Hannah Sackett

FatherStephen Sacket (1748-1830)
MotherEunice Ross (c 1746-1830)
Marriage1803, WestfieldGCharles King3,4,5
Hannah Sackett, daughter of Stephen Sacket and Eunice Ross, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in about 1780 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 12 October 1783.1 She died aged 63 in WestfieldG on 7 May 1843.2 She married at the First Church, WestfieldG, on 24 November 1803, Charles King, son of Aaron King and Hannah Mosely.3,4,5 He died in WestfieldG in 1824.
     Charles King made his will at WestfieldG on 31 December 1823. He provided for his wife Hannah during her lifetime, after which his estate was to go one-half to their son Eldad and one-quarter each to their daughters, Hannah and Lydia. He also left a sum of $50 to his wife's niece, Hannah Sacket, daughter of her brother Stephen. Executors were to be his wife Hannah and Hannah's brother-in-law Erastus Grant.
     Hannah was named as a beneficiary in her father's will, made at WestfieldG on 5 October 1829 and proved on 2 March 1830. She was to receive a sum of $600 plus her share of the estate already received.
Abstract of Will of Charles King of Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.
Date: 31 Dec 1823.
Proved: Springfield, 6 Apr 1824.
Wife Hannah, best horse, chaise & harness, 2 cows, all household furniture incl. the clock; also during her lifetime, half of: dwelling house, cellar, wood house, chaise house, barn house, homestead for mowing, Moseley lot for pasture, whole of Munns meadow of 18 acres for wood land.
Son Eldad, half of: homestead, adjoining land, dwelling house, other buildings, reserving suitable room and convenience for daughters, Hannah Moseley King and Lydia King, until they marry. Also to son Eldad, half of Moseley lot of 7 acres, whole of the Plain lot of 18 acres, whole of Tree--field lot of 40 acres.
Daughters Hannah Moseley King & Lydia, each one fourth of all estate, real and personal, after bequests to wife.
Hannah Sacket, daughter of Stephen Sacket, $50.
Executors: Erastus Grant & wife Hannah, charged to ensure fair division into 2 parts to son & 1 part to each daughter.
Witnesses: Elijah Bates, Jedidiah Taylor, Apha Mather.

Children of Hannah Sackett and Charles King

  • Eldad King b. c 1806, d. 1 Feb 1848
  • Hannah Moseley King b. say 1808
  • Lydia King b. say 1809

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1783 Sacket, Hannah d. Stephen & Eunice, Oct. 12."
  2. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), "Hannah King, widow, 63, d. Westfield, 7 May 1843, bur. Centre, diseased heart, b. Westfield, parents blank."
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Charles King of W. and Hannah Sacket of W; m. Nov. 24, 1803 ."
  4. "Westfield, MA: Marriage Records of the First Church, 1781–1835" (American Ancestors transcript), "1803 Charles King of Westfield & Hannah Sacket of Westfield."
  5. National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Lineage Book, digital image, Ancestry.com, Charles King's parents' names.
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited30 May 2022
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