Benjamin Sacket

FatherBenjamin Sacket (1698-1753)
MotherThankful King (1704-1785)
Marriage1761Dorothy Buell1
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 and Dorothy Gillett.1 Dorothy was born in Litchfield, ConnecticutG, on 19 May 1739.6
     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.7,8,9

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.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "174. Benjamin Sacket, m. Miss Buel."
  2. Website National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, date and place.
  3. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), Sheffield, "Sacket, Benjamin, son of Benjamin & wife Thankfull, born 21 Dec 1731."
  4. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1732 Sacket, Benjamin s. Benjamin & Thankfull, June 25."
  5. Find a Grave, unverified.
  6. Sackett database.
  7. Website National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, "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."
  8. "U.S., Compiled Revolutionary War Military Service Records, 1775-1783" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Benjamin, military date 25 May 1775, military place New York, unit 2nd New York Regiment."; "Sackett, Benjamin, [undated], military place New York, unit Harper's Regiment."; "Sacket, Benjeman, military place New York, unit 4th Regiment, 1776-81, New York Militia."
  9. "New York Military in the Revolution" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Benjamin, New York, Enlisted Men."; "Sackett, Benjamin, New York, Second Regiment, Enlisted Men."; "Sackett, Benjamin, Albany, New York, Fourth Regiment, Enlisted Men."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited18 Mar 2024
Sackett Database1271 Benjamin Sacket

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