Paul Sackett

FatherPaul Sackett (1588-1667)
MotherAnn (___) Lee (c 1594-1670)
Paul Sackett, yeoman of Buckland-by-Faversham, Kent, son of Paul Sackett and Ann (___) Lee, was baptized at St John in ThanetG on 30 January 1621/22.1 He died aged about 49 and was buried at Buckland-by-FavershamG on 5 September 1671.2 He married first at Canterbury All SaintsG on 24 May 1652, Susanna Sackett, his first cousin once removed, daughter of Henry Sackett and Susan Pettit.3 She died following the birth of their son Henry in St John in ThanetG and was buried at St John in ThanetG on 13 January 1657/58.4 Paul married second at CanterburyG after 13 February 1663, Ann (Chambers) Court, daughter of Abraham Chambers and Joan ___, and widow of Stephen Court of Reculver.5 Ann died before 14 October 1674.6
     Paul made his will at Little BucklandG on 31 August 1671.7 He instructed his executor to sell all his lands and goods to pay his debts, the residue of his estate to be shared equally between his wife Ann and his children.
     Paul's widow Ann made her will in Buckland-by-FavershamG on 27 September 1674, naming as beneficiaries her son John and her daughters Anne and Elizabeth.8 She left half of her estate to her son John and half to her daughters Anne and Elizabeth. She also left £5 each to the children (these would be Susan and Henry) of her late husband Paul.
Abstract of will of Paul Sackett of Little Buckland, Kent.
Date: 31 August 1671.
Proved: Court not known, 13 September 1671.
Source: Kent Archives Office, unknown reference.
Testator: Paul Sackett, yeoman, Little Buckland, Kent.
Wife Ann and children, to share residue after debts paid.
Richard Read Esq., to sell all lands and goods to pay debts.
Witnesses: Henry Eve, William Vallerme?, Elias Ashe, Willm Benet?.
Abstract of will of Anne Sackett of Buckland next Faversham, Kent.
Date: on or about 27 Sep 1674 (nuncupative will).
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 14 October 1674.
Source: Kent Archives Office, KAO PRC 17-73-350.
Testatrix: Anne Sackett, widow, late of Buckland next Faversham, Kent.
Son John, half of my estate plus 2 of my rings.
Daughters, Anne & Elizabeth, half of my estate plus 2 rings each.
James Saunders, £20, appointed guardian of my children & to use my farm next year for the benefit of my children. To account to Dr. Eve & my brother Abraham Chambers whom I make overseers.
Son & dau in law [meaning stepchildren], children of my husband Paul Sackett, £5 each at 21.
Sister Jane Perchcoke?, £5 plus linen & woollen.
Witnesses: Henry Eve DD, Abraham Chambers.

Children of Paul Sackett and Susanna Sackett

Children of Paul Sackett and Ann (Chambers) Court

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St John the Baptist, Thanet, Kent, "30 January 1621/22 Paulus Sacket filius Pauli Sacket Domi eterni baptizatus est."
  2. Tyler Index, Burials Register, Buckland-by-Faversham, Kent, digital image,, "5 Sep 1671, Paul Sacket, housekeeper."
  3. Marriages Register, All Saints, Canterbury, Kent, digital image, Findmypast, "24 May 1652 Paul Sackett & Susan Sackett."
  4. Burials Register, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (Parish Registers 1570-1650 (U3/140/1/1) (Debrett's); Tyler transcripts; IGI), "13 January 1657/58 Susan Sackett wife of Paul."
  5. Marriage Licences, Canterbury, Kent, "13 February 1662/63 Paul Sackett of St John in Thanet, yeoman, widower & Ann Court of Reculver, widow of Stephen Court, late same parish. At St Alphege or St Mary Northgate Canterbury."
  6. Probate of will.
  7. Will of Paul Sackett of Little Buckland, Kent, 31 August 1671, proved at (Court not known), 13 September 1671 (Kent Archives Office).
  8. Will of Anne Sackett of Buckland next Faversham, Kent, 27 September 1674, proved at Archdeaconry Court, 14 October 1674 (Kent Archives Office, KAO PRC 17-73-350).
Sackett line3rd great-grandson of William Sackett of St John in Thanet
ChartsLine 2 (English) (#1)
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Last Edited12 Oct 2019

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