Sarah Sacket

FatherJesse Sacket (1716-1797)
MotherSarah Dewey (1710-1786)
Sarah Sacket, daughter of Jesse Sacket and Sarah Dewey, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 17 April 17501,2,3,4 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 10 June 1750.5
     There were two Sarah Sackets of about the same age in Westfield, the other being Sarah Sacket the daughter of John Sacket and Rachel Church. The two Sarahs were third cousins. Two marriages appear in the Westfield records, one of a Sarah Sacket to Jared Bush on 13 August 1775 and the other of a Sarah Sacket to Justus Weller in August 1776. There is not sufficient information to determine which Sarah married each man.6,7
     Justus Weller and Sarah Sacket had a son, Justus Weller, born on 5 November 1776.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "628. Sarah Sacket, b. Apr. 17, 1750."
  2. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Sarah, d. Jess & Sarah (Dewey) b. Apr. 17, 1750."
  3. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), Westfield births, "17 Apr 1750, Sarah Sacket, dau of Joses Sacket & Sarah."
  4. Adelbert M Dewey, Life of George Dewey, Rear Admiral, U.S.N., and Dewey Family History, Dewey Publishing Company, Westfield, MA (1898), digital image,, p 854, "Sarah [d. Jesse Sackett and Sarah Dewey], b. April 17, 1750."
  5. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1750 Sacket, Sarah d. Jesse & Sarah, June 10."
  6. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Jered Bush (Boosh) of W. and Sarah Sacket of W; m. Aug. 13, 1775."
  7. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)", "Justus Wellar of W. and Sarah Sacket of W; m. Aug. --, 1776 ."
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited19 Jun 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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