Descendants of Jean de Gruchy and Judith Dorey

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Descendants of Jean de Gruchy



Charles de Gruchy of Bannelais, Croiserie (Tr), and Rachel, his wife, née Le Gresley: courtesy of Miss Yvonne Le Riche, as are the pictures below

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  • 1 Jean de Gruchy (1722-by 1812) m (1746, Tr) Judith Dorey (1721-1791) d of Thomas (Tr) and Marguerite Falle d of Philippe and of Marguerite Vivian [1]
    • 2 Marie de Gruchy (1748- ) m (1777, Tr) Jean Le Sueur
    • 2 Elizabeth de Gruchy (1750-1822) m (1772, St S) Josue Picot
    • 2 Jean de Gruchy (1752-1796) m (1780, St S) Elizabeth Alexandre d of Jean [2] and Anne Le Maistre
      • 3 Elizabeth de Gruchy (1781- )
      • 3 Jean de Gruchy (1783- ) [3] liv. 1813
      • 3 Charles de Gruchy (1786-1867) [4] m 2 Rachel Le Brun; 1 (1810, St H) Marie de Gruchy
        • 4 Marie de Gruchy (1811- )
        • 4 Sophie Julie de Gruchy (1813- ) m Charles Amy (Gr)
        • 4 Charles de Gruchy (1816-1885) [5] m 2 Rachel Le Gresley [6]; 1 (1841, Tr) Rachel de Veulle d of Jean of St Clement and Elizabeth Norman
          • 5 Charles de Gruchy (1842-1922) [7] m (1870, St S) Ann Le Quesne (1843-1924) d of Nicolas [8] and Jeanne Dorey
            • 6 Anna Jane de Gruchy ((1871-1953) m (1891, Tr) John Hamon Becquet [9]
            • 6 Rachel de Gruchy (1872- ) m (1896, Tr) John Edward Le Marquand of Catillon de Haut, Grouville [10]
            • 6 Janet de Gruchy (1875- ) m (1901, St H) Thomas Le Brun [11]
          • 5 Alfred de Gruchy (1844-1849)
          • 5 Mary Ann de Gruchy (1847- ) m (1873, St S) Samuel Cuzner [12]
          • 5 Alfred de Gruchy (1851-1942) [13]
        • 4 Elizabeth de Gruchy (1818-1869) m (1854, St S) Charles Mourant
        • 4 Jean de Gruchy (1821-1894) [14] m (1846, Tr) Rachel Starck d of Elie and Rachel Alexandre
          • 5 Louisa Rachel de Gruchy (1846-1849)
        • 4 Jane de Gruchy (1824-1900) m (1846, St H) Elie Bertram
        • 4 Philippe de Gruchy (1826- ) [15] settled in Canada m (1856, Westminster) Margaret Dwyer
          • 5 Philip de Gruchy (1858, Eng- ) (Canada) [16] m (Can.) Kathleen Swift
            • 6 Leo de Gruchy (1882?- ) (Canada)
            • 6 Kathleen de Gruchy (1889?- ) (Canada)
          • 5 John de Gruchy (1860, Eng-1940) (Canada) [17] m (Can.) Emma V. Tothill (1867-1947)
            • 6 John Reginald de Gruchy (1890- ) [18]
            • 6 Edith M. de Gruchy (1889- ) (Canada)
            • 6 Philip Harold (Hal) de Gruchy (1896-1987) [19] m (1916, Can.) Winnifred Kerwin Blong (1894-1962)
              • 7 Philip Harold de Gruchy (1926-1997) m (1953, Can.) Jean Elizabeth Hill (descendants in Canada)
              • 7 Lona Patricia de Gruchy (1916- 1977?) m (Can.) Stafford Lawrence
              • 7 Mary Beatrice de Gruchy (1920- ) m (Can.) John Marsden
              • 7 Susanne Elizabeth de Gruchy (1923- ) deceased m (Can.) Alan Mashinter
          • 5 Ann de Gruchy (1863, St H- ) (Canada) m (Can.) William E. Davenport Tighe of Toronto
          • 5 Charles Henry de Gruchy (1865, St H- ) (Canada) m (Can.) Annie Armour
            • 6 Philip Cuthbert de Gruchy (1892- ) C.Eng. [20] m (1936, Tor.) Mary Agnes Watt d of Thomas and Kathleen, née Halpin
        • 4 Anne de Gruchy (1829-1847)
      • 3 Philippe de Gruchy (1791-1845) of La Tapinerie, (1828) Croiserie, Trinity m (1813, St H) Jeanne Mollet
        • 4 Jane de Gruchy (1813-1817)
        • 4 Betsey de Gruchy (1815-1899) m (1844, Tr) David Noel
        • 4 Jeanne de Gruchy (1818-1838)
        • 4 Philippe de Gruchy (1821-1845) m (1843, St P) Elizabeth Cabot d of Jean, Farmer [21]
          • 5 Philippe de Gruchy (1844-1868) [22]
        • 4 Jean de Gruchy (1832-by 1903) [23] m Mary Ann du Tot (1827-1903, Paris), [24] d of Jean and Anne, née Le Maistre (St H)
          • 5 Mary Ann de Gruchy (1856- ) m (1892, Paris) Henri Marty [25] s of Francois (Le Mans)
          • 5 John Alfred de Gruchy (1857- ) [26] m 1 (1882, Paris) Marie Alice Octavie Benedictine, d of Pierre Grégoire Bellion-Jourdan [27] and Louise Alphonsine, née Berret (1829-1905), d of Félicien; 2 Jeanne Elisa Righetti (1881-1924, ae 43) [28] d of Joseph Jules Righetti and Rose Elisa, née Lancesseur (Fr)
          • 5 Alice Jane de Gruchy (1859- ) living 1871
      • 3 Anne de Gruchy (1794-1794)
    • 2 Marguerite de Gruchy ( -1814) m (1785, St S) Jean Le Feuvre

