Descendants of Jean de Gruchy and Sara Le Masurier

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  • 1 Jean de Gruchy (1584- ) [1] m (1616, Tr) Sara Le Masurier d of Léonard and Noëlle Bisson of Trinity
    • 2 Jean de Gruchy ( -1695) [2] m (1650, Tr) Mabel Gallichan ( -1656) d of Jacques and Marie Baudains
      • 3 Thomas de Gruchy (1650 -) m Sara Picot
        • 4 Jean de Gruchy (1680?- ) m (1703, Tr) Susanne Le Quesne d of Jean and Esther Mollet
          • 5 Sara de Gruchy (1704-1777) m (1727, Tr) Edouard de la Lande (1703- )
          • 5 Jean de Gruchy (1706- ) m (1730, Tr) Jeanne Le Quesne d of Jean and Jeanne Barette
            • 6 Jean de Gruchy (1731-1733)
            • 6 Jeanne de Gruchy (1733-1733)
            • 6 Jeanne de Gruchy (1735-1791) m (1760, St Mt) Michel de Gruchy
            • 6 Thomas de Gruchy (1737-1806) [3] m (1764, St J) Susanne de Gruchy of Le Catel, Rozel
              • 7 Susanne de Gruchy (1766-1843) [4] m (1786, Tr) Jean de Gruchy
              • 7 Marie de Gruchy (1768- ) m (1789, Tr) Matthieu Noel
              • 7 Jeanne de Gruchy (1771-1861) m (1792, Tr) Thomas de Gruchy
              • 7 Anne de Gruchy (1774- ) m (1798, Tr) Laurens du Feu
              • 7 Thomas de Gruchy (1776-1779)
              • 7 Elizabeth de Gruchy (1785-1794)
            • 6 Philippe de Gruchy (1738- ) [5] m (1783, Tr) Susanne Le Riche
              • 7 Susanne de Gruchy (1784-1864) m (1804, Tr) Francois Amy
              • 7 Jeanne de Gruchy (1787-1831) m (1817, Tr) Jean Le Breton
              • 7 Marie de Gruchy (1790-1853) m (1816, St H) Philippe de Gruchy [6]
              • 7 Philippe de Gruchy (1792-1868) [7] m (1825, Tr) Marie Gaillard ( -1885) of Croiserie, Trinity
                • 8 Philippe de Gruchy (1827-1835)
                • 8 Jean de Gruchy (1829-1829)
                • 8 Marie de Gruchy (1831- ) Schoolmistress m Francois de Gruchy
                • 8 Jean de Gruchy (1834-1892) of La Profonde Rue, Trinity [8] m (1867, Gloucestershire) Elizabeth Adelaide Gwyer (1835-1875) d of Edmund of Bristol, Merchant and of Mary, his wife
                  • 9 Mary Gwyer de Gruchy (1868-1868)
                  • 9 Adelaide Gwyer de Gruchy (1870-1935) [9]
                  • 9 James Gwyer de Gruchy (1871-1961) (U.S.A.) [10] m (1/1897, St H, Jersey) Mary Ball d of John
                    • 10 Mary Adelaide de Gruchy (11/1897-1936) m (1915, Columbus, Ohio) Thomas George Parker
                    • 10 James Henry Ball de Gruchy (1900-1987) Ph.D. M.Sc. [11] m (1923, USA) Lillian Marie McFall (1903-1992) d of William J.
                      • 11 James Arthur de Gruchy (1926-1965), no issue
                      • 11 Marilyn de Gruchy (1931-2017) m (1951, USA) Ernest Murry DeCorte (1925-2016) Major, U.S. Army Counter Intelligence [12] (descendants in female line)
                      • 11 James Gwyer de Gruchy (1933-1974), no issue
                      • 11 Married daughter, still living
                    • 10 Ida May de Gruchy (1903-1985) m Franklin Clawson Fuqua (1886-1944) of Pampa, Texas
                    • 10 Miriam Emily de Gruchy (1906-1991) m (1929, USA) Carl Luedders of Coldwater, Michigan
                  • 9 William Vaudin de Gruchy (1872-1954) [13] m (1897 W. Aus) Frances Elizabeth Bennett (1877, Eng-1957)
                    • 10 John William de Gruchy (1898-1973) [14] m (1935, Aus) Mavis Annie Pannell [15]
                    • 10 Eleanor Adelaide Gwyer (1899-1930) [16] m (1923, Aus) Andrew Bennett
                    • 10 Catherine Mary de Gruchy (1901-1943) [17] m (Aus) Sydney Alfred Keirle
                    • 10 Lincoln Bennett de Gruchy (1903-1905)
                    • 10 Esther Bennett de Gruchy (1905-1906)
                    • 10 Constance Elizabeth de Gruchy (1908-1991) m 1 (1929, Aus) William Ernest Stevens; 2 (1957, Aus) John Hugh Linnane
                    • 10 Margaret Frances de Gruchy (1911-1992) m (1941, Aus) George E. Hollis
                    • 10 Clifton Robert de Gruchy (1913-1988) [18] m (1947, Aus) Sylvia Hill [19]
                    • 10 Walter James de Gruchy (1915- ) m (1948, Aus) Patricia George [20]
                    • 10 Philip Vaudin de Gruchy (1919- ) m (1947, Aus) Margaret Fay Smith [21]
                  • 9 Robert Campbell de Gruchy (1873-1941) [22] m (1897, St L) Alice Jane Le Riche ( -1937) d of Philip, Farmer
                    • 10 Campbell Gordon de Gruchy (1898-1963) unmarried
                    • 10 Edmund Garnet de Gruchy (1901-1980) [23] m (1932, St P) Doris May Messervy (1909- ) d of Edgar Philip [24] (Issue: a son)
                    • 10 Clarence de Gruchy (1904-1904)
                    • 10 Lucille Gwyer de Gruchy (1906- ) m (1930, Tr) George Clifford Michel [25]
                    • 10 Lincoln Philip de Gruchy (1911- ) [26] m (1941) Kathleen Amy Romeril of Coin Varin [27] (no issue)
                    • 10 Herbert Gwyer de Gruchy (1913- ) [28] m (1940, St O) Amy Brocq Alexandre d of Philippe Brocq Alexandre [29]
                  • 9 Mary Gwyer de Gruchy (1874-1940)
                • 8 Elizabeth de Gruchy (1838-1923) m 1 (1868, Tr) James Thomas Campbell [30]; 2 (1876, Tr) Philippe Gallichan; 3 (1890, St H) Francis Jean Le Masurier, Farmer
                • 8 Philippe de Gruchy (1842-1887) [31] m (1869, St J) Adelaide Carcaud d of Daniel of St John, and of Ann Jane, née Le Boutillier [32]
            • 6 Susanne de Gruchy (1741-1812) m (1764, Tr) Nicolas Le Quesne
            • 6 Jean de Gruchy (1743- )
            • 6 Marie de Gruchy ((1746-1789) m (1780, Tr) Charles Cabot
          • 5 Thomas de Gruchy (1708- )
      • 3 Jacques de Gruchy (1652- ) [33] m Rachel de Gruchy
        • 4 Thomas de Gruchy (1690-1721) [34]
        • 4 Rachel de Gruchy (1691- ) m (1712, Tr) Hugh de Gruchy
        • 4 Matthieu de Gruchy (1694- ) no issue
    • 2 Leonard de Gruchy ( -1621)
    • 2 Anne de Gruchy ( -1622)
    • 2 Jeanne de Gruchy ( -1623)
    • 2 Elizabeth de Gruchy (1624- )
    • 2 Thomas de Gruchy (1628- )

