTHIE TRELEASE, baptized 11 March 1663 at Stithians.
John later married LOUDIE (LOVEDAY) MORLIE. Her name is recorded in the Poll Tax records dated 1660 and she was the administrator of John's estate. She died in 1673 and was buried on 25 June 1673 in Stithians. (Source: Stithians Families by Edward Martin)
2. ~ ~ ~ WILLIAM TRELEASE (JOHN) was the son of JOHN TRELEASE and JANE (surname unknown) of Stithians in
Children of WILLIAM TRELEASE and PRUDENCE WEST included:
JOHN TRELEASE, baptized 16 October 1681 at Stithians. John married JONE (JOAN) TREGONNING of Stithians on 4 June 1734. John was a Yeoman of Trevales in Stithians and was a co-tenant with Walter Reed of Trevales from 1726. John died in 1741 and was buried on 20 November 1741 at Stithians. His wife Jone was given the estate in Trevales in her husband's will. Jone died in 1765 and was buried at Stithians on 9 October 1765.
RICHARD 3 TRELEASE, baptized 9 September 1683 in Stithians.
GRACE TRELEASE, baptized 23 March 1686 at Stithians. Grace married DAVID REED, a Tinner of Stithians by 1729.
ANN TRELEASE, baptized 29 January
1687 at Stithians. Ann married WILLIAM BATH, a Yeoman of Stithians, on 6
November 1723 at Gwennap,
DOROTHIE TRELEASE, baptized 13 March 1691. Dorothy did not marry. She died in 1759 and was buried 16 May 1759 at Stithians.
WILLIAM TRELEASE, baptized 28 October 1694 in Stithians; buried at Stithians on 19 September 1751.
ELIZABETH TRELEASE, baptized 6 October 1700 at Stithians; died 17 July 1701.
William was buried on 3 March 1724/5 at Stithians. Prudence was buried on 31 March 1734, also at Stithians.
(Source for all information above: Stithian Families by Edward Martin, and England Select Births & Christenings, 1538-1975)
3. ~ ~ ~ RICHARD TRELEASE (JOHN > WILLIAM) was baptized on 9 September 1683 in Stithians,
Richard married ANN TREWEEK on
15 December 1709 at St Stithians,
(Source: England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975).
> Refer to the TREWEEK family for more information about the family of Ann.
Children of RICHARD TRELEASE and ANN TREWEEK included:
JANE TRELEASE, who married WILLIAM DUNSTON in 1736. William was a Yeoman of Stithians.
RICHARD TRELEASE, who married GRACE MAGER on 10 September 1741 at Gwennap.
ANN 4 TRELEASE, baptized on 29
December 1716 in St Stithians,
TRELEASE, baptized 30
May 1719 at St Stithians,
JOHN TRELEASE, baptized February 1720 at St Stithians.
WILLIAM 6 TRELEASE, baptized 26 February 1722/3 at St Stithians.
THOMAS 7 TRELEASE, baptized 23 May 1725 at St Stithians.
Ann died on 22 July 1725 in
4. ~ ~ ~
ANN TRELEASE (JOHN
> WILLIAM > RICHARD) was baptized on 29 December 1716
in St Stithians,
Ann married JOHN JENKIN on 31
December 1737 at St Stithians,
Children of ANN TRELEASE and JOHN JENKIN included:
MARY JENKIN, baptized 15 April 1745 in Wendron,
5. ~ ~ ~ ABRAHAM TRELEASE (JOHN
> WILLIAM > RICHARD) was baptized on 30 May 1719 at St
Abraham married MARY GREEN on 9 April 1740 at St Stithians. Mary was baptized in November 1720 in Stithians.
Children of ABRAHAM TRELEASE and MARY GREEN may have included (Source: England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975):
MARY TRELEASE, baptized 26 March
1744 in Gwennap,
JENEFER TRELEASE, baptized 14 February 1747 in Gwennap; died as an infant.
ANN TRELEASE, baptized 14 January 1749 in Gwennap.
TRELEASE, baptized 21 December 1755 in Gwennap,
JENEFER TRELEASE, baptized 3 December 1757 in Gwennap.
THOMAS TRELEASE, baptized 8 July 1759 in Gwennap.
JOANNA TRELEASE, baptized September 1761 in Gwennap.
~ ~ ~ WILLIAM
> WILLIAM > RICHARD) was born in Perranarworthal,
William married PRUDENCE
PHILP on 13 May 1745 in Blisland,
> Refer to the PHILP family for more information about the family of Prudence.
