Person:Jean Pesyn (1)

Facts and Events
Name Jean PESYN
Gender Male
Marriage 1605 to Marie Le Mahieu
Death? Y

PESYN and his wife built in Leiden a place of worship for the Protestant refugees; above the entrance was this inscription in Dutch(Translation) "Here you see of the ruins of a dilapidated hut by a childless couple a fine structure built for poor strangers who were cast out from their fatherland and peaceably here lived:. Portraits of Madam de Lannoy-Pesyn have been found at Leyden and a copy of one is given in the Delano Genealogy. She is believed to have befriended the Pilgrims in Leyden which perhaps led to the settlement of her son Philip in Plymouth, MA

  1.   The Hamlin Family, page 248.