Abigail Sacket

FatherJonathan Sacket (1727-1777)
MotherHannah Phelps (1726/27-1803)
Abigail Sacket, daughter of Jonathan Sacket and Hannah Phelps, was born in Kent, ConnecticutG, on 3 February 1758.1,2 She died aged 87 in Mayville, Chautauqua County, New York StateG, on 18 April 1845.3,4 She married in New Milford, ConnecticutG, on 6 May 1776, Joseph Thayer, son of Oliver Thayer and Mindwell Bartlett.5,6 Joseph was born in Warren, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 4 May 1754.3,6,7 He died aged 84 in Westfield, Chautauqua County, New York StateG, on 17 May 1838.3,6,7
     Abigail received a Revolutionary War widow's pension of $20 per half-year from 18 May 1838.8
     Abigail was listed in the 1840 census as a householder in Chautauqua, New York StateG. She was a veteran's widow, aged 82, and was living next door to her son-in-law Waterman Tinkcom.9

Children of Abigail Sacket and Joseph Thayer

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "[Sackett], Abigail, d. [Jonathan Jr. & Hannah], b. Feb. 3, 1758. Kent Vital Records, 1:185."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "648. Abigail Sacket, b. in 1758."
  3. Thurmon King's database.
  4. Find a Grave, has d. Westfield, Chautauqua County.
  5. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, Abigail, m. Joseph Thare, May 6, 1776. New Milford Vital Records, LR12:19."
  6. National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Lineage Book, digital image, Ancestry.com, v105 p207, entry104622, "2. Waterman Tinkcom (1794–1880) m. 1817 Harriet Thayer (1801–94). 3. Joseph Thayer m. 1776 Abigail Sackett (b. 1758). Joseph Thayer (1754–1838) enlisted, 1775, under Captain Curtis, Colonel Hinman's Connecticut regiment. In 1823 he applied for a pension. His claim was allowed. He was born in Warren, Conn.; died in Westfield, N.Y."
  7. Find a Grave.
  8. "U.S., Revolutionary War Pensioners, 1801–1815, 1818–1872" (Ancestry image), "Thayer, Abigail, widow of Joseph Thayer, $20 per half-year, commencing 18 May 1838."
  9. 1840 United States census, "Abigail Thayer, 82, veteran's widow, Chautauqua, Chautauqua County, New York (next door to Waterman Tinkcom)."
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Martha Thayer Evans.
Last Edited1 Aug 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
2836 Abigail Sacket

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