King Sacket

FatherBenjamin Sacket (1698-1753)
MotherThankful King (1704-1785)
Marriage1762, WestfieldGLydia Sacket1,4,5,6
King Sacket, son of Benjamin Sacket and Thankful King, was born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 2 February 17341,2 and baptized at the Church of Christ, Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 14 July 1734.3 He married in WestfieldG on 31 July 1762, Lydia Sacket, his first cousin, daughter of Isaac Sacket and Elizabeth Shepard.1,4,5,6
     King was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 27 August 1746.
     In 1790 King was living in Egremont, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG. In his household were 2 men, 1 boy, and 2 females.7
     King and Lydia were admitted members of the Presbyterian Church, Gilbertsvillle, Otsego County, New York StateG, sometime between 1797 and 1801.8
     King was listed in the 1800 census as a householder in Butternuts, Otsego CountyG.9

Children of King Sacket and Lydia Sacket

175. King Sacket, of Westfield, Mass., son of (37) Benjamin and Thankful King Sacket, was married to his cousin, (179) Lydia Sacket, 1736–___?, daughter of (39) Isaac Sacket and his wife Elisabeth Shepard. The following is his official record as soldier of the Revolution:
Sacket, King, Private Capt. John King's Co. Col. Hopkins' (Berkshire Co.) Regt. Entered service July 5, 1776, service 12 days, mileage out and home (190 miles) allowed said Sacket Company marched by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows. Also Capt. Spoor's Co., Col. Benjamin Simond's (Berkshire Co.) Regt; entered service Apr. 26, 1777, discharged May 20, 1777, service 25 days at Saratoga by order of General Gates. Capt. Enoch Noble's Co., entered service Oct. 21, 1777, service 60 days; Enlisted 3 months; company marched to Manchester, Va., thence to Stillwater, by order of Gen. Lincoln. Joined Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) Regt. and marched to Boltons Kilns and there served until regularly discharged.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "175. King Sacket, m. (179) Lydia Sacket."
  2. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), Sheffield, "Sacket, King, son of Benjamin & wife Thankfull, born 2 Feb 17_." [Assume 1734 as bp. in Jul 1734.]
  3. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1734 Sacket, King s. Benjamin & Thankfull, July 14."
  4. Sacketts of America, "179. Lydia Sacket, b. Dec. 18, 1736; m. (175) King Sacket."
  5. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:80.
  6. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "King Sacket of Sheffield and Lydia Sacket of W; m. [date blank]."
  7. 1790 United States census, King Sacket. Egremont, Berkshire, MA. 2 white males (16+), 1 white male under 16, and 2 white females.
  8. Gilbertsville Presbyterian Church minutes, 3 Sep 1797–12 Jun 1801. A 1971 transcription states that records were not found for this period but that "King Sacket and Lydia, his wife, were admitted members."
  9. 1800 United States census, "King Sacket, Butternuts, Otsego County, New York State, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female 45 and over, total 2."
Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
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King Sacket & Lydia Sacket relationship chart
Last Edited8 Nov 2023
Sackett Database1523 King Sacket

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