Stephen Sacket

FatherEliakim Sacket (1712-1764)
MotherBethesda Fowler (1717-)
Marriage1776, WestfieldGEunice Ross1,6,7
Stephen Sacket, son of Eliakim Sacket and Bethesda Fowler, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 23 May 17481,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 10 July 1748.4 He died aged 81 in WestfieldG on 10 January 1830.1,5 He married in WestfieldG in 1776, Eunice Ross.1,6,7 She was born in about 1746.8 She died aged 83 in WestfieldG on 15 February 1830 a few weeks after Stephen's death.9,10
     Stephen was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in WestfieldG on 5 July 1764. He was left a sum of £450.
     In 1790 Stephen was living in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG. In his household were two men, one boy, and four females.11
     Stephen was listed in the census in 1800, 1810, and 1820 as a householder in WestfieldG.12,13,14
     Stephen made his will in WestfieldG on 5 October 1829, naming as beneficiaries his wife Eunice, son Stephen Jr, daughters, Eunice Grant, Hannah King, and Sally Morse, daughter-in-law Tryphena Sacket, and grandchildren, Hannah Noble, Elizabeth Sacket, Francis Sacket, Daniel Sacket, Eunice Morse, Hannah Morse, Ester Morse, and Theophilus Morse. He appointed his son-in-law Erastus Grant executor. The will was proved at the Springfield court on 2 March 1830.
Abstract of Will of Stephen Sacket of Westfield, Hampden County.
Date: 5 Oct 1829.
Proved: Springfield, 2 Mar 1830.
Wife Eunice, for ever: all household furniture, all provisions including cattle, horse, sheep, swine, poultry, my waggon, sleigh, & harnesses; during lifetime: the homestead, including all buildings, the mowing of 5 acres, two adjoining pastures of 3 acres & 5 acres, & 5 acres of woodland.
Eldest son Stephen, $100 + share of estate already received.
Two eldest daughters, Eunice Grant & Hannah King, $600 each + shares of estate already received.
Grandchild Hannah Noble, dau. of Stephen Jr, $40 & a feather bed.
Grandchild Elizabeth Sacket, dau. of Stephen Jr, $100 & a feather bed.
Francis Sacket, son of Stephen Jr, $50.
Tryphena Sacket, relict of Daniel Sacket, that part of farm previously occupied by Daniel, bounded north & east by land of Ezra Sacket & south on line run by Wareham Shepard & Erastus Grant. Tryphena also to have my great Bible, 4 silver tea-spoons, & bed quilt.
Grandson Daniel Sacket, my brass eight-day clock.
Sally Morse, wife of Mason Morse, $1, which with what she has already received is to be her full share.
Grandchildren, Eunice Morse, Hannah Morse, Ester Morse, & Theophilus Morse, children of Mason & Sally Morse, $50 each.
(Complicated provisions for payment of money legacies in land equivalent & for re-allocation of amounts if estate value is insufficient.)
Executor: Erastus Grant .
Witnesses: Elijah Bates, James Sikes, Squire Loomis.

Children of Stephen Sacket and Eunice Ross

190. Stephen Sacket, 1748–1830, of Westfield, Mass., son of (42) Eliakim and Bethesda Fowler Sacket, was married in 1776 to Eunice Ross.
601. Daniel Sacket, m. Tryphena Loomis.
602. Eunice Sacket, b. Apr. 25, 1779, d. Aug. 19, 1859; m. Erastus Grant.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "190. Stephen Sacket, b. May 23, 1748, d. in year 1830; m. Emma Ross."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:231.
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Stephen, s. Eliakim & Bethesday (Fowler) b. May 23, 1748."
  4. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1748 Sacket, Stephen s. Eliakim & Bethesda, July 10."
  5. "Westfield, MA: Deaths in the First Church, 1728–1836" (American Ancestors image), "1830 Jan. 10 Stephen Sacket 84 years."
  6. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:125, 28 October 1776 marriage intentions filed, Stephen Sacket & Eunice Ross.
  7. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Stephen Sacket of W. and Eunis Ross of W; m. [date blank]."
  8. Date of birth based on age at death.
  9. "Westfield, MA: Deaths in the First Church, 1728–1836", "1830 Feb. 15 Wid. of Stephen Sacket 83 years."
  10. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934" (Ancestry image), Christian Secretary, Hartford, 20 Feb 1830, "Sackett, Mrs Eunice, Westfield, Mass., aged 83."
  11. 1790 United States census, Stephen Sacket. Westfield, Hampshire, MA. 2 white males (16+), 1 white male under 16, and 4 white females.
  12. 1800 United States census, "Stephen Sacket, Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 1 male under 10, 1 male 16-25, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female 10-15, 2 females 16-25, 1 female 45 and over, total 7."
  13. 1810 United States census, "Stephen Sacket, Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 1 male under 10, 1 male 16-25, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female 16-25, 1 female 45 and over, total 5."
  14. 1820 United States census, "Stephen Sacket, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female under 10, 1 female 45 and over, total 3."
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