Lemuel Sacket

(1821-1857)
FatherRussell Sacket (1782-1839)
MotherPolly Brass (c 1787-c 1870)
Lemuel Sacket, son of Russell Sacket and Polly Brass, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 27 May 1821.1,2 He died there on 22 November 1857 at the age of 362 and was buried in the Pine Hill Cemetery, WestfieldG. He married at the First Church, SpringfieldG, on 25 June 1849, Lydia Chapman, daughter of Asa Chapman and Lucretia ___.3,4,5,6,7 She was born in Westfield, MassachusettsG, in December 1824.8 Lydia married second in Westfield, on an unknown date , Hiram K Caswell, son of Hiram Caswell and Lucinda ___.9,10
     In 1850 Lemuel was living in WestfieldG and was recorded in the census as Lemuel Sacket, a mason, aged 29, and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Lydia, aged 28, and born in Massachusetts, and their four-month-old son Samuel.11
     In 1860 Lemuel's widow Lydia was living in WestfieldG and was recorded in the census as Lydia Sacket, a washerwoman, aged 40, and born in Massachusetts. Living with her was her daughter Fanny, aged two.12
     In 1870 she was living in WestfieldG in the household of her husband Hiram, 37, and was recorded as Liddie Caswell, keeping house, aged 46 and born in Massachusetts. Living with them was their son, Hiram Caswell, 8, and Lydia's daughters, Fanny Sackett, 12, and Sophia Sackett, 17.13
     In 1880 she was living in Greenwich, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, in the household of her second husband Hiram Caswell, a farm laborer, and was recorded as Lydia Caswell, housekeeper, aged 58 and born in Massachusetts.14
     In 1900 she was living in GreenwichG in the household of her husband Hiram, and was recorded as Lydia Caswell, born in Massachusetts in December 1824, aged 75, married 40 years, with six children of whom three were living.15

Children of Lemuel Sacket and Lydia Chapman

Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1145. Lemuel Sacket."
  2. Date from headstone.
  3. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Lemuel Sacket of W. and Lydia Chapman of W; m. [date blank]."
  4. Vital Records, Springfield, Massachusetts, to 1850, First Church Records, Book 2, 1809–1849, "June 25, 1849 Mr Lemuel Sacket & Lydia Chapman [of] Westfield."
  5. Vital Records, Springfield, Massachusetts, to 1850, book 4, Births, Marriages, Deaths, 1843–1849, "Lemuel Sackett & Lydia Chapman Married: June 25, 1849, Rev. Samuel Osgood, Springfield."
  6. Vital Records, Springfield, Massachusetts, to 1850, The Daily Republican 6 July 1849, Friday. "Married—In this town, 28th ult., Lemuel Sackett, and Lydia Chapman, both of Westfield."
  7. Vital Records, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, v37, p326, marriage, "June 25, 1849, Lemuel Sackett, of Westfield; and Lydia Chapman; by Rev Samuel Osgood, Springfield [all other fields marked "unknown"]."
  8. 1900 census; daughter Emma's birth record.
  9. Vital Records, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, v135, p339b, marriage, "1860 [undated: prev. 8 Nov; next 22 Dec], Lydia Sackett (Chapman), of Westfield, 30, b. Westfield, d. Asa & Lucretia Chapman, second m.; m. by [page torn] Clergyman"
    [Groom's record would have preceded that of bride but page has been cut just above bride's record. Written below bride's record is:]
    "(Groom) Hiram K Caswell (name received Nov. 10, 1894)."
  10. Marriage, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts (Massachusetts Marriages, 1695–1910, LDS FamilySearch), film 185477, "18 Dec 1860, Hiram K Caswell, 28, b. Hardwick, s. Hiram & Lucinda Caswell; to Lydia Chapman Sackett, 30, b. Westfield, d. Asa & Lucretia Chapman."
  11. 1850 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, M432_318/224
    Westfield, Hampden County, MA
    726/745
    Stephen Coborn, 21, teamster, b. MA
    Caroline V Coborn, 19, b. MA
    Marcett Coborn, 4/12, female, b. MA
    726/746
    Lemuel Sacket, 29, mason, b. MA
    Lydia Sacket, 28, b. MA
    Samuel Sacket, 4/12, b. MA.
  12. 1860 Census for United States, M653_502/839/33
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    198/256
    Edmond Cooley, 51, laborer, $-, $50, b. Conn
    Sophiona Cooley, 51, b. VT
    Malissa Cooley, 28, whips, b. NY
    Lewis J Cooley, 17, laborer, b. NY
    Valorous Cooley, 15, male, R Road, b. NY
    257
    Lydia Sacket, 40, washer woman, $-, $50, b. Mass
    Fanny Sacket, 2, b. Mass
    754/918
    Roland Sacket, 32, whip maker, $1,500, $150, b. Mass
    Polly Sacket, 72, house work, b. Mass
    Mercy Sacket, 44, whips, b. Mass
    William W Halliday, 21, whips, b. Mass
    Samuel J Sacket, 10, b. Mass.
  13. 1870 Census for United States, M593_619/382/83
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Caswell, Hiram, 37, drawing team, $-, $300, b. Mass
    Caswell, Liddie, 46, keeping house, b. Mass
    Caswell, Hiram, 8, at home, b. Mass
    Sackett, Fanny, 12, at home, b. Mass
    Sackett, Sophiah, 17, at home.
  14. 1880 Census for United States, FHL 1254537, NA T9_0537/80
    Greenwich, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    Caswell, Hiram K, head, 48, married, farm laborer, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Caswell, Lydia, 58, wife, keeping house, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
  15. 1900 Census for United States, T623 654/5B
    Enumeration District: 624.
    Greenwich, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    Hiram Caswell, head, b. June 1834, 65, m. 40y, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, farmer, read, write, Eng, home rented, farm
    Caswell, Lydia, wife, b. Dec 1824, 75, m. 40y, 6 ch, 3 living, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
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