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Sarah CAREY born 1590 Monk's Soham [Moncksoon] Suffolk ENG; died 4/5/1656 Plymouth MA; came August 1623 on Little James

Spouse: John JENNEY born 1585 Norwich Norfolk ENG; died 5/1644 Plymouth MA; married 11/1/1614 Leyden South Holland; listed on distribution of cattle 22 May 1627 also Sarah and children Samuell, Abigaill, Sara; name spelled JENE; came on "Little James" 1623.

Children: Samuel eldest son, born Leiden c. 1616, married (1) Susanna Wood (2) Ann Lettice; Child buried Leiden 1618;  Abigail eldest daughter born c.. 1621, married Henry Wood in Plymouth 4/28/1644; Sarah; John born by 1627 died before 1654; Susannah born c. 1634 married Benjamin Bartlett by 1654 son of Robert Bartlett; Son born 1623 aboard Little James died before 1627


Mayflower Increasings: Susanna Jenney, dau of John Jenney and Sarah Carey b aft 5/22/1627 prob Plymouth (not in cattle division) d prob pre 4/4/1654 Plymouth; married pre 4/4/1654 Benjamin Bartlett (son Rbt Bartlett & Mary Warren)

Pioneers MA pg 189: Frances Godfrey, carpenter, Duxbury, Marshfield, Bridgewater will 10/29/1666 wife Elizabeth, dau Elizabeth Carye, son-in-law John Carye, gchildren John and Elizabeth.

Genealogical & Family History of the State of VT: John Jenny the progenitor of the family in this country was born in Norwich England and having adopted Puritanism for his faith and belief he was forced to escape from England in the fall of 1607 or the spring of 1608 and he sought refuge in Amsterdam Holland. In the fall of 1608 he removed to Leyden and became a member of the church of which John Robinson was pastor. His trade was that of a brewer and he followed this occupation for some years. On November I 1614 at Leyden he was united in marriage to Miss Sarah Cary of Mancksoon England. Three children were born to them in Holland Samue, Abigail, and Sarah Jenny In the summer of 1623 a little vessel forty tons was constructed for the Puritans at Leyden It was christened the Little James and in this frail craft John Jenne and his family in company with others sailed for Plymouth Massachusetts They arrived there safely in August 1623 and Mr Jenny being a well read and highly educated man soon became prominently identified with the affairs of Plymouth He served as deputy governor for several years and was also appointed a member of important committees and councils His duties were varied and important he conducted the public affairs of the town during the absence of the governor and served as justice at the terms of the general court he also dealt out corn in payment of bounty for the killing of wolves and he manufactured salt which is so essential to the wants of all mankind Samuel Jenny son of John and Sarah Jenny was born about the year 1616 at Leyden England He came to this country with his parents when quite young and settled in Plymouth Massachusetts where he was united in marriage to Miss Ann Littis of Plymouth Nine children were born of this union 

