Sampson Mockett

FatherSampson Mockett (1717/18-1756)
MotherMary Wilson
Sampson Mockett, son of Sampson Mockett and Mary Wilson, was baptized at St Peter in Thanet, KentG, on 19 February 1741/42.1 He married in Tranent, East Lothian, ScotlandG, on 8 March 1766, Janet Hogg.2
     Sampson was described in the birth and baptism record of his daughter Anne as a shipmaster from the Isle of Thanet, Kent. It would appear that Sampson and his younger brother Richard sailed from Thanet to Scotland in 1765 or early 1766. Richard had an illegitimate daughter in Scotland by Jean Flookard in 1767. Further records for Sampson and Richard have not been found.

Children of Sampson Mockett and Janet Hogg

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Peter in Thanet, Kent (Findmypast image), "19 Feb 1741/42, Sampson Mockett, father Sampson Mockett, mother Mary."
  2. Email from Gary Fisher to Chris Sackett, Feb 2023.
Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited18 Feb 2023

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