Sacket, Benjamin

Sacket, Benjamin

Male 1698 - 1753  (54 years)

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  • Name Sacket, Benjamin 
    Christened 1698  Church of Christ, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 31 Oct 1698  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1753  Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I159  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 25 Oct 2014 

    Father Sacket, John,   b. 4 Nov 1660, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1745, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Filley, Deborah,   b. 1661,   d. 20 Nov 1701, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1686  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 6 children 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family King, Thankful,   b. 25 Dec 1704,   d. 4 Nov 1785, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 4 Dec 1729  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Westfield town Records:
      BENJAMIN SACKET married THANKFULL KING December 04, 1729 [A:193].
    Children 
     1. Sacket, Benjamin,   b. 21 Dec 1731, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776  (Age 45 years)
     2. Sacket, King,   b. 2 Feb 1734, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795  (Age 61 years)
     3. Sacket, Zebulon,   b. 10 May 1737, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1777, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     4. Sacket, Abigail,   b. 1 Sep 1741, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Mar 1831, Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     5. Sacket, Deborah,   b. 21 Feb 1744/1745, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     6. Sacket, Thankful,   b. 2 May 1748, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F87  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 1698 - Church of Christ, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Oct 1698 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Dec 1729 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sacket, Benjamin - 21 Dec 1731 - Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sacket, King - 2 Feb 1734 - Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sacket, Zebulon - 10 May 1737 - Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sacket, Abigail - 1 Sep 1741 - Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sacket, Deborah - 21 Feb 1744/1745 - Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sacket, Thankful - 2 May 1748 - Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1753 - Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Website Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679\endash 1836 (NewEnglandAncestors.org), "1698 Sacket, Benjamin s. John & Deborah, 8 mo 30 d."
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      Westfield Town Records:
      BENJAMIN SACKET, b. October 31, 1698 [A:23].
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      of Westfield and Sheffield in Mass.

      Early settler at Sheffield, Mass.
      Copy of Will.

      In the name of God Amen, the twenty & seventh day of August, 1746. I Benjamin Sacket, of Sheffield in the County of Hampshire, on the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in New England, being in perfect health * * * I give and bequeath to my well beloved wife Thankful the improvements of the whole of my estate both real and personal until my children com to be of age - my sons twenty one years and daughters eighteen years old, and each child to their portion as they come of age, and the improvement of one third of my estate real and personal during her natural life as the law provides for her.

      Item - I give to my well beloved oldest son Benjamin five pounds money, over and above what I give to his brethren.
      Item - I give to my well beloved sons Benjamin Sacket, King Sacket, & Zebulon Sacket the whole of my estate real and personal to have possession each of their portion as they come of age except their mothers thirds, and all at her decease, they paying their sisters portion, and in case either of the sons should die before he is of age his portion shall return to his or their brother or brethren. And in case that I should have another son it is my will that he should be equal to his brethren.
      Item - I give to my well beloved daughter Deborah twenty pounds money to be paid to her equally by my sons. And in case that I should have a daughter born after this time I giver her twenty pounds money to be paid out of my estate by my sons equally.

      Likewise I constitute, make and ordain my trusty and well beloved brother Daniel Sacket of Westfield & my beloved wife Thankful executors of this my last Will and Testament. [Weygant, p. 47]
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      7 Feb. 1799, Benjamin Sacket, of Egremont, yeoman, for
      $1500, sold William Coldburne, of same, yeoman, land there;
      signs as "Benja Sacket Jr."; wit: John-C. Kline and Henry
      Holly; ack. 1799 at Alford; recd. 1806. (Berkshire Deeds, So. Registry, 43:16.)
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      There was no Sacket, or Sackett, listed as head of a
      family in Sheffield in 1790, but we do find King Sacket, in Egremont that year.
      Children of Benjamin and Thankful (King) Sacket, recorded
      in Sheffield, Mass


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