Jeremiah Sackett

FatherHenry Sackett (1710/11-1790)
MotherElizabeth Clifford (c 1709-1786)
Marriage1779, St Lawrence in ThanetGHannah Newing3,4
Jeremiah Sackett, son of Henry Sackett and Elizabeth Clifford, was baptized at Birchington, KentG, on 18 March 1749/50.1 He died aged 89 in St Peter in Thanet, KentG, on 17 July 18382 and was buried there on 21 July 1838.5,6 He married at St Lawrence in ThanetG on 7 January 1779, Hannah Newing, daughter of Margaret Newing.3,4 Hannah was born in about 1761.7 She died aged 55 in St Peter in ThanetG on 13 July 1816 and was buried there on 17 July 1816.6,8
     Jeremiah signed the parish register at St Lawrence ChurchG on 22 July 1783 as churchwarden.9
     Jeremiah made his will in Northwood, St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, on 12 March 1838, naming as beneficiaries his sons Benjamin and Edward, his grandson Benjamin Sackett Cox, his brother Edward, and his great-niece Ann Robson Darby.10 Jeremiah owned three adjoining houses at Sackett's Hill, St Peter's. He left these, one each to his sons Benjamin and Edward, and the third to his sons jointly. He also owned three houses at Northwood, one which he occupied, and two which were untenanted. It would appear that Jeremiah's brother Edward lived with Jeremiah, as did their great niece, Ann Robson Darby, who served as housekeeper. Jeremiah left the house "nearest the Queen's highway" to his grandson Benjamin Sackett Cox, Benjamin to pay a sum of £6 to Ann Robson Darby. The other two houses were left to Jeremiah's sons, Benjamin and Edward, on condition that they allow Jeremiah's brother, Edward ("who cannot long survive me"), and great niece, Ann Darby, to live in the middle house. They were also to support the aged Edward and Ann with weekly maintenance payments.
     Of Jeremiah and Hannah's twelve children only two, Benjamin and Edward, survived their parents. Nine children died in infancy or childhood. A daughter, Hannah, lived to adulthood and was married with two children, but died aged 22.
Abstract of will of Jeremiah Sackett of Northwood, St Lawrence, Kent.
Date: 12 March 1838.
Proved: Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 4 July 1838.
Source: Kent Archives Office, KAO PRC 17-110-240.
Testator: Jeremiah Sackett, yeoman, Northwood, St Lawrence, "being in advanced age and weak in body."
My three adjoining houses & gardens (lately purchased from Darby family) on Sackett's Hill, occupied by my son Benjamin Sackett, John Spory?, and Daniel Bushell:
Son Benjamin Sackett, house he now occupies, third of garden, use of well. If he dies intestate, reversion to his son Jeremiah Sackett & his dau Hannah Eliza Sackett.
Son Edward Newing Sackett, adjoining house, previously occupied by ___ Brett & now by John Spory?, third of garden, use of well. If he dies intestate, reversion to his son Edward Jeremiah Sackett & his dau Maria Sackett.
Sons Benjamin & Edward Newing Sackett, third house, previously occupied by widow Stoodly? & now by Daniel Bushell, third of garden, use of well, as tenants in common.
If any dispute about the division, Mr Boys, solicitor of Margate, to set up the boundary marks to the best of his judgement.
My three houses and gardens at Northwood, late of estate of John Newing, one occupied by myself, another late occupied by Thomas Young & now untenanted, the other late occupied by Mrs Hobbs & now untenanted:
Grandson Benjamin Sackett, otherwise Benjamin Cox, of Northwood, miller, natural son of Benjamin Sackett, house, garden & barn nearest the Queen's highway, he paying £6 to my niece Ann Robson Darby within 1 month of my death.
Sons Benjamin & Edward Newing Sackett, other 2 houses and gardens, & right of access, "permitting my aged brother Edward Sackett (who cannot long survive me) & my said housekeeper Ann Robson Darby to reside in the middle house & to have the use of the furniture" rent free. Ann Robson Darby can stay 3 months rent free after death of brother Edward Sackett. They are to pay 1/6d per week to Ann Robson Darby for those 3 months, & 3/0d to brother Edward Sackett for life. Reversion of properties to Benjamin Sackett/Cox.
Grandson Benjamin Sackett/Cox, all my furniture & effects except bed and bedclothes used by Ann Robson Darby, which she is to have.
Sons Benjamin & Edward Newing Sackett, residue of money, goods, etc.
Executors: son Benjamin Sackett, & kinsman Vincent Andrew Sackett of Northdown, yeoman.
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Witnesses: John Boys, Martha Boys, Thomas Packer.

Children of Jeremiah Sackett and Hannah Newing

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, All Saints, Birchington, Kent (transcript), "18 March 1749/50 Jeremiah s. Henry & Elizabeth Sackett."
  2. General Register Office, Online Index to Deaths, "Sep qtr 1838. Sackett, Jeremiah, 90. Thanet."
  3. Marriages Register, St Lawrence in Thanet, Kent (Tyler transcripts; Society of Genealogists), "7 January 1779 Jeremiah Sackett, bachelor, of Margate, & Hannah Newing, spinster. Licence."
  4. Marriage Licences, Canterbury, Kent, "7 January 1779 Jeremiah Sackett, St John in Thanet, bachelor & Hannah Newing of St Lawrence in Thanet, minor (mother Margaret Newing). At St Lawrence in Thanet."
  5. Burials Register, St Peter in Thanet, Kent, "21 July 1838 Jeremiah Sackett, Northwood, 89 years."
  6. Thanet Obituary (monumental inscriptions), St Peter's Church, Thanet, Kent, head & body stone, "John Newing, Keziah, Mary, Martha, John, Elizabeth, ob. infants; Hannah Sackett (22); all children of Jeremiah & Hannah; Jeremiah Sackett 17 July 1838, aged 89; Hannah ux. 13 July 1816, aged 55."
  7. Date of birth calculated from age at death.
  8. Burials Register, St Peter in Thanet, Kent (Tyler transcripts, Society of Genealogists), "17 July 1816 Hannah Sackett, St Peter's, 55."
  9. Burials Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Tyler transcripts; Society of Genealogists).
  10. Will of Jeremiah Sackett of Northwood, St Lawrence, Kent, 12 March 1838, proved at Archdeaconry Court of Canterbury, 4 July 1838 (Kent Archives Office, KAO PRC 17-110-240).
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