Thomas Jenkin

(1618-1666)
FatherWilliam Jenkin (1594-1639/40)
MotherMarie Sackett (1591-1659)
Thomas Jenkin, yeoman of Minster in Thanet, Kent, son of William Jenkin and Marie Sackett, was baptized at St Peter's Church, ThanetG, on 30 August 1618.1,2,3,4 He died aged about 48 in October 1666.1,4 He married first at St Johns, ThanetG, by licence issued on 13 November 1638, Elizabeth Curling, aged about 15, daughter of Anthony Curling, a yeoman of St John's.1,5,4 He married second at Folkestone, KentG, on 14 March 1653/54, Margaret Jenkin, daughter of Henry Jenkin and Mary Whittingham.1,4 Margaret died in 1703.1,4
     Thomas was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in Minster in Thanet, KentG, on 12 February 1639/40.6,7
Will of William Jenkin of Minster in Thanet, Kent, 12 Feb 1639/40, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 22 Feb 1639/40 (NEHG Register, vol 76 Jan 1922). (Researched by Patty Sackett Chrisman).

WILLIAM JENKIN
Dated 1639/40     Proved 1639/40     

The Will of William JENKIN of Minster in Thanet [co. Kent], yeoman, dated 12 February 1639/40.
to the poor who shall report at my house at my burial 20s., besides such victuals as are thought fit. To the poor of Minster 20s. to Elizabeth Orton of St. Peters, Thanet, 10s. To my wife Mary household stuff and tenements at Minster for life; if she educated as is fitting my daughter Mary or allow her £15 yearly until eighteen years of age; remainder to my son Thomas in tail male. To my eldest daughter, Hannah, wife of John Franklin, £10. To my second daughter, Margaret Jenkin, lands in St. Peter’s and £100 at the age of twenty. To my youngest daughter, Mary Jenkins, £500 at the age of eighteen. My daughters are to have £100 only if they marry without their Mother’s consent. To my son Thomas the remaining lands.
Overseers: my brother Mr John Sackett, minister, and my brother Thomas Jenkin, yeoman.
Witnesses; John Sackett, John Picard, scrivener, John Francklyn
Proved 22 February 1639/40 by Thomas Jenkin, the executor
Sentence was given in March 1639/40 in favour of the executor against the widow and daughters. (Archdeaconry of Canterbury, Act Books, vol. 33, fo.244)

Notes – from NEHGS vol. 76 Jan 1922 “Genealogical Research in England” p.66-68.
(i)     p.66 from the Register of St. Peter in Thanet 1615-1678
Marriage 1616     William Jenkin and Mary Sackolt [sic? Sackett]     24 February [1616/17]
(ii)     p.67 from Canterbury Marriage Licences
1616     William Jenkins of St. John’s in Thanet, yeoman, and Mary Sackett of St. Peter’s in Thanet, virgin, at St. Peter’s, 11 February [1616/17]     (series 1; column 234)
(iii)     p.68 from Canterbury Marriage Licences
1638     Thomas Jenkins of Minster in Thanet, yeoman, bachelor, about 21, son of William Jenkins of the same parish, yeoman, who consents, as is testified by John Sacket, rector of Great Mongeham, and Elizabeth Curling of St. John’s in Thanet, virgin, about 15, daughter of Anthony Curling of the same parish, yeoman, who also consents, at St. John’s in Thanet, 13 Nov. (series 2; column 549)

     Thomas was named as a beneficiary in his mother's will made in Birchington, KentG, on 14 October 1656.8
Will of Mary Jenkins of Birchington, Isle of Thanet, Kent, 14 Oct 1656, proved in the Consistory Court of Canterbury, 20 Sep 1661 (NEHG Register, vol 76 Jan 1922). (Researched by Patty Sackett Chrisman).

MARY JENKINS     
Dated 1656     Proved 1661

The will of Mary JENKINS of Birchington, Isle of Thanet, widow, dated 14 October 1656.
To my daughters, Hannah, wife of John Franklin, Margaret, wife of John Pamphlet, and Mary, wife of Richard Hart. To every one of my grandchildren. My brother William Sackett. My daughter Mary Harty. To my grandchildren Mary Franklin, William Jenkins, Mary Harter, and Mary and Elizabeth Pamphlet, a silver bowl, silver cups and gold rings. Executor; my son Thomas Jenkins. Two trunks, the writings only excepted.
Codicil dated 14 October 1656. To my grandchild Mary Harty at fifteen years of age and to William Harty at twenty-one years. To my other two grandchildren Richard and Valentine Harty, at twenty-one years. The bequest to my daughter Pamphlet is cancelled, and the gold ring given there is to be given to my grandchild Elizabeth and my Grandchild Ann Pamphlet. My daughter Margaret.
Witness: John Sackett.
Proved 20 September 1661

Children of Thomas Jenkin and Elizabeth Curling

Children of Thomas Jenkin and Margaret Jenkin

ChartsTree 1. William Sackett of Jordan Down descendant chart
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 Notes & Citations

  1. English Origins of New England Families, Family Tree Maker CD #181.
  2. Baptism, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent (IGI), "30 August 1618 Thomas s. William Jenkins & Mary Sackett."
  3. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, NEHGS, Boston, vol. 76 (1922): 66, from the Registers of the Parish of St. Peter in Thanet, co. Kent, 1615–1628, Baptisms, "1618 Thomas son of William Jenkins 30 August."
  4. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, NEHGS, Boston, vol. 76 (1922): 74–5.
  5. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, NEHGS, Boston, vol. 76 (1922): 68, from Canterbury Marriage Licences, "1638 Thomas Jenken of Minster in Thanet, yeoman, bachelor, about 21, son of William Jenken of the same parish, yeoman, who consents, as is testified by John Sacket, rector of Great Mongeham, and Elizabeth Curling of St. John's in Thanet, virgin, about 15, daughter of Anthony Curling of the same parish, yeoman, who also consents, at St John's in Thanet, 13 November. (2:549.)."
  6. Will of William Jenkin of Minster in Thanet, Kent, 12 Feb 1639/40, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 22 Feb 1639/40 (NEHG Register, vol 76 Jan 1922).
  7. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, NEHGS, Boston, vol. 76 (1922): 60.
  8. Will of Mary Jenkins of Birchington, Isle of Thanet, Kent, 14 Oct 1656, proved in the Consistory Court of Canterbury, 20 Sep 1661 (NEHG Register, vol 76 Jan 1922).
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