Lieutenant Abner Sacket

FatherDaniel Sacket (1693-1776)
MotherMary Weller (c 1707-1789)
Marriage1771, WestfieldGRhoda Kellogg1,7,8
Marriage1804, West SpringfieldGHannah Dewey9
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 1751.4,5 He died aged 56 in WestfieldG on 9 June 1808.6 He married in WestfieldG on 10 October 1771, Rhoda Kellogg, daughter of Samuel Kellogg and Mary Nash, and sister of Sarah Kellogg who married Abner's brother Asher.1,7,8 Rhoda was born in WestfieldG on 23 November 175310 and died aged 44 in WestfieldG on 8 November 1798.11 Abner filed intentions in West SpringfieldG on 1 September 1804 to marry Hannah Dewey.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, MassachusettsG. In his household were one man, two boys, and six females.12

Children of Lieutenant Abner Sacket and Rhoda Kellogg

172. Lieut. Abner Sacket, 1757–__?, of Westfield, Mass., son of (35) Daniel and Mary Weller Sacket, was married in 1771 to Rhoda Kellogg. He 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.
514. Noble Sacket, b. in year 1772, d. in year 1828; m. Olive Watkins.
515. Clarissa Sacket.
516. Nancy Sacket, b. Sept. 10, 1775, d. Mar. 7, 1796. Heman Noble.
517. Dolly Sacket.
518. Anna Sacket.
519. Rolin Sacket, b. in year 1878 [1787].
520. Filer Sacket.
521. Edward Sacket, m. Sally Eldridge.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "172. Abner Sacket, b. Oct. 11, 1751; m. Rhoda Kellogg."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:206.
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "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. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), West Springfield births, "Abner Sacket, s. Daniel, bp. Oct. 13, 1751, in Westfield."
  6. "Westfield, MA: Deaths in the First Church, 1728–1836" (American Ancestors image), "1808 June 9 Abner Sacket 56 years."
  7. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:188.
  8. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Abner Sacket of W. and Rhoda Kellogg of W; m. Oct. 10, 1771."
  9. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988", (Ancestry image), West Springfield marriages, "Sacket, Abner of Westfield and Hannah Dewey of W.S., int. 1 Sep 1804."
  10. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988", (Ancestry image), "Rhoda Kellogg, b. 23 Nov 1753, d. of Samuel Kellogg & Mary."
  11. "Westfield, MA: Deaths in the First Church, 1728–1836", "1798 Nov. 8 Rhoda Sacket the wife of Abner Sacket 45 years."
  12. 1790 United States census, Abner Sacket. Westfield, Hampshire, MA. 1 white male (16+), 2 white males under 16, and 6 white females.
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Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
2nd great-grandson of Simon Sackett the colonist
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Last Edited29 Aug 2023

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