William Sacket

(1762-1847)
FatherWilliam Sacket (1730-1802)
MotherLydia Weller (1739-1828)
William Sacket, son of William Sacket and Lydia Weller, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 29 August 17621,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 15 May 1763.4 He died aged 85 in Jefferson County, New York StateG, on 30 November 1847.5 He married in WestfieldG, on 13 February 1788, Olive Dean, daughter of Faxon Dean and Mehetable (Hetty) Cleavland.1,6,7,8 Olive was born in Hadley, MassachusettsG, on 6 January 17666 and died aged 79 on 14 July 1845.5 In addition to the children listed, William and Olive had stillborn twin daughters in 1800.9
     In 1790 William was living in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG. In his household were one man, one boy, and two females.10

Children of William Sacket and Olive Dean

See alsoThe Sacketts of America, 674 William Sacket
Thurmon King's Database, 56 William Sacket
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:34.
  3. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, William, s. William & Lydia Wellar, b. Aug. 29, 1762."
  4. Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836 (NewEnglandAncestors.org), "1763 Sacket, William s. William & Lydia, May 15."
  5. Thurmon King's database, citing Grace Keir.
  6. Marion Cooper, Descendants of John Dean (1650–1727) of Dedham, Mass., published by the author (1957), p 34, "Olive [Dean, d. of Faxon Dean & Mehetable (Hetty) Cleavland] b. Hadley, Mass., Jan 6, 1766; m. William Sackett at Westfield, Mass., Feb 13, 1788; [children:] Samuel, Martin, Cynthia, Olive." [The list of children in The Sacketts of America of William, Samuel, Julia, Marvin, and Laura has been confirmed by Westfield vital records.]
  7. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, C:51.
  8. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "William Sackett Jr. of W. and Olive Dean of W; m. Feb. 13, 1788."
  9. Website Register of Deaths of the First Church, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1728–1836 (NewEnglandAncestors.org), "1800 Sept. 25 A female twin child of William Sacket Jun'r Still born", "1800 Sept. 25 The other female twin child of William Sacket Jun'r Still born."
  10. 1790 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, William Sacket Junr. Westfield, Hampshire, MA. 1 white male (16+), 1 white male under 16, and 2 white females.
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Last Edited6 March 2018