Pittsfield Families compiled by Rollin H Cooke

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    Abbott, Mr Amos & Mrs Candace Sackett m. Feb 17 1794. He was b. Amherst, Sept 28 1767, son of Jacob & Mercy of Amherst, & was of Hadley 1797.
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    Ayres, John
    m. to Miranda Sackett, dau. of Erastus Sackett (see probate record 5971 Dec 7 1839).
    Children:
    1. Sarah Sophia, b. July 27 1813.
    2. John Wilson, b. Aug 5 1815.
    3. Miranda Malvina, b. Feb 18 1818.
    4. Caroline Cornelia, b. May 20 1820.
    Lived in Pittsfield & prob. was chairmaker.
    In 1839 res. Erie, N.Y.
    One dau m. John W. Bline, 24 John St.
    Sophia Ayres m. 1834 Solomon T Case (Sun).
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    Chaffee, Elizabeth
    m. to Erastus Sackett
    Perhaps she was dau. of John Chaffee of Adams who d. 1781 or 2, for Erastus Sackett Jr of Pittsfield was admr on his estate Feb 5 1782.
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    Davis, Erastus S, son Jonathan Davis & Bulah Sackett
    b. June 3 1805 Hawley
    d. Sept 18 1871 ae 66y (TR)
    m. to Diana Barnard. She d. Aug 12 1845 ae 39y 2m 3d (TR)
    Both buried in Pittsfield Cemetery, East part
    Children:
    1. Edward Alphonzo, b. Nov 4 1834.
    2. Charles Peck, b. Dec 1 1836.
    3. Erastus S, b. Nov 10 1830, d. Jan 25 1841, buried East Part.
    4. a son, b. Sept 27 1832, d. Sept 28 1832, buried East Part Cemetery.
    5. Henry Rawdon, b. Dec 5 1838, Dalton.
    6. Luther McCoy, b. Feb 13 1841.
    7. John Wesley, b. Mar 25 1843, d. Feb 9 1871, buried East Part Cemetery.
    8. Diana, b. May 1845, d. Aug 13 1845 ae 3 mos (TR), buried East Part. Gravestone says d. Sept 6 ae 4m 11ds. Troy, N.Y.
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    Davis, Jonathan, of Westfield
    m. 1801 (pub Sept 8), to Bulah Sackett of Pittsfield, dau. of Erastus Sackett & Sarah. She d. May 16 1856 ae 73, Pittsfield. She m. 2d, Nathan Webb. He d. Nov 27 1818 in 54th yr, at Pittsfield, East Part Cemetery, Pittsfield.
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    Dewey, Asaph, son David Dewey of Westfield & Rebecca Phelps
    b. Feb 2 1758, Westfield, Mass.
    d. Jan 17 1833, Richmond, Mass.
    m. Mar 16 1783, Pittsfield (TR) to Penelope Sackett, dau. of Erastus Sackett & Elizabeth Leonard. She b. Jan 17 1761, Westfield, d. June 1 1837.
    He lived in Hancock and Richmond.
    He was a Revolutionary soldier.
    Children, b. Richmond:
    1. Roxana, b. Oct 13 1783, m. James Foote.
    2. Zelotes, b. 1785, m. Mehitable Roberts of Pittsfield or Dalton.
    3. Asaph, b. Mar 7 1787, of Lenox, m. (pub Sept 4 1808), Sidney Howland of Pittsfield.
    4. Erastus, b. Apr 15 1789, of Lenox, m. Mar 11 1813 (pub Mar 6 (TR)) to Matilda Millard of Pittsfield, dau. of Samuel Millard.
    5. Lyman, b. 1791, m. Phebe Burt of Pitts.
    6. Jerusha, b. 1793, m. Joseph Howland Jr.
    7. Elias, b. July 5 1794, of Richmond, m. Mar 26 1818 (pub Mar 11) to Nancy Wood of Pittsfield.
    8. Solomon S., b. Oct 13 1799, of Richmond, m. Apr 28 1828 (pub Apr 8) to Polly Wood of Pittsfield.
    Elias & Solomon both m. 2d.
    Lyman Dewey & Mrs Phebe adm. chh. 1840, dism. ___.
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    Dewey, Asaph Jr, son Asaph Dewey & Penelope Sackett
    b. Mar 9 1787, Richmond, Mass.
    d. Feb 11 1845, Lenox, Mass.
    m. Sept 1808 (TR) (pub Sept 4 (TR)) to Sidney Howland of Pittsfield, dau. of Joseph Howland. She b. Aug 30 1788, d. Apr 18 1873.
    Record of publishment & marriage in Pittsfield call him of Lenox.
