Aubin

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This surname is found in Jersey in the 14th century


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Adele Queree Aubin, born in New Zealand to Jersey parents who emigrated separately, met and married there

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Origin of Surname

The name was first used as a Christian name, after Saint Albinus, Bishop of Angers in the 7th century AD, and developed into a surname. It is found in the Assize Roll of 1309 and the Jersey Chantry Certificate of 1550 contains three Aubins.

Richardson and Aubin wedding

Early records

The International Genealogical Index shows Marin Aubin born in St Saviour about 1470 and marrying in 1498, fathering children Benoiste, Catherine, Charles, Genette, Jean, Thomas and Marin.

Although there are only eight Aubin entries in the current Jersey telephone directory, the family was one of the most numerous in the island for several centuries and there are over 2300 entries in the IGI.

Variants

  • Aubin, 1331
  • Aulbin, 1607
  • Aubyn, 1309
  • Albyn
  • Obin
  • Albin


Family records

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Family trees


The first two trees overlap, but come from different sources. The second has more descendant lines. The third, added in 2013, contains more detail and follows roughly the same descent. The fourth, added in 2015, is from a separate source.



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Histories



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Family businesses

Family album

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Walter Duret Aubin, Jurat and Lieut-Bailiff at the beginning of the 20th century
In October 1902 the Opera House sent postcards to their regular clientele advertising the forthcoming performance of Mice and Men. This one was sent to Dr W D Aubin of Duhamel Place. This was the distinguished Jerseyman Walter Duret Aubin (1849-1917) who was elected a Deputy for St Helier in the States in 1895, and was appointed Jurat in 1899, then Lieut-Bailiff in 1906. Dr Aubin lived at 15-17 Duhamel Place with his wife Catherine (1865- ), daughters Jeanne and Margaret, son Charles, and his widowed mother Delphine. Charles was to become a lawyer and was Attorney-General and deputy to Bailiff Alexander Coutanche during the German Occupation

Family gravestones

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