Elizabeth Sackett

(c 1709-)
Elizabeth Sackett, of Wapping, London, was born in about 1709.1 Her parents have not been identified. She married at St Benet Paul's Wharf, London CityG, on 3 July 1739, William Teguy.2,3 It would seem likely that this was the same William Teguy who had married Hannah Sackett at St George in the East, London, on 3 April 1733.
     William Teguy made his will on 16 October 1745. The will was proved just five days later on 21 October. He described himself as a waterman and owned a number of lighters and other boats. He left his entiire estate to his wife Elizabeth. There was no mention of children.4
This is the last Will of me William Teguy of the Parish of Saint John Wapping in the County of Middlesex, Waterman, as for and concerning all my Lighters Boats Household Goods and things and all my Money and securitys for Money and all my Estates both real and personal whatsoever or wheresoever and of what Quantity quality nature or kind soever the same doth or shall consist which I now have or be intitled unto I give devise and bequeath the same unto my Dear Wife Elizabeth Teguy To have and to hold unto her my said Wife her heirs Executors administrators and asignes forever and I do hereby make my said wife Sole Executrix of this my last Will In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this sixteenth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty five.
[Signed and sealed.]
Witnesses: Pierre Rous, Sarah Butter, Hannah Gregory.
Will proved 21 Oct 1745.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Date of birth based on age at marriage.
  2. Marriage Bonds and Allegations, London (Ancestry image), "30 Jun 1739, Appeared personally William Teguy of the parish of St John Wapping in the County of Middx widower and alledged that he intends to marry with Elizabeth Sacket of the same parish spinster aged thirty years. And ... prayed Licence to Solemnize the said marriage in the parish Church of St Bennett near Pauls Wharfe London."
  3. Marriages Register, St Benet Paul's Wharf, London City, Middlesex (Ancestry image), "3 July 1739 William Teguy, widower, & Elizabeth Sackett, spinster, both of St John, Wapping."
  4. "London, England, Wills and Probate, 1507–1858" (Ancestry image), Will of William Teguy of Wapping, London, dated 16 Oct 1745.
Last Edited1 Jan 2020

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