Loren Sacket

(c 1805-1893)
FatherNoble Sacket (1772-1828)
MotherOlive Watkins (1779-1829)
Loren Sacket, son of Noble Sacket and Olive Watkins, was born in about 1805.1,2 He died in 1893.1 He married first at Hartford, ConnecticutG, on 20 March 1832, Frances Anne Smith, daughter of Lory Smith and Fanny Taintor.3 Frances was born in about 1811.4 She died aged 37 in HartfordG on 22 September 18485 and was buried at the Old North Cemetery, HartfordG.6 He married second at Wethersfield, Hartford County, ConnecticutG, on 26 August 1850, Harriet Roberts.7 Harriet was born in WethersfieldG in about 1801.7 She died aged 63 in WethersfieldG on 26 January 1865.8 He married third at Holyoke, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 23 November 1864, Sarah Downey.9 [There is an unresolved mismatch between the date of death of Harriet and the date of marriage to Sarah]. He married fourth before 1880, Almira Barnes.
     Loren was listed in the 1840 census as a householder in Vernon, Tolland County, ConnecticutG.10
     In 1850 Loren was living in Wethersfield, Hartford County, ConnecticutG, and was recorded in the census as Loren Sacket, a shoemaker, aged 43, and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his daughters, Frances, 18, and Sarah, 16. Also in the household were Daniel Kelley, 19, and Michael Branley, 16, both engaged in shoemaking.11
     In 1870 he was living in Holyoke, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, and was recorded as Loren Sacket, a shoemaker, aged 65, and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Sarah, aged 29, and born in New York, and their son William, aged four.12
     In 1880 he was living in Amboy, Lee County, IllinoisG, and was recorded as Lorin Sackett, a shoemaker, head of household, married, aged 75 and born in Connecticut. Living with him was his fourth wife Almira, aged 68.13

