Lovisa Root1

FatherEli Root (1731-1804)
MotherMindwell Sacket (1732/33-1767)
Lovisa Root, daughter of Eli Root and Mindwell Sacket, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 13 October 1757.2 She died aged 81 in Chatham, Columbia County, New York StateG, on 10 June 1839.3 She married in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 11 November 1779, Israel Phelps, son of Nathaniel Phelps and Sarah Bush.3 Israel was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 5 February 1752.3 He died aged 74 in ChathamG on 17 August 1826.3 Israel served in the American Revolutionary War.3

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Root, Lovisa, d. Eli & Mindwell Sacket, b. Oct. 13, 1757."
  3. Cooke Collection of Massachusetts genealogical records, Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 3:43, Record of Revolutionary Soldiers of Berkshire County, Berkshire County Chapter of the State Society of Sons of the American Revolution, "Phelps, Israel, b. Westfield, Mass, Feb 5, 1752, d. Chatham, N.Y. Aug 17, 1826, m. Pittsfield, Nov 11, 1779, Lovisa Root, b. Westfield, Oct 13, 1757, d. Chatham, N.Y. June 10, 1839, dau. of Eli and Mindwell (Sackett) Root. He was son of Nathaniel and Sarah (Bush) Phelps. He lived in Pittsfield, Mass, and Durham and Chatham, N.Y."
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited24 Nov 2012

Place names

Place names are linked to the Place Index, with lists of people having events at each place (down to county level).

Google Maps

The superscripted 'G' after place names is a link to the Google Map for that place.


Icons and are links to Text and Image exhibits.

Sackett lines

English line of Thomas Sackett the elder & other English lines
American line of Thomas Sackett the elder through Simon Sackett the colonist
Line of John Sackett of New Haven