Heman Sackett

FatherMoses Sacket (1743-1813)
MotherEunice Cadwell (1749-1842)
Marriage1807, WestfieldGExperience Searle3,6,7
Heman Sackett, whip maker, son of Moses Sacket and Eunice Cadwell, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 30 September 1783.1,2,3 He died there aged 67 on 7 January 18513,4,5 and was buried at the Old Burying Ground, WestfieldG.8 He married in WestfieldG on 25 November 1807, Experience Searle.3,6,7 She was born in Granby, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, in about February 1788.9 She died aged 85 in WestfieldG on 5 August 187310 and was buried at the Old Burying Ground, WestfieldG.8
     Heman was listed in the census in 1810, 1820, 1830 and 1840 as a householder in WestfieldG.11,12,13,14
     Heman was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in WestfieldG on 17 April 1812. He had already been provided for by his father, presumably in the form of land. He was left an amount of $120 (his brothers Erastus and Israel, not previously provided for, were left $800 each.)15
     In 1850 Heman was living in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, and was recorded in the census as Heman Sacket, a whip maker, aged 65 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him was his wife Experience, aged 61.16
     In 1860 Heman's widow Experience was living in WestfieldG and was recorded in the census as Experience Sacket, aged 72.17
     In 1870 she was living in WestfieldG in the household of her son George, and was recorded as Experiance Sackett, aged 82.18
Heman Sackett (1783–1851), Old Burying Ground, Westfield, Massachusetts
(Src: Find a Grave, James Bianco)

Children of Heman Sackett and Experience Searle

503. Herman Sacket [sic], 1784–1851, of Westfield, Mass., son of (169) Moses and Eunice Cadwell Sacket, was married to Experience Searle, 1788–1873, of Southampton, Mass.
1123. George Sacket, b. in 1808.
1124. Austin Sacket, b. in 1812.
1125. Mary Sacket, b. in 1816; m. Samuel N. Lewis.
1126. Heman Sacket, Jr., b. in 1819, d. Sept. 26, 1867; m. (1120) Cordelia Sacket.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:176.
  2. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Heman, s. Mosses & Eunice Cadwell, b. Sept. 30, 1783."
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "503. Heman Sacket, b. in year 1784, d. in year 1851; m. Experience Searle."
  4. Vital Records, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, v57, p227, death, "1851 [date column torn], Hemon Sacket, 67-3-8, at Westfield, married, whip maker, b. Westfield, s. Moses & Eunice, dropsy."
  5. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), "Death, Heman Sackett, married, age 67-3-8, whip maker, died 7 Jan [1851], cause dropsy, parents Moses & Eunice."
  6. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, C:301.
  7. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Heman Sacket of W. and Experience Searl of W; m. Nov. 25, 1807."
  8. Find a Grave.
  9. Birthplace from son Heman's death record.
  10. Vital Records, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, Sackett, Experience, Westfield, 1873, v257, p53, Death
    "August 5, 1873, Experience Sackett, female, widow, 85-6, old age, at Westfield, b. Southampton, parents unknown."
  11. 1810 United States census, "Heman Sacket, Westfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, 1 male under 10, 1 male 16-25, 1 female 16-25, total 3."
  12. 1820 United States census, "Heman Sacket, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 2 males under 10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 1 female under 10, 1 female 26-44, total 6."
  13. 1830 United States census, "Heman Sackett, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1 male 10-14, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 40-49, 1 female 10-14, 1 female 40-49, total 6."
  14. 1840 United States census, "Heman Sacket, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 2 males 20-29, 1 male 50-59, 1 female 40-49, total 4."
  15. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991" (Ancestry image).
  16. 1850 United States Federal Census, M432_318/202[2]
    Westfield, Hampden County, MA
    Heman Sacket, 65, whips, b. MA
    Eperurna Sacket, 61, female, b. MA.
  17. 1860 United States Federal Census, Page 854, FHL film
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sacket, Experience, 72, real estate $2500, personal estate $150, b. MA.
  18. 1870 United States Federal Census, Roll M593_619, p 396B, FHL film 552118
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, 25 Jun 1870
    Sackett, George, 61, lash maker, real estate $4000, personal estate $2000, b. MA
    Sackett, Lucy, 53, keeping house, b. MA
    Sackett, George Arthur, 16, at school, b. MA
    Sackett, Experiance, 82, no occupation, b. MA
    Loyd, Sally, 70, no occupation, b. MA
    Smith, J Henry, 39, cigar maker, personal estate $500, b. MD
    Smith, Mary, 32, dress maker, b. MA
    Shattuck, Hartly, 29, day laborer, personal estate $200, b. NH
    Shattuck, Ellen, 29, dress maker, b. MA.
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Heman Sacket & Cordelia Sacket relationship chart
Sackett Family Association descendants
Ann Irving, Tammy Martin and Alma Berridge.
Last Edited29 Nov 2023
Sackett Database1054 Heman Sackett

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