Electa Sacket

FatherEzra Sacket (1750-1834)
MotherLydia Lovering (c 1750-1831)
Electa Sacket, daughter of Ezra Sacket and Lydia Lovering, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 5 August 1788.1,2 She died there aged 72 on 1 February 18611,2 and was buried at Pine Hill Cemetery, WestfieldG.3 She married at the First Church, Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 31 July 1806, Charles C Dewey, son of Timothy Dewey and Asenath Sexton.1,2,4,5,6,7 Charles was born in WestfieldG on 22 April 1784.2 He died there aged 87 on 25 November 18712 and was buried at Pine Hill CemeteryG.3
     Electa was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made in WestfieldG on 1 March 1834. She was to receive a sum of $1.8
     In 1850 Electa was living in WestfieldG in the household of her husband Charles Dewey, 60, a farmer, and was recorded in the census as Electa Dewy, aged 62 and born in Massachusetts. Living with them were their children, Thomas, 23, Gay, 18, and Mary, 21.9 [31?]
Electa (Sacket) Dewey (1788–1861), Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Massachusetts
(Src: Find a Grave, jkb)

Children of Electa Sacket and Charles C Dewey

606. Electa Sacket, 1788–1861, daughter of (191) Ezra and Lydia Lovering Sacket, was married, July 31, 1806, to Charles C. Dewey, 1784–1871, son of Timothy Dewey.
1360. Daniel L. Dewey, b. June 13, 1807; m. Orange Wadsworth.
1361. Charles C. Dewey, b. June 13, 1810; m. (1309) [sic: 1375] Olive Sacket.
1362. Ezra Dewey, b. July 20, 1812; m. Cynthia Granger.
1363. Emeline Dewey, b. Dec. 26, 1814, d. in 1819.
1364. Lemuel Dewey, b. Dec. 17, 1816, d. Feb. 19, 1847; m. Maria Coles.
1365. Mary Dewey, b. May 26, 1819.
1366. Frederick Dewey, b. July 1, 1823; m. Lucy Foot and Lucy Bond.
1367. Thomas J. Dewey, b. May 10, 1827; m. Tirzah Bliss.
1368. Solomon Dewey, b. Jan. 1, 1829, d. in 1831.
1369. Gay Dewey, b. Mar. 2, 1832, d. in Union Army.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "606. Electa Sacket, b. Aug. 5, 1788, d. Feb. 1, 1861; m. C. C. Dewey."
  2. Adelbert M Dewey, Life of George Dewey, Rear Admiral, U.S.N., and Dewey Family History, Dewey Publishing Company, Westfield, MA (1898), digital image, Ancestry.com, pp766–7, "6664. Charles C. Dewey, son of Timothy [& Aseneth Sexton], b. April 22, 1784, at Westfield, Mass.; there d. Nov. 25, 1871, ag. 87, of old age; was a farmer on East Silver st., Westfield, Mass.; adopted the "C" in his name as a distinction; height, 5 ft. 10, weight 175 lbs., black eyes, dark complexion; m. July 31, 1806, Electa Sackett, dau. of Ezra and Lydia (Lovering), of Westfield; b. Aug. 5, 1788, at Westfield; d. Feb. 1, 1861, ag. 72; had black eyes and hair."
  3. Find a Grave.
  4. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, C:287.
  5. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Charles Dewey of W. and Electa Sacket of W; m. July 31, 1806."
  6. "Westfield, MA: Marriage Records of the First Church, 1781–1835" (American Ancestors transcript), "1806 Charles Dewey of Westfield & Electa Sacket of Westfield."
  7. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), "31 Jul 1806, Charles Dewey & Electa Sacket, both of Westfield. By Rev Isaac Knapp."
  8. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991" (Ancestry image), Hampden County Probate Court, 1834, Ezra Sacket, case 9705.
  9. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll 318, p 209b
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Dewey, Chas C, 60, farmer, real estate $3000, b. MA
    Dewey, Electa, 62, b. MA
    Dewey, Thomas, 23, farmer, b. MA
    Dewey, Gay, 18, farmer, b. MA
    Dewey, Mary, 21, b. MA.
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited19 Mar 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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