Zavan Sacket Sr

FatherIsaac Sacket (1703/4-1773)
MotherElizabeth Shepard (1712-)
Marriage1778, WestfieldGMiriam Brooks6,7,8
Marriage1779, Southampton, Hampshire County, MassachusettsGAbigail Bills1,9
Zavan Sacket Sr, son of Isaac Sacket and Elizabeth Shepard, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 28 April 17511,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 2 September 1751.4 He died aged 89 in Crawford County, PennsylvaniaG, on 26 October 18405 and was buried at Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, Crawford CountyG.10 He married first in WestfieldG on 31 May 1778, Miriam Brooks.6,7,8 He married second in Southampton, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, on 6 February 1779, Abigail Bills.1,9 Abigail was born in about 1759.11 She died aged 83 on 15 October 1842 and was buried at Greendale CemeteryG.12
     Zavan served as a private in the American Revolutionary War. In a 1801 tax list he was listed as Lt Zaven Sackett.10,13
     In 1790 Zavan was living in Norwich, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG. In his household were one man, five boys, and three females.14
     Zavan was assessed for State and Town taxes in Huntington (formerly Norwich)G from 1797 to 1815.15
     Zavan was listed in the census in 1800 and 1810 as a householder in Norwich, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG.16,17
     He removed from Massachusetts to Pennsylvania sometime between 1815 and 1820 and was listed in the census in 1820, 1830, and 1840 as a householder in Mead, Crawford CountyG.18,19,20
     He was listed in the 1841 census of Revolutionary War pensioners. At the reference date of 1 June 1840, he was living in Mead, Crawford CountyG, and, according to the record, was aged 91. He was actually 89.21
Zavan Sacket Sr (1751–1840), Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave, David)

Children of Zavan Sacket Sr and Abigail Bills

Possible child of Zaven Sacket Sr and Abigail Bill
     Either Emily or Ann above may have been the same as Elizabeth "Betsey" Sackett (1793–1868), whose parents have not otherwise been identified.

184. Zaven Sacket, 1751–__?, of Westfield, Mass., Chester, Mass., and Meadville, Penn., son of (39) Isaac and Elisabeth Shepard Sacket, was married to Abigail Bills, of Westfield. His record of service in War of Revolution reads:
     Sacket, Zaven, Westfield, Private Capt. Warham Parks' Company, Col. Timothy Donulson's(?) Regt. Muster Roll dated Aug. 1, 1775, service 3 mo. 4 days. Also Company return dated Roxbury (probably October, 1775). Also pension bounty coat or its equivalent in money.
577a. Zavin Sacket, b. Aug. 11, 1781, d. Dec. 6, 1857; m. Emily ___.
578. Isaac Sacket, b. Feb. 26, 1783, d. Mar. 29, 1863; m. Mercy Mansfield.
578a. James Sacket, b. in year 1786, d. Jan. 11, 1862.
579. Jabez B. Sacket, b. Dec. 14, 1788, d. Nov. 17, 1870; m. Ann Dewey.
580. Emily Sacket.
581. Ann Sacket.
582. Eliza Sacket, d. Aug. 5, 1850.
583. Rolin Sacket.
584. Joseph Sackett.
584a. Abigail Sackett, m. Charles Collins.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "184. Zaven Sacket, b. Apr. 28, 1751; m. Abigail Bills."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:221 Zavan Sacket, b. April 28, 1751.
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Zavan, s. Isaac & Elisabeth (Shepard) b. Apr. 28, 1751."
  4. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1750 Sacket, Zavan s. Isaac & Eliza, Sept. 2." [Date should be 1751 to be consistent with birth date]
  5. Crawford Statesman, 29 Oct 1840, p3, Died "On Monday night last, Mr. Zavan Sacket, Sr., of Mead township, in the 92nd yr of his age."
  6. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:257 Marriage intentions filed: Zavan Sacket & Miriam Brooks. A poss. 1st m. of Zavan Sacket.
  7. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Zavan Sacket of Springfield and Miriam Brooks of Springfield; m. [date blank]."
  8. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), West Springfield marriages, "[worn]ackett, Zaa[worn] of Westfield and Miriam Brooks, int. 30 May 1778."
  9. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1620–1850" (American Ancestors image), Southampton, marriages, "Sackett, Zaven, of Westfield, & Abigail Bill, of Southampton, 6 Feb 1779."
  10. "Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777–1999" (Ancestry image), "Crawford County, Socket [sic], Zavin, service 8/1/75-10/5/75, Col Timothy Donaldson's Reg Mass Inf, rank Private, Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, section 4, lot 42, marble marker, info Hughes & Bovey, 3/5/36."
  11. Date of birth based on age at death.
  12. Find a Grave.
  13. Website National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, "Sackett, Zaven
    Service: Massachusetts
    Rank: Private
    Birth: 4-28-1751, Westfield, Hampshire Co, Massachusetts
    Death: 10-26-1840, Meadville, Crawford Co, Pennsylvania
    Pension Number: *S4659
    Service Source: *S4659
    Service Description: 1) Capt Warham Parks, 2) Col Denison Cont Troop
    Residence: Westfield, Hampshire Co, Massachusetts
    Spouse: Abigail Bills."
  14. 1790 United States census, Lieut Zavan Sacket. Norwich, Hampshire, MA. 1 white male (16+), 5 white males under 16, and 3 white females.
  15. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988", (Ancestry image), Huntington, MA, 1797, "Zaven Sackett, State tax $3.39, Town tax $10.61, School money $6.79, Minister tax $6.15."; 1799, "Lt Zavin Sackett, Minister & School tax $7.38, State & County tax $3.40, Town tax $3.32."; 1800, "Zavin Sackett, School tax $4.76, Minister tax $5.32, Town tax $4.75, State & County tax $3.35½."; 1801, "Lt Zaven Sackett, School tax $3.83, Min tax $4.43, Town tax $2.61, State & County tax $3.13."; 1805, "Zaven Sackett, School tax $?.20, Town tax $12.00, Minr tax $5.49, State & County tax $3.54."; 1811, "Zavin Sackett, real estate $878, tax $45.36, personal estate $163, tax $9.78."; 1813, "Zaven Sackett, real estate $878, tax $45.30, personal estate $164, tax $9.84."; 1815, "Zaven Sacket, personal estate $351, tax $21.06."
  16. 1800 United States census, "Lieut Zavan Sacket, Norwich, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 3 males under 10, 2 males 10-15, 2 males 16-25, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female under 10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 26-44, total 11."
  17. 1810 United States census, "Zavan Sacket, Norwich, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 2 males 10-15, 3 males 16-25, 3 males 26-44, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female under 10, 2 females 16-25, 1 female 45 and over, total 13."
  18. 1820 United States census, "Zevan Sackett, Mead, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, 2 males 10-15, 1 male 16-25, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 45 and over, total 6."
  19. 1830 United States census, "Zavan Sacket, Mead, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, 2 males 20-29, 1 male 70-79, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 60-69, total 5."
  20. 1840 United States census, "Zavan Sackett, Mead, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, 2 males 30-39, 1 male 90-99, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 70-79, total 5."
  21. "U.S., Revolutionary War Pensioner Census, 1841" (Ancestry image), "Pennsylvania, Crawford County, Mead, Zavan Sackett, age 91, head of household."
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