Anna Sackett

FatherJonathan Sacket (1727-1777)
MotherHannah Phelps (1726/27-1803)
Anna Sackett, daughter of Jonathan Sacket and Hannah Phelps, was born in Kent, ConnecticutG, on 27 June 1751.1,2 She died aged 92 in Addison, VermontG, on 6 February 18443 and was buried at Hoisington Cemetery, Westport, Essex County, New York StateG.4 She married in Kent, ConnecticutG, on 21 April 1768, Joel Finney, son of John Finney and Rachel Woodward.5 Joel was born in Hebron, Tolland County, ConnecticutG, on 1 September 17446 and died aged about 54 in Monkton, Addison County, VermontG, in 1798.7
     Anna lived in her later years with her son Anson Finney in Elizabethtown, Essex County, New York StateG. She died in Addison, Vermont, while visiting relatives.
     At her death, Anna was survived by 271 descendants. Anna's 4th great-granddaughter Judy Allen has in her possession her great-grandfather's diary in which it is recorded that, at Anna's funeral, a statement was read out that she was the mother of 14 children, of whom 6 were living, 82 grandchildren, of whom 57 were living, 240 great-grandchildren, of whom 188 were living, and 22 great-great-grandchildren, of whom 20 were living.3
Anna (Sackett) Finney (1751–1844), Hoisington Cemetery, Westport, New York
(Src: Find a Grave, Marne K Cutting)

Children of Anna Sackett and Joel Finney

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "[Sackett], Anna, d. [Jonathan Jr. & Hannah], b. Jun. 27, 1751. Kent Vital Records, 1:185."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "644a. Anna Sacket, b. Oct. 2, 1751."
  3. Thurmon King's database, citing Finney family diary in possession of Judy Allen.
  4. Find a Grave.
  5. Barbour Collection, "Sackett, Anne, m. Joel Finney, Apr. 21, 1768, by Rev. Silvanus Osborn. Kent Vital Records, 1:172."
  6. Barbour Collection, Hebron, CT, "Joell Finney, s. John, b. 1 Sep 1744."
  7. Howard Finney, Finney-Phinney Families in America (1957), digital image,
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Midgie Bardo and Brody Finney.
Last Edited25 Jun 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
2720 Anna Sackett

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