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Marks family page


Marks-Feuillet wedding

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Direct links to lists of baptisms, marriages and burials for the Marks family can be found under Family Records opposite. If you want to search for records for a spelling variant of Marks, 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.

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Origins of surname

Marks is probably a family form of the personal name Mark, from the Latin Marcus, believed to derive ultimately from Mars, the Roman God of War. There is also a possibility that it indicated someone living near a boundary mark, from the old English mearc for mark or border.

Early records

The family appears to have arrived in Jersey around


  • Marks

Family records


Family trees


Great War service

Sons of Michael and Ellen Marks


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Marks family are now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, dates and reference numbers shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Ephraim Marks, 11 Wiltshire Road, Brixton, London fruit buyer - 24 September 1920, D/Y/A/80
  • Lewis Marks, The Bristol Hotel, St Helier, merchant - 15 February 1917, D/Y/A/76

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