Joel Sacket

FatherWilliam Sacket (1730-1802)
MotherLydia Weller (1739-1828)
Marriage1799, WestfieldGClarissa Sacket6,7,8
Marriage1801Abigail Sheldon
Joel Sacket, son of William Sacket and Lydia Weller, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 23 January 17721,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 26 January 1772.4 He died aged about 69 in Turin, Lewis County, New York StateG, in 1841.5 He married first at the First Church, WestfieldG, on 24 January 1799, Clarissa Sacket, his second cousin, daughter of Lieutenant Abner Sacket and Rhoda Kellogg.6,7,8 Clarissa died aged 27 in WestfieldG on 18 May 1801. He married second after 1801, Abigail Sheldon.
     Joel was listed in the census in 1800 and 1810 as a householder in WestfieldG.9,10
     Joel 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.11
     Joel removed from Westfield sometime before 1820 and was an early settler of Turin, Lewis County, New York StateG. He was listed as a householder there in 1820 and 1830.12,13
     Joel died intestate. His son, Joel Sacket Jr, was appointed administrator of his estate by the Lewis County Court at Lowville on 15 March 1841.5

Children of Joel Sacket and Abigail Sheldon

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:34.
  2. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Joel, s. William & Lydia Wellar, b. Jan. 23, 1772."
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "678. Joel Sacket, b. Jan. 23, 1772."
  4. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1772 Sacket, Joel s. William & Lydia, Jan. 26."
  5. "New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659–1999" (Ancestry image), Abstract of Administration of estate of Joel Sacket, late of Turin, Lewis County, New York.
    Administration granted to Joel Sacket Jr.
    To appoint appraisers to make inventory for submission to Surrogate of Lewis County within 3 months. To render account of administration.
    Signed by William L Easton, Surrogate, at Lowville, 15 Mar 1841.
  6. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, C:15.
  7. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Joel Sacket of W. and Clarissa Sacket of W; m. Jan. 24, 1799."
  8. "Westfield, MA: Marriage Records of the First Church, 1781–1835" (American Ancestors transcript), "1799 Joel Sacket of Westfield & Clarissa Sacket of Westfield."
  9. 1800 United States census, "Joel Sacket, Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 1 female under 10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 16-25, total 5."
  10. 1810 United States census, "Joel Sacket, Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 3 males under 10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 2 females under 10, 1 female 16-25, 1 female 26-44, total 9."
  11. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991" (Ancestry image).
  12. 1820 United States census, "Joel Sackett, Turin, Lewis County, New York State, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 16-25, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 45 and over, total 5."
  13. 1830 United States census, "Joel Sacket, Turin, Lewis County, New York State, 1 male 15-19, 2 males 20-29, 1 male 50-59, 1 female 15-19, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 50-59, total 7."
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
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Last Edited21 Nov 2023
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