    He was a farmer in Richmond and Lenox.
    Children, b. Richmond, Mass.
    1. Mary Maria, b. Sept 17 1809, m. Chauncey Dewey.
    2. Penelope Sackett, b. Oct 29 1811, m. Anselm C Burt.
    3. Lois Emily, b. Sept 23 1813, d. Dec 30 1837 ae 24.
    4. George Howland, b. Oct 18 1816, m. 1839 (pub Sept 12 Pittsfield (TR)) to Chloe B Butler, of Pittsfield. Pub calls him "of Fort Madison, Iowa".
    5. Charles Asaph, b. Oct 14 1818 at New Lenox, m. Sarah K Dewey.
    6. Elizabeth Hall, b. Aug 5 1820, m. Philetus Cook.
    7. John Wesley, b. Feb 13 1823, d. Mar 15 1825.
    8. Harriet Sidney, b. Oct 4 1826, d. Feb 4 1855.
    9. Sarah Adaline, b. Aug 26 1828, d. Dec 21 1844.
    10. { Franklin Henry, b. July 27 1833, d. Oct 14 1855.
    11. { Frances Helen, b. July 27 1833, m. Samuel T Bradley.
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    Francis, Charles Boardman, son of Josiah Francis & Sarah
    b. Oct 30 1799
    d. Oct 10 1843, Jacksonville, Ill (Sun)
    m. Oct 28 1823 (pub Oct 11) to Roxana Goodrich, dau. of Oren Goodrich & Lydia Sackett. She b. Jan 26 1802.
    He removed to Springfield, Ill, in 1835.
    Sun of Nov 9 1747 [sic: presume 1847] says he died Jacksonville, Ill, and was of Springfield, Ill.
    Children:
    1. Oren Goodrich, b. Jan 20 1825, d. Aug 23 1826.
    2. Marietta, b. Nov 29 1826.
    3. Jane, m. ___ Smith.
    Charles B Francis signed the call Feb 9 1832 for a convention to otrganize a Temperance Society.
    Dr G ___ says Marietta m. James L Riggs of Philadelphia. She is a widow living at Peoria, Ill., and that another dau. m. ___ Smith, res. at Peoria, Ill.
    Sun—C B Francis advertised Apr 27 1835, in Sun, his house in South St., occupied for last several years by himself and now by Sylvester Tracy, also house on North St., lately occupied by Rev. Augustus Beach now vacant. He has determined to remove to Illinois.
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    Francis, Luke, son of Josiah Francis & Abigail Spencer
    b. Feb 23 1772 (FB)
    d. Aug 30 1848 ae 76y 6m 7d (FB)
    m. Oct 18 1798 (TR FB) (pub Sept 30) to Mehitable Sacket, dau. of Capt Daniel Sackett & Mehitabel Cadwell. She b. Dec 4 1779 (FB), d. Aug 20 1849 (FB)
    See probate records 1824 for statement of Mrs Mehitabel Sacket.
    Lived on Churchill St. near Parker's Saw Mill (Crook Farm Tower?).
    Children:
    1. George Washington, b. Sept 29 1799 (TR & FB), d. May 1 1888 (FB), Yonkers.
    2. Daniel Sacket, b. Aug 29 1801 (TR & FB), d. June 30 1842 (FB), Troy, N.Y. Res. Troy.
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    P.84
    Francis, William, Capt., son Capt. William Francis & Phebe Woodhouse
    b. 1770
    d. Aug 20 1839 ae 69
    m. 1, Apr 5 1790 (pub Mar 15) to Roxana Sacket, dau. of Daniel Sackett & Mehitabel Cadwell.
    m. 2, Apr 9, 1795 to Lois Butler. She b. 1772, d. Sept 28 1820 ae 43 [sic]. m. 3, Apr 14 1821, New Lebanon, N.Y., to Cynthia Doolittle of Hancock.
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    Goff, Lucy, of Dalton
    m. (pub 1786) to Joseph Sackett.
  • 4:51
    Orrin [Goodrich, son of Lieut. Caleb Goodrich & Huldah Butler] b. Jan 13 1773, m. Lydia Sackett.
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    Goodrich, Chauncey, son Oren Goodrich & Lydia Sackett
    b. Dec 3 1797
    d. June 20 1886
    m. Dec 1 1819, New Lebanon, N.Y. to Amelia May.
    The Sun calls her Cornelia May and says m. at New Lebanon, N.Y. sister to Chauncey May and came from Farmington, Ct.
    He was selectman 1856–1866.
    They were m. at New Lebanon, N.Y. by Rev. Silas Churchill and she was called "Emily" on record (RHC).
