William Sacket

FatherWilliam Sacket (1730-1802)
MotherLydia Weller (1739-1828)
William Sacket, son of William Sacket and Lydia Weller, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 29 August 17621,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 15 May 1763.4 He died aged 85 in Jefferson County, New York StateG, on 30 November 1847.5 He married in WestfieldG on 13 February 1788, Olive Dean, daughter of Faxon Dean and Mehetable (Hetty) Cleavland.1,6,7,8 Olive was born in Hadley, MassachusettsG, on 6 January 17666 and died aged 79 on 14 July 1845.5 In addition to the children listed, William and Olive had stillborn twin daughters in 1800.9
     In 1790 William was living in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG. In his household were one man, one boy, and two females.10
     William was listed in the 1800 census as a householder in WestfieldG.11
     William was named in his father's will made in WestfieldG on 24 January 1797 and proved on 2 March 1802. He was to inherit an equal share of the estate with his five brothers after specific bequests of lands to their two sisters.12

674. William Sacket, 1763–___, of Westfield, Mass., and Jefferson County, N. Y., son of (227) Capt. William and Lydia Weller Sacket, was married in 1788 to Olive Dean.
1560. William Sacket.
1561. Samuel Sacket.
1562. Julia Sacket, b. Mar. 11, 1792, d. Apr. 9, 1852. m. James Noble.
1563. Marvin Sacket.
1564. Laura Sacket.

Children of William Sacket and Olive Dean

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "674. William Sacket, b. Aug. 29, 1763; m. Olive Dean."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:34.
  3. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, William, s. William & Lydia Wellar, b. Aug. 29, 1762."
  4. Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836 (NewEnglandAncestors.org), "1763 Sacket, William s. William & Lydia, May 15."
  5. Thurmon King's database, citing Grace Keir.
  6. Marion Cooper, Descendants of John Dean (1650–1727) of Dedham, Mass., published by the author (1957), p 34, "Olive [Dean, d. of Faxon Dean & Mehetable (Hetty) Cleavland] b. Hadley, Mass., Jan 6, 1766; m. William Sackett at Westfield, Mass., Feb 13, 1788; [children:] Samuel, Martin, Cynthia, Olive." [The list of children in The Sacketts of America of William, Samuel, Julia, Marvin, and Laura has been confirmed by Westfield vital records.]
  7. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, C:51.
  8. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "William Sackett Jr. of W. and Olive Dean of W; m. Feb. 13, 1788."
  9. "Westfield, MA: Deaths in the First Church, 1728–1836", digital image, American Ancestors, "1800 Sept. 25 A female twin child of William Sacket Jun'r Still born", "1800 Sept. 25 The other female twin child of William Sacket Jun'r Still born."
  10. 1790 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, William Sacket Junr. Westfield, Hampshire, MA. 1 white male (16+), 1 white male under 16, and 2 white females.
  11. 1800 US census, database, American Ancestors, "Wm Sacket, Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts."
  12. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991", digital image, Ancestry.com.
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 56
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited18 Mar 2022

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