Captain Adnah Sacket

FatherIsaac Sacket (1703/4-1773)
MotherElizabeth Shepard (1712-)
Marriage1767, WestfieldGJerusha Pomeroy1,6,7,8,9
Marriage1790, WestfieldGMercy Bush10,11,12
Marriage1791, WestfieldGDorothy (___) Forward10,13
Captain Adnah Sacket, son of Isaac Sacket and Elizabeth Shepard, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 5 December 17451,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 21 September 1746.4 He died aged 67 in WestfieldG on 25 April 1813.1,5 He married first in WestfieldG on 13 October 1767, Jerusha Pomeroy, daughter of Daniel Pomeroy and Rachel Moseley.1,6,7,8,9 Jerusha was born on 7 March 1746/47.9 She died aged 42 in WestfieldG on 14 December 1789.14,15 He married second at the First Church, WestfieldG, on 4 May 1790, Mercy Bush.10,11,12 She was born in about 1759.14 She died aged 32 in WestfieldG on 21 April 179116,17 following the still births of twins on 16 April 1791.18 He married third in WestfieldG on 14 August 1791, Dorothy (___) Forward.10,13 She was born in about 175219 and died aged 61 in WestfieldG on 2 May 1813.20
     Adnah served in the American Revolutionary War as a Lieutenant in his cousin Captain Daniel Sacket's Company of the Third Hampshire County Regiment.14,21
     In 1790 Adnah was living in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG. In his household were five white men, two white boys, four white females, and one other free person.22
     Adnah was listed in the census in 1800 and 1810 as a householder in WestfieldG.23,24

Children of Captain Adnah Sacket and Jerusha Pomeroy

Children of Captain Adnah Sacket and Dorothy (___) Forward


183. Lieut. Adnah Sackett, 1745–1813, of Westfield, Mass., son of (39) Isaac and Elisabeth Shepard Sacket, was married, Oct. 13, 1767, to Jerusha Pomeroy, 1746-1789, who was the mother of his eight children. On May 4, 1790, he was married to Mercy Bush, who died April 20, 1791, aged 32. His third wife was a Mrs. Fernard, of Southwick, Mass. He was an active participant in the War of the Revolution, and on Apr. 22, 1776, was commissioned First Lieut. of Capt. Daniel Sackett's Company of the Third Hampshire Co., Mass., Regiment, commanded by Col. John Moseley. A monument erected to his memory is yet standing in the historic but sadly neglected burial ground near Mechanic Street in Westfield, Mass. His wife, Jerusha Pomeroy, was the daughter of Lieut. Daniel Pomeroy and Rachel Mosely, of Northampton, Mass. Lieut. Daniel Pomeroy was slain at the battle of Lake George, Sept. 8, 1755. He was a brother of General Seth Pomeroy, who had an early command in the Patriot army and signalized himself by heroic service at the Battle of Bunker Hill, and on other fields of the Revolution. (See Irving's Life of Washington.)
Children.
570. Jerusha Sackett, b. May 27, 1769; m. Abel Avery.
571. John Sackett, b. Jan. 27, 1771, d. Dec. 10, 1851; m. Lucinda Mosely.
572. Charlotte Sackett, b. May 27, 1773; m. ___ Browning.
573. Isaac Sackett, b. in year 1777, d. in year 1797, unmarried.
574. George Sackett.
575. Israel Sackett.
576. Olive Sackett, m. Daniel Ives.
577. Lydia Sacket, m. Walter Bush.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "183. Adnah Sacket, b. Dec. 5, 1745, d. Apr. 8, 1813; m. Jerusha Pumeroy."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:221.
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Adnah, s. Isaac & Elizabeth (Shepard) b. Dec. 5, 1745."
  4. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1746 Sacket, Atnah s. Isaac & Elizabeth, Sept. 21."
  5. "Westfield, MA: Deaths in the First Church, 1728–1836" (American Ancestors image), "1813 April 25 Cap. Adnah Sacket 65 years."
  6. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:127.
  7. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Adnah Sacket of W. and Jerusha Pomroy of W; m. Oct. 13, 1767."
  8. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (Boston: NEHGS), vol. 43 (1889): 43, The Pomeroys of Northampton, Mass., "Jerusha [Pomeroy], [d. Lieut. Daniel Pomeroy & Rachel Moseley], b. March 7, 1746; m. a Sacket of Westfield, Mass."
  9. NEHG Register, vol. 57 (1903): 269, Descendants of Eltweed Pomeroy, "Jerusha [Pomeroy], [d. Lieut. Daniel Pomeroy & Rachel Moseley], b. Mar. 7, 1746–7; m. — Sacket of Westfield."
  10. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, C:80.
  11. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)", "Adnah Sacket (Lt.) of W. and Mercy Bush of W; m. May 4, 1790."
  12. "Westfield, MA: Marriage Records of the First Church, 1781–1835" (American Ancestors transcript), "1780 [sic: 1790] Adnah Sacket of Westfield & Mercy Bush of Westfield."
  13. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)", "Adnah Sacket of W. and (Mrs.) ___ Forward of Southwick; m. [date blank]."
  14. Sacketts of America.
  15. "Westfield, MA: Deaths in the First Church, 1728–1836", "1789 Dec 14 Jerusia Sacket wife of Adnah Sacket 41 years."
  16. Sacketts of America, has 20 April.
  17. "Westfield, MA: Deaths in the First Church, 1728–1836", "1791 April 21 Mercy Sacket wife of Adnah Sacket 32 years."
  18. "Westfield, MA: Deaths in the First Church, 1728–1836", "1791 April 16 A male twin child of Ad'h Sacket Still born", "1791 April 16 The other twin female child of Ad'h Sacket Still born."
  19. Date of birth based on age at death.
  20. "Westfield, MA: Deaths in the First Church, 1728–1836", "1813 May 2 Wid. Dorothy Sacket 61 years."
  21. Website National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, "Sackett, Adnan [sic: Adnah]
    Service: Massachusetts
    Rank: Lieutenant
    Birth: 12-5-1745, Westfield, Massachusetts
    Death: 4-28-1813, Westfield, Massachusetts
    Service Description: Capt Sackett, Col Moseley
    Spouse: 1) Jerusha Pomeroy, 2) Mercy Bush, 3) X Fernard."
  22. 1790 United States census, Lt Adnah Sacket. Westfield, Hampshire, MA. 5 white males (16+), 2 white males under 16, 4 white females, and 1 other free person.
  23. 1800 United States census, "Adnah Sacket, Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 1 male under 10, 3 males 16-25, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female 16-25, 2 females 45 and over, total 8."
  24. 1810 United States census, "Adnah Sacket, Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 1 male 16-25, 2 males 45 and over, 1 female 45 and over, total 4."
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