Jonathan Sacket

FatherJonathan Sacket (1696/97-1773)
MotherAnne Filer (c 1705-1787)
Marriage1748, HebronGHannah Phelps2,3
Jonathan Sacket, son of Jonathan Sacket and Anne Filer, was born in Hebron, Tolland County, ConnecticutG, on 26 December 1727.1,2 He died aged 49 in Warren, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 3 April 17772 and was buried at the Old Cemetery, WarrenG.4 He married at HebronG on 10 November 1748, Hannah Phelps, daughter of Noah Phelps and Ann Dyer.2,3 Hannah was born in HebronG on 28 February 1726/27. She died in 1803.2
     Jonathan was a founding, covenanting, member of the Congregational Church in Warren, attending the first "gathering" of the new church, held on 22 September 1756, probably at his father's home. His wife Hannah also "owned the covenant" by the end of that year. She was admitted to the church in Warren by letter from Hebron on 2 January 1757. Jonathan and Hannah were recorded in Warren church records as members in full communion in the Church of Christ, East Greenwich, on 29 June 1757 and 18 March 1772.5,6,7
     Jonathan was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in Kent, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 12 June 1772. He was left £3 to be paid to him by his brother Justus and £4 to be paid to him by his brother Reuben. Jonathan's father had already left land to him in 1749, soon after his marriage.8

Children of Jonathan Sacket and Hannah Phelps

202. Jonathan Sacket, Jr., 1727–1777, of Hebron, Conn., son of (47) Jonathan and Ann Filer Sacket, was married, Nov. 10, 1748, to Hannah Phelps, 17__?-1803. In 1749, his father conveyed to him land in Hebron which became thereafter his permanent place of residence; and there, according to records of the town officials, were born his twelve
644. Hannah Sacket, b. Sept. 22, 1749.*
644a. Anna Sacket, b. Oct. 2, 1751.*
645. William Sacket, b. Nov. 16, 1753, d. in 1842; m. Eunice Bowen.
646. Hulda Sacket, b. in 1755; m. ___ Smith.
647. Aaron Sackett, b. in 1758. [Note]
648. Abigail Sacket, b. in 1758.*
649. Rebecca Sacket, b. Oct. 18, 1760.
650. Chloe Sacket, b. Mar. 15, 1762, d. Dec. 18, 1823; m. David Abel.
651. Phene Sacket, b. in 1764; m. Jonathan Nichols.
652. Filer Sacket, b. Apr. 10, 1766, d. Apr. 8, 1834; m. Deborah Waterman.
653. Jesse Sacket, b. 1769.
654. Almon Sacket, died unmarried.

*Hannah, Anna and Abigail Sacket were married—one to Joseph Thayer, one to a Mr. Finney, and one to a Mr. Brush.

[No record is found for 647. Aaron Sackett. His entry here would appear to be an error for Jonathan's brother, 205. Aaron Sackett, who died in 1758.]

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackit, Jonathan, s. Jonathan, b. Dec. 26, 1727. Hebron Vital Records, 1:80."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "202. Jonathan Sacket, b. Dec. 26, 1727, d. in year 1777; m. Hannah Phelps."
  3. Barbour Collection, "Sackit, Jonathan Jr., m. Hannah Phelps, Nov. 10, 1748. Hebron Vital Records, 1:49."
  4. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934" (Ancestry image), 51:8, Inscription, Old Cemetery, Warren, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Jonathan, died Apr 3, 1777, age 49 yrs."
  5. Lucy Sackett Curtiss, The Congregational Church, Warren, Connecticut, 1756–1956, Brewer-Borg Corp (1956), digital image, Internet Archive (, 12–13, "... September 22, 1756—the day for the "gathering" of the new church ... covenanting members [18, including] Jonathan Sackett, Jonathan Sackett, Jun., Justus Sackett." "By the close of the year ten more had "owned the covenant": [including] Hannah, wife of Jonathan Sackett, Jr."
  6. "Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630–1920" (Ancestry image), Church of Christ, Warren, "Sackett, Jonathan, Jr, adm. ch. 22 Sep 1756. 5:58."; "Sackett, Jonath(a)n, mem. in full communion in Church of Christ in East Greenwich, 29 Jun 1757. 2:6."; "Sackett, Jonath(a)n, Jr & w. Hannah, mems. in full communion with Church of Christ in East Greenwich, 18 Mar 1772. 2:11."
  7. Howard Carter, Genealogy of Descendants of Thomas Carter ... of MA and CT, Norfolk, CT (1909), digital image,, pp 23–24, "The church of the "Society of East Greenwich (now Warren) in the town of Kent" was formerly organized Sept. 22, 1756. [First covenant, names included:] Jonathan Sackett, Jonathan Sackett Jun., Justus Sackett. 'Then the above named Persons publickly Covenanted and were declared to be a Church of Christ.' "
  8. Sacketts of America, "47. Jonathan Sacket, b. Mar. 20, 1696; d. Sept. 1, 1773; m. Ann Filer."
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