Descendants of Edward Small of NE: JOHN JENNEY JOHN 1 JENNEY came to New England in the Little James with wife Sarah and three children Samuel, Abigail and Sarah landing at Plymouth in the month of August 1623. He was with the Pilgrims in Leyden at the time of his betrothal in 1614 and it is possible that he was there as early as 1609 when a John Jennings witnessed the betrothal of Robert Peck to Jane Merritt both from England. The record of his betrothal states that John Jenney a brewer's drayman from Norwich in England but more recently from Rotterdam was betrothed to Sarah Carey from Moncksoon on September 5 1614. Roger Wilson and Jane Lee accompanying them. The marriage took place on the first day of November following .The erratic spelling in the Leyden records arising from the unfamiliarity of the Dutch officials with the English language leaves a doubt whether Moncksoon was intended for Monk Soham County Suffolk or Monkton County Hants England. Roger Wilson one of the witnesses was a say weaver from Cambridge England. Jane Lee the other may have been a daughter or relative of Josephine Lee then living in Leyden with a son Samuel and a daughter Bridget who was betrothed in 1617 as his third wife to Samuel Fuller from London. 
On June 16 1618 John Jenney buried a child in St Peter's Church at Leyden. He was then living in the Veldesstraat Field Street. Upon his arrival in New England in August 1623 he and his family shared with Experience1 Mitchell and others who came in the Anne and Little James the trials and privations of that fateful summer the most distressing period of the early settlement when they apparently faced starvation. 
 In 1626 27 Mr John Jenney with Mr Isaack Allerton, Thom Cushman, Francis Cooke, Experience Michell and others became Purchasers of the English merchants interest in Plymouth Colony. This enabled him to share in the division of cattle May 22 1627. The twelueth lott fell to John Jene & his companie joyned to him  2 his wife Sarah Jene 3 Samuell Jene 4 Abigail Jene 5 Sarah Jene Robert 6 Robert Hickes 7 Margret Hickes 8 Samuell Hickes 9 Ephraim Hickes 10 Lydia Hickes 1 1 Phebe Hickes 12 Stephen Deane 13 Edward Banges. To this lott fell the greate white backt cow wch was brought our with the first in the Ann to W cow the keepeing of the bull was joined for thes psents to puide for heere also two shee goats. 
 On August 20 1644 after the death of her husband in the spring Mrs Jenney vpon the psentment agst her pmiseth to amend the grinding at the mill and to keepe the morters cleane and baggs of  corne from spoyleing and looseing. Her son Samuel practically carried on the mill but other complaints followed at intervals until the long suffering town took the matter into its own hands and ordered in Reference to the Corn mill that Mr Edward Gray and two others should treat with Samuel Jenings and the rest of the partners for the purchase of the mill but if he refused they should signify to him that they Intend to Build another mill. Samuel Jenney had been apprenticed by his father in January 1633 to Kenelm Winslow for a term of four years to learn the joyners occupacon but during the following year John Jenney took two apprentices John Smith and Thomas Higgins the former for seven years and the latter for eight who were employed about the mill during his lifetime. 
1644 The last Will and Testament of John Jenney of Plymouth gent lately Deceased exhibited to the genrall Court the fift of June in the XXth yeare of the now Raigne of our Sou aigne Lord Charles Kinge of England &c I John Jenney of New Plymouth in New England being sick and weake in body but through Gods speciall goodness in pfect memorie Do thinke meete to settle that estate the Lord in mercy hath bestowed on me according as I conceiue hee requireth at my hands And therefore Do ordaine this my last will and testament And therefore haueing bequeathed my soule to God that gaue it and my body to the earth whereof it is I do give vnto my eldest sonne Samuell Jenney a Double porcon of all those lands I stand possessed of or haue right vnto w hin the Gouernment of New Plymouth my will being pformed next of all I giue vnto Sarah my loueing wyfe whom I ordaine my Executrix my Dwelling house and Milte adjacent together wth all the lands therevnto belonging my will being that shee freely and fully enjoy it together wth all other my moueables goods and chattells so long as God shalbe pleased to continue her life except such as I shall after Dispose of or shee shall willingly and freely part w h to any our children according to my will and Desire Alsoe whereas Abi gaile my eldest Daughter had somewhat giuen her by her grandmother and Henry Wood of Plymouth aforesaid is a suter to her in way of marriage my will is that shee the said Abigaile will Dwell one full yeare wth mr Charles Chauncy of Scittuate before her marriage puided he be willing to entertaine her that then my said Daughter Abigail haue two of my cowes and my full consent to marry wth the said Henry Wood And in case mr Chauncey be against it then I would haue her dwell wlh mri Winslowe of Careswell the said terme of one yeare ffurther as I haue giuen to my eldest sonn Samuell a double porcon of all my lands what soeuer after the death of his said mother so also I giue him a Double po con of my whole estate wth the rest of my children vizi John Abigatt Sarah and Susann My will being that after the death of my said wyfe my house and mill and other my lands and goods be sold or valued to the vtmost they are worth and that the estate be equally Distributed amongst my said children Samuell John Abigatt Sarah and Susan as followed Samuell to haue a double peon and the rest of them eich a single & equall porcon of the same Last of all I do ordaine my worthy frends mr Wm Bradford nowGouenor of Plymouth and mr Thomas Prence of the same now Ourseers of this my last will and testament and Do giue eich of them a paire of gloues of fiue shillings price And in witnes that this is my Will I haue herevnto sett my hand & scale the XXViij of December Anno Dm 1643 JOHN JENNEY HIS SEALE Witnesses herevnto EDWARD WINSLOWE THOMAS WILLETT WILLIAM PADDY A true Inventory of all the goods chattels and cat tells wch were mr John Jeneys lately Deceased taken and apprise by Wiltm Paddy and Nathaniell Sowther the zxvth Day of May Anno Dm 1644 The value of these early inventories in showing something of the habits and customs of the times cannot be overestimated John Jenney was a man of position and wealth yet there was a bed probably the best bed with all its proper furnishings in the parlor while what is called the Dwelling house appears to have been the common living room with the