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Jane Vazeille Sundius (1770-1849)


Jane Vazeille Sundius was the daughter of William Smith of Newcastle and step grand-daughter to John Wesley. She often accompanied the great evangelist on his journeys and was mentioned in his will.

Converted at an early age, she was married to the prominent lay-Methodist Christopher or Christian Sundius in 1796 and had nine children.

She is buried with her husband in a vault under City Road Chapel.

Source: City Road Chapel, London, and its Associations&by George J. Stevenson (London 1872), 472-475.

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