Abigail Sacket

FatherSamuel Sacket (1704-1760)
MotherRuth Trumble (c 1705-)
Marriage1764, Canaan, Litchfield County, ConnecticutGJohn Richards6
Abigail Sacket, daughter of Samuel Sacket and Ruth Trumble, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 27 April 17451,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 5 May 1745.4 She died aged 27 in ConnecticutG on 4 October 1771.5 She married in Canaan, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 30 November 1764, John Richards.6
     Abigail was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made at Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 3 April 1760. She was left a one-fifth share of his estate, subject to her mother's "widow's third."

Child of Abigail Sacket and John Richards

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "234. Abigail Sacket, b. Apr. 27, 1745."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:172.
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Abigail, d. Samuel & Ruth (Trumble) b. Apr. 27, 1745."
  4. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1745 Sacket, Abigail d. Samuel & ---, May 5."
  5. "Connecticut Deaths and Burials Index, 1650–1934" (Ancestry transcript), "Abigail Richards, 27, d. 4 Oct 1771, wife of John."
  6. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sacket, Abigail, m. John Richards, Nov. 30, 1764. Canaan Vital Records, A:12."
Sackett line4th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited18 Dec 2019
Sackett Database141 Abigail Sacket

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