Martha Sackett

FatherJohn Sackett of New Haven (early to mid-1620s-1684)
MotherAgnes Tinkham (c 1630-1707)
Martha Sackett, daughter of John Sackett of New Haven and Agnes Tinkham, was born in New Haven, ConnecticutG, on 29 November 1662.1,2,3,4,5 She died there aged 62 on 25 February 1725/26.5 She married in New HavenG in December 1687, Nathaniel Wooden.5,6,7,8,9

Children of Martha Sackett and Nathaniel Wooden

  • Nathaniel Wooden b. 13 Apr 1692
  • Martha Wooden+ b. 29 Dec 1693, d. 4 Jun 1770
  • Samuel Wooden b. 29 May 1696
  • John Wooden b. 13 Aug 1696
  • Mary Wooden b. 10 May 1701
  • Hannah Wooden b. 30 Dec 1703

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records, New Haven, Connecticut, p19, "Martha daughter of John Saket Novemb: 29th 1662." [Weygant has 19 Sep 1662].
  2. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sacket, Martha, d. John, [b.] Nov. 29, 1662. New Haven Vital Records, 1:28."
  3. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England (Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1860-62), “SACKET, JOHN, New Haven, m. 20 May 1652, Agnes Tinkham, had John, b. 30 Apr. 1653; Jonathan, 6 June 1655; Mary, 24 Sept. 1657; Joseph, 3 May 1660; Martha, 19 Sept. 1662; and d. 3 Sept. 1684. His wid. d. 1707."
  4. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "21. Martha Sackett, b. Sept. 19, 1662; d. Sept. 3, 1684 [This was the date of death of Martha's father John, not of Martha]."
  5. Donald Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, Baltimore (1981) (American Ancestors image), pp 1583–8, "Martha, b 19 Nov 1662 NHV, d 25 Feb 1726 æ. 62 NHT1; m Dec 1687 NHV—Nathaniel Wooding."
  6. Vital Records, New Haven, Connecticut, 63, "Nathll Woodden & Martha Sacket Maryed before ye Justices in Sesion The __ of December 1687."
  7. Barbour Collection, "Sacket, Martha, m. Nath[anie]ll Woodden, Dec. [ ], 1687, by Justice ––. New Haven Vital Records, 1:96."
  8. Sacketts of America, Weygant does not record this marriage. Indeed, he records that Martha died three years earlier on 3 Sep 1684 but as this is known to have been the death date of her father, John of New Haven, the report of her death was clearly erroneous and premature!
  9. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England.
Sackett lineDaughter of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Charles "Chuck" Desler.
Last Edited1 Apr 2021
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
8765 Martha Sackett

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