Jean de Saussure, seigneur de Dommartin

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Jean de Saussure

Birthplace: Lorraine, France
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Antoine de Saussure and Antoinette d'Augy, dame de Sorcy
Husband of Catherine de Veillet and Elisabeth de Budé
Father of Jean-Baptiste de Saussure; Anne de Saussure; Daniel de Saussure and François de Saussure
Brother of Claude de Saussure; Francoise de Saussure; Daniel de Saussure, seigneur de Morrens and Jean de Saussure

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About Jean de Saussure, seigneur de Dommartin

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
Age 24
Chesaux, Vaud, Switzerland
Age 44
Age 86