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Tessier family page


Jeanne Marie Le Tessier married Julien Marie Hirel in St John in 1898

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Origins of surname

This is a French name, mainly from the Atlantic coast area, indicating a weaver

Early records

This surname first appeared in the St Helier baptism register in 1716 with the baptism of Jean and Marie Susanne, possibly twin children of Charles Tessier and Susanne Fougeron. Susanne's name is variously shown as Fourqueron and Fourgeron over the course of six baptism entries.


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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Tessier 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

  • Charles Tessier of St John, now of St Saviour - 6 June 1868, D/Y/A/34
  • Henry Tessier of St Brelade, desires to be buried in St Brelade's Cemetery, bequeaths to the poor of St Brelade, £8 of the order 12 November 1808 - D/Y/A/17
  • Marie Tessier of St Helier, bequeaths to the Rev Father Fitch £12 to say masses for the repose of her soul - 25 June 1891, D/Y/A/50
  • Esther Tessier, 9 Balmoral Terrace - 15 February 1939, D/Y/A/104
  • John Tessier, St John - 31 January 1912, D/Y/A/71

Family gravestones

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