Margery Sackett

FatherJohn Sackett MD (c 1702-after 1760)
Mother___ ___
Birth1740, New York StateG,1
Marriage1763, Amenia, Dutchess County, New York StateGJosiah Beardsley1,2
Margery Sackett, daughter of John Sackett MD and ___ ___, was born in New York StateG in say 1740.1 She married in Amenia, Dutchess County, New York StateG, on 6 January 1763, Josiah Beardsley.1,2 Josiah was born in about 1740.3 He died aged 67 on 17 May 1807 and was buried at the Old Cemetery, New Fairfield, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG.4
     Josiah made his will at New FairfieldG on 28 March 1806, naming his wife Margery and their five sons and five daughters. The will was proved by Margery and her son James on 20 May 1807.
Abstract of will of Josiah Beardsley of New Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Date: 28 Mar 1806.
Proved: 20 May 1807.
Wife Marjery, her dower in my estate, my household furniture (except that to be given to dau Lowis), & 1 cow, 1 horse, & 5 sheep.
Daughter Lowis, southwest chamber in my house with access to lower rooms for washing etc, while she remains a single woman, + 1 cow over and above what I have given to my other daughters on account of her long service + £30 in movables (comprising 2 beds & bedding, chairs & other specified items) to make her up to my other daughters.
Sons: James, Nathan, Josiah, Benjamin, Chauncey, residue of estate equally except Benjamin who is to have land to value of £20 over and above other sons on account of his not having a trade, Benjamin's land not to be sold without consent of James.
Daughters: Ruth, wife of Stephen Hoyt; Elizabeth, wife of John Hendrick; Rebeckah, wife of Wm Eliott; Sible?, wife of Eli Gregory; Lowis; each a common bible in addition to that already given.
Executors: James Beardsley, Margery Beardsley.
Witnesses: John Sturges, Anna Beardsley, Betsey Bunnel.
Josiah Beardsley (c1740–1807), Old Cemetery, New Fairfield, Connecticut
(Src: Find a Grave, TomKat)

Children of Margery Sackett and Josiah Beardsley

  • James Beardsley
  • Nathan Beardsley
  • Benjamin Beardsley
  • Chauncey Beardsley
  • Ruth Beardsley
  • Elizabeth Beardsley
  • Rebecca Beardsley
  • Sibyl? Beardsley
  • Lois? Beardsley
  • Josiah Beardsley b. 21 Mar 1780, d. 21 Apr 1865

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "718. Margery Sackett, m. Josiah Beardsley, Jan. 6, 1763."
  2. "New York, Marriages, 1686–1980" (FamilySearch transcript), "6 Jan 1763, Amenia, Dutchess County, New York, Josiah Beardsley & Marjory Sackett."
  3. Date of birth based on age at death.
  4. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934" (Ancestry image), Old Cemetery, New Fairfield, Connecticut, "Beardsley, Josiah, died May 17, 1807, age 67 yrs. Revolutionary War marker & flag."
Sackett lineGranddaughter of Captain Richard Sackett of New York
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