Lieutenant Abner Sacket

FatherDaniel Sacket (1693-1776)
MotherMary Weller (c 1707-1789)
Lieutenant Abner Sacket, son of Daniel Sacket and Mary Weller, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 11 October 17511,2,3 and baptized at the Second Church of Springfield, West Springfield, Hampden CountyG, on 13 October 1751.4 He died aged 56 in WestfieldG on 9 June 1808.5 He married in WestfieldG on 10 October 1771, Rhoda Kellogg.1,6,7 She was born in about 17538 and died aged 45 in WestfieldG on 8 November 1798.9
     Abner served in the American Revolutionary War as a lieutenant in his brother Captain Daniel Sacket's Company (7th Company, Hampshire County (Massachusetts) Regiment.)1
     In 1790 Abner was living in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG. In his household were one man, two boys, and six females.10
Extract from The Sacketts of America

[Abner Sackett] was a soldier of the Revolution, and as shown by Massachusetts State Records, enlisted Apr. 28, 1775, in Capt. Warham Parks' Co. of Col. Timothy Danielson's Regt., and is credited with a term of service lasting 3 months and 10 days in said company. He is also credited with responding to the alarm of Apr. 19, 1775, and serving for eight day previous to his enlistment as above stated, in Westfield Company of Minute Men, commanded by Lieut. John Shepard. Mention is also made of his service for an unstated period as First Lieut. of Capt. Daniel Sacket's Company of the 3d Regiment of Hampshire County Militia.

Children of Lieutenant Abner Sacket and Rhoda Kellogg

Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
See alsoThe Sacketts of America, 172 
Thurmon King's Database, 1149
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Joel Sacket & Clarissa Sacket relationship chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:206.
  3. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, Abner, s. Daniel & Mary (Weller) b. Oct. 11, 1751."
  4. Vital Records, Springfield, Massachusetts, to 1850, Springfield Second Church (West Springfield), 1712–1774, "Oct. 13 1751 Abner son of Daniel Sacket in Westfield."
  5. Website Register of Deaths of the First Church, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1728–1836 (, "1808 June 9 Abner Sacket 56 years."
  6. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:188.
  7. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Abner Sacket of W. and Rhoda Kellogg of W; m. Oct. 10, 1771."
  8. Date of birth based on age at death.
  9. Website Register of Deaths of the First Church, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1728–1836 (, "1798 Nov. 8 Rhoda Sacket the wife of Abner Sacket 45 years."
  10. 1790 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm,, Abner Sacket. Westfield, Hampshire, MA. 1 white male (16+), 2 white males under 16, and 6 white females.
Last Edited17 October 2019

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