Lydia Sacket

(1781-1877)
FatherEzra Sacket (1750-1834)
MotherLydia Lovering (c 1750-1831)
Lydia Sacket, daughter of Ezra Sacket and Lydia Lovering, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 14 October 1781.1,2,3 She died aged 96 in WestfieldG on 5 December 18774 and was buried at Pine Hill Cemetery, WestfieldG.5,6 She married in WestfieldG on 20 September 1802, Joel Atwater, son of Benjamin Atwater and Phebe Moss.3,7,8,9 Joel was born in Wallingford, New Haven County, ConnecticutG, on 22 April 1769.5,9 He died aged 68 in Russell, Hampden CountyG, on 7 September 18379 and was buried at Pine Hill Cemetery, WestfieldG.5
     Lydia was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made in WestfieldG on 1 March 1834. She was to receive a sum of $1.10
     In 1860 Lydia was living in WestfieldG in the household of William Fowler, a farmer, and was recorded in the census as Lidia Atwater, aged 80 and born in Massachusetts.11
     In 1870 she was living in WestfieldG in the household of William Fowler, a farmer, and was recorded as Lydia Atwater, aged 89.12
Lydia (Sacket) Atwater (1781–1877), Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Massachusetts
(Src: Find a Grave, Marlana Ambridge)

Children of Lydia Sacket and Joel Atwater

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:241.
  2. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)", database, American Ancestors, "Sacket, Lydia, d. Ezra & Lydia Lovering, b. Oct. 14, 1781."
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "604. Lydia Sacket, m. Joel Atwater."
  4. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors, Westfield, 1877, v292, p362, death, "5 Dec 1877, Lydia Atwater Sackett, wid, 97-2, old age, d. Westfield, b. Westfield, father Ezra b. Westfield."
  5. Website Find a Grave.
  6. Gravestone, "Lydia / wife of / Joel Atwater / died Dec. 5, 1877, / aged 97."
  7. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, C:250, 5 September 1802 marriage intentions filed: Lydia Sacket & Joel Atwater.
  8. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)", database, American Ancestors, "Joel Atwater of Russel and Lydia Sacket of W; m. Sept. 20, 1802."
  9. Francis Atwater, Atwater History and Genealogy, The Journal Publishng Company, Meriden, CT (1901), digital image, Ancestry.com, p139, 186, "565. Joel, son of Benjamin Atwater & Phebe Moss, b. April 22, 1769; lived in Russell, Mass; m. Sept 20, 1802, Lydia Sackett. He d. Sept 6, 1834. He was a tailor and farmer." [Gravestone has d. 7 Sep 1837.]
  10. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991", digital image, Ancestry.com, Hampden County Probate Court, 1834, Ezra Sacket, case 9705.
  11. 1860 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 890, FHL film 803502
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Fowler, William, 40, farmer, real estate $1500, personal estate $300, b. MA
    Fowler, Mary A, 37, b. MA
    Bishop, Wilbert P, 12, b. MA
    Atwater, Lidia, 80, houseworker, b. MA
    Loomis, Sarah, 63, b. CT.
  12. 1870 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_619, p 365A, FHL film
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Fowler, William, 50, farmer, real estate $2000, personal estate $800, b. MA
    Fowler, Mary A, 47, keeping house, real estate $2000, b. MA
    Tryon, Charles, 16, farm laborer, b. MA
    Atwater, Lydia, 89, no occupation, b. MA, insane.
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 2380
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree6N.3
Last Edited11 Jun 2022
 

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