Mahitable Sackett

FatherCaptain & Deacon Samuel Sackett (1702/3-1781)
MotherElisabeth Todd (c 1709-1737)
Mahitable Sackett, daughter of Captain & Deacon Samuel Sackett and Elisabeth Todd, was born in New Haven, ConnecticutG, on 23 January 1732/33.1,2,3,4 She died aged 54 in Hamden, New Haven CountyG, on 8 August 1787 and was buried at the Central Burying Grounds, HamdenG.4 She married in New HavenG on 11 September 1755, Asa Goodyear, son of Theophilus Goodyear and Esther Sperry.3,4,5,6,7 Asa was born in New HavenG on 16 May 17337 and died aged 77 on 25 March 1811.7 After Mahitable's death, Asa married second Sybil (White) Sanford.7

Children of Mahitable Sackett and Asa Goodyear

  • Betsey Goodyear b. 2 Jan 1756
  • Mehitabel Goodyear b. 26 Aug 1757, d. 21 Oct 1777
  • Mary Goodyear b. 23 Mar 1760, d. 18 Aug 1837
  • Asa Goodyear+ b. 14 Feb 1762

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records, New Haven, Connecticut, 202, "Mehitable the Daughter of Lt. Samuel Sackett was Born the 23rd Day of January, 1732/3."
  2. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, Mehitabel, d. Lieut. Samuel, b. Jan. 23, 1732/3. New Haven Vital Records, 1:420."
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "252. Mahitable Sackett, b. Feb. 23, 1732; m. in 1755, Asa Goodyear of Meridian, Conn."
    "252. Mahitable Sackett, 1732–__?, daughter of (73) Capt. (Deacon) Samuel and Elisabeth Todd Sackett, was married in 1755 to Asa Goodyear, 1733–__?, of Meriden, Conn."
  4. Donald Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, Baltimore (1981) (American Ancestors image), p1583–8, "Mehitabel [Sackett, d. Samuel & Elizabeth (Todd) Sackett], b 23 Feb 1732/3 NHV, d 8 Aug 1787 æ. 55 HT1; m 11 Sep 1755 NHV—Asa Goodyear."
  5. Vital Records, New Haven, Connecticut, 102, "Asa Goodyear and Mehetable Sacket of New Haven were Joyned in Marriage Sept 11th 1755 by Chauncy Wittelsy Esqr: Jus of Peace."
  6. Barbour Collection, "Sacket, Mehatable, m. Asa Goodyear, Sept. 11, 1755, by Chauncy Whittelsey, JP. New Haven Vital Records, 2:144."
  7. Donald Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, p246, "Goodyear, Asa (1733–1811), s. of Theophilus & Esther (Sperry); m (1) 1755 Mehitabel Sackett, 4 children; m (2) Sybil (White) Sanford, no issue."
    p671, "Asa [Goodyear, s. Theophilus & Esther (Sperry) Goodyear], b 16 May 1733 NHV, bp 8 July 1733 NHC1, d 25 Mar 1811 æ. 78 HT1; Dea.; Census (H) 1-0-0; m (1) 11 Sep 1755 NHV—Mehitabel da. Samuel & Elizabeth (Todd) Sackett, b 23 Feb 1732/3 NHV, d 8 Aug 1787 HC1, æ. 55 HT1; m (2) Sybil da. John & Mary (Dickerman) White, wid. Stephen Sanford, b 15 Oct 1745 NHV, d 5 Dec 1808 HC1."
Sackett lineGreat-granddaughter of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Kathleen Logan, Margaret "Peg" Eddy and Clint Palermo.
Last Edited26 Dec 2019

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