Abigail Sacket

(1683-after 1733)
FatherJohn Sackett (1632-1719)
MotherAbigail Hannum (1640-1690)
Abigail Sacket, daughter of John Sackett and Abigail Hannum, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in 1683.1 She died after 1733.1,2,3 She married first in WestfieldG, in about 1701, David King, son of John King and Sarah Holton.1 David was born in 16774 and died in 1730.4 She married second in WestfieldG, on 24 May 1733, Deacon John Shepard.3
     Abigail was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 10 May 1718.

Children of Abigail Sacket and David King

  • David King b. 1702
  • Thankful King+ b. 1704, d. 4 Nov 1785
  • Moses King+ b. 20 Nov 1706
  • Stephen King b. 1708
  • Benjamin King b. 1710
  • Aaron King b. 1714
  • Asafel King b. 1718, d. 1719
  • Eldad King b. 1718
  • Gideon King b. 1722
See alsoThe Sacketts of America, 16 
Thurmon King's Database, 155
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Benjamin Sackett & Thankful King relationship chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  2. Weygant records Abigail's date of death as Sep 1721 (p19) but then shows a birth in 1722 of son Gideon (p28).
  3. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988", digital image, Ancestry.com, "10 Mar 1733 Westfield, intentions of marriage Deacon John Shepard & the widow Abigail King; 24 May 1733 Westfield, marriage Deacon John Shepard & Abigail King."
  4. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "16. Abigail Sacket, b. in year 1683; d. Sept. 1721; m. David King."
Sackett line2nd great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited4 March 2018