William Sackett

(1593-1679)
FatherJohn Sackett (1564-1623/24)
MotherAnn/Agnes Sampson (c 1565-1630/31)
William Sackett, yeoman of St Peter in Thanet and St Lawrence in Thanet, son of John Sackett and Ann/Agnes Sampson, was baptized at St Peter in Thanet, KentG, on 1 January 1593/94.1 He died aged about 86 and was buried at St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, on 21 September 1679.2 He married at St Peter in ThanetG on 28 September 1618, Ellen Sampson, daughter of Stephen Sampson.3,4 Ellen was baptized at St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, on 25 May 1600.5 She died aged about 59.6
     William was a churchwarden at St Peter in ThanetG in 16217 and was buried at St Lawrence in ThanetG on 2 August 1659.6
     William was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in St Peter in ThanetG on 8 February 1623/24.8 William's father John would appear to have been a fairly prosperous farmer and William was left the farm and lands upon which his father had lived at St Peter's together with other tenements and lands.
     William was named as a beneficiary in his mother's will made in Swalecliffe, KentG, on 31 January 1630/31.9 William's mother Ann, having been left only a life interest in her husband's farm and lands, had modest assets at her death. William was left five shillings in her will.
     William was named as a beneficiary in his sister Marie's will made in Birchington, KentG, on 14 October 1656.10
     William was named as a beneficiary in his brother John's will made in Great MongehamG in 1664. He was left a sum of forty shillings a year for life.11

Children of William Sackett and Ellen Sampson

Appears inThe Sackett Book Project
ChartsTree 1. William Sackett of St John in Thanet descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "1/5 January 1593/94 William s. John Sackett."
  2. Burials Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Tyler transcripts; Society of Genealogists), "21 September 1679 William Sackett."
  3. Marriages Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent (Tyler transcripts, Society of Genealogists), "23/28 September 1618 William Sackett & Helen Samson. Licence."
  4. Marriage Licences, Canterbury, Kent, "19 September 1618 William Sackett of St Peter in Thanet, yeoman & Ellen Sampson of St Lawrence in Thanet, virgin. At St Peter in Thanet. John Sackett of St Peter in Thanet, BA & Isaac Elvin of Canterbury gentleman, bondsmen."
  5. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence, Ramsgate, Kent, digital image, Findmypast, "25 May 1600 Ellyn d. Steph. Sampson."
  6. Burials Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Tyler transcripts; Society of Genealogists), "2 August 1659 The weif of William Saket."
  7. Parish Records, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent.
  8. Will of John Sackett of St Peter in Thanet, Kent, 8 February 1624, proved in the Canterbury Archdeaconry Court, 14 April 1624 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-66-354).
  9. Will of Ann Sackett of Swalecliffe, Kent, 31 January 1631, proved in the Canterbury Archdeaconry Court, 15 February 1631 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-67-505).
  10. 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).
  11. Will of John Sackett of Great Mongeham, Kent, 1664[?], proved in the Canterbury Archdeaconry Court, 14 September 1664 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-72-97).
Generation.TreeI.1
Sackett line2nd great-grandson of William Sackett
Last Edited15 September 2018