    Children:
    1. Caroline Amelia, b. May 20 1821, m. 1, (J H) Wilson, m. 2, M W Tolman.
    2. Lydia Ann, b. Jan 16 1823, m. John C Parker.
    3. Harriet Abigail, b. May 16 1828, m. Gen. John W Terry. Lives Sirocco, New Mexico.
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    Goodrich, Oren, son Caleb Goodrich & Huldah Butler
    b. Jan 15 1771, Pittsfield (bpt 1783)
    d. July 17 1855 in 84th yr (TR & Sun)
    m. 1, 1793 to Lydia Sackett, dau. of Daniel Sackett & Mehitabel Cadwell. She b. 1774, d. Dec 3 1822 ae 48.
    m. 2, Nov 3 1825 (pub Oct 7) to Mary Bagg, dau. of Elijah Bagg & Sally Churchill. She b. Feb 10 1793, d. Apr 27, 1844.
    Lived on West St. near the Valentine farm.
    Oren and Butler Goodrich were brothers.
    Children:
    1. Henry, b. Jun 4 1794, m. Jane Drake, in Troy, N.Y.
    2. Chauncey, b. Dec 3 1797, m. Amelia May.
    3. Tryphena Root, b. Nov 11 1799, d. Nov 17 1839 ae 40, unm, adm. chh. 1838.
    4. Roxana, b. Jan 26 1802, m. Charles B Francis.
    5. Oren, b. Oct 6 1807, m. Mrs Olivia E Remmick.
    6. James Sullivan, b. Apr 13 1811, m. Julia F Lyons. Lived at Albion, N.Y.
    7. Zebulon Montgomery Pike, b. Apr 13 1813, d. Mt Auburn, Ill, m. Mary Milligan. Had chn.
    8. William Augustus, b. Nov 24 1818, m. Maria N Augur. Res. Taylorville, Ill.
    by 2d wife Mary
    9. Mary Elizabeth, b. Aug 24 1826, m. Gilbert West.
    Dr G says Tryphena Root.
    Probate record May 4 1824 names Orin, James S., Montgomery P. & William A. res. Pittsfield and Henry res. Greenbush, g.dau of Capt. Daniel and Mehitabel Sacket.
    Probate 1830 (Mehitabel Sacket) grandchildren named—Henry, Chauncy, Tryphena, Roxana, Oren, James, Montgomery P., Augustus.
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    Gunn, Gideon, m. 1799 (pub Oct 13 (TR)) to Zina Sackett.
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    P.27
    Hart, James
    m. to Sarah C Sackett, dau. of Erastus Sackett & Sarah. She b. Oct 14 1792, d. July 29 1849 ae 56y 9m 15ds, buried East Part Cemetery, Pittsfield.
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    Hill, Elijah
    m. June 2 1799 to Tirza Sackett, dau. of Erastus Sackett & Elizabeth Chaffee. She bp. Mar 13 1774 (TR).
    Child (Probate record no. 7367):
    Lucy E, m. Nathaniel Johnson. She d. before 1849 leaving dau. Lucy E. b. Mar 22 1832. Nathaniel was of Charlotte, N.Y. in 1849 acc. to probate rec.
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    Hyde, Maj. Chauncey, 3d son Gen. Caleb Hyde & Elizabeth Sackett
    b. Oct 29 1769, Lebanon, Ct.
    d. Oct 15 1847, Lisle, N.Y.
    m. June 1791, Pittsfield (TR) to Alice Stoughton, dau. of Hon. John Stoughton. She b. Apr 23 1769, Lenox, d. Aug 2 1841, Lisle, N.Y.
    Hon. John Stoughton later lived in Troy and was Judge of Rensselaer Co.
    Chauncey & Alice had 9 children & settled in Lisle, N.Y.
    Pittsfield records only say—Mr Hyde & Mrs Stoughton m. June 1791.
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    Elizabeth [Kellogg, dau. Nathaniel Kellogg & Hannah Barnard Hastings] b. Dec 9 1772, m. 1793 Solomon Sackett.
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    Lieut. Nathaniel Kellogg

    m. 1, Jan 12 1769 to Hannah Barnard Hastings, ….
    m. 2, July 1 1795 to Wido. Lydia (Sargent) Watson, ….
    In his will dated July 6 1808, proved Sept 6 1808, mentions wife Lydia, son Charles, daus. Polly Hill, Elizabeth Sackett, and Sophia Hall.
    … Children:

    3. Elizabeth, b. Dec 9 1772, d. July 6 1849 ae 76, m. Jan 12 1793, Solomon Sackett. No children. …
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    Charles [Miller, son of Charles Miller & Zerviah ___], b. Mar 7 1770, m. 1788 Electa Sackett. Had ch. d. Jan 9 1789 ae 2 wks (ch rec).
