Israel Sacket

FatherMoses Sacket (1743-1813)
MotherEunice Cadwell (1749-1842)
Marriage1820, West Springfield, Hampden CountyGLucy Doane1,6
Israel Sacket, farmer, son of Moses Sacket and Eunice Cadwell, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 6 September 1792.1,2,3 He died there aged 58 on 20 May 18514,5 and was buried at Pine Hill Cemetery, WestfieldG.7 He married in West Springfield, Hampden CountyG, in about 1820, Lucy Doane, daughter of Bethuel Doane and Lucy Greene.1,6 Lucy was born in West SpringfieldG in 1799.1,8 She died aged 70 in WestfieldG on 12 December 18709 and was buried at Pine Hill Cemetery, WestfieldG.7
     Israel served as a Private in the Massachusetts Militia during the War of 1812.10
     Israel was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in WestfieldG on 17 April 1812. He was to receive an amount of $800.11
     Israel was listed in the census in 1830 and 1840 as a householder in WestfieldG.12,13
     Israel made his will in WestfieldG on 8 April 1844. After providing for his wife Lucy's one-third dower, he left his estate to his sons Francis and Charles, conditional on their paying one-third of the value of the real estate to their sisters Harriet and Mary. The sisters' third was to be split two-to-one in favor of the younger daughter Mary. At the time of making his will, Israel's children were not yet of age. He appointed David Moseley, executor of his will, as guardian of his sons, while Israel's wife Lucy was to be guardian of their daughters. The guardians were to supervise the payment of monies, which were due to be paid by each son within three years of reaching the age of 21.11
     In 1850 Israel was living in WestfieldG and was recorded in the census as Israel Sackett, a farmer, aged 51, and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Lucy, aged 50, and born in Massachusetts, and children, Harriet, 26, Francis, 25, Charles, 21, and Mary, aged ten. Also in the household was Lucinda Randall, 17.14
     In 1860 Israel's widow Lucy was living in WestfieldG and was recorded in the census as Lucy Sacket, aged 60 and born in Massachusetts. Also in the household were her unmarried children, Harriet, 36, and Charles, 31, and her son Francis, 33, with his wife Mary, 29, and their daughter Nettie, aged two.15
     In 1870 she was living in WestfieldG in the household of her son Charles, and was recorded as Lucy Sackett, aged 69.16
Abstract of will of Israel Sackett of Westfield, Hampden County, MA.
Date: 8 Apr 1844.
Probate: 1st Tue Jul 1851.
Wife Lucy, one-third of real estate during lifetime, all household goods, my buggee, & the old Durham cow.
Sons Francis & Charles, residue of real & personal estate, subject to paying daus Harriet & Mary one-third of value of real estate in proportions of 2 parts to Mary, 1 part to Harriet, the value of wife's third not to be paid to daus until after wife's death. Amounts payable by sons to be paid by each within 3 years of reaching age 21.
Executor: David Mosely, & guardian of sons. Wife Lucy to be guardian of daus.
Witnesses: Selah Chandler, Enoch Sacket, Norman T Leonard.
Israel Sackett (1792–1851), Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Massachusetts
(Src: Find a Grave, Phyllis Bombard)

Children of Israel Sacket and Lucy Doane

506. Israel Sacket, 1786–18__, of Westfield, Mass., son of (169) Moses and Eunice Cadwell Sacket, was married to Lucy Doane, 1799–___, daughter of Bethuel Doane and his wife Lucy Greene, of Springfield, Mass.
1130. Frank Sacket, m. Mary Ann Morse.
1131. Charles Sacket.
1132. Harriet Sacket, m. Simeon Southworth.
1133. Mary Sacket, m. Henry Plumpton.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "506. Israel Sacket, m. Lucy Doane."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:175.
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Israel, s. Mosses & Eunice Cadwell, b. Sept. 6, 1792."
  4. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:rear.
  5. Vital Records, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, v57, p227, death, "1851 May 20, Israel Sackett, 57, at Westfield, married, farmer, b. Westfield, s. Moses & Eunice, fever."
  6. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), West Springfield marriages, "Sacket, Israel of Westfield [int. W.S.] and Lucy Doane of W.S., "in the course of last year" [rec. 25 Apr 1821, int. 30 Sep 1820]."
  7. Find a Grave.
  8. Birthplace from dau Harriet's death record.
  9. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910" (American Ancestors image), v230, p46, Death, "1870 Dec 12, Lucy Sackett (Doan), female, w[idow], 70, pneumonia, at Westfield, b. West Springfield, d. of B, b. West Springfield, & Lucy, b. So Hadley."
  10. "U.S., War of 1812 Service Records, 1812-1815" (Ancestry transcript), "Sacket, Israel, Foote's Regiment Massachusetts Militia, rank-induction Private, rank-discharge Private."
  11. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991" (Ancestry image).
  12. 1830 United States census, "Israel Sackett, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 2 males under 5, 1 male 5-9, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 30-39, 1 female 5-9, 1 female 30-39, 1 female 40-49, 1 female 80-89, total 9."
  13. 1840 United States census, "Israel Sacket, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 2 males 10-14, 1 male 40-49, 1 female under 5, 1 female 10-14, 1 female 40-49, 1 female 90-99, total 7."
  14. 1850 United States Federal Census, M432_318/221[2]
    Westfield, Hampden County, MA
    Israel Sackett, 51, farmer, b. MA
    Lucy Sackett, 50, b. MA
    Harriet Sackett, 26, b. MA
    Francis Sackett, 25, whips, b. MA
    Charles Sackett, 21, farmer, b. MA
    Mary Sackett, 10, b. MA
    Lucinda Randall, 17, b. MA.
  15. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll M653_502FHL Film 803502, p 911
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sacket, Lucy, 60, personal estate $300, b. MA
    Sacket, Harriet, 36, housework, b. MA
    Sacket, Charles D, 31, farmer, b. MA
    Sacket, Frances [sic], f [sic], 33, farmer, real estate $7,000, personal estate $1,000, b. MA
    Sacket, Mary A, 29, b. England
    Sacket, Nettie, 2, b. MA.
  16. 1870 United States Federal Census, M593_619/420
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Charles, 41, farmer, $2,000, $500, b. Mass
    Sackett, Lucy, 69, keeping house, $-, $400, b. Mass
    Sackett, Harriett, 44, no occupation, $-, $600, b. Mass
    Sackett, Mary Ann, 39, keeping house, $-, $1,000, b. England
    Sackett, Emma, 12, attending school, b. Mass
    Noble, Daniel, 45, farm laborer, b. Mass
    Sackett, Frances, 43, female [sic], farmer, b. Mass.
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