Ashmon Sackett

(c 1823-)
FatherRoland Sacket (1790-1882)
MotherSally Phelps (c 1790-1870)
Ashmon Sackett, farmer, son of Roland Sacket and Sally Phelps, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in about 1823.
     In 1850 Ashmon was living in WestfieldG in the household of his parents Roland and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Ashman Sacket, a farmer, aged 27, and born in Massachusetts.1
     In 1860 he was living in WestfieldG in the household of his parents Roland and Sarah, and was recorded as Ashmun Sacket, a farmer, aged 37.2
     In 1870 he was living in WestfieldG and was recorded as Asburn Sackett, a farm laborer, aged 40, and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his father Roland, aged 80, and his sister Miranda, aged 50. Also in the household were Alfred Loomis, 16, a farm laborer, and Elizabeth Gibbins, 50, a housekeeper.3
     In 1880 he was living in WestfieldG in the household of his father Roland, aged 88, and was recorded as Ashman Sackitt, a farmer, single, aged 55 and born in Massachusetts.4
     Ashmon was named as the main beneficiary in the will of his father Roland made in WestfieldG on 2 May 1882. He was to inherit all the real and personal estate, subject to his paying his brother Enoch $400, his brother Roland $300, and his sister Marilla $100.5

 Notes & Citations

  1. 1850 United States Federal Census, M432_318/215[2]
    Westfield, Hampden County, MA
    Roland Sacket, 55, farmer, $2,000, b. MA
    Sarah Sacket, 56, b. MA
    Ashman [or Ashmun] Sacket, 27, farmer, b. MA
    Marilla Sacket, 17, female, b. MA.
  2. 1860 United States Federal Census, M653_502/906/100/680/828
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Roland Sacket, 66, farmer, $3,000, $1,000, b. Mass
    Sarah Sacket, 67, b. Mass
    Ashmun Sacket, 37, farmer, b. Mass.
  3. 1870 United States Federal Census, M593_619/434/187/931/1235
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Marandus, 50, female, keeping house, $500, $150, b. Mass
    Sackett, Rorall, 80, male, farmer, $2,500, $5,500, b. Mass
    Sackett, Asburn, 40, male, farm laborer, $1,000, $2,000, b. Mass
    Loomis, Alfred, 16, farm laborer, b. Mass
    Gibbins, Elizabeth, 50, house keeping, b. Mass.
  4. 1880 United States Federal Census, FHL 1254535, NA T9-0535/71C (TEK)
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Roland Sackitt, head, widower, 88, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Ashman Sackitt, brother, single, 55, b. MA, farmer, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Harrison Newberry, other, single, black, 63, b. MA, laborer, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
  5. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991" (Ancestry image).
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited27 Dec 2021

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