Thankful Sacket

FatherSamuel Sacket (1704-1760)
MotherRuth Trumble (c 1705-)
Thankful Sacket, daughter of Samuel Sacket and Ruth Trumble, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 29 January 1742/431,2,3 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 27 February 1743.4 She married in about 1763, Hopestill King.5
     Thankful was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made at Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 3 April 1760. She was left a one-fifth share of his estate, subject to her mother's "widow's third."
     On 6 May 1782 Hopestill and Thankful King sold that part of Sacket Farm now in their ownership following Thankful's inheritance from her father and following the deaths of her brother Samuel and sister Rachel. They sold their three-fifths of the land to Ezra Fellows for £90.6

Children of Thankful Sacket and Hopestill King

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:172.
  2. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Thankfull, d. Samuel & Ruth (Trumble) b. Jan. 29, 1742/3."
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "233. Thankful Sacket, b. Jan. 29, 1742."
  4. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1743 Sacket, Thankful d. Samuel & ---, Feb. 27."
  5. Date of marriage based on birth of first child.
  6. Unsourced typescript of deed of sale of land dated 6 May 1782 found on several Ancestry trees, Dec 2019.
Sackett line4th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited18 Dec 2019
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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