Jean de Saussure (1551 - 1637) MP

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Birthplace: Lorraine, France
Death: Died
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About Jean de Saussure

Jean de Saussure was the second son of Antoine de Saussure and wife Antoinette d'Augy. He was born early in the family's flight from Lorraine, probably in 1551. He married Catherine de Veillet de Scrimgeour in 1575. Their son, Jean-Baptiste, was born in 1576 and was baptized in January, 1576 at Chesaux, in Vaud, Switzerland. Jean died in 1637, at the age of 87.

Catherine de Veillet was the widow of Henry Scrimgeour, originally of Dundee, Scotland. Henry's first wife was Jean's sister, Francoise de Saussure.

Jean de Saussure was married in c.1593 to Elizabeth de Bude, daughter of Jean de Bude and wife Marie de Jouan or Marie de Jonvillers. This information has only been found in web trees is and purely speculative at this point. Elizabeth's date of birth is given as c.1550, with no place of birth, date or place of death. Five children from this marriage

Children of Jean de Saussure and wife Catherine de Veillet:

  • Elizabeth de Saussure
  • Jean-Baptiste de Saussure (1576-1647), who married Suzanne Diodati
  • Antoine de Saussure

Children of Jean de Saussure and possible wife Elizabeth de Bude:

  • Marie de Saussure (1594-1617)
  • Daniel de Saussure (1595-1668), who married Dorothee de Dortans
  • Jacques de Saussure (1597-1671)
  • Elisabeth de Saussure (1598-1668)
  • Francois (d, 1683)
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Jean de Saussure, seigneur de Dommartin's Timeline

Lorraine, France
April 6, 1575
Age 24
Geneva, Switzerland
Age 24
Chesaux, Vaud, Switzerland
June 21, 1593
Age 42
Geneva, Switzerland
Age 44
Age 86