Lieutenant David Sacket

(1743-1838)
FatherIsaac Sacket (1703/4-1773)
MotherElizabeth Shepard (1712-)
Lieutenant David Sacket, son of Isaac Sacket and Elizabeth Shepard, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 19 August 17431,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 5 February 1744.4 He died aged 94 in Denmark, Ashtabula County, OhioG, on 6 June 1838.2,5 He married in WestfieldG on 23 April 1773, Lucretia Shepard, daughter of Lieut John Shepard and Elisabeth Sacket.2,6,7,8,9 David and Lucretia were second cousins once removed.
     David Sacket served during the American Revolutionary War with Massachusetts State troops, seeing action in numerous battles, including Bunker Hill and Trenton.10
     In 1790 David was living in Blandford, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG. In his household were one white male (16+), two white males under 16, five white females, and one other free person.11 He was listed as a householder there in 1810.12 He was listed in the census in 1820 and 1830 as a householder in Denmark, OhioG.13,14
     David was assessed for tax in Denmark TownshipG from 1822 to 1838. He occupied 50 acres from 1822 to 1825, 130 acres from 1826 to 1834, 30 acres in 1835 and 1836, then 45 acres in 1837 and 1838. Numbers of taxable livestock varied, up to four horses and eleven cattle in 1834.15,16

Children of Lieutenant David Sacket and Lucretia Shepard


182. Ensign David Sacket, 1743–1838, of Westfield, Mass., and later of Ohio, son of (39) Isaac and Elisabeth Shepard Sacket, was married to Lucretia Shepard. His record in the War of the Revolution reads:
Sacket, David, Westfield, Ensign Capt. Malcomb Henry's Co., Col. David Brewer's (9th) Regt. Company return dated Oct. 7, 1775. Also recommended in Committee of Safety at Cambridge June 17, 1775, that said officer be commissioned by Congress. Also Ensign Capt. Malcomb Henry's Co., David Brewer's Regt., muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1771 [sic]; engaged Aug. 9, 1775; service 2 mos. 3 weeks, 6 days.

Children.
563. Betsey Sacket, m. Ebenezer Williams.
564. Lucretia Sacket.
565. Lydia Sacket, m. Warren Parke.
566. Polly Sacket, m. ___ Gibb.
567. Mark Sacket.
568. John Sacket.
569. David Sacket, m. Anne Parke.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:221.
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "182. David Sacket, b. Aug. 19, 1743, d. 1838; m. Lucretia Shepard."
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, David, s. Isaac & Elizabeth (Shepard) b. Aug. 19, 1743."
  4. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1744 Sacket, David s. Isaac & Elizabeth, Feb. 5."
  5. Emails from Patty Chrisman to Chris Sackett, August 1998.
  6. Sacketts of America, Lucretia Shepard is recorded in The Sacketts of America as the wife of David Sacket but is not recorded as a Sackett descendant in her own right.
  7. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:210.
  8. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "David Sacket of W. and Lucretia Shepard of W; m. Apr. 23, 1773."
  9. John (Rev) Lockwood, Westfield and Its Historic Influences 1669-1919, published by the author (1922), “22 [Apr 1773]. Was at Deacon Shepards, at his son Johns, Married his daughter Lucretia to David Sacket. Lucretia has just entered her 16th year. Received 6/-.” [Entry from journal of the Third Minister of the Congregational Church in Westfield, Rev John Ballantine.] [Note: Westfield VRs show 23 Apr 1773].
  10. "U.S., Compiled Revolutionary War Military Service Records, 1775-1783" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, David, [no date], military place Massachusetts, unit David Brewer's Massachusetts Regiment, rank Ensign."; "Sackett, David, [no date], military place Massachusetts, unit Massachusetts, rank 2nd Lieutenant."; "Sacket, David, military date 4 Jan 1776, military place USA, unit 3rd Regiment, Artillery, Continental Troops, rank Second Lieutenant."
  11. 1790 United States census, Lieut David Sacket. Blandford, Hampshire, MA. 1 white male (16+), 1 white male under 16, 1 white female, and 1 other free person.
  12. 1810 United States census, "David Sacket, Blanford, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 1 male under 10, 1 male 45 and over, 2 females 10-15, 1 female 16-25, 1 female 45 and over, total 6."
  13. 1820 United States census, "David Sackett, Denmark, Ashtabula County, Ohio, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female 45 and over, total 2."
  14. 1830 United States census, "D Sacket, Denmark, Ashtabula County, Ohio, 1 male 30-39, 1 male 90-99, 1 female 15-19, total 3."
  15. "Ohio, U.S., Tax Records, 1800-1850" (Ancestry image), Ashtabula County, Ohio, 1822, 1823, "Sacket, David, quantity 50 acres". Ashtabula Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio, 1825, "Sackett, David, 50 acres." Denmark Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio, 1826, "Sackett, David, lot WM, 50 acres, value $77, tax $0.65, 80 acres, value $109, tax $0.92."; 1827, "Sackett, David, lot WM, 50 acres, value $77, tax $0.65, 80 acres, value $109, tax $0.92."; 1828, "Sackett, David, lot W Mid, 50 acres, value $77, tax $0.45, lot, 80 acres, value $109, tax $0.92."; 1829, "Sacket, David, 50 acres, value $77, tax $6.54, 80 acres, value $109, tax $9.27."; 1830, "Sacket, David, 50 acres, value $77, tax $0.77, 80 acres, value $109, tax $1.09."; 1831, 1832, "Sacket, David, 50 acres, value $77, tax $0.77, 80 acres, value $109, tax $1.09."; 1833, "Sackett, David, lot, 50 acres, value $77, tax $0.84, 80 acres, value $109, tax $1.49."; 1834, "Sackett, David, lot, 50 acres, value $77, tax $0.61, 80 acres, value $109, tax $0.87."; 1835, "Sacket, David, lot NM, 30 acres, value $128, tax $1.34, lot SE, 62 acres, value $156, tax $1.63."; 1836, "Sackett, David, lot NM, 30 acres, value $128, tax $2.94, lot E, 85 acres, value $220, tax $4.18."; 1837, "Sackett, David, lot NM, 45 acres, value $113, tax $1.38, lot E, 80 acres, value $205, tax $2.51."; 1838, "Sackett, David, lot NM, 45 acres, value $113, tax $1.24, lot E, 80 acres, value $205, tax $2.25."
  16. "Ohio, U.S., Tax Records, 1800-1850", , Denmark Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, 1826, "Sackett, David, 1 horse, value $40, 4 cattle, value $32, tax $0.61."; 1828, "Sackett David, 1 horse, value $40, 10 cattle, value $80, tax $1.02."; 1830, "Sacket, David, 2 horses, value $80, 10 cattle, value $80, tax $1.60."; 1831, "Sackett, David, 2 horses, value $80, 9 cattle, value $72, tax $1.32."; 1832, "Sacket, David, 2 horses, value $80, 8 cattle, value $64, tax $1.44."; 1833, "Sackett, David, 4 horses, value $160, 11 cattle, value $88, tax $2.72."; 1834, "Sackett, David, 4 horses, value $160, 11 cattle, value $88, tax $1.98."
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Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
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Lieut David Sackett & Lucretia Shepard relationship chart
Sackett Family Association descendants
Patty Sackett Chrisman, Kim Polzin and Darcy C Hoisington.
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Last Edited22 Nov 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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