Rachel Sackett

(1750-1807)
FatherJoseph S Sackett (1715/16-1798)
MotherSarah Vansant (1726-1796)
Rachel Sackett, daughter of Joseph S Sackett and Sarah Vansant, was born probably in Wrightstown, Bucks County, PennsylvaniaG, on 28 February 1750.1 She died aged 57 on 17 September 1807 and was buried at the Old School Baptist Meeting House Cemetery, Southampton, Bucks CountyG.2 She married in Newtown, Bucks CountyG, on 30 November 1774, Joshua Dungan.3 Joshua was born in WrightstownG in about 1746.1 He died aged 83 in Bucks CountyG on 1 November 1829 and was buried at the Old School Baptist Meeting House Cemetery, SouthamptonG.2
     Rachel was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made in Wrightstown, Bucks County, PennsylvaniaG, on 21 October 1793.4
     In 1798 Joshua and Rachel were living in the house in WrightstownG formerly occupied by Rachel's father who had died earlier that year. The house formed part of her father's estate.5,6
Rachel (Sackett) Dungan (1750–1807), Old School Baptist Meeting House Cemetery, Southampton, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave, James Harrison Turner)

Children of Rachel Sackett and Joshua Dungan

  • Joseph Sackett Dungan b. 1781, d. 1 Jul 1811
  • Sarah Dungan b. 2 May 1785, d. 20 Jun 1849

 Notes & Citations

  1. Date of birth based on age at death.
  2. Website Find A Grave.
  3. "U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1907", digital image, Ancestry.com, Marriages Register, Presbyterian Church, Newtown, PA, "30 Nov 1774, Joshua Dungan & Rachel Sackett."
  4. Will of Joseph Sackett of Wrightstown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 21 October 1793, proved, 27 March 1798 (Probate file 02837) (Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Abstracts of Wills, 1785-1825),
    "Joseph Sackett, Wrightstown Twp., yeoman, 'far advanced in age.' October 21, 1793. Codicil November 1, 1794. Proved March 27, 1798.
    Wife Sarah. Son Joseph, son-in-law Simon Bennitt and son-in-law Joshua Dungan, son of Joseph, exrs. Sons Simon and Joseph. Daus., Clauche, Rachel, Sarah, Elizabeth, Rebecca. Gddau. Mary Kinsey, 'Goods lent to Dau. Patience, and in possession of her father John Kinsey.' Land purchased of Joseph Wilkinson and John Watson. Do. adj. Garret Vansant and Samuel Kirk.
    Wits: Isaac Chapman, Thomas Chapman, Sarah Chapman."
  5. "Pennsylvania, U.S. Direct Tax Lists, 1798", digital image, Ancestry.com, Wrightstown, Bucks County, PA, "Sacketts Estate, owner, Joshua Dungan, occupant, 1 dwelling house, $40, 60 acres, value $750."
  6. "Pennsylvania, U.S. Direct Tax Lists, 1798", digital image, Ancestry.com, Wrightstown, Bucks County, PA, "Sacketts Estate, owner, Joshua Dungan, occupant, tax on land $1.43."
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 14792
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree6N.3
Last Edited29 Jul 2021
 

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