Walter Sackett

FatherGad Sacket (1748-after 1820)
MotherLucy Williams (c 1754-1807)
Walter Sackett, son of Gad Sacket and Lucy Williams, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 13 November 1775.1,2 He died in Hinsdale, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 14 April 1813.3 He married in Dalton, Berkshire CountyG, on 21 November 1799, Ruhamah Lyman.4,5 After Walter's death, Ruhamah married second in in about 1817, Walter's second cousin Stephen Sacket. Ruhamah was born in about 1778.6 She died aged 58 in Boston, MassachusettsG, on 13 May 1837 listed as "city poor" and was buried at the South Ground, BostonG.7
     Walter was listed in the 1800 census as a householder in Partridgefield, Berkshire CountyG.8
     In 1810 he was a householder in HinsdaleG.9

Children of Walter Sackett and Ruhamah Lyman

  • Unidentified son Sackett b. c 1800, d. 3 Mar 1808
  • Ruhamah Sackett b. c 1806, d. 8 Aug 1856
  • Charles Sackett b. 19 Feb 1807, d. 10 Aug 1856
  • Unnamed child Sackett b. Jul 1812, d. 9 Aug 1812

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:209.
  2. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Walter sic, s. Gad & Lucy Williams, b. Nov. 13, 1775."
  3. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), Hinsdale deaths, "Sacket, Walter, 14 Apr 1813, a. 37. CR." [CR-church record]
  4. Cooke Collection of Massachusetts genealogical records, Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 13:105, records of Dalton Congregational Church, "Marriages, Nov 25, 1799, Walter Sacket and Ruhama Lyon, both of Partridgefield."
  5. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), Dalton marriages, "Sacket, Walter of Partridgefield, and Ruhamah Lyman of Partridgefield, 21 Nov 1799."
  6. Death record.
  7. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), "13 May 1837, Rewhamah Sackett, 58, city poor, dropsy, bur. 130 South Gd."
  8. 1800 United States census
    "Walter Sackett, Partridgefield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts."
  9. 1810 United States census
    "Walter Sackett, Hinsdale, Berkshire County, Massachusetts."
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited27 May 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
10121 Walter Sackett

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