Origins of surname
This is a name which is particularly linked to the Manche department of Normandy. Avoine is French for oats and the name was probably given to someone who grew oats, although Normandy is not particularly noted for the crop.
The first baptisms were of the children of Louis d'Avoine and Elizabeth Gruchy, from 1793 onwards in Trinity. There is no record of the couple marrying in Jersey.
- D'Avoine baptisms in Jersey
- D'Avoine marriages in Jersey (groom)
- D'Avoine marriages in Jersey (bride)
- D'Avoine burials in Jersey
Great War service
- Samuel D'Avoine (1883- ) (St S) son of jean and Ann Hubert, husband of Fanny Louisa Langford, ex-RMIJ, Private, RJGB
These wills created by members of the D'Avoine 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
- D'Avoine : Clara Elvina , nee Ahier, widow of John D'Avoine, of 3, Pomona Road, St Helier - 08/Dec/1950 , 25/Sep/1962 , D/Y/B1/70/53
- d'Avoine : Violet Ruby , of 22, Victoria Cottage Homes, St Saviour - 02/Oct/1959 , 15/Feb/1962 , D/Y/B1/67/79
- Davoine : Nelson Thomas , of St Helier - 06/Oct/1939 , 08/Oct/1957 , D/Y/B1/44/26
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