Register 76 (1922): 60

Genealogical Research in England

The Will of William Jenkin of Minster in Thanet (co. Kent), yeoman, dated 12 February 1639 (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. Peter's, Thanet, 10s. To my wife Mary household stuff and tenements at Minster for life, if she educate 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, Margarett Jenkin, lands in St. Peter's and 100 at the age of twenty. To my youngest daughter, Mary Jenkin, 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, scrivenor, John Francklyn. Proved 22 February 1639 (1639/40) by Thomas Jenkin, the executor. (Archdeaconry of Canterbury, original will, uncalendered.)
Sentence was given in March 1639/40 in favor of the executor against the widow and daughters. (Archdeaconry of Canterbury, Act Books, vol. 33, fo. 244.)