John Sacket

FatherJohn Sackett (1632-1719)
MotherAbigail Hannum (1640-1690)
John Sacket, son of John Sackett and Abigail Hannum, was born in Northampton, MassachusettsG, on 4 November 1660.1,2 He died in Westfield, MassachusettsG, on 20 December 1745.1,3,4,5 He married first in Windsor, Hartford County, ConnecticutG, on 1 December 1686, Deborah Filley, of Windsor, daughter of William Filley and Margaret Cockney.1,6,5,7 Deborah was born in WindsorG on 21 March 1660/61.8 She died in WestfieldG on 20 November 1701.3,9,5 He married second at WestfieldG on 17 May 1703, Mahitable (Danks) Harris, daughter of Robert Danks and Elizabeth Swift.1,3,4,10 Mahitable died in WestfieldG in November 1744.3,4,11
     John was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 10 May 1718.
History of Westfield
John Sacket is included in Lockwood's Westfield History in a list (with his father, also John, and brother William) of townsmen of Westfield who had taken the oath of allegiance to the King.
     He is also mentioned in a business account contained in a letter from Rev Samual Mather, pastor of the church in Windsor, Conn. to Rev Edward Taylor, pastor of the church in Westfield.
     There are other references in Lockwood to John Sacket but, as they do not specify "Jr", they are taken to refer to his father, John Sackett Sr.12

Children of John Sacket and Deborah Filley

Children of John Sacket and Mahitable (Danks) Harris

8. John Sacket, 1660–1745. of Weathersfield, Mass., son of (4) John and Abigail Hannum Sacket, was married, Dec. 1, 1686, to Deborah Filley, 1661-1701, daughter of William Filley and his wife Margaret, of Windsor, Conn. On May 17, 1702, he was married by Joseph Haley, Justice of the Peace, to Mahitable Danks, widow of John Harris and daughter of Robert Danks and his wife Elizabeth Swift.
Children of John Sacket and Deborah Filley.
     33. John Sacket, b. Mar. 3, 1688, d; m. Sarah Macerany.
     34. Abigail Sacket, b. Oct. 16, 1690, d; m. Capt. Griswold.
     35. Daniel Sacket, b. Aug. 14, 1693, d. Feb. 9 1776; m. Mary Weller.
     36. David Sacket, b. July 7, 1696.
     37. Benjamin Sacket, b. Oct. 31, 1698, d. 1753; m. (62) Thankful King.
     38. Deborah Sacket, b. Nov. 16, 1701.
Children of John Sacket and Mahitable Danks (Harris).
     39. Isaac Sacket, b Feb 14, 1703, d. Oct 29, 1773; m. Elizabeth Shepard.
     40. Ezra Sacket, b. in 1704, d. May 13, 1706.
     41. Israel Sacket, b. Mar 6, 1706, d. in 1786.
     42. Eleakim (sic) Sacket, b. Mar 12, 1712, d. in 1764; m. Bethesda Fowler.
     43. Mary Sacket, b. Mar 5, 1715.

See alsoThurmon King's Database, 7
Sackett Family Association descendants
Descendants of John Sacket and Deborah Filley
Ray J Sackett, Jeanette Boden, Jack Hume, Eugene Venne, Eva Adams, Pat Stempski, Cathy Schraeder, Claire Tschirky, Matthew C Sackett, Linda Hare, Marc Howard, DeAnna Sackett Johnson, Chris Kimball, Schuyler Sackett, Gene Theroux, Toni Sackett Reyes, Richard Price, Ann Irving, Ansley Sackett, Steve Sackett, Mary Harrison, Kevin Kelley, Sally Trabun Arsove, Susan Nykamp, Kevin M Sackett, Sally Day, Susan Peck, Bette Procknow, Patricia Roberts, Marcia V Daly, Nan McRee Williams, Scott McKennon Sackett, Nancy Daugulis, Amy V Lederman, Jennifer Lundgren, Hollie Sackett, Taylor Sackett, Breffni McGuire and Warren Adams.
Descendants of John Sacket and Mahitable (Danks) Harris
Fred Sackett, Patty Sackett Chrisman, Patty Bohler, Don Robinson, Lynette Sackett Wilkerson, Ross Hadley, Ron Grammer, Brian Williams, Kathy James, James R Klim, Steven W Frank, Michelle Pearce, Sharon Powalka, Rear Admiral Albert Monroe Sackett, Michelle Morris, Beverley Service, Kay Prindle Corwin, Molly Sackett, Chet McLaren, Jim Gould, Jodee Thomas, Kathleen "Kathi" Normandeau, Jennifer Walz Selby, Timothy Stemper, Marvin L "Bud" Wood, Dawn Howe, Margaret Russell, Donald "Scott" Lee, Angela Bean, Brian Archer Sackett, Rhonda Gower, Karen Sackett, Chuck Fullhart, Kim Polzin, Joshua Leewarner, Sandra Bell, Larry Dale Weller, Richard McClellan, Virginia May "Ginny" Marsh, Darcy C Hoisington, Lucy Weber, Scott Wludyga, Angelina Pease, Henry DeJulia and Ronald R Ulseth.
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Benjamin Sackett & Thankful King relationship chart
Lieut David Sackett & Lucretia Shepard relationship chart
Israel Sacket & Eunice Sacket relationship chart
John Noah Sackett & Francelia L Sackett relationship chart
King Sacket & Lydia Sacket relationship chart
Thanet DNA chart 1

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "8. John Sacket, b. Nov. 4, 1660; d. Dec. 20, 1745; m. Deborah Filley."
  2. Website Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection) (New England Historic Genealogical Society) (, birth, p.7, "Saccot, John, births in 1660, (4) of Noueme John son of John and Abigall Saccot was Borne"; p. 8, "Saccot, John, s. John & Abigall, Nov. (4) 1660"; p.9, "Sacket, John, s. John & Abigall Hannum, Nov. 4 1660."
  3. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:23.
  4. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, John, Jr. m. Mehitable Danks, May 17, 1703, d. Dec. 20, 1745."
    "Sacket, Mehitable, w. John, Jr. m. May 17, 1705, d. Nov.--, 1744."
  5. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, NEHGS, Boston, 6 (1852): 269, Marriages, Births and Deaths in Westfield, "John Sackett, wife Deborah; chn. John, b. March 3, 1688; Abigail, b. Oct. 16, 1690; Daniel, b. Aug. 14, 1693; David, b. July 7, 1696; Benjamin, b. Oct. 30, 1698; Deborah, b. Nov. 16, 1701. Mrs. D. Sachett d. Nov. 20, 1701. Mr. S. m. again, had several children, d. Dec. 20, 1745."
  6. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackit, John, of Westfield, m. Deborah Filley, of Windsor, Dec. 1, 1686. Windsor Vital Records, 1:61."
  7. "Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700", database, American Ancestors, "John [Sackett] (1660–1745), Westfield & 1/wf Deborah Filley (16611–701); 1 Dec 1686; Windsor, CT/Westfield/Wethersfield. "
  8. Clarence Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston.
  9. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, Deborah, m. John, Jr. d. Nov. 20, 1701."
  10. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "John Sacket Jr. of W. and Wid. Mehitable Harris of W; m. May 17, 1703."
  11. Vital Records, Westfield, Massachusetts.
  12. John (Rev) Lockwood, Westfield and Its Historic Influences 1669-1919, published by the author (1922).
Sackett line2nd great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited28 June 2019