Mary Sackett

FatherJohn Sackett (1608-between 1658 & 1663)
MotherElizabeth Turner (say 1610-before 1663)
Mary Sackett, daughter of John Sackett and Elizabeth Turner, was baptized at Northbourne, KentG, on 15 March 1636.1 She died aged 36 and was buried at St Peter in Thanet, KentG, on 31 December 1672.2 She married at Great Mongeham, KentG, on 30 April 1663, Joseph Hurst, 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.3,4 Joseph and Mary 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.
     Mary was named as a beneficiary in her uncle Robert's will made in Herne, KentG, on 14 November 1658.5 She was to receive a sum of £5 at age 21.6

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, Northbourne, Kent (Mrs Nichol's Index), "15 March 1636 Mary d. John & Eliz. Sacket."
  2. Burials Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent, digital image, Findmypast, "31 Dec 1672 Mary Hurst wife of Joseph."
  3. 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."
  4. 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."
  5. Will of Robert Sackett of Herne, Kent, 14 November 1658, proved at Canterbury Consistory Court, 11 October 1662 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 32-53-196).
  6. Mary was 22+ at the date of her uncle Robert's will. His assuming she was not yet 21 was probably a simple error.
Sackett line4th great-granddaughter of William Sackett of St John in Thanet
ChartsLine 2 (English)
Last Edited7 Oct 2019

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