Daniel de Saussure
Son of Jean de Saussure, seigneur de Dommartin and Elisabeth de Budé
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About Daniel de Saussure
Daniel de Saussure was the son of Jean de Saussure and wife Catherine de Veillet. He became seigneur of Morrens in the district of Gros-de-Vaud in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland, through the purchase of the estate. He died in 1626, leaving the estate and the title to his nephew Elie de Saussure.
Daniel married first, on April 1, 1575, at Chateau de Coppet, Marie Hennezil, daughter of Nicholas Hennezil.. Marie died soon after the marriage. Daniel later married the widow Jeanne de Praroman, some time after 1620. Her first husband was Jean Seigneux, who died in 1620. There are no known children of this marriage. Having no heirs from either marriage, Daniel left his estate to his nephew.