William Sacket

FatherWilliam Sacket (1700-1755)
MotherHannah Bagg (say 1700-)
William Sacket, son of William Sacket and Hannah Bagg, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 7 September 17301,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 25 April 1731.4 He died aged 71 in WestfieldG on 2 February 1802.1,5,6 He married in WestfieldG on 10 January 1760, Lydia Weller, daughter of Jonathan Weller and Mary Bridgeman.1,5,7,8 Lydia was born in 17399 and died aged 89 in WestfieldG on 17 May 1828.10
     William was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made at WestfieldG on 9 November 1752. He was appointed executor and was left the residue of the estate after bequests to his mother and sister.
     William Sacket served as a private in the American Revolutionary War.11
     In 1790 William was living in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG. In his household were four white males (16+), three white males under 16, one white female, and one other free person.12
     William was listed in the 1800 census as a householder in WestfieldG.13

227. William Sacket, 1730–1802, of Westfield, Mass., son of (57) William and Hannah Bagg Sacket, was married, Jan. 10, 1760, to Lydia Weller, 1739–1828.
673. Mollie Sacket, b. Oct. 14, 1760, d. Apr. 8, 1809.
674. William Sacket, b. Aug. 29, 1763; m.Olive Dean.
675. Lydia Sacket, b. Oct. 27, 1764, d. Aug. 23, 1838; m. 1st, Solomon Noble.
676. Moses Sacket, b. Dec. 3, 1766, d. in year 1850; m. Tryphena Hiscock.
677. Royal Sacket, b. June 12, 1769, d. May 5, 1804; m. Catherine Noble.
678. Joel Sacket, b. Jan. 23, 1772.
679. James Sacket, b. Sept. 15, 1774; m. Nancy Holcomb.
680. John Sacket, b. Feb. 28, 1780, d. Jan. 5, 1807.

Children of William Sacket and Lydia Weller

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "227. William Sacket, b. Sept. 1730, d. in year 1802; m. Lydia Weller."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:172.
  3. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, William, s. William & Hanah (Bagg) b. Sept. 7, 1730."
  4. Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836 (NewEnglandAncestors.org), "1731 Sacket, William s. William & Hannah, April 25."
  5. Birth & Death Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "Sacket, William, m. Lydia Wellar, Jan. 10, 1760, d. Feb. 2, 1802 ."
  6. Website Register of Deaths of the First Church, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1728–1836 (NewEnglandAncestors.org), "1802 Feb. 2 William Sacket 71 years."
  7. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:34.
  8. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "William Sacket of W. and Lydia Wellar of W; m. Jan. 10, 1760."
  9. Date of birth based on age at death.
  10. Website Register of Deaths of the First Church, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1728–1836 (NewEnglandAncestors.org), "1828 May 17 Wid. Lydia Sacket 89 years."
  11. Website National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, "Sackett, William
    Service: Massachusetts
    Rank: Private
    Birth: 9-7-1730, Westfield, Hampshire Co, Massachusetts
    Death: 2-2-1802, Westfield, Hampshire Co, Massachusetts
    Service Description: Capt David Mosely, Col John Mosely
    Comments: Ss: Ma Sol & Sail, Vol. 13 P. 731
    Residence: Westfield, Hampshire Co, Massachusetts
    Spouse: Lydia Weller."
  12. 1790 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, William Sacket. Westfield, Hampshire, MA. 4 white males (16+), 3 white males under 16, 1 white female, and 1 other free person.
  13. 1800 US census, database, American Ancestors, "Wm Sacket, Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts."
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 53
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Joel Sacket & Clarissa Sacket relationship chart
John Noah Sackett & Francelia L Sackett relationship chart
Last Edited23 May 2021

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