Moses Sacket

FatherDaniel Sacket (1693-1776)
MotherMary Weller (c 1707-1789)
Marriage1770, WestfieldGEunice Cadwell6,7,8
Moses Sacket, son of Daniel Sacket and Mary Weller, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 29 November 17431,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, in January 1744.4 He died aged 69 in WestfieldG on 4 January 1813.5 He married in WestfieldG on 1 November 1770, Eunice Cadwell.6,7,8 Eunice was born on 28 May 17499 and died aged 93 in WestfieldG on 20 November 1842.10,11,12
     In 1790 Moses was living in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG. In his household were one man, three boys, and four females.13
     Moses was listed in the 1800 and 1810 censuses as a householder in WestfieldG.14,15
     Moses made his will in WestfieldG on 17 April 1812. The will was proved in about May 1813. After allowing his wife Eunice her "widow's third" during her lifetime (which right she waived by letter to the Probate Court on 20 May 1813), Moses left his estate to his children in amounts varying from $1 to $800 each.
     Moses had provided for Philena, Martin, Olive, John, and Heman, presumably in the form of lands in the case of the sons, during his lifetime. Bequests to them ranged from $1 to $150. His other children, who had not been similarly provided for, were to receive full portions, $60 each to daughters Frances and Roxana, and $800 each to sons Erastus and Israel.
     Moses' estate was valued at some $2,500, including a total of 87 acres of lands worth about $1,800.16
     Moses's widow Eunice was listed in the census in 1820 as a householder in WestfieldG.17
Abstract of will of Moses Sacket of Westfield, Hampshire County, MA.
Date: 17 Apr 1812.
Probate: c May 1813.
Wife Eunice, one-third of real & personal estate during her lifetime.
Dau Philena Noble, wife of Wm Noble, $1.
Son Martin Sacket, $40.
Dau Olive Buel, wife of Roland Buel, $1.
Son John Sacket, $150.
Son Heman Sacket, $120.
Above amounts to children are full portions allowing for "what I have heretofore given".
Dau Frances Sacket, $60.
Dau Roxana Sacket, $60.
Son Erastus Sacket, $800.
Son Israel Sacket, $800
Children to receive above proportions subject to rise or fall in value of estate, real and personal.
Executor: Isaac Wells of Westfield.
Witnesses: Cotton Kellogg, Ozem Sacket, John Ingersoll.

Inventory 17 Mar 1813.
Total approx $2,500 [figure obscured], incl. land $1,795, in 7 lots totalling 87 acres, of which homestead, $1,040, 10 acres.

Children of Moses Sacket and Eunice Cadwell

169. Moses Sacket, 1743–___?, of Westfield Mass., son of (35) David [sic: Daniel] and Mary Weller Sacket, was married in 1770 to Eunice Cadwell.
499. Philena Sacket, b. June 23, 1771, d. Mar. 20, 1851; m. William Noble.
500. Martin Sacket, b. Dec. 23, 1776, d. June 12, 1862; m. Mariam Bancroft.
501. Olive Sacket, m. Rowland Buell.
502. John Sacket, b. in year 1781, d. Aug. 6, 1839; m. Rachel Morse.
503. Heman Sacket, b. in year 1784, d. in year 1851; m. Experience Searle.
504. Frances Sacket.
505. Erastus Sacket.
506. Israel Sacket, m. Lucy Doane.
507. Roxana Sacket, m. (2d) Nathan Henry Stiles.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:206.
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Moses, s. Daniel & Mary (Weller) b. Nov. 29, 1743."
  4. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1744 Sacket, Moses     s. Daniel & ---, Jan. ---."
  5. "Westfield, MA: Deaths in the First Church, 1728–1836" (American Ancestors image), "1813 Jan. 4 Moses Sacket 69 years."
  6. Sacketts of America, "169. Moses Sacket, b. Nov. 29, 1743; m. Eunice Cadwell."
  7. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:176.
  8. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Moses Sacket of W. and Eunice Cadwell of W; m. Nov. 1, 1770."
  9. Sackett database.
  10. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:rear.
  11. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)", "Sacket, Eunice, d. Nov. 20, 1842 (Old Age)."
  12. Website Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 (New England Historic Genealogical Society), Sacket, Eunice, Westfield, 1842, v2, p264, Death
    "1842 Nov 20, Eunice Sacket, 94, female, old age."
  13. 1790 United States census, Moses Sacket. Westfield, Hampshire, MA. 1 white male (16+), 3 white males under 16, and 4 white females.
  14. 1800 United States census, "Moses Sacket, Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 1 male under 10, 1 male 26-44, 2 females 16-25, total 4." or "Moses Sackett, Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 3 males under 10, 1 male 26-44, 1 female under 10, 1 female 26-44, total 6."
  15. 1810 United States census, "Moses Sacket, Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 2 males 16-25, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 45 and over, total 5."
  16. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991" (Ancestry image).
  17. 1820 United States census, "Eunice Sacket, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1 male 26-44, 1 female 45 and over, total 2."
Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Justin Bagg & Frances "Fanny" Sacket relationship chart
William Noble & Eunice Sacket relationship chart
Heman Sacket & Cordelia Sacket relationship chart
Thanet DNA chart 1
Last Edited16 Nov 2023
Sackett Database840 Moses Sacket

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