New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Torrey's)

13 records

Torrey's Marriage Index is a compilation of known or presumed New England marriages occurring before 1700, arranged alphabetically by groom. It is estimated that 99% of all marriages were included. His sources included many published works as well as church and vital records, and those for Sackett records are expanded below. The information format is: name of groom, with years of birth and death (if known), name of bride, followed by her dates, date of marriage, place of marriage, and/or place(s) of principal residence.

  • BLOOMFIELD, William & 2/wf Isabel (___) [SACKETT], w Simon; aft 8 Feb 1636, bef 1645; Hartford/New London {Reg. 12:173; Sackett 14; Strang 144}
  • John SACKETT
    John & ___ ___; m Eng/Boston; by 1628; Plymouth/Providence/New Haven {Sackett 14; Babcock Anc. 91}
    [This refers to a proposed elder John Sackett who would have been the father of John Sackett of New Haven (next) and brother of Simon Sackett the colonist (below); the existence of an elder John has not been established from records, although the parentage of John of New Haven remains a mystery. —Chris Sackett, April 2014]
  • John SACKETT
    John (?1628–1684) & Agnes TINCOME/TINKHAM (–1707); 20 May 1652; New Haven {New Haven VR 3; New Haven Gen. Mag. 1583; Sackett 14, 19; Babcock Anc. 91; Moore Anc. 129}
  • John SACKETT
    John (1632–1719) & 1/wf Abigail HANNUM (1640–1690); 23 Nov 1659; Northampton/Westfield/Springfield {Hale (1952) 579; Sv. 4:2; Northampton (ms) 143; Sackett 16; Day 32; Dewey 241; Newberry 56; Brady Anc. 332, 338; Reg. 6:266, 90:158–9}
  • John SACKETT
    John (1653–1703) & Mary [WOODIN/WOODING] (1657, or 1658–1719); by 1686?, by 1690; New Haven {New Haven Gen. Mag. 1583, 2014; Sackett 28; Babcock Anc. 91–2}
  • John SACKETT
    John (1660–1745), Westfield & 1/wf Deborah FILLEY (1661–1701); 1 Dec 1686; Windsor, CT/Westfield/Wethersfield {Windsor CT VR 96, 252; Windsor CT 2:250; Sackett 24; Sv. 4:2; Reg. 6:269; Warner-Harrington 206}
  • John SACKET
    John (–1719) & 2/wf Sarah (STILES) STEWARD/ STEWART, w John; 15 Jan l690/1; Windsor, CT {Reg. 6:266; Windsor CT 2:703; Alling 22; Sackett 17; Stiles (CT) 42; Springfield Fam. (ms) 587, 669; Sv. 4:2}
  • Joseph SACKETT
    Joseph (1656–1719) & 1/wf Elizabeth (___) [BETTS]; Newtown, LI {NYGBR 65:249; Sackett 16; Strong 146; Underhill 2:91; Sv. 1:173, 4:2; Essex Ant. 9:91; TAG 11:184; Reg. 55:300}
  • Samuel SACKETT
    Samuel (1674–1709) & Elizabeth [BISSELL], m/2 John ROOT 1712; by 1698, 1700; Westfield {Sackett 27}
  • Simon SACKETT
    Simon1 (–1635) & Isabel ___, (–1635+) m/2 William BLOOMFIELD; by 1630; Cambridge {Strong 144; Sv. 4:2}
  • Simon SACKETT
    Simon (?1630–1659) & Sarah [BLOOMFIELD], m/2 ?Lambert WOODWARD; ca 1652; Springfield {Springfield Fam. (ms) 587; Sackett 14; Strong 45; Sv. 1:204, 4:2}
  • William SACKETT
    William (1662–1700) & 1/wf Sarah/Hannah CRAM?/CRAIN?; 27 Nov 1689, 26 Dec 1687; Westfield {Reg. 6:269; Sackett 24; Sv. 4:2}
  • William SACKETT
    William (1662–1700) & 2/wf Hannah GRAVES (1666–); 27 Nov 1689; Westfield {Hale (1952) 579; Deerfield 1:genealogies, 176; Reg. 6:269; Graves 11; Sackett 24; Dewey 243}

