John Sackett

(late 1400s-1529)
FatherWilliam Sackett (mid-1400s-in or after 1511)
MotherAlice ___
John Sackett, of St John in Thanet, Kent, son of William Sackett and Alice ___, was born in the late 1400s. He died between 4 July 1529 when he made his will and September 1529 when the will was proved. He married Johan ___.
     John was named in his father's will made at St John in Thanet in 1511.1 He was to inherit his father's tenement and lands after his mother Alice's lifetime interest.
     John made his will in St John in ThanetG on 4 July 1529.2 He named as beneficiaries his wife Johan and his sons William and John. His son John was under 24 at the date of the will, while no reference was made to William's age, implying that he was the elder son. Both were left lands. The will refers also to two unnamed daughters, both under 18, and to his sister Alice. The will was proved at Canterbury in September 1529. An executor of the will, with Symon Davy and Robert Lyderer, was Richard Sakett. This was probably the Richard Sakett who, in his own will made in 1533 also appointed Robert Lidderard as one of his executors.
Abstract of will of John Sakett of St John in Thanet, Kent.
Date: 4 Jul 1529.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, Sep 1529.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-18-246.
Wife Johan, all personal estate + wheat & barley; tenement & lands for 8 years.
Two unnamed daughters, profit of house & lands for 6 years after their mother's 8 years, to be paid to daughters at age 18.
Son William, seam of wheat & seam of barley when he inherits lands. To have house & lands for 4 years after the above 14 years; after 4 years to have specified lands of 4 acres, 6 acres, 1½ acres, 2 acres, & 1 acre.
Son John, residue of lands & tenement at age 24.
Sister Alice & her children, reversion (with St John's Church) if all other beneficiaries deceased
Executors: feoffees Symon Davy?, Robert Lyderer, Richard Sakett
Witnesses: William Norwood, Richard Sakett, Roger Perken?, Symon Davy?, William Wanstall?, Thomas Culn-?.

Children of John Sackett and Johan ___

Sackett lineSon of William Sackett
ChartsLine 2 (English)
Sackett Family Association descendants
John Carmichael, Joan Leary, Danielle Pray, Chris Harman, Lynne Ewart and Darrell Herd.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Will of William Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent, 1511, proved at Canterbury Archdeaconry Court, (probate date not known) (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-12-29).
  2. Will of John Sakett of St John in Thanet, Kent, 4 July 1529, proved at Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, September 1529 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-18-246).
Last Edited19 September 2019

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