Mindwell Sacket

FatherBenoni Sacket (1710-1785)
MotherMindwell Smith (say 1710-)
Birth1733, Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG,1,2,3
Baptism1733, WestfieldG,4
Marriage1755, WestfieldGEli Root1,5,6
Mindwell Sacket, daughter of Benoni Sacket and Mindwell Smith, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 15 February 1732/331,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 18 February 1732/33.4 She died aged 34 in 1767.5 She married in WestfieldG on 10 July 1755, Eli Root, son of Ensign Joseph Root and Sarah ___.1,5,6 After Mindwell's death, Eli Root married, in 1772, Experience Kellogg of Hadley. Eli was born in WestfieldG on 27 February 1731.5 He died aged 73 on 28 October 18045 and was buried at Pontoosuc Hill, Pittsfield Cemetery, Pittsfield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG.5 Eli served in the American Revolutionary War.5

Children of Mindwell Sacket and Eli Root

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "237. Mindwell Sacket, b. Feb. 15, 1732; m. John Shepard."
    [John Shepard married Mindwell's sister Elizabeth, not Mindwell]
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:190.
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Mindwell, d. Benoni & Mindwell (Smith) b. Feb. 15, 1732/3 ."
  4. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1733 Sacket, Mindwell d. Benoni & Mindwell, Feb. 18."
  5. Cooke Collection of Massachusetts genealogical records, Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 3:27, Record of Revolutionary Soldiers of Berkshire County, Berkshire County Chapter of the State Society of Sons of the American Revolution, "Root, Eli, b. Westfield, Mass, Feb 27, 1731, d. Oct 28, 1804, m. July 20, 1755, Mindwell Sackett d. 1767, m. 2nd, pub. June 24, 1772, Experience Kellogg of Hadley, b. 1731, d. Oct 27, 1820, ae 89. He was son of Ensign Joseph and Sarah. See Root Gen. 339. His grave is on Pontoosuc Hill, Pittsfield cemetery, and has marker."
  6. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Eli Root (Roott) of W. and Mindwell Sacket of W; m. July 10, 1755."
Sackett line4th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited20 Dec 2019

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