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    Parker, Ephraim, son Titus Parker & Betsey Sackett
    m. Feb 22 1838 (pub Feb 1) by Rev Henry Smith (Sun) to Laura Amanda Howland, of Pittsfield, dau. of Joseph Howland & Jerusha Dewey. She b. Oct 8 1818, d. Mar 11 1843 (or 1844) ae 24.
    Child:
    1. Laura Elizabeth, b. Mar 4 1843.
    Ephraim's dau. ___ m. George Roraback of Westfield.
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    Parker, George Augustus, son Titus Parker & Betsey Sackett
    b. Mar 4 1819, Lenox, Mass
    d. Sept 25 1888
    m. 1. 1842 (pub Apr 3 (TR)) to Mary Elizabeth Webb, dau. of Nathan Webb & Beulah (Sackett) Davis?. She b. Apr 21 1818 or 19 (Cem & TR), d. Dec 17 1844 ae 26 (TR & Sun)
    m. 2. to Caroline B. She b. Jan 27 1819, d. Feb 21 1899.
    He and both his wives are buried in East Part Cemetery in Pittsfield.
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    P.90 [Parker, Rufus]

    Titus [Parker], [son of Rufus Parker & Mercy Judd], b. July 29 1792, m. Betsey Sackett; res. Pittsfield 1849.
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    P.95
    Parker, Titus
    b. July 29 1792, Lenox, Mass.
    d. Jan 31 1878 (Cem & Sun)
    m. May 18 1814 at New Lebanon, N.Y. to Betsey Sackett, dau. of Erastus Sackett & Sarah. She b. Oct 31 1795, (Pittsfield, Ct ? [sic]), d. Oct 4 1863 (Cem)
    Marriage from Rev S Churchill's record at New Lebanon, N.Y.
    He was called Titus 3d in appointment of Guardian in 1797.
    Both are buried in Pittsfield Cemetery near Erastus & Sarah Sackett.
    Residence, Pittsfield 1849.
    Children:
    1. Emily Elvira, b. Mar 17 1815, d. Aug 9 1887 ae 72, m. 1839 (TR) to Charles B Cook. She buried East Part cemetery. Their child Hellen Augusta d. Feb 8 1841 ae 10 mo., buried East Part.
    2. Ephraim C, b. Nov 18 1816, m. Feb 22 1838 (Sun) to Laura A Howland.
    3. George Augustus, b. Mar 4 1819, [m.] pub Apr 3 1842 (TR) to Mary E Webb.
    4. Titus, b. Nov 1823, d. Nov 30 1823 ae 3 wks.
    5. Frances J, b. May 2 1825, m. John F Clark.
    Lenox Church records: Child of Titus Parker, Nov 30 1823 (perhaps this family).
    C B Cook above is buried in Lenox.
    His wife Emily E is buried in East Part Pittsfield.
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    Rathburn, Sylvester, Capt.
    m. 1, 1811 (pub Oct 19), to Opama Root, dau. of Samuel Root & Tryphenia Sackett. She b. June 4 1789, d. June 4 1823 ae 34 (TR & Sun).
    m. 2, Mar 9 1825 (Sun) (pub Feb 11) to Melinda Brooks, dau. of Jabez Brooks & Phebe. She b. 1796, d. Feb 5 1860 ae 70 (Sun).
    Probate records 1827, Mehitabel Sackett, widow of Capt Daniel, names grandchildren: Samuel, Janet, and Milton G Rathbone, all of Pittsfield. Probate record 1839 names same & calls them dau of Parmela.
    Children of Sylvester & Opama:
    1. Samuel Root, b. July 18 1812.
    2. Gennett (Janet), b. Sept 6 1814, m. Charles F Ward.
    3. Daniel Milton Graham, b. Oct 25 1818.
    [Children] by 2d wife Melinda:
    [7 ch, not transcribed]
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    P.55
    Roberts, Edward Collins, son Samuel Roberts & Diana Sackett
    b. Nov 21 1806
    m. to Mary Ann
    He was "of Hancock" in 1839, at settlement of the Estate of his gr.f. Erastus Sackett.
    Children of Edward C & Mary Ann
    1. Charles Edward, b. May 20 1827.
    2. Hiram Gilbert, b. May 1829.
    3. William Avery, b. Sept 18 1831.
    4. Henry Clay, b. Nov 29 1823.
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    Root, Abner, son Lieut Eli Root & Mindwell Sackett
    bpt. June 2 1765, Dalton
    d. Dec 28 1847 ae 84 (Sun)
    m. 1, to Lorana.
    m. 2, 1790 (pub Apr 4 (TR)) to Abigail Lawrence of Winchester, N.H., dau. of Rev. Micah Lawrence & Eunice Willard. She b. May 5 1771, d. Apr 27 1842 ae 70. (TR & Whig)
    See Hist. of Watertown, p. 837.
