Penelope Sacket

FatherErastus Sacket (1721-before 1797)
MotherElizabeth Leonard (1729/30-1816)
Birth1761, Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG,1,2,3,4
Baptism1761, WestfieldG,5
Penelope Sacket, daughter of Erastus Sacket and Elizabeth Leonard, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 17 January 17611,2,3,4 and baptized at the Church of Christ, WestfieldG, on 22 March 1761.5 She died aged 76 on 1 June 1837.1,4 She married in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 16 March 1783, Asaph Dewey, son of David Dewey and Rebekah Phelps.1,4,6,7,8 Asaph was born in WestfieldG on 2 February 17584 and died aged 74 in Richmond, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 17 January 1833.4 He served in the American Revolutionary War.4

Children of Penelope Sacket and Asaph Dewey

632. Penelope Sacket, 1761–1837, daughter of (198) Erastus and Elizabeth Leonard Sacket, was married at Pittsfield, Mass., Nov. 16, 1782, to Asaph Dewey, 1758-1833, son of David Dewey and his wife Rebecca Phelps, of Westfield, Hancock and Richmond, Mass.
1398. Roxana Dewey, b. Oct. 13, 1783; m. James Foote.
1399. Zelotes Dewey, b. in 1758, d. Dec. 30, 1843; m. Mehitable Roberts.
1400. Asaph Dewey, Jr., b. Mar. 1787, d. Feb. 11, 1845; m. Miss Sidney Howland.
1401. Erastus Dewey, b. Apr. 15, 1789, d. Apr. 15, 1865; m. Matilda Millard.
1402. Lyman Dewey, b. in 1793, d. July 3, 1853; m. Phebe Burt.
1403. Jerusha Dewey, b. in 1793; m. Joseph Howland, Jr.
1404. Elias Dewey, b. July 5, 1794, d. Mar. 9, 1878; m. Nancy Wood.
1405. Solomon Dewey, b. Oct. 13, 1799, d. Oct. 30, 1860; m. Sophia Henry.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "632. Penelope Sacket, b. Jan. 17, 1761, d. June 1, 1837; m. Asaph Dewey."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, A:30.
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Penelope, d. Eratas & Elizabeth (Leonard) b. Jan. 17, 1761."
  4. Rollin H Cooke, Pittsfield Families (Pittsfield, Massachusetts: Berkshire Athenaeum), 3:51 "P.50, Dewey, Asaph, son David Dewey of Westfield & Rebecca Phelps, b. Feb 2 1758, Westfield, Mass., d. Jan 17 1833, Richmond, Mass., m. Mar 16 1783, Pittsfield (TR) to Penelope Sackett, dau. of Erastus Sackett & Elizabeth Leonard. She b. Jan 17 1761, Westfield, d. June 1 1837.
    He lived in Hancock and Richmond. He was a Revolutionary soldier.
    Children, b. Richmond: 1. Roxana, b. Oct 13 1783, m. James Foote; 2. Zelotes, b. 1785, m. Mehitable Roberts of Pittsfield or Dalton; 3. Asaph, b. Mar 7 1787, of Lenox, m. (pub Sept 4 1808), Sidney Howland of Pittsfield; 4. Erastus, b. Apr 15 1789, of Lenox, m. Mar 11 1813 (pub Mar 6 (TR)) to Matilda Millard of Pittsfield, dau. of Samuel Millard; 5. Lyman, b. 1791, m. Phebe Burt of Pitts; 6. Jerusha, b. 1793, m. Joseph Howland Jr.; 7. Elias, b. July 5 1794, of Richmond, m. Mar 26 1818 (pub Mar 11) to Nancy Wood of Pittsfield; 8. Solomon S., b. Oct 13 1799, of Richmond, m. Apr 28 1828 (pub Apr 8) to Polly Wood of Pittsfield.
    Elias & Solomon both m. 2d. Lyman Dewey & Mrs Phebe adm. chh. 1840, dism. ___."
  5. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836" (American Ancestors transcript), "1761 Sacket, Penelope d. Erastus & ---, March 22."
  6. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:98, 26 January 1783 marriage intentions filed: Penelope Sacket & Asaph Dewey.
  7. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Asaph Dewey of W. and Penelope Sacket of Pittsfield; m. [date blank]."
  8. Cooke Collection of Massachusetts genealogical records, Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 26:385, records of First Church of Christ, Pittsfield, marriages, "1783 Mar 16, Mr _ Dewey & Mrs Penelope Sackett."
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited19 Jun 2022
Sackett Database2609 Penelope Sacket

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