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Susanna Jennings (Wade)

Birthdate: (45)
Birthplace: Norwich, New London, CT, USA
Death: November 28, 1700 (45)
Windham, Windham, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Johnsen Wade and Susanna Wade
Wife of Capt. Jonathan Ginnings
Mother of Joseph Gennings; Abigail Hovey and Ebenezer Ginnings
Sister of Elizabeth Wade; Mary Crane Cross and Robert Wade, Jr.

Managed by: Marsha Gail Veazey
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About Susanna Jennings

Susannah , was born in 1655 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States. Susannah married 1 Jonathan JENNINGS in BY 1680 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

Susanah's last name be "Wade" and the daughter of Robert and Susannah Wade but with no positive proof.

ROBERT WADE, of Dorchester, Mass. 1635 removed to Hartford, Conn.., then to Saybrook, again, to Norwich, and finally to Windharn,. Conn. where he died in 1696. In 1657, he applied for ad received a divorce from his wife, Joan, who had deserted him for 15 years and was then in England. He married after Aug 1657 Susannah, perhaps dau. of Thomas Burchard, Robert was a Freeman in Norwich, Conn. in 1669.

They had the following children.

  1. Johnathan GINNINGS was born on 13 Jan 1679. He died before 1732.
  2. Mary JENNINGS was born on 13 Dec 1683. She died on 25 Aug 1759.
  3. Joseph GENNINGS was born on 23 Nov 1685. He died on 11 Mar 1760.
  4. Hannah GINNINGS was born on 15 Feb 1689.
  5. Ebenezer GENNINGS was born on 18 Feb 1691. He died on 20 Apr 1753.
  6. Abigail GENNINGS was born on 14 Jan 1693. She died on 14 Dec 1773.
  7. Lydia GENNINGS was born on 30 Apr 1695.
  8. David GINNINGS was born on 25 Feb 1699.


JONATHAN JENNINGS(possible father of Jonathan), born 1653 in Saybrook, Conn., probably son of Nicholas and Mary (Bedford) Jennings and grandson of John Jennings, original proprietor of Hartford, Conn., In 1639 Nicholas Jennings came in "Francis" from Ipswich, England in 1634, age 22. In 1639-40 the town of Hartford, Conn. voted "that Nicholas Jennings come unto the towne in a certain tyme lymited and to take up his habitation heer, or else his lotts to return unto the townes handes, paying him for the worth of the labour done upon it". He left Hartford between 1650 and 1660. In the administration of his estate 16 Oct. 1673 he is called "sometime of Saybrook". All evidence seen leads to the assumption that he was the father of Jonathan Jennings.

Jonathan was of Lebanon Conn. when he married Susannah Wade, daughter of Robert and Susannah Wade, He was an original proprietor of Windham, Conn. and died there 27 June 1733. Susannah died in 1700 and he md (2) Hannah Abbe and (3) Elizabeth Woodward.

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Susanna Jennings's Timeline

Norwich, New London, CT, USA
November 23, 1685
Age 30
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States
February 18, 1691
Age 36
Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, United States
January 14, 1693
Age 38
November 28, 1700
Age 45
Windham, Windham, CT, USA