    Town record of death calls Abigail "Mrs Root" but the Whig calls her Mrs. Abner Root.
    Sun says she of Dalton.
    Wife (Abigail) of Abner Root adm. chh. July 1798, and an original member of the Union Church Aug 22 1809.
    Children: by 1st wife Lorana
    1. Abigail, b. Sept 1 1789.
    by 2d wife, Abigail
    2. Julia, b. June 10 1790, bp. July 5 1798. She adm. chh. 1821, dism. Root Genealogy calls her "only child".
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    P.77
    Root, Azariah, son Lieut Eli Root & Mindwell Sackett
    b. Dec 20 1761 (TR)
    d. Jan 1 1852, near Upper Sandusky, Ohio (Sun)
    m. Oct 5 1788 (TR) (pub Sept 28) to Miss Nellie Barber, dau. of Matthew Barber
    Bershire Chronicle calls him son of Eli in the notice of marriage, and her dau. of Matthew Barber. TR of publishment calls her Netta, but of marriage, Nellie.
    Hist. of Pittsfield II-5, map 18, locates him at no. 5 West Street.
    His obituary in the Sun, copied from Ohio, says he died at the residence of his son Azariah Jr, also that he was ae 91, born in Pittsfield, was in Revolutionary War and saw execution of Andre.
    He removed to Ohio in 1804, and commanded a regiment in the War of 1812.
    Children, all bap. June 10 1804:
    1. Parthenia.
    2. Azariah, d. 1852. Was near Upper Sandusky.
    3. Sylvester.
    4. Abner, adm. chh. 1838.
    5. Sarah.
    6. Matthew Barber.
    7. Mary.
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    P.81
    Root, Eli, son Ens. Joseph Root & Sarah
    b. Feb 27 1731, Westfield d. Oct 28 1804 ae 74 (TR & Sun)
    m. 1, July 20 1755 to Mindwell Sackett. She d. 1767, childbed.
    m. 2, 1772 [not transcribed]
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    P.83
    Root, Franklin, son Samuel Root & Tryphenia Sackett
    b. Mar 14 1795 (TR)
    d. 1878 ae 83, Sommersville, Tenn.
    m. 1, 1817 (pub May 3 (TR)) at Worthington (Sun) to Evaline Donalds. She d. Oct 3 1832 (Sun says d. Nov 1).
    m. 2, 1835 (pub Apr 8 (TR)) to Serena Eunice Barlett. She d. June 5 1842 ae 27/29?.
    m. 3, Oct 22 1845 to Melinda Bartlett.
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    Samuel [Root, son of Col. Oliver Root & Hannah Ashley], b. Apr 1 1769, m. 1, Tryphena Sackett; m. 2, Lydia Graham.
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    P.93&94
    Root, Dr Oliver Sackett, son Samuel Root & Tryphena Sackett
    b. July 1 1799
    d. Oct 22 1870
    m. 1, May 26 1830 (pub May 8) to Love Allen (? Maria Love Allen), dau. of Phineas Allen & Electa. She b. Dec 16 1801, d. Oct 26 1831, Columbia, S. Carolina.
    m. 2, to Harriet Allen, sister to 1st wife. She b. Sept 16 1799, Northampton, d. Oct 19 1858, Pittsfield.
    m. 3, to Maria Magdalena Jury.
    Oliver S. Root adm. 1st Church Jan 1828 & May 1832 dism. Maria L. Allen adm. chh. 1827 (1st wife).
    Dr Root had one child by the 1st wife and 3 by the 3rd wife.
    Dr Root was a very active man and was especially known for his tendency to criticize everything, but his patients considered him a most charming man.
    He built the house on South St now occupied by Dr Withington, and made as nearly like a plain box as could be.
    When a young man … [more on next page not copied]
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    Root, Roswell, son Eli Root & Mindwell Sackett
    b. Nov 29 1759, Pittsfield
    d. Jan 27 1827, York, N.Y. ae 67 (Sun)
    m. Nov 1784 to Pamela Dickinson, dau. of Capt. Israel Dickinson & Mercy Partridge. She b. Aug 7 1767, d. May 1825, ae 69.
    He was a Revolutionary soldier and after 1808 removed to York, N.Y. (See Root Gen. p. 374).
    The record of his birth calls him Royal but in other records and Genealogy he is called Roswell.
