Lieut David Sackett

FatherIsaac Sacket (1702/3-1773)
MotherElizabeth Shepard (1712-)
Lieut David Sackett, 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 in Denmark, Ashtabula County, OhioG, on 6 June 1838.5,6 He married in WestfieldG on 23 April 1773, Lucretia Shepard, daughter of Lieut John Shepard and Elisabeth Sacket.5,7,8,9,10 Lieut David and Lucretia were second cousins once removed.
     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

Children of Lieut David Sackett and Lucretia Shepard

Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
See alsoThe Sacketts of America, 182 
Thurmon King's Database, 1621
ChartsLine 3a (American) (#1)
Line 3a (American) (#2)
Lieut David Sackett & Lucretia Shepard relationship chart
Sackett Family Association descendants
Patty Sackett Chrisman, Kim Polzin and Darcy C Hoisington.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:221.
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  3. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, David, s. Isaac & Elizabeth (Shepard) b. Aug. 19, 1743."
  4. Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836 (, "1744 Sacket, David s. Isaac & Elizabeth, Feb. 5."
  5. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "182. David Sacket, b. Aug. 19, 1743, d. 1838; m. Lucretia Shepard."
  6. Emails from Patty Chrisman to Chris Sackett, August 1998.
  7. Charles Weygant, The 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.
  8. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:210.
  9. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "David Sacket of W. and Lucretia Shepard of W; m. Apr. 23, 1773."
  10. 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].
  11. 1790 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm,, Lieut David Sacket. Blandford, Hampshire, MA. 1 white male (16+), 1 white male under 16, 1 white female, and 1 other free person.
Last Edited28 August 2018

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