Joseph Sacket

(1690-1756)
FatherWilliam Sacket (1662-1700)
MotherHannah Graves (1665/66-after 1700)
Joseph Sacket, son of William Sacket and Hannah Graves, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 25 July 16901,2,3,4 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 27 July 1690.5 He died in WestfieldG on 8 November 1756.1,6,7 He married in about 1713, Abigail Bigelow.1,8 She died in WestfieldG on 28 February 1776.6,7,9

Children of Joseph Sacket and Abigail Bigelow


44. Joseph Sacket, 1690–1750, of Westfield, Mass., son of [9] William and Hannah Graves [Sacket], was married ___, to Abigail ___ who died in 1776.
Will of Joseph Sacket.
In the name of God Amen. the eighth day of March 1756. I Joseph Sacket of Westfield. . . husbandman.
     Imprimus, I give and bequeath . . . to Abigail my beloved wife the use of one half of my house, barn, and home lot so long as she remains my widow, and also the use of my lot over the little river by the bridge the same term of her widowhood. Also I give her one bed and furniture such as she may choose to her disposal forever. Also I give her five pounds in movables out of the household furniture, such a she may choose to her disposal forever.
     Item. I give unto my well beloved son Jesse Sacket, five shillings to be paid by my executors, also one half of my joiners tools.
     Item. I give unto my well beloved son Erastus Sacket, five shillings, also one half of my joiners tools, and all my team tackling.
     Item. I give unto my well beloved daughter Beulah Dewey, Eight Pounds to be paid by my executors and also one half of my movables in the house, and also one half of my live stock.
     Item. I give unto my well beloved daughter Abigail Smith, Eight Pounds to be paid by my executors, and also one half of my movables in the house, and also one half of my live stock.
     I do appoint ordain and constitute Erastus Sacket to be my executor of this my last Will and Testament.
     The above will is witnessed by Eldad Taylor, Asa Noble and Moses Kellogg.
Record of Children.
196. Beulah Sacket, b. Jan. 30, 1714, d. Oct. 27, 1769; m. Joseph Dewey.
197. Jesse Sacket, b. Nov. 9, 1716; m. Sarah Dewey.
198. Erastus Sacket, m. Elizabeth Leonard.
199. Hannah Sacket, b. Oct. 10, 1726, d. Oct. 13, 1799; m. Jacob Noble.
200. Abigail Sacket, m. ___ Smith.

See alsoThurmon King's Database, 2518
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Thanet DNA chart 1

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "44. Joseph Sacket, b. May 1690, d. in 1756; m. Abigail ___."
  2. Vital Records, Westfield, Massachusetts, Weygant has May 1690.
  3. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, NEHGS, Boston, 6 (1852): 269, Marriages, Births and Deaths in Westfield, William Sackett, m. Hannah Cram, Nov. 27, 1689; chn. Joseph, b. July 25, 1690; Hannah, b. Aug. 15, 1692; Rebecca, b. Sept. 16, 1694; Jonathan, b. March 20, 1696. Mr. W Sacket d. March 28, 1700. [The name Hannah Cram appears to be a transcription error for Hannah Graves. The Westfield records have Hannah Graves. Weygant records a first wife Sarah Crain, and there may have been confusion between the two marriages.]
  4. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, Joseph, s. William & Hanah (Graves) b. July 25, 1690."
  5. Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836 (NewEnglandAncestors.org), "1690 Sacket, Joseph s. William & Hannah, 5 mo 27 d."
  6. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:130.
  7. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, Joseph, w. Abigail d. Feb. 28, 1776, d. Nov. 8, 1756."
  8. Date of marriage based on birth date of first child.
  9. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, Abigail, w. Joseph, d. Feb. 28, 1776."
Generation.Tree4L.3a
Sackett line3rd great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited20 June 2019