Melissa O Sackett1

FatherNoah Sacket (1815-1880)
MotherOlive Nelson (1818-1873)
Melissa O Sackett, daughter of Noah Sacket and Olive Nelson, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in August 1843.2 She died on 1 February 1919 and was buried in the Pine Hill Cemetery, WestfieldG. She married in WestfieldG on 17 January 1877, John Lewis Smith, son of Louis Smith and Lydia ___.3 John was born in Southwick, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 14 November 1841.4
     In 1870 Melissa was living at Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in the household of her parents Noah and Olive, and was recorded in the census as Malissa Sackett, aged 27, of no occupation, and born in Massachusetts.5

Children of Melissa O Sackett and John Lewis Smith

  • Haddie Smith
  • Fred S. Smith b. 25 Sep 1879, d. 20 Apr 1895
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Vital Records, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, v4, p219, birth, "[?day] Aug 1843, female, d. Noah[?] & Olive Sackett, [father's occupation blank]."
  3. Vital Records, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, v289, p372, marriage, "Jany 17, 1877, John S Smith, of Westfield, 35, carpenter, b. Southwick, s. Louis & Lydia, 1st marriage, & Mellissa O Sackett, of Westfield, [age blank], b. Westfield, d. Noah & Olive, 1st marriage. Married by A J Titsworth, Pastor, Congl. Ch."
  4. Birthplace from marriage record.
  5. 1870 Census for United States, M593_619/438[4]
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Noah, 55, farmer, $5,000, $3,000, b. Mass
    Sackett, Olive, 52, keeping house, $3,000, $-, b. Mass
    Sackett, Malissa, 27, female, no occupation, b. Mass
    Sackett, George, 24, farm laborer, b. Mass
    Sackett, James, 12, attending school, b. Mass.
Sackett line7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited25 April 2013