Hester Sackett

(1659-1700)
FatherJohn Sackett (1622-1681)
MotherMary ___ (c 1625-1683)
Hester Sackett, daughter of John Sackett and Mary ___, was born in St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, on 3 April 1659.1 She died aged 41 and was buried at St Mary the Virgin, Dover, KentG, on 29 December 1700.2 She married at St Anthony the Martyr, Alkham, KentG, on 4 December 1691, Daniel Witherden, a woolen draper of Dover.3,4 Daniel was born in about 1665. He died aged about 55 and was buried at St Mary the Virgin, Dover, KentG, on 11 August 1720.5
     Hester was named as a beneficiary in her mother's will made in St Lawrence in ThanetG on 18 April 1683. She was to share with her sisters, Mary and Elizabeth, the use of the southern end of their mother's house in Ramsgate, with barns and stables, for five years, after which they would inherit the property with their sister Martha.6
     After Hester's death, Daniel married second at St Alphege, CanterburyG, on 29 July 1701 Anne Du Merellion, with whom he had a daughter Jane, baptized in Dover on 29 July 1703.7
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "3 April 1659 born Ester d. John Saket."
  2. Burials Register, St Mary the Virgin, Dover, Kent, digital image, Findmypast, "29 Dec 1700 Hester wife of Daniel Witherden."
  3. Marriage Licences, Canterbury, Kent, "4 December 1691 Daniel Witherden. Hester Sackett of Dover, spinster, 30, alleges that a marriage is intended between her & Daniel Witherden, same parish, woolendraper, bachelor, 26. At Charlton, St Mary Atcliff or Buckland near Dover. Dan Church of Herne, yeoman, bondsman."
  4. Marriages Register, St Anthony the Martyr, Alkham, Kent, digital image, Findmypast, "13 Dec 1691 Daniel Witherden & Hester Sackett."
  5. Burials Register, St Mary the Virgin, Dover, Kent, digital image, Findmypast, "11 Aug 1720 Daniel Widderden."
  6. Will of Mary Sackett of Ramsgate, St Lawrence, Kent, 18 April 1683, proved in the Canterbury Archdeaconry Court, 24 April 1684 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-76-182).
  7. Marriages Register, St Alphege, Canterbury, Kent (England Marriages, LDS FamilySearch), "29 Jul 1701 Daniel Witherden & Anne Du Merellion."
Generation.TreeK.2
Sackett line4th great-granddaughter of William Sackett
Last Edited8 May 2019