Samuel Sacket

FatherSamuel Sacket (1704-1760)
MotherRuth Trumble (c 1705-)
Birth1750, Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG,1,2,3
Baptism1750, WestfieldG,4
Samuel Sacket, son of Samuel Sacket and Ruth Trumble, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 20 October 17501,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 28 October 1750.4 He died before May 1782.5
     Samuel was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made at Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 3 April 1760. He was left a two-fifths share of the estate, subject to his mother's "widow's third", and the house, barn, and orchard.
     Samuel served in the American Revolutionary War in 1775.1

236. Samuel Sacket, 1750–___?, of Sheffield, Mass., son of (59) Samuel and Ruth Trumbull Sacket, was a soldier in the War of the Revolution. His military record, as given in recently published Massachusetts records, reads as follows:
Sacket, Samuel, Sheffield, Private in Capt. William Bacon's Co. Minute Men, Col. Fellow's Regt., which marched Apr. 21, in response to the alarm of Apr. 19, 1775; service to May 7, 1775, 17 days; reported enlisted into the army. Also Capt. William Bacon's Co., Col. Fellow's Regt., muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775. Enlisted May 8, 1775, service 3 months 1 day, also company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "236. Samuel Sacket, b. Oct. 29, 1750."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:172.
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Samuel, s. Samuel & Ruth (Trumble) b. Oct. 20, 1750."
  4. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1750 Sacket, Samuel s. Samuel & ---, Oct. 28."
  5. Unsourced typescript of deed of sale of land dated 6 May 1782 found on several Ancestry trees, Dec 2019. Samuel had died by May 1782.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited28 Dec 2019

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