Rebecca Sacket

FatherWilliam Sacket (1662-1700)
MotherHannah Graves (1665/66-after 1700)
Rebecca Sacket, daughter of William Sacket and Hannah Graves, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 16 September 16941,2,3,4,5 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on the same day.6 She died aged 87 in WestfieldG on 15 September 1782.3,7,8 She married in WestfieldG on 8 July 1714, Thomas Ashley, son of David Ashley II and Mary Dewey.3,7,8,9 Thomas died in WestfieldG on 25 August 1755.8 There were no children of the marriage.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts.
  2. 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.]
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "46. Rebecca Sacket, b. Sept. 18, 1694, d. Sept. 15, 1782; m. T. Dewey." [Westfield Town Records have b. Sept. 16, 1694 & m. T Ashley, not T Dewey]
  4. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, Rabecka, d. William & Hanah (Graves) b. Sept. 16, 1694."
  5. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Little, Brown & Company, Boston (1860-62).
  6. Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836 (, "1694 Sacket, Rebecka d. William & Hannah, 7 mo 16 d."
  7. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:75.
  8. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Ashley, Rebecca (Sacket), w. Thomas, m. July 8, 1714, d. Sept. 15, 1782."
    "Ashley, Thomas, m. Rebecca Sacket July 8, 1714, d. Aug. 25, 1755."
  9. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Thomas Asnley [Ashley] of W. and Rebeca Sacket of W; m. July 8, 1714 ."
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 2710
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett line3rd great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited1 Apr 2021

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