Benjamin Sacket

(1731-aft 1776)
FatherBenjamin Sacket (1698-1753)
MotherThankful King (1704-1785)
Benjamin Sacket, son of Benjamin Sacket and Thankful King, was born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 21 December 17311,2 and baptized at the Church of Christ, Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 25 June 1732.3 He died after 1776. He married in about 1761, Dorothy Buell, daughter of Ebenezer Buell.1
     Benjamin was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 27 August 1746.4
     Benjamin served as a private soldier in the American Revolutionary War in the Albany County (New York) Militia.5

Children of Benjamin Sacket and Dorothy Buell

  • Deborah Sacket b. c 1762
  • Major Buell Sackett+ b. 28 Jul 1763, d. 19 Jan 1840
  • John Sacket b. 16 Nov 1764
  • Benjamin Sacket b. 17 Jan 1766
  • Aaron Sacket b. 14 Jan 1767
  • Lieutenant Elijah Sacket+ b. 31 Jan 1768, d. 7 Apr 1813
  • Dorothy Sacket b. 29 Jul 1770
  • Thankful Sacket b. 18 Feb 1772
  • Isaac Sacket+ b. 28 Oct 1773, d. c 1854
  • Calvin Sacket b. 21 Oct 1776
See alsoThe Sacketts of America, 174 Benjamin Sacket
Thurmon King's Database, 1271 Benjamin Sacket
Appears inSacketts in the military
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  2. Website National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (http://dar.org/), date and place.
  3. Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836 (NewEnglandAncestors.org), "1732 Sacket, Benjamin s. Benjamin & Thankfull, June 25."
  4. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, Benjamin Sackett's will, 1746.
  5. Website National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (http://dar.org/), "Sackett, Benjamin
    Service: New York
    Rank: Private
    Birth: 12-21-1731, Sheffield, Hampshire Co, Massachusetts
    Death: (Post) 1790, New Lebanon, Columbia Co, New York
    Service Source: Roberts, NY in the Rev, pp 104, 106
    Service Description: Col Killian Van Rensselaer, Albany Co Militia
    Residence: Albany Co, New York
    Spouse: Dorothy Buell."
Reference174.5M.7
Last Edited4 March 2018