Marie Sackett

(1591-1659)
FatherJohn Sackett (1564-1623/24)
MotherAnn/Agnes Sampson (c 1565-1630/31)
Marie Sackett, of Thanet, Kent, daughter of John Sackett and Ann/Agnes Sampson, was baptized at St Peter in ThanetG on 5 September 1591.1 She died aged about 68 and was buried at Minster in ThanetG in 1659.2 She married at St Peter in ThanetG on 24 February 1616/17, William Jenkin, a yeoman, son of Thomas Jenkin and Margaret ___.3,4,5,6,7 William was baptized at Coldred, KentG, on 2 June 1594.2,7 He died aged about 45 and was buried at Minster in ThanetG on 17 February 1639/40.2,7
     Marie was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made at St Peter in ThanetG on 8 February 1623/24.8 She was left a sum of £5, and each of her children was left fifty shillings.
     Marie was named as a beneficiary in her mother's will made at Swalecliffe, KentG, on 31 January 1630/31.9 Her mother left her a sum of twenty shillings.
     Marie was named as a beneficiary in her husband William's will made at Minster in ThanetG on 12 February 1639/40.10,11 William was a prosperous yeoman farmer, making substantial monetary bequests to his children. Marie was granted a life interest in the tenements at Minster, together with the household goods. William appointed his brother Thomas Jenkin and Marie's brother Rev John Sackett to be overseers of his will.
     Marie made her will in Birchington, KentG, on 14 October 1656, naming as beneficiaries her son Thomas, her daughters Hannah, Margaret and Mary, her grandsons William Jenkin, William Harty, Richard Harty and Valentine Harty, her granddaughters Mary Franklin, Mary Harty, Mary Pamphlet, Elizabeth Pamphlet and Ann Pamphlet, and her brother William.12 The will was proved in the Consistory Court, CanterburyG, on 20 September 1661.12
Abstract of will of William Jenkin of Minster in Thanet, Kent
Date: 12 Feb 1639/40
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 22 Feb 1639/40
Source: NEHG Register, vol 76 Jan 1922
Testator: William Jenkin, yeoman, of Minster in Thanet
Beneficiaries:
To the poor who shall report at my house at my burial 20s., besides such victuals as are thought fit.
To the poor of Minster 20s.
To Elizabeth Orton of St. Peters, Thanet, 10s.
To my wife Mary, household stuff and tenements at Minster for life; if she educates as is fitting my daughter Mary or allow her £15 yearly until eighteen years of age.
Remainder to my son Thomas in tail male.
To my eldest daughter, Hannah, wife of John Franklin, £10.
To my second daughter, Margaret Jenkin, lands in St. Peter’s and £100 at the age of twenty.
To my youngest daughter, Mary Jenkins, £500 at the age of eighteen. My daughters are to have £100 only if they marry without their mother’s consent.
To my son Thomas the remaining lands.
Overseers: my brother Mr John Sackett, minister, and my brother Thomas Jenkin, yeoman.
Executor: Thomas Jenkin.
Witnesses; John Sackett, John Picard, scrivener, John Francklyn.
Abstract of will of Mary Jenkins of Birchington, Isle of Thanet, Kent
Date: 14 Oct 1656
Proved: Consistory Court of Canterbury, 20 Sep 1661
Source: NEHG Register, vol 76 Jan 1922
Testatrix: Mary Jenkins, widow, of Birchington, Isle of Thanet     
Beneficiaries:
To my daughters, Hannah, wife of John Franklin, Margaret, wife of John Pamphlet, and Mary, wife of Richard Hart. To every one of my grandchildren. My brother William Sackett. My daughter Mary Harty. To my grandchildren Mary Franklin, William Jenkins, Mary Harter, and Mary and Elizabeth Pamphlet, a silver bowl, silver cups and gold rings. Executor; my son Thomas Jenkins. Two trunks, the writings only excepted.
Codicil dated 14 October 1656. To my grandchild Mary Harty at fifteen years of age and to William Harty at twenty-one years. To my other two grandchildren Richard and Valentine Harty, at twenty-one years. The bequest to my daughter Pamphlet is cancelled, and the gold ring given there is to be given to my grandchild Elizabeth and my Grandchild Ann Pamphlet. My daughter Margaret.
Witness: John Sackett.

Children of Marie Sackett and William Jenkin

Sackett line2nd great-granddaughter of William Sackett
ChartsLine 2 (English)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "5 September 1591 Marie d. John Sackett."
  2. English Origins of New England Families, Family Tree Maker CD #181.
  3. Marriage Licences, Canterbury, Kent, "11 February 1616/17 William Jenken of St John in Thanet, yeoman & Mary Sackett of St Peter in Thanet, virgin. At St Peter in Thanet."
  4. Marriages Register, St Peter the Apostle, Thanet, Kent (Tyler transcripts, Society of Genealogists), "24 February 1616/17 William Jenkin & Mary Sacket."
  5. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, NEHGS, Boston, vol. 76 (1922): 66, from the Registers of the Parish of St. Peter in Thanet, co. Kent, 1615–1628, Marriages, "1616 William Jenkin and Mary Sackolt (sic, ?Sackett) 24 February (1616/17)."
  6. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, NEHGS, Boston, vol. 76 (1922): 67, from Canterbury Marriage Licences, "1616 William Jenken of St John's in Thanet, yeoman, and Mary Sackett of St Peter's in Thanet, virgin, at St. Peter's, 11 February (1616/17). (1:234)."
  7. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, NEHGS, Boston, vol. 76 (1922): 74–5.
  8. Will of John Sackett of St Peter in Thanet, Kent, 8 February 1624, proved at Canterbury Archdeaconry Court, 14 April 1624 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-66-354).
  9. Will of Ann Sackett of Swalecliffe, Kent, 31 January 1631, proved at Canterbury Archdeaconry Court, 15 February 1631 (Kent Archives Office, PRC 17-67-505).
  10. Will of William Jenkin of Minster in Thanet, Kent, 12 Feb 1639/40, proved at Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 22 Feb 1639/40 (NEHG Register, vol 76 Jan 1922).
  11. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, NEHGS, Boston, vol. 76 (1922): 60.
  12. Will of Mary Jenkins of Birchington, Isle of Thanet, Kent, 14 Oct 1656, proved at Consistory Court of Canterbury, 20 Sep 1661 (NEHG Register, vol 76 Jan 1922).
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