Moulin family page
Pierre Marie Moulin and Jeanne, nee Pierre (see family album below)
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Origins of surname
Moulin is French for 'mill' and the name was given either to a miller, or more likely to someone who lived near the mill.
The name first appeared in Jersey church records in 1810 with the baptism of the twin first children of Jacques and Marie Noel. There were six more children baptised over the next 15 years. The couple, who both came from Normandy, were not married until 1813, after their first four children had been baptised.
Other Moulin families in Jersey originated in Brittany.
- Moulinec, Brittany diminuitive
Great War service
- Peter M Moulin (1898-1918) son of Jean and Eliza, of St Mary, Private, Wiltshire Regiment, killed in action
- Eugene Frank Moulin (1885- ) (Gr) Son of Pierre and Jeanne, Leading Seaman RN. Baptised Pierre Marie, he changed his name before joining the Navy at the age of 14 in 1998. As his service record in the album below shows, he had a busy career in the Navy, serving on a large number of different vessels before leaving in 1923. He later worked at the Grand Hotel in Jersey as a porter.
This will created by a member of the Moulin family is now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, date and reference number 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 Moulin, Peupliers, St Ouen - 8 November 1934, D/Y/A/96
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