King Sacket

(c 1733-after 1797)
FatherBenjamin Sacket (1698-1753)
MotherThankful King (1704-1785)
King Sacket, son of Benjamin Sacket and Thankful King, was born in about 17331 and baptized at the Church of Christ, Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 14 July 1734.2 He married in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 31 July 1762, his first cousin Lydia Sacket, daughter of Isaac Sacket and Elizabeth Shepard.1,3,4,5
     King was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 27 August 1746.6
     In 1790 King was living in Egremont, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG. In his household were 2 men, 1 boy, and 2 females.7
     King and Lydia were admitted members of the Presbyterian Church, Gilbertsvillle, Otsego County, New York StateG, sometime between 1797 and 1801.8

Children of King Sacket and Lydia Sacket

  • Alanson Sacket b. 7 Aug 1763
  • Waight Sacket b. 23 Oct 1765
  • Hiram Sacket b. 1769, d. 21 Jan 1770
  • Isaac Sacket b. 1769, d. 2 Jun 1770
  • Eli Sacket b. 1772, d. 15 Apr 1772
  • Isaac Sacket b. 1772, d. 2 Jun 1772
ChartsLine 3a (American) (#1)
Line 3a (American) (#2)
King Sacket & Lydia Sacket relationship chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "175. King Sacket, m. (179) Lydia Sacket."
  2. Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836 (, "1734 Sacket, King s. Benjamin & Thankfull, July 14."
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "179. Lydia Sacket, b. Dec. 18, 1736; m. (175) King Sacket."
  4. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:80.
  5. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "King Sacket of Sheffield and Lydia Sacket of W; m. [date blank]."
  6. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, Benjamin Sackett's will, 1746.
  7. 1790 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm,, King Sacket. Egremont, Berkshire, MA. 2 white males (16+), 1 white male under 16, and 2 white females.
  8. Gilbertsville Presbyterian Church minutes, 3 Sep 1797–12 Jun 1801. A 1971 transcription states that records were not found for this period but that "King Sacket and Lydia, his wife, were admitted members."
Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited14 November 2014

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