Ellen Sackett

(1585-after 1660)
FatherEdward Sackett (c 1555-1628/29)
MotherAlice ___ (say 1555-1594)
Ellen Sackett, daughter of Edward Sackett and Alice ___, was baptized at St Peter in Thanet, KentG, on 1 November 1585.1 She married first at St Peter in ThanetG on 18 October 1608, Valentine Austen.2 He died in Tilmanstone, KentG, between 1 May 1633 and 23 May 1633.3 She married second before 1660, James Owen.4
     Ellen was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made at St Lawrence in ThanetG on 20 October 1624.5 She was left a sum of £17.
     Ellen was the executrix of her husband Valentine's will made in Tilmanstone on 1 May 1633. She was to inherit the residue of his estate after bequests of £50 each to their sons, Leonard and Valentine, and £20 each to their daughters, Susan, Mary, Alice, and Ellen.6 The overseer of Valentine's will, "cousin" Richard Sackett, was most likely Ellen's brother.
     Ellen was named as a beneficiary in her brother Robert's will made at St John in ThanetG on 16 February 1660.4 She was to share equally with her three sisters an amount of £10 to be paid to them half-yearly by her son Leonard Austen who was the main beneficiary of his uncle Robert's will. Robert also left £6 to each of Ellen's six children.
     Ellen's death/burial record has not been found, but she would have been about 75 at the date of her brother Robert's will.

Children of Ellen Sackett and Valentine Austen

Sackett Family Association descendants
An unknown person.
ChartsLine 2 (English)
George Harman & Alice Amelia Willis relationship chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "1 November 1585 Helen d. Edward Sacket."
  2. Marriages Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent (Tyler transcripts, Society of Genealogists), "17/18 October 1608 Valentine Austen & Ellin Sacket."
  3. Will dated 1 May 1633, proved 23 May 1633.
  4. Will of Robert Sackett of St John in Thanet, Kent, 16 February 1660, proved in the Canterbury Archdeaconry Court, 25 March 1664 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-72-94).
  5. Will of Edward Sackett of St Lawrence in Thanet, Kent, 20 October 1624, proved in the Canterbury Archdeaconry Court, 21 February 1629 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-67-169).
  6. Frank Watt Tyler, "The Tyler Collection", Wills, Canterbury, Kent, digital image, Ancestry.com, Will of Valentine Austen, dated 1 May 1633, proved 23 May 1633.
Generation.TreeI.2
Sackett line2nd great-granddaughter of William Sackett
Last Edited2 May 2019
 

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