Benoni Sacket

FatherSamuel Sacket (1674-1709)
MotherElizabeth Bissell (c 1675-)
Marriage1732, Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsGMindwell Smith1,5,7
Benoni Sacket, son of Samuel Sacket and Elizabeth Bissell, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 18 May 17101,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 21 May 1710.4 He died aged 74 in WestfieldG on 6 April 1785.1,5,6 He married at Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 11 March 1731/32, Mindwell Smith.1,5,7
     Benoni's father Samuel died in November 1709, several months before Benoni's birth. His mother Elizabeth was remarried in 1713, to John Root.8
     Benoni served as a soldier in a company raised in Massachusetts for an expedition against Canada in 1746.9

Children of Benoni Sacket and Mindwell Smith

60. Benoni Sacket, 1710–1785, of Westfield, Mass., son of (14) Samuel and Elisabeth Bissell Sacket, was married in March, 1731, to Mindwell Smith, of Hadley.
237. Mindwell Sacket, b. Feb. 15, 1732; m. John Shepard.
238. Elizabeth Sacket, b. Sept. 13, 1734; m. John Shepard.
239. Diana Sacket, b. Mar. 18, 1736; m. Seth Case.
240. Lucretia Sacket, b. June 28, 1739.
241. Ruth Sacket, b. Sept. 28, 1741; m. Jacob Gleason.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "60. Benoni Sacket, b. May 18, 1710, d. Apr. 6, 1783; m. Mindwell Smith."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:120.
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Benony, s. Samuell & Elizabeth, b. May 18, 1720." [This must be transcription error for 1710.]
  4. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1710 Sacket, Benoni s. Samuel & Elizabeth, 3 mo 21 d."
  5. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:190.
  6. "Westfield, MA: Deaths in the First Church, 1728–1836" (American Ancestors image), "1785 April 6 Benoni Sacket 75 years."
  7. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Benoni Sacket of W. and Mindwell Smith of Hadley; m. Mar. 11, 1732/2 [sic]."
  8. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)", "John Root (Roott) (lst) Lt. of W. and Wid. Elizabeth Sacket of W; m. Sept.--1713."
  9. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (Boston: NEHGS), vol. 50 (1896): 71–2.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line3rd great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Lieut David Sackett & Lucretia Shepard relationship chart
Sackett Family Association descendants
Patty Sackett Chrisman, Kim Polzin, Rebecca Henry and Darcy C Hoisington.
Last Edited21 Jul 2021
Sackett Database144 Benoni Sacket

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