Abigail Sacket

FatherBenjamin Sacket (1698-1753)
MotherThankful King (1704-1785)
Marriage1765Joshua Stanton
Abigail Sacket, daughter of Benjamin Sacket and Thankful King, was born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, in about 1746.1,2,3 She died in Burlington, Chittenden County, VermontG, in March 1831 and was buried at Greenmount Cemetery, BurlingtonG.4 She married in about 1765, Joshua Stanton, son of Elijah Stanton. Joshua was born in Preston, New London County, ConnecticutG, in 1740.4 He died in Chittenden CountyG on 27 January 1811 and was buried at Greenmount Cemetery, BurlingtonG.4

Children of Abigail Sacket and Joshua Stanton

  • Elizabeth Stanton b. 6 Aug 1766, d. 28 Nov 1816
  • Joshua Stanton Jr b. 19 Feb 1770, d. 29 Oct 1806
  • Abigail Stanton b. 19 Feb 1770, d. 1805

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), Sheffield, "Sacket, Abigail, dau of Benjamin & wife Thankfull, born 1 Sep 17__."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "177. Abigail Sacket."
  3. It is assumed that Abigail would have been the unborn child referred to in her father's will of August 1746.
  4. Find a Grave.
Sackett line4th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited12 Dec 2019

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