    Roswell Root on census of 1786.
    Children of Roswell & Pamelia
    1. Israel Dickinson, b. Nov 11 1786, m. Betsey Clark. Res. Fowlerville York & Geneseo, N.Y.
    2. Chester, b. Sept 28 1789, m. Clarissa Silvey. Res. York, Pa?.
    3. Roswell, b. May 12 1792, d. Mar 16 1857, unm.
    4. John Partridge, b. Dec 12 1794, d. Jul 11 1852, unm.
    5. Eli, b. Nov 9 1797, d. Dec 4 1846, unm.
    6. Pamela, b. Nov 22 1800, m. Thomas Allis.
    7. Oliver, b. Jan 7 1803, d. Oct 16 1809 ae 6 yrs.
    8. Experience, b. Feb 16 1806, m. Geo. W. Goodman.
    9. George Washington, b. Jun 8 1808, m. Eugenia Hurlbut. Res. York, N.Y.
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    P.96
    Root, Samuel
    b. Apr 1 1769
    d. May 29 1856 ae 87, Pittsfield (TR) m. 1, to Tryphenia Sackett, dau. of Capt Daniel Sackett & Mehitabel Cadwell. She b. July 7 1799 (TR).
    m. 2, 1800 (pub Jan 19), to Wido. Lydia (Goodrich) Graham, dau of Josiah Goodrich & Ruth Gilbert. She b. Sept 25 1768, d. Feb 1 1837 ae 68 (TR).
    m. 3, Aug 2 1837 (pub July 15), to Lydia Brooks. She d. Jan 3 1850 ae 90 (Sun) [further details not transcribed]
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    P.113
    Sackett, Candace, dau. Erastus Sackett
    b. Aug 5 1774 (TR), bpt. Oct 1774 (ch rec)
    d. Oct 29 1820 ae 46, Pompey, N.Y.
    m. Feb 1794 (TR), Pittsfield
    to Amos Abbott of Amherst son of Jacob Abbott serg't & Mercy
    He b. Apr 26 1769, Amherst, Mass., d. Aug 5 1839 ae 70, Pompey, N.Y.
    L A Abbott, of National Hotel, Washington, DC, says that it was Amos, and her signature is given in an agreement of the heirs of her father Erastus Sackett May 2 1797.
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    P.114
    Sackett, Capt. Daniel
    b. 1734
    d. Apr 20 1824 (TR) in 90th yr. (Sun)
    m. to wido. Mehitabel (Cadwell) Dewey dau. of Abel Cadwell & Anna Dwight
    She b. Dec 7 1740, Westfield, Mass., d. Dec 9 1829 Pittsfield (Probate record)
    Wido. of Ashbel Dewey of Westfield
    Dewey Genealogy says that Mehitabel died Nov 19 1829.
    Capt Sackett was adm. to chh. Sept 22 1799.
    Mrs Mehitabel, wife of Capt Daniel Sackett adm. chh. Aug 27 1791.
    (See Dewey Genealogy & Phelps Gen)
    Probate record #4949, show that Luke Francis states that Mehitabel, widow of the late Daniel Sackett of Pittsfield died as above leaving children & heirs; Lemuel Sackett of Pittsford, N.Y.; Anna Bishop of Buffalo, N.Y.; Mehitabel, wife of Luke Francis, all of age; Franklin & Oliver Root, children of deceased daughter Tryphena Root of Pittsfield; Samuel, Jenet & Milton G Rathbone, children of granddaughter Parmela R who was dau. to said dec'd dau. Tryphena of Pittsfield; Henry, Chauncey, Tryphena, Roxanna, Oren, James, Montgomery of Pittsfield; & Augustus, child of deceased daughter Lidia, wife of Oren Goodrich in Pittsfield; Woodhouse, son of deceased daughter Roxana, late wife of William Francis of Pittsfield.
    Children:
    1. Lemuel, b. 1768, d. Aug or Sept 1832 ae 64 in Michigan; res. Pittsford, N.Y., 1824 & 1829.
    2. Anna, m. Levi Bishop; res. Russell 1824, Buffalo, N.Y. 1829.
    5. Mehitabel b. Dec 4 1779, m. Luke Francis.
    4. Tryphena, m. Samuel Root.
    3. Lydia, b. 1774, m. Oren Goodrich.
    6. Roxana, m. Capt William Francis.
    7. a child, d. May 23 1786.
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    P.115
    Sackett, Erastus
    d. before 1797
    m. to Elizabeth Chaffee
    She b. 1728, d. Mar 8 1816 ae 88 (TR & Sun)
    Dewey Genealogy p. 745 calls her Elizabeth Leonard
    He was adm chh 1764, and was on town list Nov 16 1772 as Arestas Sackett, with a family of 8 persons.
