Person:Jean Pesyn (1)

Jean Pesyn
Facts and Events
Name Jean Pesyn
Alt Name[2] Jan Pesijn
Gender Male
Marriage 1636 Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlandsto Marie de Lannoy
Residence[2] 1642 Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Death? Y

PESYN and his wife (Marie de Lannoy, not the same person as Marie le Mahieu) 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".

  1.   The Hamlin Family, page 248.

    Beware that this source incorrectly conflates Marie de Lannoy and Marie le Mahieu

  2. 2.0 2.1 Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. Achtste Register, Archive 501A, inventory number 6628, folio 10v.