Benoni Sacket

FatherSamuel Sacket (1674-1709)
MotherElizabeth Bissell (c 1675-)
Benoni Sacket, son of Samuel Sacket and Elizabeth Bissell, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 18 May 17101,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 21 May 1710.4 He died aged 74 in WestfieldG on 6 April 1785.1,5,6 He married at Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 11 March 1731/32, Mindwell Smith.1,5,7
     Benoni's father Samuel died in November 1709, several months before Benoni's birth. His mother Elizabeth was remarried in 1713, to John Root.8
     Benoni served as a soldier in a company raised in Massachusetts for an expedition against Canada in 1746.9

Children of Benoni Sacket and Mindwell Smith

60. Benoni Sacket, 1710–1785, of Westfield, Mass., son of (14) Samuel and Elisabeth Bissell Sacket, was married in March, 1731, to Mindwell Smith, of Hadley.
237. Mindwell Sacket, b. Feb. 15, 1732; m. John Shepard.
238. Elizabeth Sacket, b. Sept. 13, 1734; m. John Shepard.
239. Diana Sacket, b. Mar. 18, 1736; m. Seth Case.
240. Lucretia Sacket, b. June 28, 1739.
241. Ruth Sacket, b. Sept. 28, 1741; m. Jacob Gleason.

Sackett line3rd great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 144
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Lieut David Sackett & Lucretia Shepard relationship chart
Sackett Family Association descendants
Patty Sackett Chrisman, Kim Polzin, Rebecca Henry and Darcy C Hoisington.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "60. Benoni Sacket, b. May 18, 1710, d. Apr. 6, 1783; m. Mindwell Smith."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:120.
  3. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, Benony, s. Samuell & Elizabeth, b. May 18, 1720." [This must be transcription error for 1710.]
  4. Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836 (, "1710 Sacket, Benoni s. Samuel & Elizabeth, 3 mo 21 d."
  5. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:190.
  6. Website Register of Deaths of the First Church, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1728–1836 (, "1785 April 6 Benoni Sacket 75 years."
  7. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Benoni Sacket of W. and Mindwell Smith of Hadley; m. Mar. 11, 1732/2 [sic]."
  8. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "John Root (Roott) (lst) Lt. of W. and Wid. Elizabeth Sacket of W; m. Sept.--1713."
  9. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, NEHGS, Boston, vol. 50 (1896): 71–2.
Last Edited2 November 2019

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