Benjamin Sacket

(1731-1790)
FatherBenjamin Sacket (1698-1753)
MotherThankful King (1704-1785)
Benjamin Sacket, son of Benjamin Sacket and Thankful King, was born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 21 December 17311,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 25 June 1732.4 He died probably in New Lebanon, Columbia County, New York StateG, in 1790.5 He married in about 1761, Dorothy Buell, daughter of Ebenezer Buell.1
     Benjamin was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 27 August 1746.
     Benjamin served as a private soldier in the American Revolutionary War in the Albany County (New York) Militia.6

Children of Benjamin Sacket and Dorothy Buell


174. Benjamin Sacket, ____–___?, of Sheffield, Mass., Litchfield, Conn., and New Lebanon, N. Y., son of (37) Benjamin and Thankful King Sacket, was married, about 1761, to Miss Deborah Buell, daughter of Ebenezer Buell.
     A parchment deed, dated May 30, 1780, conveying 59 acres of land in the town of Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., was, in 1905, in possession of Mr. Marvin Sackett, of Lebanon, N. Y. The grantor is Ebenezer Buell and the grantee Buell Sacket. The consideration clause reads, "given in consideration of the natural love and affection which I have and do bear unto Buell Sacket, my grandson."
     William Buell, colonist, came to America prior to 1639 and settled at Windsor, Conn., where his oldest son, Samuel Buell, was born, Sept. 2, 1641, and was married, Nov. 30, 1662, to Deborah Griswold, daughter of Edward Griswold, Esq., of Killingsworth, Conn. John Buell, a son of said Samuel and his wife Deborah, was born Feb. 17, 1671, and was married, Nov. 20, 1695, to Mary Loomis, and they were the parents of Ebenezer Buell, the father-in-law of (174) Benjamin Sacket.
Children of Benjamin and Deborah Buell Sacket.
540. Deborah Sacket, b. in year 1762.
541. Buell Sacket, b. July 28, 1763, d. Jan 18, 1840; m. 1st, Sally E. Beach.
542. John Sacket, b. Nov. 16, 1764.
543. Benjamin Sacket, b. Jan. 17, 1766.
544. Aaron Sacket, b. Jan. 14, 1767.
545. Elijah Sacket, b. Jan. 31, 1768, d. Apr. 7, 1813; m. Dorothy Hitchcock.
546. Dorothy Sacket, b. July 29, 1770.
547. Thankful Sacket, b. Feb. 18, 1772.
548. Isaac Sacket, b. Oct. 28, 1773.
549. Calvin Sacket, b. Oct 21, 1776.

Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 1271
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "174. Benjamin Sacket, m. Miss Buel."
  2. Website National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (http://dar.org/), date and place.
  3. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988", digital image, Ancestry.com, Sheffield, "Sacket, Benjamin, son of Benjamin & wife Thankfull, born 21 Dec 1731."
  4. Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836 (NewEnglandAncestors.org), "1732 Sacket, Benjamin s. Benjamin & Thankfull, June 25."
  5. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com), unverified.
  6. Website National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (http://dar.org/), "Sackett, Benjamin
    Service: New York
    Rank: Private
    Birth: 12-21-1731, Sheffield, Hampshire Co, Massachusetts
    Death: (Post) 1790, New Lebanon, Columbia Co, New York
    Service Source: Roberts, NY in the Rev, pp 104, 106
    Service Description: Col Killian Van Rensselaer, Albany Co Militia
    Residence: Albany Co, New York
    Spouse: Dorothy Buell."
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Last Edited24 April 2020
 

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