William Jenkin

(1648/49-)
FatherThomas Jenkin (1618-1666)
MotherElizabeth Curling (1625-bef 1653)
William Jenkin, yeoman of Minster in Thanet, KentG, son of Thomas Jenkin and Elizabeth Curling, was baptized there on 27 January 1648/49.1,2 He married at St Mildred, Canterbury, KentG, by licence issued on 6 December 1669, Elizabeth Jenkin, of St Mildred, aged 22, daughter of Henry Jenkin and Mary Whittingham.1,2,3 Elizabeth was a sister of William's stepmother, Margaret Jenkin, his father's widow.2
     William was named as a beneficiary in his grandmother Marie Sackett's will made in Birchington, KentG, on 14 October 1656.4
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
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. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, NEHGS, Boston, vol. 76 (1922): 74–5.
  3. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, NEHGS, Boston, vol. 76 (1922): 68-9, from Canterbury Marriage Licences, "1669 William Jenkin of Minster in Thanet, yeoman, bachelor, 21 and upwards, whose parents are dead, and Elizabeth Jenkin of St. Mildred, Canterbury, maiden, 22, daughter of Henry Jenkin, deceased, her mother, Mary Jenkin, consenting. "Noe lawfull lett ... to hinder the said marriage saving she, the said Eliz., is his late fathers wifes or his mother in lawes sister," at St. Mildred aforesaid, Thomas Jenkin of Canterbury, woollendraper, being bondsman, 6 December. (3:257.)."
  4. 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).
Last Edited28 April 2008