John Sackett

(probably before 1477-1529)
FatherWilliam Sackett of St John in Thanet (mid-1400s-in or after 1511)
MotherAlice ___
John Sackett, son of William Sackett of St John in Thanet and Alice ___, was born, presumably in Thanet, KentG, probably before 1477. He died in St John in Thanet, KentG, in 1529. He married Johan ___.
     John was named in his father's will made at St John in Thanet in 1511 and was to inherit his tenement and lands after his mother Alice's lifetime interest.1
     John made his will in St John in Thanet, KentG on 4 July 1529, naming as beneficiaries his wife Johan and his sons William and John. The son John was under 24 at the date of the will, while no reference was made to William's age, implying that he was the elder son. Both were left lands. The will refers also to two unnamed daughters, both under 18, and to his sister Alice. A Richard Sakett, presumably his brother, was an executor of the will. The will was proved at Canterbury in September 1529.2
Abstract of will of John Sakett of St John in Thanet, Kent
Date: 4 Jul 1529
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, Sep 1529
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-18-246.
Beneficiaries:
Wife Johan, all personal estate + wheat & barley; tenement & lands for 8 years.
Two unnamed daughters, profit of house & lands for 6 years after their mother's 8 years, to be paid to daughters at age 18.
Son William, seam of wheat & seam of barley when he inherits lands. To have house & lands for 4 years after the above 14 years; after 4 years to have specified lands of 4 acres, 6 acres, 1½ acres, 2 acres, & 1 acre.
Son John, residue of lands & tenement at age 24.
Sister Alice & her children, reversion (with St John's Church) if all other beneficiaries deceased
Executors: feoffees Symon Davy?, Robert Lyderer, Richard Sakett
Witnesses: William Norwood, Richard Sakett, Roger Perken?, Symon Davy?, William Wanstall?, Thomas Culn-?.

Children of John Sackett and Johan ___

Sackett Family Association descendants
John Carmichael, Joan Leary, Danielle Pray, Chris Harman and Lynne Ewart.
Appears inThe Sackett Book Project
ChartsTree 1. William Sackett of St John in Thanet descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Will of William Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent, 1511, proved in the Canterbury Archdeaconry Court, (probate date not known) (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-12-29).
  2. Will of John Sakett of St John in Thanet, Kent, 4 July 1529, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, September 1529 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-18-246).
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Sackett lineSon of William Sackett of St John in Thanet
Last Edited14 September 2018