Notes and references

  1. Details of the Doreys are courtesy of the late Miss Yvonne Le Riche, the senior descendant of this line of de Gruchys
  2. Of Bloomfield, Trinity
  3. Served in HMS Agamemnon at the Battle of Trafalgar, 1805. He was alive in 1813, when his grandfather`s inheritance was settled before the Cour d`Héritage, he being the eldest son and principal heir. A Mariner, what later became of him is not known
  4. Of Bannelais, Croiserie, (1820), Vingtenier 1834
  5. Building Contractor and Farmer
  6. Her burial entry, recording her death aged 75 years and 3 months on the 6th April 1888, mentions that Rachel had previously been the widow of George Briard
  7. Of Bannelais
  8. Of Woodlands, Croiserie; Constable of Trinity
  9. Issue: Anna Hamon Becquet of Bannelais m Walter Stanley Le Riche
  10. Issue: Elsie Le Marquand, heiress m Clarence Le Marquand; Edward John Le Marquand, who left Jersey and is believed to have died without issue
  11. Settled in Canada, where he bought a former Robin and Co. fishery at Cape Breton Island. Issue in Canada, including Charles Le Brun, Q.C.
  12. Building contractor
  13. Alfred is believed by his family to have married whilst living for many years in England. There were, though, no children. He returned to Jersey to live at 5, Hastings Terrace, St Helier
  14. Of The Birches, St Saviour, one-time Gold Prospector
  15. Tailor
  16. Printer; lived at 396, Crawford Street, Toronto (1898)
  17. Lived at 309, Crawford Street, Toronto (1898) and then at 37, Delaware Avenue, Toronto (1911). He was Secretary and Assistant General Manager of a manufacturing firm and then a Manufacturer
  18. Attended Upper Canada College, Toronto, and became a Manufacturers` Agent
  19. Attended Upper Canada College, Toronto, winning a Gold Medal in 1913. Lieutenant, 208th Irish Fusiliers, Canadian Army, forming part of the Canadian Expeditionary Force in Europe. He fought in France, being wounded in August 1918. Latterly of Marmora, Ontario, Canada
  20. Served in WWI in France and elsewhere, 1914-1919, with the Canadian Army Medical Corps. "Place of Birth: Toronto, Canada; Trade or Calling: Civil Engineer; Next of kin: Charles Henry de Gruchy, Toronto...Father." His army records also show that he was "gassed"
  21. Registre Pub. (R.P.) 240/188 also gives this marriage
  22. Ensign, RJM
  23. This family were living in St Lawrence at the time of the 1861 census, but had returned to farm at La Tapinerie, in Croiserie, Trinity, by that of 1871. Jean de Gruchy was living at the time of his daughter`s marriage in Paris (1892), when his details were given as "Entrepreneur (St Helier)". He was living in St Helier at the time of the 1891 census, his occupation being given as Commission Agent
  24. Mary Ann Dutot had gone to live in Paris at Rue Legendre 106, with her daughter and son-in-law, Henri Marty. Her burial entry gives her age as 76 years, her place of birth and current domicile, the names of both parents and of her deceased husband. The death was declared by her son, Alfred (sic) de Gruchy, aged 45, his occupation being as given below, and his address being 87, rue du Bac, and by Henri Marty, without profession, of 106, rue Legendre. French birth, marriage and death records were thus, at this date, much more useful to genealogists than those of the United Kingdom
  25. Marchand de Chaussures, born 1845, Le Mans
  26. The occupation of John Alfred, known usually as Alfred, at the time of he and his second wife`s voyage to New York from Le Havre, France, in 1924 was given as "Interpreter". His wife, Jeanne, evidently became ill or died on the return journey, as she was buried in Paris not long afterwards (1924). Her burial entry records her place of birth, the names of her parents and John Alfred`s occupation, given as "Professeur Interprête". She had been, on her marriage to John Alfred, the widow of Henri Joseph Gaillard: New York, U.S., Arriving Passenger and Crew Lists, (1924); Burial entry, Paris (1924), Jeanne Elisa de Gruchy, née Righetti. On the burial in Paris (1903) of John Alfred`s mother, her son`s occupation was at that date given as "Commissionnaire en marchandises". John Alfred does not appear to have had any issue
  27. Retired Notary
  28. Born in Grenoble, France
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