Jonathan Sacket

FatherJonathan Sacket (1695/96-1773)
MotherAnne Filer (c 1705-1787)
Jonathan Sacket, son of Jonathan Sacket and Anne Filer, was born in Hebron, Tolland County, ConnecticutG, on 26 December 1727.1,2 He died aged 49 in Warren, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 3 April 17772 and was buried at the Old Cemetery, WarrenG.3 He married at HebronG on 10 November 1748, Hannah Phelps, daughter of Noah Phelps and Ann Dyer.2,4 Hannah was born in HebronG on 28 February 1726/27. She died in 1803.2
     Jonathan was a founding, covenanting, member of the Congregational Church in Warren, attending the first "gathering" of the new church, held on 22 September 1756, probably at his father's home. His wife Hannah also "owned the covenant" by the end of that year.5
     Jonathan was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in Kent, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 12 June 1772. He was left £3 to be paid to him by his brother Justus and £4 to be paid to him by his brother Reuben. Jonathan's father had already left land to him in 1749, soon after his marriage.6

Children of Jonathan Sacket and Hannah Phelps

202. Jonathan Sacket, Jr., 1727–1777, of Hebron, Conn., son of (47) Jonathan and Ann Filer Sacket, was married, Nov. 10, 1748, to Hannah Phelps, 17__?-1803. In 1749, his father conveyed to him land in Hebron which became thereafter his permanent place of residence; and there, according to records of the town officials, were born his twelve
644. Hannah Sacket, b. Sept. 22, 1749.*
644a. Anna Sacket, b. Oct. 2, 1751.*
645. William Sacket, b. Nov. 16, 1753, d. in 1842; m. Eunice Bowen.
646. Hulda Sacket, b. in 1755; m. ___ Smith.
647. Aaron Sackett, b. in 1758.
648. Abigail Sacket, b. in 1758.*
649. Rebecca Sacket, b. Oct. 18, 1760.
650. Chloe Sacket, b. Mar. 15, 1762, d. Dec. 18, 1823; m. David Abel.
651. Phene Sacket, b. in 1764; m. Jonathan Nichols.
652. Filer Sacket, b. Apr. 10, 1766, d. Apr. 8, 1834; m. Deborah Waterman.
653. Jesse Sacket, b. 1769.
654. Almon Sacket, died unmarried.

*Hannah, Anna and Abigail Sacket were married—one to Joseph Thayer, one to a Mr. Finney, and one to a Mr. Brush.

Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 2716
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Thanet DNA chart 1

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackit, Jonathan, s. Jonathan, b. Dec. 26, 1727. Hebron Vital Records, 1:80."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "202. Jonathan Sacket, b. Dec. 26, 1727, d. in year 1777; m. Hannah Phelps."
  3. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image,, 51:8, Inscription, Old Cemetery, Warren, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Jonathan, died Apr 3, 1777, age 49 yrs."
  4. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackit, Jonathan Jr., m. Hannah Phelps, Nov. 10, 1748. Hebron Vital Records, 1:49."
  5. Lucy Sackett Curtiss, The Congregational Church, Warren, Connecticut, 1756–1956 (1956), 12–13, "... September 22, 1756—the day for the "gathering" of the new church ... covenanting members [18, including] Jonathan Sackett, Jonathan Sackett, Jun., Justus Sackett." "By the close of the year ten more had "owned the covenant": [including] Hannah, wife of Jonathan Sackett, Jr."
  6. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "47. Jonathan Sacket, b. Mar. 20, 1696; d. Sept. 1, 1773; m. Ann Filer."
Last Edited18 September 2020

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