Henrietta Sackett

FatherHenry Sackett (c 1738-1774)
MotherMartha Higgs
Henrietta Sackett, daughter of Henry Sackett and Martha Higgs, was born in Hornchurch, EssexG, in 1768 and baptized at St Andrew, HornchurchG, on 31 March 1768.1 She died aged 51 in Grays Thurrock, EssexG, and was buried there on 21 May 1819.2 She married at St John the Baptist, Clerkenwell, MiddlesexG, on 18 January 1796, John Edwards Eve, son of John Eve and Jane ___.3,4 John was baptized at Grays ThurrockG on 5 December 1772.5 He died aged 42 and was buried at Grays ThurrockG on 8 November 1815.6
     John Eve, butcher and salesman, made his will at Grays ThurrockG on 10 September 1812. He appointed as executors his wife Henrietta, unmarried sister Anne Eve, and brother-in-law William Sackett. They were to sell his real estate, placing the proceeds in trust for the benefit of his wife and children. The will was proved on 10 January 1816.7
Abstract of Will of John Edwards Eve, butcher & salesman, of Grays Thurrock, Essex.
Date: 10 Sep 1812.
Proved: London, 10 Jan 1816.
Wife Henrietta, sister Anne Elizabeth Eve, & William Sackett of Orsett, farmer, appointed executors to set up trust from sale of freehold messuages, tenements & lands in parish of Grays Thurrock.
Wife, all household furniture, plate, linen, china. £100 pa from trust fund while unmarried, £30 pa if she remarries. £500 advance from trust fund if she enters into trade or business.
Refers to "such child or children as I may have living at the time of my decease" but does not name them. Wife to pay for maintenance of children from income of trust fund.
Executors to share residue of personal estate.
Executors: Wife Henrietta Eve, Sister Anne Elizabeth Eve spinster, William Sackett of Orsett, farmer.
Witnesses: Thomas Seabrook, Mark Summers, Thos Townsend.

Children of Henrietta Sackett and John Edwards Eve

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Essex Baptisms" (Findmypast transcript), Baptisms Register, Hornchurch, St Andrew, Essex, "31 Mar 1768, Henrietta Sacket, father Henry Sacket, mother Martha."
  2. Burials Register, St Peter & St Paul, Grays Thurrock, Essex (Ancestry transcript), "21 May 1819, Henrietta Eve, 51."
  3. Marriage Licence Allegations, Faculty Office (Society of Genealogists), "16 January 1796 John Eve, bachelor, 21+, of Grays, Essex, & Henrietta Sackett, spinster, 21+, of St John's, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, at St John's, Clerkenwell, Middlesex."
  4. Marriages Register, St John the Baptist, Clerkenwell, Middlesex (image on Ancestry.co.uk), "18 January 1796 John Eve, of Grays in Esex, bachelor, and Henrietta Sackett, spr, by licence. Both signed. Witnesses: William Higgs, Alice Armstrong."
  5. Baptisms Register, St Peter & St Paul, Grays Thurrock, Essex (Ancestry transcript), "5 Dec 1772, John Edward Eve, father John Eve, mother Jane."
  6. Burials Register, St Peter & St Paul, Grays Thurrock, Essex (Ancestry transcript), "8 Nov 1815, John Edward Eve, 42."
  7. "England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858" (Ancestry image).
Sackett lineGreat-granddaughter of Richard Sackett of South Weald, Essex
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Last Edited16 Sep 2023

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