Person:Samuel Jenny (1)

m. 1 Nov 1614
  1. Samuel Jennyest 1616 - bef 1692
  2. Unknown Jennybef 1618 - 1618
  3. Abigail Jennyest 1621 - aft 1673
  4. Unknown Jenny1623 - bef 1627
  5. Sarah Jennyest 1625 - bef 1683
  6. John Jennybef 1627 - bef 1654
  7. Susanna Jennyest 1634 - bef 1654
m. aft 1637
  1. John Jenney1647 - 1727
  2. Job JenneyAbt 1650 - 1702
m. bef 1657
  1. Susanna Jenney1657 - Aft 1715
  2. Samuel Jenne1659 - 1718
  3. Elizabeth Jenney1660 -
  4. Lettice JenneyAbt 1662 - Bet 1731
  5. Ruth JenneyAbt 1664 -
  6. Mark JenneyAbt 1666 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] Samuel Jenny
Alt Name[3] Samuel Jenney
Gender Male
Birth[1] est 1616 Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Immigration[1] 1623 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United StatesWith parents aboard the Little James.
Marriage aft 1637 Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States (probably)to Susanna Wood
Residence[1] 1643 Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Residence[1] 1656 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage bef 1657 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States (probably)Estimate based on date of birth of eldest known child.
to Anne Lettice
Residence[1] 1662 Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Residence[1] 1675 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Residence[1] est 1680 Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Will[1] 25 Nov 1685 Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Death[1] bef 12 Apr 1692 Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States (probably)Before date of inventory.
Estate Inventory[1] 12 Apr 1692
Probate[1] 20 Apr 1692 Will proved.

Samuel Jenny's Will

"In ye name of God Amen. The twenty-fifth day of November one thousand six hundred eighty and five. I Samuel Jenney senr of Dartmouth in the Colony of New Plymouth in New England in America, yeoman being weak in body but of sound and perfect memory praysed be to God for the same, and knowing the uncertainty of this life here on earth and desiring to settle things in order, doe make this my last will and testament in manner and forme following.

ffirst I commit my soul to Almighty God my creator and my body to the earth from whence it was taken to be buried in such decent manner as by my executrix hereafter named shall be thought meet and convenient, and as youching [sic] my worldly goods which God in mercy hath lent me my meaning is that they shall be bestowed as by this my will is hereafter expressed.

Item I give to my son John Jenney one shilling out of my estate together with what I have already given him.

I give to my son Job Jenney one shilling out of my estate together with what I have already given him.

I give to my son Samuel Jenney one shilling together with what I have already given him.

I give to my son Lettice Jenney one shilling together with what I have already given him.

I give to my son Mark one shilling together with what I have already given him.

Item I give to my three daughters Susanna, Elizabeth and Ruth Jenney forty shillings a peece out of my estate after ye decease of my wife Ann Jenney.

Item I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Ann Jenney the whole benefits and profits of all my whole estate both of the lands housing meadow lands moveables and chattel during the time of her natural life and I give and bequeath to my loving wife aforesaid all my house and lands in the township of Plimouth aforesaid with all the privaledges and appurtences thereto belonging to be disposed of as she my said wife shall so meet or convenient and all my moveables and chattels in Dartmouth aforesaid to the onley proper use and behoof of her the said Ann Jenney my well beloved wife to be disposed of as she my said wife shall meet

And I do constirute ordaine and appoint my well beloved wife Anne Jenney to be executrix to this my last will & testament. In witness hereunto set my hand and seal the day, year above written.

Samuel Jenney his mark

Signed Sealed and Delivered in ye presence of us The mark of Abraham Jackson Senr Nathll Clark

This will was proved on April 16, 1692, six and a half years after it was written."[3]

References
  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 John Jenny, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 2:1092-93.

    "Samuel (Jenny), b. Leiden about 1616 ('my eldest son' [father's will], apprenticed for four years in 1633, so perhaps twenty-one in 1637; …"

  2. John Jenny, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 2:546.

    "Samuel (Jenny), Plymouth, s. of the first John, rem. early to Dartmouth, where he was liv. 1686; had Samuel, b. 3 July 1659, and some elder ch. one of wh. was Sarah, refer. to in the will of their gr.mo."

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Samuel Jenney, in Gurney, Judith Jenney; Susan C Tufts; Herman Winslow Jenning; and Bertha W. (Bertha Winifred) Clark. The Jenney Book: John Jenny of Plymouth, and his descendants; compiled from the manuscripts of Bertha W. Clark and Susan C. Tufts with a chapter on the Jennings branch by Herman Winslow Jennings. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Gateway Press, c1988), 25-37.