Joel Sacket

FatherWilliam Sacket (1730-1802)
MotherLydia Weller (1739-1828)
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 married first at the First Church, WestfieldG, on 24 January 1799, Clarissa Sacket, his second cousin, daughter of Lieutenant Abner Sacket and Rhoda Kellogg.5,6,7 She died aged 27 in Westfield, MassachusettsG, 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.8,9
     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.10

Children of Joel Sacket and Abigail Sheldon

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:34.
  2. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "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. Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836 (, "1772 Sacket, Joel s. William & Lydia, Jan. 26."
  5. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, C:15.
  6. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Joel Sacket of W. and Clarissa Sacket of W; m. Jan. 24, 1799."
  7. "Westfield, MA: Marriage Records of the First Church, 1781–1835", database, American Ancestors, "1799 Joel Sacket of Westfield & Clarissa Sacket of Westfield."
  8. 1800 US census, database, American Ancestors, "Joel Sacket, Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts."
  9. 1810 US census, database, American Ancestors, "Joel Sacket, Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts."
  10. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991", digital image,
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 124
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American) (#1)
Line 3a (American) (#2)
Joel Sacket & Clarissa Sacket relationship chart
Last Edited21 Dec 2021

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