Torrey's sources for Sackett records:

Alling: Allen, George P., A History and Genealogical Record of the Alling-Allens of New Haven, Conn. (New Haven, Conn.: Price, Lee & Adkins, 1899)
Babcock Anc: DeForest, Louis Effingham, Babcock and Allied Families (New York: DeForest, 1928)
Brady Anc.: De Forest, Louis Effingham, and Anne L. De Forest, James Cox Brady and His Ancestry (New York: De Forest Publishing, 1933)
Day: [Day, George Edward], A Genealogical Register of the Descendants in the Male Line of Robert Day (New Haven: W. Storer, 1840)
Deerfield 1:genealogies: Sheldon, George, History of Deerfield, Mass., vol. 2, part 2 (Deerfield, Mass., 1896)
Dewey: Dewey, Adelbert Melton, Life of George Dewey, Rear Admiral, U.S.N.; and Dewey Family History. Being an Authentic Historical and Genealogical Record of More than Fifteen Thousand Persons in the United States by the Name of Dewey, and Their Descendants (Westfield, Mass.: Dewey Publishing, 1898)
Essex Ant.: The Essex Antiquarian, 13 vols. (n.p., 1897–1909)
Graves: Graves, John Card, Genealogy of the Graves Family in America, vol. 1 (Buffalo, N.Y.: Baker, Jones, 1896)
Hale (1952): Jacobus, Donald Lines, et al., Hale, House and Related Families, Mainly of the Connecticut River Valley (Hartford: Connecticut Historical Society, 1952)
Moore Anc.: DeForest, Louis Effingham, Moore and Allied Families; the Ancestry of William Henry Moore (New York: DeForest, 1938)
New Haven Gen. Mag.: Jacobus, D. L, ed., New Haven Genealogical Magazine, vols.1–8, later The American Genealogist (New Haven, 1922+)
New Haven VR: Vital Records of New Haven, 1648–1850, 2 vols. (Hartford, Conn.: Order of Founders & Patriots, 1917)
Newberry: Bartlett, J. Gardner, Newberry Genealogy (Boston: privately printed, 1914)
Northampton (ms): [prob.] in Court Records [Hampden County, Mass.], on microfilm (Springfield, Mass., 1972)
NYGBR: The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, vols. 1+ (New York: NewYork Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1870+)
Reg.: New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vols. 1+ (Boston: NEHGS, 1847+)
Sackett: Weygant, Charles H., The Sacketts of America: Their Ancestors and Descendants 1630–1907 ([Newburgh, N.Y.: Journal Print], 1907)
Springfield Fam. (ms): Warren, Thomas B., "Springfield Families," 3 vols. Springfield, Mass., 1934–1935)
Stiles (CT): Stiles, Henry Reed, The Stiles Family in America: Genealogies of the Connecticut Family; Descendants of John Stiles, of Windsor, Conn., and of Mr. Francis Stiles, of Windsor and Stratford, Conn.,1635–1894; also, the Conn. and New Jersey Families (Jersey City, N.J.: Doan & Pilson, 1895)
Strong: Dwight, Benjamin W., The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong of Northampton, 2 vols. (Albany: Joel Munsell, 1871)
Sv.: Savage, James A., Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England (Boston: Little, Brown, 1860–62)
TAG: The American Genealogist
Underhill: Frost, Josephine C., Underhill Genealogy ([New York?]: M. C. Taylor, 1932)
Warner-Harrington: Warner, Frederick Chester, "The Ancestry of Samuel, Freda and John Warner," typescript, 5 vols. (Boston, 1949, 1955)
Windsor CT: Stiles, Henry Reed, The History and Genealogies of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut, 2 vols. (Hartford: Case, Lockwood & Brainard, 1891–92)
Windsor CT VR: Connecticut Vital Records (Barbour Collection), Connecticut State Library [Hartford], typescript, 1918–29

"Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700." Database. American Ancestors. ( (Researched by Chris Sackett).