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Remy family page


Nicholas Remy married Catherine Chevallier in St Helier in 1789

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Origins of surname

This family name started out as a Latin personal name, meaning a fighter of wars.

Early records

This family, of French origin, first appeared in Jersey records in 1723 with the marriage of Guilleaume Remy and Margueritte Philippe, of Normandy, in St John. They appear not to have had children and Marguerite died a widow in 1736.

We have identified two distinct Remy family trees (see below).


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Great War service

Father and son


Family wills

These wills created by members of the Remy 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

  • George Remy of St Helier - 19 September 1876, D/Y/A/39
  • Jane Remy of St Helier, widow of Elie Charles Mallet - 6 December 1879, D/Y/A/40
  • Helen Remy, 55 Halkett Place, St Helier - 13 December 1905, D/Y/A/64
  • Susanne Remyn daughter Jean of St Helier, bequeaths to the poor of St Helier, £12 of French currency 26 October 1819 - D/Y/A/19

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