Moses Sacket

FatherWilliam Sacket (1730-1802)
MotherLydia Weller (1739-1828)
Moses Sacket, a farmer, son of William Sacket and Lydia Weller, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 3 December 17661,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 7 December 1766.4 He died aged 83 in WestfieldG on 21 March 18501,5,6 and was buried at West Parish Cemetery, WestfieldG.7 He married at the First Church, WestfieldG, on 24 December 1795, Tryphena Hiscock, daughter of William Hiscock.1,8,9,10 Tryphena was born in MassachusettsG in 1772.7,11 She died aged about 82 in WestfieldG on 29 August 1854 and was buried at West Parish Cemetery, WestfieldG.7
     Moses was listed in the 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, and 1840 censuses as a householder in WestfieldG.12,13,14,15,16
     Moses 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.17
     In 1850 Moses's widow Tryphena was living at Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, and was recorded in the census as Tryphene Sacket, aged 77, and born in Massachusetts. Living with her were her daughter Laura, aged 33, and granddaughter Laura, aged 11, (daughter of son Martin.)18

676. Moses Sacket, 1766–1850, of Westfield, Mass., son of (227) Capt. William and Lydia Weller Sacket, was married to Tryphena Hiscock.
1570. Martin Sacket, b. in year 1800, d. in year 1886; m. Eliza Hale.
1573. Laura Sacket, b. June 30, 1817; m. in 1872 to James Noble, 2d wife.

Moses Sackett (1766–1850), West Parish Cemetery, Westfield, Massachusetts
(Src: Find A Grave, Marlana Ambridge)
Tryphena (Hiscock) Sackett (1772–1854), West Parish Cemetery, Westfield, Massachusetts
(Src: Find A Grave, Marlana Ambridge)

Children of Moses Sacket and Tryphena Hiscock

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "676. Moses Sacket, b. Dec. 3, 1766, d. in year 1850; m. Tryphena Hiscock."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:34.
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Moses, s. William & Lydia Wellar, b. Dec. 3, 1766."
  4. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1766 Sacket, Moses, s. William & Lydia, Dec. 7."
  5. Vital Records, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, v48, p204, death, "1850 March 21, Moses Sacket, 83, at Westfield, married, farmer, b. Westfield, s. Wm & Lydia Sacket, old age."
  6. "U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850–1885" (Ancestry image), "Sacket, Moses, d. Westfield, Hampden, MA, Mar 1850, age 83, b. MA, married, farmer, cause old age."
  7. Find a Grave.
  8. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, C:188.
  9. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Moses Sacket 2nd of W. and Tryphena Hiscock of W; m. Dec. 24, 1795."
  10. "Westfield, MA: Marriage Records of the First Church, 1781–1835" (American Ancestors transcript), "1795 Moses Sacket of Westfield & Tryphena Hiscock of Westfield."
  11. Census.
  12. 1800 United States census
    "Moses Sackett, Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts."
  13. 1810 United States census
    "Moses Sacket, Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts."
  14. 1820 United States census
    "Moses Sacket, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts."
  15. 1830 United States census
    "Moses Sackett, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts."
  16. 1840 United States census
    "Moses Sacket, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts."
  17. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991" (Ancestry image).
  18. 1850 United States Federal Census
    Westfield, Hampden County, MA
    Tryphene Sacket, 77, female, b. MA
    Laura Sacket, 33, b. MA
    William Leffingwell, 32, b. MA
    Laura B Sacket, 11, b. MA
    Zilpah Leffingwell, 30, female, b. MA
    Zilpha Leffingwell, 7, female, b. MA
    Ruth E Leffingwell, 3, b. MA.
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
John Noah Sackett & Francelia L Sackett relationship chart
Noah Sacket & Olive Nelson relationship chart
Sackett Family Association descendants
Pat Williamson and Michelle Pandolfi.
Last Edited30 Aug 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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