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Marriage & progeny
He married Mary Seymour (1619-1680), 6th daughter of Sir Edward Seymour, 2nd Baronet (c. 1580–1659) of Berry Pomeroy in Devon, great-grandson of Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, Lord Protector of England and eldest brother of Queen Jane Seymour (d.1537), the third wife of King Henry VIII. By his wife he had six sons and at least one daughter as follows:
- Captain John Trelawny (ca. 1646 – 14 May 1680), eldest son and heir apparent, a soldier killed in action at Tangier without issue, predeceased his father.
- Jonathan Trelawny, 2nd son, died an infant
- Sir Jonathan Trelawny, 3rd Baronet (1650–1721), 3rd and eldest surviving son and heir, destined for the priesthood, who succeeded his father in the baronetcy and became Bishop of Bristol, Bishop of Exeter and Bishop of Chichester.
- Major-General Charles Trelawny (ca. 1653 – 24 September 1731), a Member of Parliament
- William Trelawny, died unmarried
- Chichester Trelawny (d. 1694), unmarried
- Brigadier-General Henry Trelawny (ca. 1658 – 8 January 1702), a Member of Parliament, who married Rebecca Hals (1661-1699), 5th daughter of Matthew Hals (d.1675/6) of Efford in the parish of Eggbuckland, and of Kenedon in the parish of Sherford, both in Devon, and a co-heiress of her brother Matthew Hals (d.1684) of Efford, from whom she inherited the manor of Efford.
- Mary Trelawny
- Kidd, Charles, Debrett's peerage & Baronetage 2015 Edition, London, 2015, p.B796
- Helms, M. W.; Watson, Paula (1983). "Trelawny, Jonathan I (c.1623-81)". In Henning, B. D. The House of Commons 1660-1690. The History of Parliament Trust.
- Buried 5 March 1680
- Vivian, Lt.Col. J.L., (Ed.) The Visitations of the County of Devon: Comprising the Heralds' Visitations of 1531, 1564 & 1620, Exeter, 1895, p.703, pedigree of Seymour
- Courtney, William Prideaux; Boase, George Clement (1878). Bibliotheca Cornubiensis. Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer. p. 770. Retrieved 2007-08-02.
- Kimber, Edward; Johnson, Richard; Wotton, Thomas (1771). The Baronetage of England. G. Woodfall. pp. 308–310. Retrieved 2007-08-02.
- Date of birth per Vivian, p.440
- History of Parliament biography
- Vivian, Lt.Col. J.L., (Ed.) The Visitations of the County of Devon: Comprising the Heralds' Visitations of 1531, 1564 & 1620, Exeter, 1895, pp.439-40, pedigree of Hals of Kenedon
- Risdon, Tristram (d.1640), Survey of Devon, 1811 edition, London, 1811, with 1810 Additions, p.401
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