Jerusha Sacket

FatherAsher Sacket (1748-1830)
MotherSarah Kellogg (say 1750-)
Marriage1811, WestfieldGLuther Atkins5,6,7,8
Jerusha Sacket, daughter of Asher Sacket and Sarah Kellogg, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 23 September 1790.1,2,3 She died aged 60 in Southampton, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, on 9 February 18514 and was buried at Center Cemetery, SouthamptonG.9 She married at the First Church, WestfieldG, on 16 May 1811, Luther Atkins, son of Chauncey Atkins and Margaret Talmage.5,6,7,8 Luther was born in Southington, Hartford County, ConnecticutG, on 21 January 1788. He died aged 82 in SouthamptonG on 5 February 187010 and was buried at Center Cemetery, SouthamptonG.9
     In 1850 Jerusha was living in Southampton, Hampshire CountyG, in the household of her husband Luther Atkins, 61, a farmer, and was recorded in the census as Jerusha Atkins, aged 60. Living with them were their children, Jane, 34, and Albert, aged 23.11
Jerusha (Sacket) Atkins (1790–1851), Center Cemetery, Southampton, Massachusetts
(Src: Find a Grave, James Bianco)

Children of Jerusha Sacket and Luther Atkins

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:202.
  2. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Jerusha, d. Asher & Sarah Kellogg, b. Sept. 23, 1790."
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "593. Jerusha Sacket."
  4. "Massachusetts, U.S., Death Records, 1841-1915" (Ancestry image), "9 Feb 1851, Jerusha Atkins, 60, d. Southampton, b. Westfield, wife of Luther Atkins, congestion of lungs."
  5. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Luther Atkins of W. and Jerusha Sacket of W; m. May 16, 1822 [sic: 1811]."
  6. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, D:16, Luther Atkins & Jerusha Sacket married 16 May 1811.
  7. "Westfield, MA: Marriage Records of the First Church, 1781–1835" (American Ancestors transcript), "1811 Luther Atkins of Westfield & Jerusha Sacket of Westfield."
  8. "US Sons of the American Revolution membership applications" (Ancestry image).
  9. Find a Grave.
  10. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), "5 Feb 1870, Luther Atkins, 82, d. South Hampton, widowed, farmer, parents blank, old age, bur. South Hampton."
  11. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll 320, p 64b
    Southampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    Atkins, Luther, 61, farmer, b. CT
    Atkins, Jerusha, 60, b. MA
    Atkins, Jane, 34, b. MA
    Atkins, Albert, 23, farmer, b. MA.
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Linda Hare.
Last Edited21 Dec 2021
Sackett Database9885 Jerusha Sacket

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