William Sacket

FatherSamuel Sacket (1674-1709)
MotherElizabeth Bissell (c 1675-)
Marriage1724, WestfieldGHannah Bagg1,8,9
William Sacket, son of Samuel Sacket and Elizabeth Bissell, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 9 December 17001,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 22 December 1700.4 He died aged 54 in WestfieldG on 14 April 1755.5,6,7 He married in WestfieldG in April 1724, Hannah Bagg.1,8,9
     A William Sacket, of Westfield, recorded in 1755 as the owner of slaves named Occara and Present and of slave children Agnis and Thomar, was probably this William Sacket, or possibly his son William.10
     William was named as a beneficiary in his grandfather John Sackett's will made in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 10 May 1718. He was to inherit, after his grandmother's death, his grandfather's team and tackling, plows and harrow. He was aged 17 at the date of his grandfather's will but, unusually, was appointed executor. Following his grandfather's death, by which date William was 19, the Probate Court appointed William's uncle, John Sacket, as administrator until William reached 21.
     William made his will at WestfieldG on 9 November 1752, naming as beneficiaries his wife Hannah, his son William and his daughter Hannah Noble. He left his wife one-third of his real estate during her widowhood, one-third of his personal estate outright, and his riding horse and mare. He left his daughter Hannah a farm of about 50 or 60 acres at Munhard River and £15. His son William, who was also appointed executor, was to inherit the rest of the estate, real and personal.
Abstract of will of William Sacket, of Westfield, Province of Massachusetts
Date: 9 Nov 1752.
Source: Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
Wife Hannah, third of real estate during widowhood, third of personal estate, riding horse & mare.
Daughter Hannah Noble, farm at Munhard River, & £15.
Son William, rest of estate, real & personal.
Executor: son William.

Children of William Sacket and Hannah Bagg

57. William Sacket, 1700–1755, of Westfield, Mass., son of (14) Samuel and Elisabeth Bissell Sacket, was married in April, 1724, to Hannah Bagg.
In the name of God Amen, this ninth day of Nov'r 1752. I William Sacket of Westfield in the County of Hampshire & Province of Massachusetts Bay in New England, being in comfortable health...
     Imprimus, I give and bequeath unto Hannah my beloved wife the improvements of one third of my real estate so long as she remains my widow, and one third of all my personal estate for her disposal forever, and also my riding horse and mare over and above what has been given.
     Item, I give unto my daughter Hannah Noble my farm at Munhard River, by David and Solomon Root farm, containing about fifty or sixty acres, and also fifteen pounds lawful money.
     Item, I give unto my son William Sacket. all the remainder of my estate real and personal.
     Item, I now constitute and appoint my son William Sacket, sole executor of this my last Will and Testament.
Record of Children.
225. Hannah Sacket, b. July 6, 1725; m. ___ Noble.
226. Moses Sacket, b. Dec. 15, 1727. d. Oct. 10, 1743, unmarried.
227. William Sacket, b. Sept. 1730, d. in year 1802; m. Lydia Weller.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "57. William Sacket, b. in 1700, d. in 1756; m. Hannah Bagg."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts.
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, William, s. Samuell & Elizabeth, b. Dec. 9, 1700 ."
  4. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1700 Sacket,     William     s. Samuel & Elizabeth, 10 mo 22 d."
  5. Sacketts of America, 57. William Sacket, b. in 1700, d. in 1756; m. Hannah Bagg.
  6. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:172.
  7. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)", "Sacket, William, d. Apr. 14, 1755."
  8. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:172, 21 March 1724 Marriage intentions filed: William Sacket & Hannah Bagg.
  9. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "William Sacket of W. and Hannah Bagg of W; m. [date blank]."
  10. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)", "Negroes, Agnis, d. Occara & Wm. Sacket, b. Mar. 30, 1755
    Negroes, Thomar, d. Occara & Present (Servants to Wm. Sacket) b. [blank]."
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Last Edited11 Aug 2022
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