Zavan Sacket

FatherIsaac Sacket (1702/3-1773)
MotherElizabeth Shepard (1712-)
Zavan Sacket, son of Isaac Sacket and Elizabeth Shepard, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 28 April 17511,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 2 September 1751.4 He died aged 89 in Crawford County, PennsylvaniaG, on 26 October 1840.5 He married first in WestfieldG on 31 May 1778, Miriam Brooks.6,7,8 He married second in about 1780, Abigail Bills.1
     Zavan served as a private in the American Revolutionary War.9
     In 1790 Zavan was living in Norwich, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG. In his household were one man, five boys, and three females.10
     Zavan was listed in the census in 1800 and 1810 as a householder in Norwich, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG.11,12
     Zavan was listed in the census in 1820, 1830, and 1840 as a householder in Mead, Crawford CountyG.13,14,15

184. Zaven Sacket, 1751–__?, of Westfield, Mass., Chester, Mass., and Meadville, Penn., son of (39) Isaac and Elisabeth Shepard Sacket, was married to Abigail Bills, of Westfield. His record of service in War of Revolution reads:
Sacket, Zaven, Westfield, Private Capt. Warham Parks' Company, Col. Timothy Donulson's(?) Regt. Muster Roll dated Aug. 1, 1775, service 3 mo. 4 days. Also Company return dated Roxbury (probably October, 1775). Also pension bounty coat or its equivalent in money.
577a. Zavin Sacket, b. Aug. 11, 1781, d. Dec. 6, 1857; m. Emily ___.
578. Isaac Sacket, b. Feb. 26, 1783, d. Mar. 29, 1863; m. Mercy Mansfield.
578a. James Sacket, b. in year 1786, d. Jan. 11, 1862.
579. Jabez B. Sacket, b. Dec. 14, 1788, d. Nov. 17, 1870; m. Ann Dewey.
580. Emily Sacket.
581. Ann Sacket.
582. Eliza Sacket, d. Aug. 5, 1850.
583. Rolin Sacket.
584. Joseph Sackett.
584a. Abigail Sackett, m. Charles Collins.

Children of Zavan Sacket and Abigail Bills

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "184. Zaven Sacket, b. Apr. 28, 1751; m. Abigail Bills."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:221 Zavan Sacket, b. April 28, 1751.
  3. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, Zavan, s. Isaac & Elisabeth (Shepard) b. Apr. 28, 1751."
  4. Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836 (, "1750 Sacket,     Zavan     s. Isaac & Eliza, Sept. 2." [Date should be 1751 to be consistent with birth date]
  5. Crawford Statesman, [Thursday] Oct 29, 1840, p.3 col 6
    Died "On Monday night last, Mr. Zavan Sacket, Sr., of Mead township, in the 92nd yr of his age." [Note: Monday night was Oct, 26 1840.] [from TEK database]
  6. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:257 Marriage intentions filed: Zavan Sacket & Miriam Brooks. A poss. 1st m. of Zavan Sacket.
  7. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Zavan Sacket of Springfield and Miriam Brooks of Springfield; m. [date blank]."
  8. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988", digital image,, West Springfield marriages, "[worn]ackett, Zaa[worn] of Westfield and Miriam Brooks, int. 30 May 1778."
  9. Website National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, "Sackett, Zaven
    Service: Massachusetts
    Rank: Private
    Birth: 4-28-1751, Westfield, Hampshire Co, Massachusetts
    Death: 10-26-1840, Meadville, Crawford Co, Pennsylvania
    Pension Number: *S4659
    Service Source: *S4659
    Service Description: 1) Capt Warham Parks, 2) Col Denison Cont Troop
    Residence: Westfield, Hampshire Co, Massachusetts
    Spouse: Abigail Bills."
  10. 1790 US census, digital image,, Lieut Zavan Sacket. Norwich, Hampshire, MA. 1 white male (16+), 5 white males under 16, and 3 white females.
  11. 1800 US census, database, American Ancestors, "Lieut Zavan Sacket, Norwich, Hampshire County, Massachusetts."
  12. 1810 US census, database, American Ancestors, "Zavan Sacket, Norwich, Hampshire County, Massachusetts."
  13. 1820 US census, database, American Ancestors, "Zevan Sackett, Mead, Crawford County, Pennsylvania."
  14. 1830 US census, database, American Ancestors, "Zavan Sacket, Mead, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, 2 white males 20+, 1 white male 70+, 1 white female 20+, 1 white female 60+."
  15. 1840 US census, database, American Ancestors, "Zavan Sackett, Mead, Crawford County, Pennsylvania."
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 2019
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited20 Nov 2021

Place names

Place names are linked to the Place Index, with lists of people having events at each place (down to county level).

Google Maps

The superscripted 'G' after place names is a link to the Google Map for that place.


Icons and are links to Text and Image exhibits.

Sackett lines

English line of Thomas Sackett the elder & other English lines
American line of Thomas Sackett the elder through Simon Sackett the colonist
Line of John Sackett of New Haven