Will of William Jenkin of Minster in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 12 Feb 1639/40.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 22 Feb 1639/40.
Source: NEHG Register, vol 76 Jan 1922.
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. Peterís 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 Motherís 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 Ė from NEHGS vol. 76 Jan 1922 ďGenealogical Research in EnglandĒ 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. Johnís in Thanet, yeoman, and Mary Sackett of St. Peterís in Thanet, virgin, at St. Peterís, 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. Johnís in Thanet, virgin, about 15, daughter of Anthony Curling of the same parish, yeoman, who also consents, at St. Johnís in Thanet, 13 Nov. (series 2; column 549)