Children of WILLIAM TRELEASE and PRUDENCE PHILP may have included:
(Source: England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975):
TRELEASE, baptized 18 August 1745 in Blisland,
RICHARD TRELEASE, baptized 21 June 1747 in Blisland.
JANE PHILP TRELEASE, baptized 11 February 1750 in Blisland.
ELIZABETH TRELEASE, baptized 15 March 1752 in Blisland.
JOHN TRELEASE, baptized 2 June
1754 in Gwennap,
WILLIAM 8 TRELEASE, baptized 27 November 1756 in Gwennap.
CHARLES TRELEASE, baptized 26 January 1760 in Gwennap.
Prudence died in October 1797 in Gwennap,
7. ~ ~ ~ THOMAS TRELEASE (JOHN >
WILLIAM > RICHARD) was
baptized on 23 May 1725 at St Stithians,
Thomas married GRACE TIDDY in May 1752. Grace was baptized on 6 January 1931 and was the daughter of LOCRINE TIDDY.
Children of THOMAS TRELEASE and GRACE TIDDY may have included (Source: England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975):
JOHN TRELEASE, baptized 1 April 1753 in Gwennap,
JENEFER TRELEASE, baptized 26
April 1755 in Gwennap,
THOMAS TRELEASE, baptized 28 July 1756 in Gwennap.
GRACE TRELEASE, baptized 11 February 1758 in Gwennap.
ANN TRELEASE, baptized 21 October 1758 in Gwennap.
ELIZABETH TRELEASE, baptized 30 August 1761 in Gwennap.
JOSEPHA TRELEASE, baptized 6 May 1764 in Gwennap.
JULIET TRELEASE, baptized 6 May 1764 in Gwennap.
TRELEASE, baptized 14 February 1767 in Gwennap,
~ ~ ~ WILLIAM TRELEASE (JOHN > WILLIAM> RICHARD
> WILLIAM) was the son of WILLIAM TRELEASE and PRUDENCE PHILP
and was baptized on 27 November 1759 in Gwennap,
William married JOAN MORCOMBE
on 3 January 1784 in Gwennap,
> Refer to the MORCOMBE family more information about the family of Joan.
Children of WILLIAM TRELEASE and JOAN MORCOMBE may have included:
JOHN TRELEASE, born in Gwennap,
CHARLES TRELEASE, born / christened 12 March 1786 in Gwennap,
TRELEASE, baptized 18 January 1789 in Gwennap.
ELIZABETH LEACH in 1818 in Bodmin,
JANE 9 TRELEASE, baptized 26 December 1790 in Gwennap.
WILLIAM TRELEASE, baptized 1 July
1792 in Gwennap. William married
CATHERINE KENT on 1 February 1813 in Gwennap, Cornwall Source:
RICHARD TRELEASE, baptized 6 September 1795 in Gwennap. Richard married ELIZABETH WHITFORD (Source: England, Select Marriages 1538-1973).
ABRAHAM TRELEASE, baptized 23 December 1798 in Gwennap.
William died in 1814 and was buried at Gwennap on 3 April 1814 (Source: England, Select Deaths & Burials 1538-1991).
9. ~ ~ ~
JANE TRELEASE (JOHN >
WILLIAM> RICHARD > WILLIAM > WILLIAM) was baptized on 26 December 1790 in
Children of JANE TRELEASE and ABRAHAM MAY may have included:
ANN MAY, baptized 22 July 1810 in Gwennap,
o JOHN TRELEASE MAY, baptized 20 September 1812 in Gwennap.
o WILLIAM MAY, baptized 20 September 1814 in Gwennap.
o JOHANNA MAY, baptized d 2 June 1816 in Gwennap.
JANE MAY, baptized 12 September 1817 in Cusgarne,
ABRAHAM MAY, baptized 12 February 1822 in Gwennap,
o RICHARD MAY, baptized 14 July 1825 in Gwennap; died on 22 January 1827.
HARRIET MAY, born 30 December 1826 in Cusgarne,
LAVINIA MAY, born 1829 in Cusgarne,
ELIZA MAY, baptized 25 June 1831 in Gwennap,
WILLIAM MAY, born about 1833 in Cusgarne,
> Refer to the MAY family of Cornwall for more information about the family of Abraham and the children and descendants of Jane and Abraham.
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