Caleb Sackett

FatherRussel Sackett (1782-1839)
MotherPolly Brass (c 1787-1870)
Marriage1841, Springfield, Hampden CountyGJerusha Blood1,5,6,7,8
Caleb Sackett, son of Russel Sackett and Polly Brass, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 4 August 1815.1,2,3 He died aged 66 in WestfieldG on 25 March 18821,4 and was buried at Pine Hill Cemetery, WestfieldG.9 He married in Springfield, Hampden CountyG, on 4 August 1841, Jerusha Blood, daughter of Ebenezer Blood and Hannah Paddock.1,5,6,7,8 Jerusha was born in Easthampton, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, on 26 February 1818.2,3 She died aged 82 in WestfieldG on 11 March 1900 and was buried at Pine Hill Cemetery, WestfieldG.10,9
     In 1850 Caleb was living in WestfieldG and was recorded in the census as Caleb Sacket, a whip maker, aged 34 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Jerusha, 33, and their children, Mary, 7, Martha, 4, Lucy, 2, and an unnamed daughter aged three months.11
     In 1860 he was living in WestfieldG and was recorded as Caleb Sacket, a whip maker, aged 42. Living with him were his wife Jerusha, 38, and their children, Martha, 15, Lucy, 12, and Frank, aged one.12
     In 1870 he was living in WestfieldG and was recorded as Cabel Sackett, a farmer, aged 54. Living with him were his wife Jerusha, aged 52, and son Frank, aged twelve. Sharing the property were the family of Celestia (Doane) Sacket, widow of Caleb's second cousin, Enoch Sacket.13
     In 1880 he was living in WestfieldG and was recorded as Caleb Sackett, a farmer, head of household, married, aged 65. Living with him were his wife Jerusha, aged 62, and their unmarried son Frank E, aged 21.14
     Caleb made his will in WestfieldG on 18 March 1882, leaving all real and personal estate to his wife Jerusha "with confidence that she will make a just use of the same during her lifetime and an equitable disposition of the same as regards our children namely Mary Ames, Martha L Cooley, Lucy Cadwell and Frank E Sacket."15
Abstract of Will of Caleb Sackett, of Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.
Date: 18 Mar 1882.
Proved: Will includes "request that the said Jerusha may be exempt from furnishing any surety on her bond as executrix."
Beneficiaries:
Wife Jerusha, all real & personal estate "with confidence that she will make a just use of the same during her lifetime and an equitable disposition of the same as regards our children namely Mary Ames, Martha L Cooley, Lucy Cadwell and Frank E Sacket."
Executrix: Wife Jerusha.
Witnesses: L B Blood, George W Sibley, Frank E Sibley.

Westfield City Directory

1873Sackett Caleb, farmer, h Union
1875Sackett Caleb, h Union
1878Sackett Caleb, farmer, house Union
1879Sackett Caleb, farmer, house Union street
1880Sackett Caleb, farmer, h. Union street
1881, 82Sackett Caleb, Mrs., h. Union near the School
1886Sackett Caleb, Mrs., h. 82 Union
1895–98Sackett Caleb Mrs., h 102 Union
Caleb Sackett (1815–1882), Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Massachusetts
(Src: Find a Grave, Homeboss)
Jerusha (Blood) Sackett (1818–1900), Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Massachusetts
(Src: Find a Grave, Marlana Ambridge)

Children of Caleb Sackett and Jerusha Blood


1142. Caleb Sacket, 1815–1852, of Westfield, Mass., son of (510) Russell and Mary Brass Sacket, was married, in 1841, to Jerusha Blood, daughter of Eleazer Blood and his wife Hannah Paddock.
Children.
2840. Mary Ella Sackett, m. Oliver Ames.
2841. Martha Louise Sackett, m. V. Cooley.
2842. Lucy Ella Sackett, m. Zebulon Cadwell.
2843. Frank E. Sackett.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1142. Caleb Sacket, b. in 1815, d. in 1882; m. Jerusha Blood."
  2. Death record.
  3. Gravestone.
  4. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910" (American Ancestors image), v337, p400, Death, "March 25 1882, Caleb Sackett, male, married, 66y 7m, pneumonia, at Westfield, farmer, b. Westfield, [parents blank]."
  5. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Caleb Sacket of W. and Jerusha N. Blood of Springfield; m. [date blank]."
  6. Vital Records, Springfield, Massachusetts, to 1850, Volume 3, Marriages & Intentions, 1807–1844, "Caleb Sacket of Westfield enters his Intentions of Marriage with Jerusha H Blood of this Town – July 7th 1841 postd July 11th. Certif Augt 2nd 1841."
  7. Vital Records, Springfield, Massachusetts, to 1850, Volume 3, Marriages & Intentions, 1807–1844, "I hereby certify that Mr Caleb Sacket of Westfield & Miss Jerusha H. Blood of Springfield were joined in marriage Augt 4. 1841 by me Alonzo Sanderson Minister of the Gospel."
  8. Weygant states Jerusha's parents as Eleazer Blood & Hannah Paddock. Jerusha's death record has Ebenezer Blood & Rebecca Brazaut. Gravestones in Pine Hill Cemetery are for Ebenezer Blood and Hannah, wife of Ebenezer Blood.
  9. Find a Grave.
  10. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", v505, p227, Death, "1900 Mar 11, Jerusha H (Blood) Sackett, widow of Caleb Sackett, 82-0-13, enteritis, of Westfield, at Westfield, burial Westfield, housekeeper, b. Easthampton, Mass, d. Ebenezer Blood, b. "not given", & Rebecca Brazaut, b. Easthampton."
  11. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll 318, p 198a
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, 5 Aug 1850
    Sacket, Caleb, 34, whips, b. MA
    Sacket, Jerusha H, 33, b. MA
    Sacket, Mary E, 7, b. MA
    Sacket, Martha L, 4, b. MA
    Sacket, Lucy E, 2, b. MA
    Sacket, [no name], 3/12, f, b. MA.
  12. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll M653_502FHL Film 803502, p 911
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sacket, Caleb, 42, whip maker, real estate $1,500, personal estate $300, b. MA
    Sacket, Jerusia, 38, b. MA
    Sacket, Martha L, 15, student, b. MA
    Sacket, Lucy E, 12, b. MA
    Sacket, Frank E, 1, b. MA.
  13. 1870 United States Federal Census, M593_619/417/154/677/968 (KR)
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    July 7, 1870 Westfield Post Office
    Sackett, Cabel, 54, farmer, $2,000, $600, b. Mass
    Sackett, Jerusilia, 52, female, keeping house, b. Mass
    Sackett, Frank, 12, attending school, b. Mass
    M593_619/417/154/678/969
    Sackett, James, 26, farmer, $2,500, $800, b. Mass
    Sackett, Thomas, 30, farmer, b. Mass
    Sackett, Cylsta, 53, female, keeping house, b. Mass
    Sackett, Liddie, 25, dress making, b. Mass
    Sackett, Ella, 33, dress making, b. Mass
    Sackett, Fanny, 13, attending school, b. Mass.
  14. 1880 United States Federal Census, FHL 1254535, NA T9-0535/1B
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Caleb Sackett, head, married, 65, b. MA, farmer, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Jerusha B. Sackett, wife, 62, b. MA, keeping house, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Frank E. Sackett, son, single, 21, b. MA, buffer, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
  15. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991" (Ancestry image).
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree7O.3
Last Edited30 May 2024
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