    Probate records of May 2 1797, an agreement was signed by the children named below, Ozina being then unm.
    Solomon Sackett, in his Will 1814, provides for his mother Elizabeth.
    In 1768 Aretus Sackett confesses unchristian fighting &c.
    Ares Sackett on census of 1786.
    Children:
    1. Erastus, b. 1750, m. Sarah.
    2. Ozina, b. 1760, m. Gideon Gunn.
    3. Penelope, b. Jan 17 1761, Westfield, m. Asaph Dewey; res. Richmond 1797.
    4. Solomon, b. 1762, m. Betsey Kellogg.
    6. Zolotas, bpt. Mar 4 1766 (chh rec), d. May 1769 (TR & chh rec).
    5. Joseph, bpt. Feb 17 1765 (chh rec), m. Lucy Goff.
    7. Tirza, bpt. Mar 13 1774 (chh rec), m. Elijah Hill.
    [not numbered]. Candace, b. Aug 5 1774 (TR), bpt. Oct 1774, m. Amos Abbott; res. Hadley in 1797.
    Erastus Sackett lived at East Part, Pittsfield, on the John Clark farm, or Weller farm.
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    P.116
    Sackett, Erastus, son Erastus Sackett & Elizabeth Chaffee
    b. 1750
    d. Sept 28 1838 ae 88 (cem & Sun)
    m. to Sarah
    She b. 1758, d. Apr 30 1833 ae 75 (cem & Sun) (1834 Mar. TR)
    Both Erastus and Sarah are buried next to the graves of Titus and Betsey W Parker.
    "Ar. Sackett Jr" on census of 1786.
    Erastus Sacket Jr was administrator Feb 5 1782 on the estate of John Chaffee late of Adams.
    Probate records Dec 7 1839 name the children as below.
    Children:
    1. Sophia, m. Thomas Warner.
    2. Beulah, b. 1783, m. 1801 Jonathan Davis, m. 2d, Nathan Webb; buried East Part cem.
    3. Betsey, m. Titus Parker.
    4. Sylvia, m. 1807 Samuel Judd Jr; res. Richmond 1839, a widow.
    5. Electa, m. John Stacey; res. Wilbraham 1839.
    7. Miranda, m. John Ayres.
    8. Sarah C, b. Oct 14 1792, m. James Hart; res. Lenox 1839, a widow. She buried East Part Cemetery.
    6. Diana, m. 1806 Samuel Roberts.
  • 9:9
    P.117
    Sackett, Joseph, son Erastus Sackett & Elizabeth
    bpt. Feb 17 1765 (ch rec)
    d. bef 1797
    m. 1786 (pub Oct 29) (TR) to Lucy Goff of Dalton
    He prob. died before 1797, as he is not among the heirs of Erastus who signed an agreement.
    Child:
    1. ___ b. Nov 1789, d. Jan 3 1791 ae 14 ms (TR & chh rec)
  • 9:10
    P.118
    Sackett, Richard
    m. to Hannah
    Children:
    1. Nancy, b. Nov 28 1795
    2. Thomas Jefferson, b. Aug 10 1800
    a child of Mr Sackett d. 1798 ae 2 ds.
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  • Sackett, ___, widow, adm chh Jun 30 1799.
  • Sackett, Daniel 2nd, of Pittsfield, m. Feb 21 1816 (pub Jan 25) by Rev T Punderson, to Nancy Fulton of Pittsfield, dau. of John Fulton & Anna. She b. Nov 17 1795.
  • Sackett, Mrs Sarah, of West Springfield, pub 1843, to Stephen Warren.
  • Sackett, Electa, m. 1788, to Charles Miller.
  • Sackett, Jesse, a settler 1749. See History of Pittsfield, I-86.
  • Sackett, Electa, m. 1809, to Elihu Clark.
  • Sackett, Mindwell, m. 1755, to Eli Root.
  • Sackett, Elizabeth, d. July 6 1849 ae 77, not on record. From East Part Cem.
  • Sackett, ___, ch. of Erastus Sackett, died Aug 31 1844 ae 14 mos, (from Pittsfield Sun), b. 1843. TR calls above child Truman Sackett.
  • Sackett, Jesse & wife Sarah, dismissed Oct 6 1762 to Pittsfield (1st Chh Westfield records).
  • Sackett, Malinda, of Westfield, m. Oct 16 1826, to Chauncey S Chase, of Pittsfield (New Lebanon, N.Y. records).
  • Sackett, ___, on census of 1786.
