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Susanna Annesley Wesley

Person  Female  Born 20/1/1669  Died 23/7/1742

Categories: Religion

Born 7, Spital Yard, the 25th, and last (phew) child. Her father, Dr. Samuel Annesley, was a minister, but a dissenter of the established church of England.  On becoming a teenager Susanna, centuries ahead of her time, rebelled against her father and joined the Church of England.  Married Samuel Wesley on 11 November 1688 and had 19 children, only (only!) 10 of which survived beyond infancy, these included John and Charles Wesley. Susanna died at the Foundery and is buried in Bunhill burial ground.

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Susanna Annesley

In this house Susanna Annesley Mother of John Wesley was born January 20th 16...

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Susanna Wesley monument

In the Bunhill Fields Burial Ground opposite lie the remains of Susannah Wesl...

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The Foundery

Note: other sources seem agreed that Susannah died on the 23rd not the 30th o...

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