Mindwell Sacket

FatherBenoni Sacket (1710-1785)
MotherMindwell Smith (say 1710-)
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 1733.4 She died aged 34 in 1767.5 She married in WestfieldG on 10 July 1755, Eli Root, son of Ensign Joseph Root and Sarah ___.1,6,7,5 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

ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "237. Mindwell Sacket, b. Feb. 15, 1732; m. John Shepard."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:190.
  3. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, Mindwell, d. Benoni & Mindwell (Smith) b. Feb. 15, 1732/3 ."
  4. Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836 (NewEnglandAncestors.org), "1733 Sacket, Mindwell d. Benoni & Mindwell, Feb. 18."
  5. Cooke Collection of Massachusetts Genealogical Records, 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. This record of a marriage to John Shepard is in error. He married Mindwell's sister Elizabeth.
  7. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Eli Root (Roott) of W. and Mindwell Sacket of W; m. July 10, 1755."
Sackett line4th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited24 November 2012

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