Joseph Sacket

FatherErastus Sacket (1721-before 1797)
MotherElizabeth Leonard (1729/30-1816)
Marriage1786, PittsfieldGLucy Goff6
Joseph Sacket, son of Erastus Sacket and Elizabeth Leonard, was born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 3 December 17641,2,3 and baptized at the First Church of Christ, PittsfieldG, on 17 February 1765.4 He died in Naples, Ontario County, New York StateG, on 17 January 1842.5 He married in PittsfieldG in about 1786, Lucy Goff.6
     In 1790 Joseph was living in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG. In his household were one man, one boy, and three females.7
     Joseph was listed in the 1810 census as a householder in Pompey, Onondaga County, New York StateG.8 In 1830 he was a householder in Bristol, Ontario CountyG.9 In 1840 he was a householder in NaplesG.10
     Joseph died intestate. His son Zelotus petitioned the Surrogate Court of Ontario County, New York, on 25 April 1844 requesting appointment as administrator of the estate. The petition stated that Joseph had died on or about 17 January 1842 leaving surviving children, including Zelotus, but no widow. On 5 March 1845, Zelotus and co-administrator Otis Fuller petitioned the Court for permission to sell Joseph's real estate to meet debts. The petition identified Joseph's other heirs as Huldah Sackett, Joseph Sackett of Independence, Allegany County, Erastus Sackett, and Eliza Watkins, wife of __ J Watkins of Naples. The real estate, comprising about thirty acres with dwelling house and barn in the town of Naples was sold by public auction on 5 June 1845.5

Children of Joseph Sacket and Lucy Goff

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "634. Joseph Sacket, b. Dec. 3, 1764."
  2. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, (A:30) 3 December 1764 birth Joseph Sacket, Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Joseph, s. Erastas & Elizabeth (Leonard) b. Dec. 3, 1764."
  4. Cooke Collection of Massachusetts genealogical records, Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 26:290, records of First Church of Christ, Pittsfield, "1765 Feb 17, baptized Joseph child of Arestus Sackett."
  5. Sackett database, Probate Court records, estate of Joseph Sackett.
  6. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), Pittsfield marriages, "29 Oct 1786, Mr Joseph Sacket of Pittsfield & Miss Lucy Goff of Dalton intend marriage."
  7. 1790 United States census, Joseph Sacket. Pittsfield, Berkshire, MA. 1 white male (16+), 1 white male under 16, and 3 white females.
  8. 1810 United States census, "Joseph Sacket, Pompey, Onondaga County, New York State, 1 male under 10, 2 males 16-25, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female under 10, 1 female 16-25, 1 female 26-44, total 7."
  9. 1830 United States census, "Joseph Sackett, Bristol, Ontario County, New York State, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 50-59, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 30-39, 1 female 50-59, total 5."
  10. 1840 United States census, "Joseph Sackett, Naples, Ontario County, New York State, 1 male 5-9, 1 male 40-49, 1 male 70-79, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-9, 1 female 30-39, 1 female 40-49, total 7."
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