Children of Loren Sacket and Frances Anne Smith

Child of Loren Sacket and Sarah Downey

  • William Loren Sackett b. 21 May 1866

1160. Loren Sacket, 1801–1893, of Hartford, Conn., Westfield, Mass., and Amboy, Ill., son of (514) Noble and Olive Watkins Sacket, was married, first to Frances Ann Smith, 18__–1848, daughter of Lory Smith, 1788–1823, and his wife Fanny Taintor (widow of James Levaughn), 1785–1851. His second wife was Mrs. Harriet Roberts, of Weathersfield; his third wife was Sarah Downey, of Holyoke, Mass., and his fourth wife was Almira Barnes, of Amboy, Ill.
     Charles Taintor, of South Wales, came to America in 1638, and settled at Fairfield, Conn., where he engaged in business, in connection with which he made frequent trips to European ports. In October, 1654, the vessel in which he was crossing the ocean, foundered and he was drowned.
     Joseph Taintor, 1613–1690, son of above, was born in Wales. He preceded his father to America by several months, coming over on the ship Confidence, which sailed from Southampton, Eng., April 24, 1638. About 1640, he was married to Mary Gray, 1619–1705, daughter of Nicholas Gray and his wife Jane, all of whom had crossed with him on the ship Confidence, from England to America in 1638.
     Jonathan Taintor, 1654–1712, son of above Joseph and Mary Gray Taintor, was married, in 1681, to Elisabeth Warren, 16__–1692, daughter of Daniel Warren, of Watertown. In 1702 he was married to his second wife, Mary Randall, of Watertown, who survived him. He participated in King Philip's War, and is credited with being in the Great Swamp fight in 1675.
     Deacon Joseph Taintor, 1688-1764, third child of above Jonathan and Elisabeth Warren Taintor, was born at Watertown, Mass., and was married, Apr. 20, 1815 [sic], to Thankful Barrett, of Marlborough. They had ten children.
John Taintor, 1716–1805, of Marlborough and Shrewsbury, in Mass, Woodstock, Conn., Boston, Mass., and Halifax, N. H., son of Deacon Joseph Taintor, was married ad Sudberry, Mass., by Rev. Israel Loring, Jan. 1, 1739, to Hannah Goodell, who lived but a few months thereafter. On May 20, 1741, he was married to his second wife, Sarah Ward, daughter of Obediah Ward.
     Joseph Taintor, 1745–179_, of Shrewsbury, Mass., and Norwich, Conn., son of above mentioned John and Sarah Ward Taintor, was married to Dorcas Post, of Norwich. He was an active participant in the war of the Revolution, serving in company commanded by Capt. Phineas Stern.
     Fanny Taintor, 1783–1848, daughter of Joseph and Dorcas Post Taintor, was married first to James Levaughn, and lived in Genesee, N. Y., and had sons James and William. Her second husband was Lory Smith, of Hartford, Conn., and their daughter, Frances Ann Smith was the first wife of Loren Sacket.
Children of Loren and Frances Ann Smith Sacket.
2878. Frances Adelaide Sackett, of Hartford, Conn.
2879. Sarah Jane Sackett, m. Charles Daniels.
2880. Joseph Taintor Sackett, b. Nov. 30, 1839; m. Elisabeth L. Crocker.
2881. Charles Loren Sackett, died in childhood.
2882. William H. Sackett, b. in 1841, d. in 1864; m. Annie Williams.
Child of Loren and Sarah Downey Sacket.
2883. William Loren Sackett, m. Ida I. Brown.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1160. Loren Sacket, b. in 1801, d. in 1893; m. 1st, Ann Smith."
  2. Date of birth based on age at marriage and in censuses.
  3. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, Loring, m. Frances Ann Smith, Mar. 20, 1832, by Rev. Joel Hawes. Hartford Vital Records, 1:170."
  4. Date of birth based on age at death.
  5. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934" (Ancestry image), 63:447, Charter Oak (Hartford), 28 Sep 1848, "Sackett, Frances Ann, Hartford, wife of Loren, died 22 Sep, age 37."
    Christian Secretary (Hartford), 29 Sep 1848, "Sackett, Frances Ann, Hartford, wife of Loren, died 22 Sep, age 37."
    Connecticut Fountain (Hartford), 29 Sep 1848, "Sackett, Frances Ann, Hartford, wife of Loren, died 22 Sep, age 37."
    28:1194, Hartford Courant, 30 Sep 1848, "Sackett, Frances Ann, Hartford, wife of Loren, died 22 Sep, age 37."
    36:579, Hartford Times, 30 Sep 1848, "Sackett, Frances Ann (Mrs), Hartford, died 22 Sep, age 37."
    New England Religious Herald (Hartford), 30 Sep 1848, "Sackett, Frances Ann, Hartford, wife of Loren, died 22 Sep 1848, age 37."
    Middletown Constitution, 4 Oct 1848, "Sackett, Frances Ann, Hartford, wife of Loren, died 22 Sep, age 37."
  6. Hale Collection, 20A:182, Burials, Old North Cemetery, Hartford, "Sackett, Frances Ann, wife of Loren Sackett, died Sept 22, 1848, age 37, sec B, lot 547."
  7. Barbour Collection, "Sackett, Lorin A., shoemaker, æ 44, b. Greenfield, Mass., res. Wethersfield, m. 2nd w. Harriet Roberts, æ 49, b. Wethersfield, res. same, Aug. 26, 1850, by Rev. J. J. Bell. Wethersfield Vital Records, 4:1894-5."
  8. Hale Collection, 34:347, Hartford Evening Press, 28 Jan 1865, "Sackett, Harriet, Wethersfield, died 26 Jan, aged 63."
    29:1839, Hartford Courant, 28 Jan 1865, "Sackett, Harriet, Wethersfield, died 26 Jan, aged 68."
    6:700, Christian Secretary, Hartford, 1 Feb 1865, "Sackett, Harriet, Wethersfield, died 26 Jan, age 63.
    23:334, Connecticut Press, Hartford, 4 Feb 1865, "Sackett, Harriet, Wethersfield, died 26 Jan, age 63."
  9. Vital Records, Holyoke, Hampden County, Massachusetts, v171, p312, marriage "1864 Nov 23, L. Sackett, of Holyoke, 54, boot maker, b. Westfield, s. Noble & (Dolly Watson), third m. & Sarah Dwney [sic], of Holyoke, 23, b. Westport NY, [parents blank], first m. Married by A M Averill, Pastor 2nd Bapt Church, Holyoke."
  10. 1840 United States census, "Loren Sackett, Vernon, Tolland County, Connecticut, 2 males under 5, 1 male 10-14, 1 male 30-39, 2 females 5-9, 1 female 20-29, total 7."
  11. 1850 United States Federal Census, M432_40/69/348/247/292
    Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
    Loren Sacket, 43, shoemaker, b. Massachusetts
    Frances A Sacket, 18, b. Connecticut
    Sarah J Sacket, 16, b. Connecticut
    Daniel Kelley, 19, shoemaking, b. Ireland
    Michael Branley, 16, shoemaking, b. Ireland.
  12. 1870 United States Federal Census, M593_617/265/95/248/574
    Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sacket, Loren, 65, male, shoemaker, $-, $1,000, b. Mass
    Sackett, Sarah L, 29, keeping house, b. New York
    Sackett, William L, 4, attends school, b. Mass.
  13. 1880 United States Federal Census, NA T9-0225/193D
    Amboy, Lee, Illinois
    Lorin Sackett, head, male, married, 75, b. CT, shoemaker, father b. CT, mother b. Ireland
    Elmyra Sackett, wife, 68, b. VT, keeping house, father b. VT, mother b. VT.
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