Le Filiastre

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Direct links to lists of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Le Filiastre family can be found under Family Records opposite. If you want to search for records for a spelling variant of Le Filiastre, or for any other family name, just click below on the first letter of the family name you are interested in. This will open a new tab in your browser giving you a list of family names beginning with that letter, for which there are baptism records in our database of half a million church and public registry records.

You can also select marriages or burials. Select the name you want and when the list of records is displayed you can easily refine the search, choosing a single parish, given name(s) and/or start and end dates.

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.

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Origins of surname

This name means ‘nephew’ or ‘stepson’. The French have a strange habit of giving the same name to people of entirely different relationships, and it can prove confusing for family historians when the text of a record gives no indication of whether or not a person was a blood relative. Le Gendre has the same meaning

Early records

This is a name mainly present in Jersey from the mid 16th century to the end of the 17th, although there is a scattering of records into the 18th and 19th centuries.

The name is found in Jersey records either as Le Filiastre or as Le Feuvre dit Filliastre, and this leads to considerable difficulty in tracing family trees. Many of the Le Filiastre baptisms from the 18th century onwards are hidden in the Le Feuvre listings.

We have little doubt that the four trees linked to below have common ancestry and can also be extended downwards for several generations, but there is such uncertainty caused by the absence of records or their listing under the wrong surname, and also by the frequency of use of several surnames, that we are unable to do this with any degree of certainty.

Variants

  • Filiastre
  • Le Filiastre
  • Le Filliastre
  • Filiatre
  • Le Feuvre dit Filliastre

Family records

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Church records

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Le Filiastre records are includded in the Le Feuvre family records

Tips

The church record links above will open in a new tab in your browser and generate the most up-to-date list of each set of records from our database. These lists replace earlier Family page baptism lists, which were not regularly updated. They have the added advantage that they produce a chronological listing for the family name in all parishes, so you do not have to search through A-Z indexes, parish by parish.

We have included some important spelling variants on some family pages, but it may be worth searching for records for a different spelling variant. Think of searching for variants with or without a prefix, such as Le or De. To search for further variants, or for any other family name, just click on the appropriate link below for the first letter of the family name, and a new tab will open, giving you the option to choose baptism, marriage or burial records. You will then see a list of available names for that type of record and you can select any name from that list. That will display all records of the chosen type for that family name, and you can narrow the search by adding a given name, selecting a parish or setting start and end dates in the form you will see above. You can also change the family name, or search for a partial name if you are not certain of the spelling

The records are displayed 30 to a page, but by selecting the yellow Wiki Table option at the top left of the page you can open a full, scrollable list. This list will either be displayed in a new tab or a pop-up window. You may have to edit the settings of your browser to allow pop-up windows for www.jerripediabmd.net. For the small number of family names for which a search generates more than 1,500 records you will have to refine your search (perhaps using start or end dates) to reduce the number of records found.

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