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Susan Viney (Jourdaine)

Also Known As: "Susan Woodroof"
Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire, England
Death: November 13, 1622 (71-79)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Ignatius Jourdaine and Thomazine Jordaine
Wife of John Woodruff and John Viney
Mother of Anthony Woodroof; John Woodroof; Henry Woodroof; Hester Jourdaine; Robert Viney and 1 other
Sister of Nicholas Jordan; Judith Hill; Robert Jourdaine; John Jourdaine; Silvester Jourdaine and 2 others

Managed by: Francis Gene Dellinger
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About Susan Viney

Mention in the will of her brother, John Jourdain.

Will of John Jourdaine

John Jourdaine of London, merchant, dated in London 8 February and sealed and delivered in Gravesend 16 February 1617, proved 27 September 1620. Bound on a voyage to the East Indies. I have made an agreement with the Honorable Company to serve them five years to be their principal agent in the Indies, for which service they are to allow me three hundred fifty pounds per annum. I have laid into their hands twelve hundred pounds to be paid three for one at my return to England or one and a half to one if I die before my coming home. Also of this three hundred fifty pounds per annum for my wages I declare that they are to give fifty pounds yearly unto my sister Viney as long as I am wanting out of England. The house where my sister Viney dwelleth which I bought of my cousin Ignations Jourden, cost two hundred pounds, the writing thereof I leave with my sister Viney. In the hands of my cousin Thomas Jourden on adventure to the Isle of St. Michael's. My sister Viney's children Hester and Robert Viney. Provision for the maintenance of my wife and her son John Jourdaine. The principal to be delivered him at his marriage if in case he marry in England with the consent of my sister Viney, my cousin John Jourden of Exon (Exeter) and William Keredge, or two of them consenting thereto. My sister's daughter Hester Viney. Anthony Woodroffe her brother. My three kinswomen Judith Hunt, Ann and Susan Jourden my brother and sister daughters. My brother Charles. My sister Mary and her daughter, my goddaughter. My poor kinsfolk at Lyme. The poor of Lyme. My kinsmen John Woodroffe, Atr Woodroffe, John Jourdaine and Robert Viney. My sister Susan Viney to be my executrix of trust, my cousin John Jourden of Exeter, my cousin William Keredge of Lyme and Mr. Richard Harvie to be my overseers. Proved (as above) by Susan Viney. Commission issued 13 November 1622 to Jone Viney, executrix of the will of Susan Viney deceased, to administer the goods not fully administered by said Susan. Commission issued 22 October 1628 to Susan Jorden, relict of the deceased, to administer &c the grant of a certain Jone Viney in November 1622 being revoked 1625. Soame 87.


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Susan Viney's Timeline

Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire, England
December 19, 1562
Age 15
December 19, 1562
Age 15
December 19, 1562
Age 15
Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire, England
November 13, 1622
Age 75