Eliza Sackett

(1794-1864)
FatherJohn Sackett (1771-1851)
MotherLucinda Moseley (1773-1855)
Eliza Sackett, daughter of John Sackett and Lucinda Moseley, was born on 25 August 17941 and baptized at the Church of Christ, Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 3 November 1799.2 She died aged 69 on 27 April 1864.1 She married at the First Church, WestfieldG, on 5 December 1816, Homer Preston, son of John Preston and Eunice Moody.3,4,1,5
     In 1850 Eliza was living at Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in the household of her parents John and Lucinda, and was recorded in the census as Eliza Preston, aged 56, and born in Massachusetts.6

Children of Eliza Sackett and Homer Preston

  • Edward Preston b. 24 Oct 1817, d. 14 Mar 1887
  • Caroline Elisabeth Preston b. 27 Aug 1823, d. 15 Jun 1888
  • Janette Preston b. 15 Jun 1826, d. 10 Mar 1872
  • Elvira Preston b. 17 May 1828, d. 20 Oct 1866
  • Major Henry Clay Preston b. 15 Apr 1832, d. 28 May 1878
  • Martha E Preston b. 20 Sep 1835, d. 25 May 1836
Sackett line6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1280. Eliza Sackett, b. Aug. 25, 1794, d. April 27, 1864; m. Homer Preston."
  2. Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836 (NewEnglandAncestors.org), "1799 Sacket, Eliza d. John & Lucenda, Nov. 3."
  3. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, D:70.
  4. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Homer Preston of W. and Elisa Sacket of W; m. Dec. 5, 1816."
  5. Website Marriage Records of the First Church, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1781–1835 (NewEnglandAncestors.org), "1816 Homer Preaton [sic] of Westfield & Eliza Sacket of Westfield."
  6. 1850 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, M432_319/77/1176/1294
    Springfield, Hampden County, MA
    John Sackett, 75, [occ] none, b. MA
    Lucinda Sackett, 77, b. MA
    Eliza Preston, 56, b. MA.
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Last Edited2 February 2011
 

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