Family tree of Methodist founder John Wesley

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  • ID: I0134
  • Name: Samuel Wesley 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 24 FEB 1766
  • Death: 11 OCT 1837 in Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England
  • Burial: 17 OCT 1837 Saint Marylebone Old Parish Church, London, Middlesex, England
  • Religion: 1784 Conversion to Roman Catholicsm
  • Note: Death registered: Dec 1837 Clerkenwell 3 - 63.



    Father: Charles Wesley b: 18 DEC 1707 in Epworth, Lincolnshire, England
    Mother: Sarah Gwynne b: 12 OCT 1726 in Wales?

    Marriage 1 Charlotte Louisa Martin b: ABT 1762
    • Married: APR 1793 in Saint Paul's, Hammersmith, Middlesex, England 2
    • Marriage fact: BET 1801 AND 1805
    • Marriage Ending Status: Separation
    • Note:
      "The Letters of Samuel Wesley: Professional and Social Correspondence, 1797-1837" (edited by Philip Olleson) [Published 2001 Oxford University Press] provides a fascinating account of how Samuel Wesley's marriage to Charlotte Louise Martin finally broke up with her discovery of Samuel's affair with the 15 or 16 year old domestic servant/housekeeper Sarah Suter.

      As divorce was not an option, Charlotte and Samuel remained married until his death, despite the fact that he was living with Sarah Suter.
    Children
    1. Has No Children Charles Wesley b: 25 SEP 1793
    2. Has No Children John William Wesley b: 1799
    3. Has No Children Emma Frances Wesley b: 1806

    Marriage 2 Sarah Suter b: BET 1795 AND 1796
    • Married: 1809
    • Marriage Beginning Status: Partners
    • Marriage Ending Status: Death of one spouse
    • Note: "The Letters of Samuel Wesley: Professional and Social Correspondence, 1797-1837" (edited by Philip Olleson) [Published 2001 Oxford University Press] provides a fascinating account of how Samuel Wesley's marriage to Charlotte Louise Martin finally broke up with her discovery of Samuel's affair with the 15 or 16 year old domestic servant/housekeeper Sarah Suter.
    Children
    1. Has Children Samuel Sebastian Wesley b: 14 AUG 1810 in London, Middlesex, England
    2. Has Children Rosalind Suter Wesley b: ABT 1818 in London, Middlesex, England
    3. Has No Children Eliza Wesley b: 1819 in London, Middlesex, England
    4. Has Children Matthias Erasmus Wesley b: 1821 in Saint Pancras, Middlesex, England
    5. Has Children John Wesley b: ABT 1823 in London, Middlesex, England
    6. Has Children Thomasine Wesley b: 1828 in London, Middlesex, England
    7. Has Children Robert Glenn Wesley b: 21 NOV 1830 in London, Middlesex, England c: 21 NOV 1832 in Saint Margaret Pattens, London, Middlesex, England

    Sources:
    1. Title: Pallot's Marriage Index for England: 1780 - 1837
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Page: 1793
    2. Title: Pallot's Marriage Index for England: 1780 - 1837
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Page: year/place only

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