Zavan Sacket

(1751-1840)
FatherIsaac Sacket (1702/3-1773)
MotherElizabeth Shepard (say 1710-)
Zavan Sacket, son of Isaac Sacket and Elizabeth Shepard, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 28 April 17511,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 2 September 1751.4 He died aged 89 in Crawford County, PennsylvaniaG, on 26 October 1840.5 He married first in WestfieldG, on 31 May 1778, Miriam Brooks.6,7 He married second in about 1780, Abigail Bills.1
     Zavan served as a private in the American Revolutionary War.8
     In 1790 Zavan was living in Norwich, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG. In his household were one man, five boys, and three females.9

Children of Zavan Sacket and Abigail Bills

  • Zavin Sacket b. 11 Aug 1781, d. 6 Dec 1857
  • Isaac Sackett+ b. 26 Feb 1783, d. 29 Mar 1863
  • Rolin Sackett+ b. 1785, d. 22 Feb 1863
  • James Sacket b. c 1786, d. 11 Jan 1862
  • Emily Sacket b. aft 1788
  • Ann Sacket b. aft 1788
  • Eliza Sacket b. aft 1788, d. 5 Aug 1850
  • Jabez B Sacket b. 14 Dec 1788, d. 17 Nov 1870
  • Abigail Sackett b. say 1795
  • Joseph Sackett b. c 1800
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Reference184.5M.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "184. Zaven Sacket, b. Apr. 28, 1751; m. Abigail Bills."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:221 Zavan Sacket, b. April 28, 1751.
  3. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, Zavan, s. Isaac & Elisabeth (Shepard) b. Apr. 28, 1751."
  4. Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836 (NewEnglandAncestors.org), "1750 Sacket,     Zavan     s. Isaac & Eliza, Sept. 2." [Date should be 1751 to be consistent with birth date]
  5. Crawford Statesman, [Thursday] Oct 29, 1840, p.3 col 6
    Died "On Monday night last, Mr. Zavan Sacket, Sr., of Mead township, in the 92nd yr of his age." [Note: Monday night was Oct, 26 1840.] [from TEK database]
  6. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:257 Marriage intentions filed: Zavan SACKET & Miriam BROOKS. A poss. 1st m. of Zavan SACKET.
  7. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Zavan Sacket of Springfield and Miriam Brooks of Springfield; m. [date blank]."
  8. Website National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (http://dar.org/), "Sackett, Zaven
    Service: Massachusetts
    Rank: Private
    Birth: 4-28-1751, Westfield, Hampshire Co, Massachusetts
    Death: 10-26-1840, Meadville, Crawford Co, Pennsylvania
    Pension Number: *S4659
    Service Source: *S4659
    Service Description: 1) Capt Warham Parks, 2) Col Denison Cont Troop
    Residence: Westfield, Hampshire Co, Massachusetts
    Spouse: Abigail Bills."
  9. 1790 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Lieut Zavan Sacket. Norwich, Hampshire, MA. 1 white male (16+), 5 white males under 16, and 3 white females.
Last Edited10 November 2017