La Croix family page
Caroline and Louis Victor La Croix
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Origins of surname
The name was probably given to someone who lived near a cross.
The first baptism registered in Jersey was that of Philippe La Croix in St Brelade in 1737, the illegitimate son of Jeanne. Four or more further La Croix families appear to have settled in the island in the 1780s.
One is shown in the tree below, descended from Claude Marie La Croix and Marie Marguerite Berthe, both from France, and married in St Helier in 1802, after the baptism of their two children in 1800 and 1801. There were earlier baptisms of the children of Walter and Anne Laing, Pierre and Madelaine Thoury, and Jean and Marguerite Le Moigne.
- La Croix
- De La Croix
Births and baptisms
These wills created by members of the La Croix 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
- Jean La Croix of St Helier 20 June 1839 - D/Y/A/24
- John La Croix of St Helier, desires to be buried in St Helier Cemetery - 10 May 1897, D/Y/A/56
Family photo album
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