The Hemery family and Chevallier families of Jersey are linked through Anne Elizabeth Hemery born Anne Elizabeth Chevallier or Chevalier. I am descended from her and her husband Jacques Hemery. I have the following information on this side of the family.
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Baptised in St. Helier Jersey 12.3.1705/6.
Married Jacques Hemery 10.1742
Her parents were Clement Chevalier and Marie Dumaresq. They married 13.1.1696/7 in St. Brelade Jersey. They had the following children :
Clement Benjamin baptised 17.1.1697/8, died 1792, inherited Aspall, Suffolk from his uncle Temple Chevalier.
Temple baptised 17.9.1701
Debora baptised 17.9.1701
Temple baptised 13.11.1704
Anne Elizabeth baptised 12.3.1705/6
Jean baptised 15.8.1710
Philippe baptised 8.11.1711
Susanne baptised 18.1.1713/4
Susanne baptised 25.5.1715
Marie baptised 25.5.1715
Marie baptised 4.3.1716/7
Marie baptised 22.4.1719
Philippe baptised 22.4.1719
Points of interest – 2 sets of twins, 20 years of child bearing for Marie from the ages of 19 to 40, if a child died young the next baby was given the same name, up to 3 times in the case of ‘Marie’
(Temple Chevalier, Clement’s cousin : the first Temple Chevalier was born in St Helier in 1674, the son of Clement Chevalier (1607-1687) and Susanne Temple (of Stowe) his 2nd wife married in St. Helier in 1671. Temple moved to Aspall, Suffolk in 1702 and the Land Registry is full of property sales just before he left as he must have been disposing of his Jersey estate. Also his cousin Clement Chevalier married Marie Dumaresq and had 13 children, two were named Temple. Both Temple and Clement signed the Oath of Association Roll in 1696. One of Clement and Marie’s children Clement Benjamin inherited the Aspall estate from his uncle after his death in December 1722)
Clement Chevalier was baptised on 10.9.1674, and was buried on 2.5.1719 in St. Helier. Marie Dumaresq was the daughter of Benjamin Dumaresq (Jure-Justicier 1679-81) and Elizabeth de Carteret, daughter of Philippe de Carteret, Bailli de Jersey, 1663-65. Elizabeth's mother was Mary de la Place and her grandparents Elias de Carteret and Elizabeth Dumaresq. Elizabeth's father, Philippe, was the brother of Sir George de Cartaret, Governor and Bailiff of Jersey, died 1679. She was born in 1679, and was buried on 25.1.1737/8 in St. Helier. Clement and Marie were Godparents of Clement Chevalier, baptised in St. Helier 1.1.1708/9. Clements occupations were 1708 Capitaine dans la Milice (Captain in the Jersey Militia) 1711-17 Centenier de St. Helier. 1717-19 Connetable de St. Helier (or Connetable de cette paroisse, Constable of St. Helier, this parish)
His parents were :
Clement Chevalier or Chevallier born 1653 died 1700 married Anne Hilgrove in 1673. She was the daughter of Thomas Hilgrove and the sister of Charles Hilgrove. They had two children, Clement Chevalier (see above) and Anne Chevallier, baptised on 14.6.1676 in St. Helier.
Clement Chevalier born 1653, his parents were :
Clement Chevallier born 1620 died c.1695 married Susan Le Vavasseur dit Durel, daughter of Jean Le Vavasseur dit Durel and Susanne Effard. They had at least four children, Clement born 1653 (see above) Rachel born 1658 in St. Helier, Jean born 1662/3 in St. Helier, and Henry born 1665 in St. Helier.
Clement Chevalier born 1620, his parents were :
Jean Chevalier born c.1589, died 30.11.1675, buried 1.12.1675 in St. Helier, married Marie La Cloche in 1619, she was born c.1592, the daughter of d’Edouard La Cloche, she was buried on 23.11.1675 in St. Helier. They had five children, Clement being the eldest born in 1620. Jean was the Deacon of the town church from 1646 to 1675. His residence from 1643 – 1651 was in Market Square, also known as Royal Square, St. Helier. He was the famous diarist of Jersey in the Civil War period.
His parents were :
Clement Chevallier, born in St. Helier before 1566, died in September 1599, and Jeanne Malzard, daughter of Jean Malzard and Marguerite Chevallier. Jeanne died in 1615. They had two children, Jean (see above) and Clement, born 1589, died 1638.
The parents of Clement Chevallier born before 1566 were :
Raulin Chevallier and Louise ? They had three children, Clement (see above), Nicolas, died c. 1604, and Michel, died c. 1604. Raulin was mentioned as proprietaire de navire in 1564. (Ship owner?) He died c.1566. Louise was still alive in 1567.
The parents of Raulin Chevallier were :
Antoine Chevalier of St. Helier and ? Le Vavasseur. They had six children, Raulin (see above), John, Catherine, Sire Richard Chevalier, Thomas and John.
Sir Richard Chevalier was born c. 1490 and died c. 1540.
To recap with a simple family tree :
Antoine Chavallier born 1470? m. ? Le Vavasseur
Raulin Chevallier born 1500? m. Louise ?
Clement Chevallier born before 1566 m. Jeanne Malzard
Jean Chevallier born c.1589 m. Marie La Cloche
Clement Chevallier born 1620 m. Susan Le Vavasseur dit Durel
Clement Chevallier born 1653 m. Anne Hilgrove
Clement Chevallier born 1674 m. Marie Dumaresq
Anne Elizabeth Chevallier born 1705/6 m. Jacques Hemery