Mary Sackett

(1636-after 1658)
FatherJohn Sackett (1608-between 1658 & 1663)
MotherElizabeth Turner (say 1610-before 1663)
Mary Sackett, daughter of John Sackett and Elizabeth Turner, was born in Northbourne, KentG, in 1636 and baptized at Northbourne ChurchG on 15 March 1636.1 She married at Great Mongeham, KentG, on 30 April 1663, Joseph Hirst, having obtained a licence from Canterbury, Kent, on 27 April. He was a bachelor, aged 25, and a mariner, she a spinster, aged 28. They were both of St Peter in Thanet. Her parents had died. The bondsman was Michael Allen of Canterbury, an innholder.2,3 Joseph Hirst and Mary Sackett were married by Rev John Sackett BD Oxf, MA Camb, the vicar of Great Mongeham. Rev John was a first cousin of Mary's grandfather William Sackett. She was to receive a sum of £5 at age 21.4
     Mary was named as a beneficiary in her uncle Robert's will made in Herne, KentG, on 14 November 1658.5
ChartsLine 2 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, Northbourne, Kent (Mrs Nichol's Index), "15 March 1636 Mary d. John & Eliz. Sacket."
  2. Marriage Licences, Canterbury, Kent, "27 April 1663 Joseph Hirst of St Peter in Thanet, mariner, bachelor, 25, whose parents consent, & Mary Sackett, same parish, virgin, 28, whose parents are dead. At Gt Mongeham. Michael Allen of Canterbury, innholder, bondsman."
  3. Marriages Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent (Tyler transcripts, Society of Genealogists), "30 April 1663 Joseph Hurst & Marie Sackett. Married at Mongeham by Mr John Sackett by licence from Canterbury."
  4. Mary was 22+ at the date of her uncle Robert's will, possibly indicating an error in assigning her to the parents John Sackett and Elizabeth Turner.
  5. Will of Robert Sackett of Herne, Kent, 14 November 1658, proved in the Canterbury Consistory Court, 11 October 1662 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 32-53-196).
Sackett line4th great-granddaughter of William Sackett
Last Edited11 May 2019

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