Stephen Sackett

FatherRichard Sackett (1626-1692)
MotherSusan Tomlin (-1704)
Stephen Sackett, yeoman of Margate, Kent, son of Richard Sackett and Susan Tomlin, was baptized at St John in ThanetG on 20 October 1663.1 He died aged 81 and was buried there on 16 April 1745.2,3 He married at Canterbury St Alphege, KentG, on 26 December 1694, Anne Underdown.4,5 Anne was born in about 1675.6 She died aged about 66 and was buried at St John in ThanetG on 20 December 1741.7
     Stephen's will, made at MargateG on 28 December 1741, was proved at the Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury on 7 June 1745. No records of children of Stephen and Anne have been found and the will appears to confirm that he had no immediate family. After a bequest of £7 to a friend, George Hall the younger, he left all his estate to widow Elizabeth Smith the elder and her daughter Elizabeth Smith.8
Abstract of will of Stephen Sackett of Margate, Kent.
Date: 28 December 1741.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 7 June 1745.
Source: Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-92-99.
Testator: Stephen Sackett, yeoman, of Margate, Kent.
Elizabeth Smith the elder, widow, & her daughter Elizabeth Smith, all real & personal estate.
Friend George Hall the younger, £7.
Executors: George Hall, Elizabeth Smith the elder.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St John in Thanet, Kent, "20 October 1663 Stephen s. Richard & Susan Sackett."
  2. Burials Register, St John in Thanet, Kent (Marion Sackett transcripts), "16 April 1745 Stephen Sackett yeoman, 81."
  3. Thanet Obituary (monumental inscriptions), St John's Church, Margate, Kent, headstone, "Stephen Sackett, 14 April 1745 aged 82."
  4. Marriage Licences, Canterbury, Kent, "26 December 1694 Stephen Sackett, yeoman, & Ann Underdowne, spinster, both of St John in Thanet. At St Alphege Canterbury."
  5. Marriages Register, St Alphege, Canterbury, Kent (Parish Register and Bishops' Transcript), "26 December 1694 Steven Sackett & Ann Underdowne."
  6. Date of birth based on age at death.
  7. Burials Register, St John in Thanet, Kent, "20 December 1741 Anne Sackett wife of Stephen, 66."
  8. Will of Stephen Sackett of Margate, Kent, 28 December 1741, proved at Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 7 June 1745 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-92-99).
Sackett line4th great-grandson of William Sackett of St John in Thanet
ChartsLine 2 (English)
Last Edited14 Oct 2019

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