Notes and references

  1. Of Le Câtel, Rue de la Falaise, Trinity -This house and most of its land is on the Fief de Gruchy
  2. Of Le Câtel, Trinity
  3. Vingtenier of Rozel, 1800
  4. Of Le Câtel
  5. Of La Profonde Rue, (bought from another de Gruchy)
  6. Of Le Câtel, Rozel
  7. Of La Profonde Rue, Trinity
  8. Cider Manufacturer until 1886, (Jersey Bank crashes), Registrar of Trinity and Capt. RJM
  9. Of La Profonde Rue. Attended London University (-1898). School Teacher, in 1911 living in Lewisham, with her aunt, Miss Mary Ann Gwyer
  10. James Gwyer de Gruchy settled in the United States of America, in Columbus, Ohio, in 1897 and removed to Kiowa, Oklahoma, in 1913; Farmer and Nurseryman. J.G. de Gruchy was a man of considerable patriotism. On the 21st August, 1941, a local newspaper described how, in response to Britain`s appeal for scrap iron, de Gruchy had collected and donated 27,000 pounds of such iron. He also donated to the U.S. war effort, cotton from his own land in Kiowa. He had finally became an American citizen in 1912
  11. An Ecologist and Scientist, James Henry Ball de Gruchy had a Ph.D. in zoology, specializing in ecology; a Master`s degree in botany and a Bachelor`s degree in organic chemistry. He was employed at the Oklahoma State University in 1939-1940 and then became a member of the Air Corps research team perfecting the B-29 bomber. After WW2, he and Mrs de Gruchy worked for some years in Tokyo, Japan, helping to rebuild that country`s fishing industry. A newspaper quoted him as saying "That was probably the most ironic phase of my life. I helped perfect the plane that destroyed Japan, then I helped rebuild what I`d helped destroy". He devoted the remainder of his life to lecturing and writing on environmental issues
  12. DeCorte and his wife, Marilyn, were buried at Arlington Cemetery, Washington D.C.
  13. Officer in the Merchant Navy, then settled in Western Australia
  14. Of Fremantle, Australia
  15. Issue: 2 sons and 1 daughter, with descendants in Australia
  16. Lived in Irwin, Australia
  17. Lived in Perth, Western Australia
  18. Lived in Subiaco, Australia
  19. Issue: 2 sons and 2 daughters, with descendants in Australia
  20. Issue: 2 sons and 1 daughter, and descendants in Australia
  21. Issue: 1 son and 1 daughter, with descendants in Australia
  22. Of Croiserie, Trinity and formerly living in Canada; Inspecteur des Chemins, Croiserie
  23. Of Les Prairies, Trinity; Registrar of Trinity; Procureur du Bien Public -1967-1980
  24. Son of Alfred Messervy, Jurat and Lieut-Bailiff and Mary, née de Gruchy, his wife
  25. Of The Firs, St Peter, Farmer, s of George Thomas, Landed Proprietor
  26. Of Croiserie, Trinity, 1941
  27. Formerly of Surville Manor, St Helier
  28. Of Les Hêches, St Ouen
  29. Issue: 3 daughters
  30. M.A. Rector of Tilston, Cheshire, s of General Sir Colin Campbell, Baronet, (see Memorial Inscription, Trinity)
  31. Settled in Canada, SPCK Missionary and then Rector of Milton Sheppard, Quebec. Died there leaving a family of six children, including a son born on the 12th December 1871
  32. Descendants in Canada
  33. Doubtless the "enfant..de Gruchy" baptised 1652, Trinity
  34. A case at the Cour d`Héritage, 18th January 1721, shows that Thomas had died and his sister, Rachel, wife of Hugh de Gruchy, had been his heir. Had his brother Matthieu been alive or had heirs, he or they would, in Jersey law have inherited. Both had died without issue
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