great fireplace for cooking purposes. Here too he had his few cherished books and globe his three fowling peecs or muskets a pistol & a paire of bandeliers The latter more correctly spelled bandaleer or bandoleer from the Dutch band and leer leather was a broad leathern belt formerly worn by soldiers over the right shoulder and across the breast under the left arm to support their muskets and cases of ammunition Then again napkins and tablecloths were possessed only by the more wealthy and utensils of pewter and brass were treasured possessions The dairy though primitive in its appointments was probably a room in the lean to at the northwest corner of the house where it would be the coolest John Jenney had also more cattle than was common at that period 1644 Few had been brought to New England and their increase was scattered among the later comers The valuation of his two cows at 10 06 08 and the three oxen at 19 seems low when we consider that at that very time in Boston and elsewhere cattle were sold for 25 apiece Mistris Jeney occupying the position due to her as the widow of John was not forgotten in the division of land at Acushena Dartmouth among the Purchasers or old Comers in 1652 when she was allotted one whole share Mistris Warren Widow of Richard also received the same Although Mistris Jeney had died early in the year 1655 her name appeared in 1657 in a list of those who had an interest in the Townes Plymouth land att Punckateesett over against Road Hand later known as Little Compton which was laid out March 22 1663 f The exact date of her death is not known Her will was as follows A Will t Appointed to bee Recorded Aprill the 4th 1654 Mris Sarah Jeney of Plymouth being sicke and weake in body being otherwise by gods goodnes of pfect memory doeth think good to despose of som smale thinges that is my owne proper goods leaveing my husbands will to take place according to the true Intent and meaning therof J beqveath to my daughter Pope my bed and furniture thervnto belonging one bolster two pillows and pillowbeers three blanketts one old Rugg one paire of sheets further J beqveath to my daughter Sarah Pope all my wearing Clothes to despose of them to my daughter Abigail Wood and to my grandchild Sarah Wood for theire vse as they haue need excepting two of my petticoats which have not been worne which J giue to my daughter Sarah Pope for her paines further J beqveath to my son Samuell Jeney and to my daughter Abigaill Wood my mare eqvally to bee divided between them further J beqveath to my son Benjamin Bartlett all my f of Cattle that is in the hands of Josepth Warren att the Eel riuer further my will is that my sheep bee kept together till my legacies bee paid And my will further is to giue vnto the Teacher Mr John Reyner one ewe lamb further J giue to the Elder Mr Thomas Cushman one ewe lamb and the bible which was my daughter Susannas further J beqveath to my loveing frind good wife Clarke one ewe lambe and also J giue one ewe lambe to Thomas Southworth Witnesse SARAH JENEY THOMAS SOUTHWORTH her I marke Alt the generall Court held att Plymouth the fift of march 1655 Leiftenant Thomas Southworth Testified vpon his oath that the Will aboue written is all the Will of Mrs Sarah Jeney deceased which shee left with him August the i8lh Ann i655 An Addition to my late Will left in the hands of Leiftenant Southworth My Will is that That which is my owne since the death of my husband I give to my two daughters and the Children of my son Samuell Excepting what I give as followeth one Colt I give to the three daughters of my Children viz Sarah Wood, Susanna Pope, and Sarah Jeney if shee come hither to abide or ells not to have any pte of this Colt or any thing ells of my estate. Moreover my will is that if my son Samuell take away his Children that are now heer with mee then my will is that none of them shall have any thinge of myne estate but it shall bee Reserved for the two boyes if they doe well when they come to age. It I give vnto Benjamin Bartlett onely the Starred Cow which is att Thomas Popes Realizing whatsoever ells is men cioned in my former Will alsoe I give vnto my daughter Sarah Pope the bed I now lye on and the two pillows and three blanketts and the Rugg and also two petticoates one being of Turkey Moheire Confeirming whatsoever ells is in in my former Will In Witnesse whereof I have put to my hand the day and yeare above written and I give vnto Lieftenant Southworth one ewe lamb In the presence of SARAH C JENEY WILLIAM BRADFORD wt her J marke ALICE BRADFORD her marke And I desire my loveing ffrinds capt Standish, Elder Cushman, Thomas Clarke, and Thomas Pope to bee the overseers of this my will. Alt the generall Court held att Plymouth the fift of March 1655 MF William Bradford senir and M Alice Bradford did Testify vpon their oathes that this next before written was the last will and Testament of Mrs Sarah Jeney deceased An Inventory taken the i8th of ffebrewary 1655 of the goods of Mu Sarah Jeney which shee died possessed. 
ISSUE I A child2 b in Leyden and buried June 16 1618 in St Peter's Church at Leyden II Samuel 2 b in Leyden came to New England with his father in the Little James in 1623 mar in Plymouth Mass Ann daughter to Thomas Lettice. The prominence he enjoyed during his early life appears to have deserted him since in April 1679 the town granted unto Samuell Jenney the watch house Upon the ffort hill in Respect of his destitute Condition to be a house for him to dwell in not to be sold nor estranged to other use but to be moved if he so desired In 1683 he removed to Dartmouth Issue i Samuel b July 3 1659 in Plymouth 2 Another son These were mentioned in their grandmother Jenney's will as the two boyes 3 Ruth mar Nathaniel Jackson and probably other children III Abigail b in Leyden came in the Little James with her parents. She was mentioned in her father's will as my eldest Daughter mar April 28 1644 Henry Wood. They were of Plymouth Issue i Samuel Wood b May 25 1647 2 Jonathan Wood b Jan 1 1649 3 David Wood b Oct 17 and probably others. IV Sarah 2 b in Leyden and came over in the Little James mar May 29 1646 as his second wife Thomas1 Pope of Plymouth. The first wife of Thomas Pope whom he mar July 28 1637 was Anne Fallowell. The date of Anne's death is not known.. Issue seven V John b in Plymouth was mentioned in his father's will dated Dec 28 1643 DUI was not remembered in the will of his mother in 1654. Probably he was not then living VI Susanna 2 b in Plymouth. The death of Susanna Jennings is recorded March 23 1654 at Plymouth. On April 4 following her mother bequeathed to the Elder Mr Thomas Cushman one ewe lamb and the bible which was my daughter Susannas. 

