Hannah Sacket

FatherSeth Sacket (1724/25-)
MotherElisabeth Winchel (say 1730-)
Birth1755, Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG,1,2,3
Baptism1755, WestfieldG,4
Marriage1770, WestfieldGGordon Sedgwick5,6
Hannah Sacket, daughter of Seth Sacket and Elisabeth Winchel, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 4 March 1754/551,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 3 August 1755.4 She died aged 83 on 5 May 1838 and was buried at Palmer Center Cemetery, Palmer, Hampden CountyG.7 She married in WestfieldG on 10 March 1770, Gordon Sedgwick, son of Samuel Sedgwick and Deborah Higgins.5,6 Gordon was born on 27 July 1748.6 He died aged 89 on 15 January 18386 and was buried at Palmer Center CemeteryG.8
     Gordon made his will at Palmer, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 9 January 1828. After setting aside a "widow's third" for his wife Hannah, he left sums of money to each of his eleven children and appointed his fourth son, John, as executor, instructing him to sell the remaining real estate to meet the bequests. The will was proved in March 1838.
Abstract of Will of Gordon Sedgwick of Palmer, Hampden County, MA.
Date: 9 Jan 1828.
Proved: Springfield, Hampden, MA, Mar 1838.
Wife Hannah, note against John Sedgwick for $45.08 + interest, bed & bedding, her gold necklace. Use of one-third of real estate in Palmer, $40 pa, household furniture.
Oldest son Aaron, $500 less notes held against him.
Second son Martin, $500 less notes held against him.
Third son Joseph, $500 less notes held against him, incl. note for $300.
Fourth son John, $500 less notes held against him.
Fifth son Harvey, $500 less notes held against him.
Oldest daughter Betty Barrett wife of Moses Barrett, $250, 18 months after my decease.
Second daughter Hannah Whitney wife of Jonathan Whitney, $400, less note for $90, 18 months after my decease.
Third daughter Martha Sedgwick, $400.
Fourth daughter Sally Webber wife of Jonathan Webber, $400.
Fifth daughter Anne Chapman wife of Jacob Chapman, $400.
Sixth daughter Polly Merrick wife of Alanson Merrick, $400 less notes held against her.
Residue to all children in ratios 2 to each son and 1 to each daughter.
Sole executor: Fourth son John. To sell all real estate to benefit of heirs.
Witnesses: Wilson Foster, Keyes Foster, Bela Hicks.
Hannah (Sacket) Sedgwick (1755–1838), Palmer Center Cemetery, Massachusetts
(Src: Find a Grave, Andi Bergeron)
Gordon Sedgwick (1748–1838) & Hannah (Sacket) Sedgwick (1755–1838), Palmer Center Cemetery, Massachusetts
(Src: Ancestry, member trees)

Children of Hannah Sacket and Gordon Sedgwick

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:2.
  2. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Hannah, d. Seth & Elizabeth (Winchel) b. Mar. 4, 1754/5."
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "475. Hannah Sacket, b. Mar. 4, 1755."
  4. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1755 Sacket, Hannah d. Seth & Elizabeth, Aug. 3."
  5. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Gorden Sedgwick of W. and Hannah Sacket of W; m. Mar. 10, 1770."
  6. National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Lineage Book, digital image, Ancestry.com, v96, 1912, "4. Gordon Sedgwick (1748-1838) m. 1770 Hannah Sackett (b. 1751). 5. Samuel Sedgwick m. 1st 1747 Debprah Higgins (b. 1730)."
  7. Find a Grave.
  8. Gravestone.
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited19 Mar 2023
Sackett Database169 Hannah Sacket

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