Thomas Sackett

(say 1695-before 1768)
Thomas Sackett, fisherman of St John in Thanet, Kent, was born in say 1695. He died before 8 July 1768, when his will was proved. He may have been the Thomas Sackett buried at St John in ThanetG on 16 January 1753.1 He married at Harbledown, KentG, on 24 February 1717/18, Ann Moyse, daughter of Thomas Moyse and Mary ___.2,3 Ann was baptized at St John in ThanetG on 7 July 1695.4 She died aged 82 and was buried there on 22 January 1775.5
     Thomas's parents have not been identified, although he may have been the Thomas Sackett baptized at St John in Thanet in November 1693, the son of Richard Sackett, or the Thomas Sackett baptized at St John in Thanet in February 1696/97, the son of Paul Sackett.
     Thomas made his will at St John in ThanetG on 19 February 1752. He left his house, goods and chattels to his wife Anne, with reversion of the house to his children, Thomas, Mary, and John. The will was proved on 8 July 1768.6
Abstract of will of Thomas Sackett of St John in Thanet, Margate, Kent.
Date: 19 February 1752.
Proved: Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 8 July 1768.
Source: National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/941.
Testator: Thomas Sackett, fisherman, St John the Baptist, Margate, Thanet.
Beneficiaries:
Wife Ann, house, goods & chattels.
Children Thomas, Mary, & John, reversion of house if Ann has not been obliged by necessity or poverty to sell or mortgage it while she is a widow.
Witnesses: Margaret Ovenden, Rachell Holbourne, ___ Holbourne.

Children of Thomas Sackett and Ann Moyse

 Notes & Citations

  1. Burials Register, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (Parish Registers 1570-1650 (U3/140/1/1) (Debrett's); Tyler transcripts; IGI), "16 January 1753 Thomas Sackett."
  2. Marriage Licences, Canterbury, Kent, "24 February 1717/18 Thomas Sackett, bachelor, & Ann Moyse, spinster, both of Margate. At St John in Thanet or Harbledown."
  3. Marriages Register, Harbledown Church, Kent (Transcript), "24 February 1717/18 Thomas Sackett & Ann Moyse."
  4. Baptisms Register, St John the Baptist, Thanet, Kent, database, Ancestry.com, "7 Jul 1695, Ann Moyse, d. of Thomas Moyse and Mary."
  5. Burials Register, St John the Baptist, Margate, Kent (Parish Registers 1570-1650 (U3/140/1/1) (Debrett's); Tyler transcripts; IGI), "22 January 1775 Anne Sackett, widow of Thomas, 82."
  6. Will of Thomas Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent, 19 Feb 1752, proved at Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 8 Jul 1768 (National Archives, PROB 11/810 quire 210).
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