The Last Will and Testament of Sarah Jenney Aprill the 4th 1654. Mris Sarah Jeney of Plymouth being sicke and weake in body being otherwise by gods goodnes of pfect memory Doeth think good to Despose of some smale thinges that is my owne proper goods leaveing my husbands will to take place according to the true Intent and meaning thereof; I bequeath to my Daughter Pope my bed and furniture therunto belonging one bolster two pillows and pillowbeers three blanketts one old Rugg one pair of sheets, further I bequeath to my Daughter Sarah Pope all my wearing Clothes to Despose of them to my Daughter Abigaill Wood and to my grandchild Sarah Wood for theire use as they have need excepting two of my petticoats which have not been worne which I give to my Daughter Sarah Pope for her paines furher I bequeath to my son Samuell Jeney and to my Daughter Abigaill Wood my Mare equally to bee Devided between them; further I bequeath to my son Benjamin Bartlett all my pte of Cattle that is in the hands of Josepth Warren att the Eelriver further my will is that my sheep bee kept together till my legacies bee paied; and my will further is to give unto the Teacher Mr John Reyner one ewe lambe further I give to the Elder Mr Thomas Cushman one ewe lambe and the bible which was my Daughter susannas further I bequeath to my loveing frind goodwife Clarke one ewe lambe and alsoe I give one ewe lambe to Thomas Southworth. Sarah Jeney, her marke Witnesse, Thomas Southworth "Att the generall Court held att Plymouth the fift of march 1655 (1656) Leiftenant Thomas Southworth Testifyed upon his oath that the Will abovewritten is all the will of Mis Sarah Jeney Deceased which shee left with him." "August the 18th Anno: 1655 "An Adition to my late Will left in the hands of Leiftenant Southworth; "My Will is that That which is my owne since the Death of my husband I give to my two Daughters and the Children of my son Samuell Except in what I give as followeth one Colt I give to the three Daughters of my Children viz Sarah Wood Susanna Pope and Sarah Jeney if shee come hither to abide or ells not to have any pte of this Colt or any thing ells of my estate; morover my will is that if my son Samuell take away his Children that are now heer with mee then my will is that none of them shall have any thinge of myne estate but it shalbee Reserved for the two boyes if they Doe well when they come to age; It I give unto Benjamine Bartlett onely the Starred Cow which is att Thomas Popes Recaling whatsoever ells is mencioned in my former will; alsoe I give unto my Daughter Sarah Pope the bed I now lye on and the two pillows and three blanketts and the Rugg and also two petticoates one being of Turkey Moheire Confeirming whatsoever ells is in my former Will Will In Witnesse wherof I have put to my hand the Day and Yeare above written and I give unto Leiftenant Southworth one ewe lamb. Sarah Jeney, her marke In the prsence of William Bradford, Alice Bradford her marke "And I desire my loveing ffrinds capt: Standish Elder Cushman Thomas Clarke and Thomas Pope to bee the overseers of this my will; "Att the general Court held att Plymouth the fift of March 1655 (1656) Mr Willam Bradford Senir: and mis alice Bradford Did Testify upon their oathes that this next before rwritten was the last willl and Testament of Mis Sarah Jeney Deceased. Mayflower Descendant, Vol. 8, p. 171-172. 

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