Zavan Sacket Jr

FatherZavan Sacket Sr (1751-1840)
MotherAbigail Bills (c 1759-1842)
Zavan Sacket Jr, son of Zavan Sacket Sr and Abigail Bills, was born in MassachusettsG on 11 August 1781.1,2 He died aged 76 in Crawford County, PennsylvaniaG, on 6 December 18571 and was buried at Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, Crawford CountyG.3 He married in Crawford CountyG on 18 March 1819, Emily Weller, daughter of Jonathan Weller and Lovina Leonard.1,4 Emily was born in Huntington, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, on 27 April 1802.5 She died aged 50 on 15 May 1852 and was buried at Greendale CemeteryG.6 As far as is known there were no children of the marriage.
     Zavan was assessed for State and Town taxes in HuntingtonG in 1811.7 He removed from Massachusetts to Crawford County, PennsylvaniaG, in the late 1810s, probably at the same time as his brother Rolin and their father, and was there by 1819 when he married.
     Zavan bought several lots of land in MeadvilleG on 16 January 1828. (Both Zavans, father and son, were in Meadville by this date. The purchaser is likely to have been the son as he was listed as a householder there for the first time in 1830.)8
     Zavan was listed in the census in 1830 and 1840 as a householder in MeadvilleG.9,10
     In 1850 he was living in MeadvilleG and was recorded as Zavan Sacket, aged 63 and born in Massachusetts. His wife Emily, 46, was living with him.11
Zavan Sacket Jr (1781–1857), Greendale Cemetery, Meadville, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave, David)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "577a. Zavin Sacket, b. Aug. 11, 1781, d. Dec. 6, 1857; m. Emily ___."
  2. Census.
  3. Find a Grave.
  4. Thurmon King's database, citing Crawford Weekly Messenger, 2 Apr 1819.
  5. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), Huntington, birth, "Emily Weller, b. 27 Apr 1802, daughter of Jonathan & Lovina Weller."
  6. Find a Grave, "Emily/ wife of Z Sackett/ died/ May 15, 1852/ aged/ 50 yrs 18 ds."
  7. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988", , Huntington, MA, 1811, "Zavin Sackett Jr, real estate [illegible], personal estate [illegible]."
  8. Crawford County Genalogy, Vol. 17 #1, pg 5, Deed Book M-1: 231: Deed from Roger Alden of West point, New York and Elizabeth his wife to Zaven Sackett of Crawford County, conveying lots 253, 254, 255, 256 in Meadville, recorded 16 January 1828 (witness - Mary M. Alden) ack. (acknowledged) Orangeville, New York 21 July 1828, recorded 16 January 1829.
  9. 1830 United States census, "Zavan Sacket, Mead, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 30-39, 1 female 20-29, total 3."
  10. 1840 United States census, "Zavan Sackett, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, 1 male 50-59, 1 female 30-39, total 2."
  11. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_770, p. 139, image 282
    Meadville Borough, Crawford, Pennsylvania
    Sacket, Zavan, 63, real estate $3000, b. MA
    Sacket, Emily, 46, b. MA.
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited29 Nov 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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