Charlotte Sacket

(c 1785-1875)
FatherEzra Sacket (1750-1834)
MotherLydia Lovering (c 1750-1831)
Charlotte Sacket, daughter of Ezra Sacket and Lydia Lovering, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in about July 1785.1,2,3 She died there aged 90 on 14 October 18754 and was buried at Pine Hill Cemetery, WestfieldG.5 She married in about 1814, Horace Nelson, son of Aaron Nelson.1 Horace was born in West Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in 17796 and baptized there on 19 September 1779.7 He died aged 63 in WestfieldG in January 18428 and was buried at Pine Hill CemeteryG.5,6
     Charlotte was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made in WestfieldG on 1 March 1834. She was to receive a sum of $1.9
     Horace Nelson made his will at WestfieldG on 10 February 1841. He left Charlotte half the household furniture and the use of half the real estate during her lifetime. Their daughters, Olive (who was later to marry her 4th cousin Noah Sacket) and Lydia, were to have the furniture after their mother's death, and son George was to have the residue of the estate. Also remembered in his will were his daughters of his first marriage, Polly who had married Marvin Sacket, and Clarissa. The will was proved at the Hampden County Probate Court in Springfield on 1 March 1842.10
     In 1850 Charlotte was living in WestfieldG in the household of her son George and daughter-in-law Emeline, and was recorded in the census as Charlott Nelson, aged 64 and born in Massachusetts.11
     In 1870 she was living in WestfieldG in the household of her son George and daughter-in-law Emeline, and was recorded as Charlotte Nelson, aged 85.12
Abstract of Will of Horace Nelson of Westfield, Hampden County.
Date: 10 Feb 1841.
Proved: Springfield Probate Court, 1 Mar 1842.
Beneficiaries:
Wife Charlotte, household furniture during lifetime, use of half of real estate during lifetime.
Daus Olive Nelson & Lydia Nelson, half each of furniture after wife's death.
Dau Olive, $50.
Dau Lydia $100.
Dau Polly, wife of Marvin Sacket, $5.
Dau Clarissa, wife of Paul Shepard, $5.
Son George, residue of estate, real & personal.
Executor: son George.
Witnesses: Elijah Arnold, Henry Taylor, Augustus Collins.
Charlotte (Sackett) Nelson (1785–1875), Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Massachusetts
(Src: Find a Grave, jkb)

Children of Charlotte Sacket and Horace Nelson

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "605. Charlotte Sacket, m. Horace Nelson."
  2. Death record.
  3. Date of birth based on age at death.
  4. "Massachusetts, U.S., Death Records, 1841-1915", digital image, Ancestry.com, 14 Oct 1875, Charlotte (Sackett) Nelson, widow, 90-3, old age, d. Westfield, MA, b. Wfd, father Ezra b. Wfd, mother Lydia b. ?perrick."
  5. Website Find a Grave.
  6. Gravestone.
  7. "Massachusetts, U.S., Compiled Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1700-1850", digital image, Ancestry.com, West Springfield Births, "Nelson, s. Aaron, bp. 19 Sep 1779."
  8. "Massachusetts, U.S., Death Records, 1841-1915", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Jan 1842, H Nelson, 63, farmer, d. Westfield, Massachusetts, dropsy of the heart."
  9. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991", digital image, Ancestry.com, Hampden County Probate Court, 1834, Ezra Sacket, case 9705.
  10. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991", digital image, Ancestry.com, Hampden County Probate Court papers, 1842, estate of Horace Nelson, case no. 8192.
  11. 1850 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll 318, p 213b
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Nelson, George, 35, farmer, real estate $2,000, b. MA
    Nelson, Emeline, 35, b. MA
    Nelson, Horace G, 1, b. MA
    Nelson, Charlott, 64, b. MA.
  12. 1870 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_619, p 436B, FHL film
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Nelson, George, 55, farmer, real estate $2000, personal estate $1000, b. MA
    Nelson, Emeline, 55, keeping house, b. MA
    Nelson, Horace, 21, farm laborer, b. MA
    Nelson, Henry, 17, farm laborer, b. MA
    Nelson, Charlotte, 85, no occupation, b. MA.
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Noah Sacket & Olive Nelson relationship chart
Generation.Tree6N.3
Last Edited11 Jun 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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