Lydia Sackett

FatherLieutenant David Sacket (1743-1838)
MotherLucretia Shepard (1758-)
Lydia Sackett, daughter of Lieutenant David Sacket and Lucretia Shepard, was born in Blandford, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 10 August 1778.1,2 She died aged 94 in Huntington, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, on 27 January 1873.3 She married in BlandfordG Warren Parks, son of Roger Parks and Ann Scott.1,4 Warren was born in BlandfordG on 21 July 1779.5 He died aged 55 in Russell, Hampden CountyG, on 3 February 1835.5
     In 1850 Lydia was living in BlandfordG and was recorded in the census as Lydia Parks, aged 72. She was living alone.6
     In 1860 she was living in HuntingtonG in the household of her son John and daughter-in-law Martha, and was recorded as Lydia Parks, aged 80.7
     In 1870 she was living in HuntingtonG and was recorded as Lydia Parks, aged 90.8

Children of Lydia Sackett and Warren Parks

  • Roland Parks b. 21 Dec 1803, d. 5 Aug 1892
  • Warren Parks b. c 1805
  • Laura Parks+ b. 26 Nov 1806, d. before 1880
  • David Parks b. c 1807
  • Lovina Parks b. 6 Jun 1809
  • John Parks+ b. 13 Apr 1811
  • Annie Parks b. c 1815

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "565. Lydia Sacket, m. Warren Parke."
  2. Death record.
  3. "Massachusetts, U.S., Death Records, 1841-1915" (Ancestry image), "27 Jan 1873, Lydia Parks, widow, 94-5-17, old age, d. Huntington, b. Blandford, father David Sacket b. Westfield, mother Annie Sacket b. Westfield."
  4. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), Blandford, marriage, "Dec 1802, Warren Parks & Lydia Sacket, both of Blandford."
  5. Frank Sylvester Parks, Genealogy of the Parke Families of Connecticut, privately published, Washington DC (1906), digital image,
  6. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll 318, p 112b
    Blandford, Hampden, Massachusetts, 21 Aug 1850
    Parks, Lydia, 72, b. MA.
  7. 1860 United States Federal Census, Page 270, FHL film 803505
    Huntington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, 13 Jun 1860
    Parks, John, 49, hotel proprietor, real estate $4700, personal estate $1000, b. MA
    Parks, Martha, 41, b. MA
    Parks, Ursula, 19, b. MA
    Parks, Ruth, 17, b. MA
    Parks, Lydia, 80, b. MA.
    [+ 10 others, presumably hotel guests]
  8. 1870 United States Federal Census, Roll M593_621, p 265B, FHL film
    Huntington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, 9 Aug 1870
    Parks, Lydia, 90, no occupation, b. MA
    Coit, Watson, 38, laborer, b. MA
    Coit, Hallie, 25, keeping house, b. CT
    Coit, Arthur, 5, at home, b. MA.
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited2 Mar 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
1626 Lydia Sackett

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