Olive Sacket

FatherEzra Sacket (1750-1834)
MotherLydia Lovering (c 1750-1831)
Marriage1818Manning Blakeslee1,3
Olive Sacket, daughter of Ezra Sacket and Lydia Lovering, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in about 1797.1,2 She married in about 1818, Manning Blakeslee.1,3 He died in Russell, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 1 September 1846.4
     Olive was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made in WestfieldG on 1 March 1834. She was to receive a sum of $30.5
     Olive's husband Manning died intestate. On her application, the Hampden County Probate Court appointed an administrator of the estate on 2 February 1847. Following preparation of an inventory, Olive was granted Manning's personal estate, valued at $100.75. This included two oxen, $55, a heifer, $9.33, and a pig, $3, together with household furniture and farming implements.
     In 1850 Olive was living in RussellG and was recorded in the census as Olive Blakesley, aged 52 and born in Massachusetts. Living with her were her children, Henry, 31, Jehabod, 20, James, 14, and Ezra, aged twelve.6
     In 1860 she was living in RussellG in the household of her son Ichabod and daughter-in-law Maria, and was recorded as Olive Blakeslee, aged 63.7

Children of Olive Sacket and Manning Blakeslee

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "609. Olive Sacket, m. Manning Blakeley."
  2. Census.
  3. Date of marriage based on birth of first child.
  4. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991" (Ancestry image), Hampden County Probate Court, 1847, Manning Blakesly, case 1156.
  5. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991", (Ancestry image), Hampden County Probate Court, 1834, Ezra Sacket, case 9705.
  6. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll 318, p 238a
    Russell, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Blakesley, Olive, 52, real estate $400, b. MA
    Blakesley, Henry, 31, laborer, b. MA
    Blakesley, Jehabod, 20, laborer, b. MA
    Blakesley, James, 14, b. MA
    Blakesley, Ezra, 12, b. MA.
  7. 1860 United States Federal Census, Page 593, FHL film 803504
    Russell, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Blakeslee, Ichabod, 31, farmer, real estate $1225, personal estate $475, b. MA
    Blakeslee, Mariah, 19, b. MA
    Blakeslee, Alice, 6, b. MA
    Blakeslee, Elbert, 4, b. MA
    Blakeslee, Olive, 63, b. MA
    Blakeslee, Henry, 41, b. MA.
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
3rd great-granddaughter of Simon Sackett the colonist
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Margaret Russell.
Last Edited12 Jun 2022
Sackett Database2447 Olive Sacket

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