  • Sackett, ___, m. before 1830 to Hannah Robbins.
  • 9:13
    P.120
    Sackett, Solomon, son Erastus Sackett & Elizabeth Chaffee/Leonard
    b. 1762, bpt. Sept 25 1763, Westfield (chh rec)
    d. May 9 1814 in 52 yr.
    m. Jan 12 1793, pub 1792, to Betsey Kellogg, of Dalton, dau. of Nathaniel Kellogg & Hannah Barnard (Hastings). She b. Dec 9 1772, Colchester, Ct, d. July 6 1849 ae 77 (East Cem)
    Had no children acc. to Kellogg Genealogy.
    He was a Revolutionary soldier. Lieut 1777.
    Probate records #3236 give his Will Apr 24 1814 proved July 7 1814, leaving property to wife Elizabeth, she to support his mother Elizabeth.
    Aug 7 1849 petition for dist. to bros. & sisters.
    Probate records 7323. Petition of Charles Kellogg states that Elizabeth Sackett d. July 6 1849, leaving himself only surviving brother, and James K Kellogg, Nathaniel Kellogg, John Kellogg, Elizabeth S Stockwell, wife of Alanson Stockwell, Emily B Kern, wife of Daniel Kern, all children of Nathaniel kellogg, brother to said Elizabeth; children of Polly Hill, wif eof Ensign Hill, dec'd sister to sd. Elizabeth; children of Sophia Hall, wife of John Hall, dec'd sister of sd. Elizabeth.
    Solomon Sackett lived on the Weller farm.
    Erastus Sackett lived on the J T Clark farm.
  • 9:99
    P.209
    Stearns, Daniel
    b. Apr 6 1800, Lenox Furnace
    m. 1, Mar 17 1824 (TR) (pub Feb 26 (TR)) by Rev. Aug. Beach, to Mehitable Francis, dau. of Luke Francis & Mehitable Sackett. She b. Oct 23 1806. m. 2, to Wid. Lydia Lodemia (Francis) Keyes, b. July 25 1808, a sister of Mehitable above and widow of Rev. Charles B. Keyes.
    Res. Burlington, Vt, 1855. No children.
    May 1844, D & H Stearns advertised that they continued the woolen business to succeed J Stearns & Co, who dissolved Feb 26 1844.
    In 1866 a corporation was formed called the Steamsville Woolen Co. and sold out to the Barkers in 1865.
  • 10:42
    P.128
    Warner, Thomas
    m. to Sophia Sackett, dau. of Erastus Sackett & Sarah.
    Named in probate records of Erastus Sackett, Dec 7 1839.
    Children:
    1. Sophira, b. Jun 29 1807.
    2. Benjamin Collins, b. July 15 1817.
    3. Nathaniel, b. June 13 1820.
  • 10:43
    Warren, Stephen, of Pittsfield
    m. Sept 14 1843, West Springfield (Sun) (pub Aug 6 1843) to Mrs Sarah Sackett (Eldridge), of West Springfield.
    [Following text bracketed together with a "?"] She m. 1st, July 16 1816, W Spfd, to Edward Sackett, of W Spfd. He d. Apr 16 1836 ae 47, W Spfd, buried Church Hill Cemetery, W Spfd. She (Sarah) d[au] Capt Mulford Eldridge & 1st w. Sarah; b. Oct 25 1793, W Spfd.
  • 10:167
    Nathaniel [Williams, son of Samuel Williams & Deborah Throop] m. Lois Sackett.
  • 10:168
    P.234
    Williams, Nathaniel
    m. June 25 1770, to Lois Sackett, dau of Dr ___ Sackett, of New London, Ct.
    Mrs Williams was pure Scotch and one could hardly understand her. She was a remarkable woman.
    Children:
    1. Samuel.
    2. John. Rem to N.Y. State.
    3. Nathaniel. Rem to Hockingport, Ohio.
    4. William, d. infancy.
    5. William, d. N.Y. State.
    6. George, m. Sally Du Blois. Had ch, George & William.
    7. Richard. Rem to Colo. Was Congl minister.
    8. Henry, m. Harriet Babcock.
    9. Erastus. Res Long Bottom, Ohio.
    10. Lois, d. infancy.
    11. Lois, m. John Manning.
    12. ___.
    13. ___.
    (See Bible of Jabez P Manning, Lebanon, Ct, for more complete record).
  • 10:254
    Warren, Stephen of Pittsfield & Mrs Sarah Sackett of West Springfield pub. Aug 1843, m. West Spfd, Sept 14 1843.

Source:
Pittsfield Families compiled by Rollin H Cooke (Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, MA). (Researched by Chris Sackett).