Abigail Sackett (Hannum)

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Abigail Hannum

Birthplace: Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
Place of Burial: Westfield, Hampden, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Hannum and Honor Hannum
Wife of John Sackett, Sr.,
Mother of John Sackett, Jr.,; Joseph Sackett; Abigail D Noble; Mary Sackett; William Sackett and 7 others
Sister of John Sen. Hannum, Sr.,; Johanna Hannum; Mary Hannum and Elizabeth Hannum

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About Abigail Sackett (Hannum)


Birth: Nov. 22, 1640 Windsor Hartford County Connecticut, USA Death: Oct. 10, 1690 Westfield Hampden County Massachusetts, USA

Hannum, Abigail Father: William Hannum, Mother: Honor Capen Married in: Northampton Mass. Nov 23, 1659 Spouse: John Sackett,1632-1719 John Sacket son of Simon Sackett and his wife Isabel, is believed to be the first child of European descent to be born in Newtown (now Cambridge), Mass. In 1653 he became a resident of Springfield, Mass., receiving from the town commissioners a gift of four pieces of land. On November 23, 1659, he was married to Abigail Hannum, daughter of William Hannum (colonist), and his wife, Honor Capen, of Dorchester, Windsor and Northampton. A short time after his marriage to Abigail Hannum, John Sacket sold his land at Springfield and moved to property he had purchased some fifteen miles up the Connecticut River at Northampton. There he and his family lived until 1665, when he again sold out and moved to a farm he purchased near Westfield, on what are now called Sacket's Meadows. John Sacket was one of the original founders of Westfield, MA. This John dropped on "t" in the Sackett name and several generations of his descendants retained the one "t" spelling for Sacket(t).

Children of John Sacket and Abigail Hannum.

8. John Sacket, b. Nov. 4, 1660; d. Dec. 20, 1745; m. Deborah Filley. 9. William Sacket, b. Apr. 20, 1662; d. Mar. 28, 1700; m. Hannah Graves. 10. Abigail Sacket, b. Dec. 1, 1663; d. July 3, 1683; m. John Noble. 11. Mary Sacket, b. in year 1665; d. Nov. 19, 1667. 12. Hannah Sacket, b. Mar. 7, 1669;; d. Aug. 3., 1749; m. 2nd, Ben Newbury. 13. Mary Sacket, b. June 8, 1672, d. in year 1729; m. Benj. Moseley. 14. Samuel Sacket, b. Sept. 16, 1674; d. Nov. 8, 1709; m. Elizabeth Bissell.

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 John P Sackett (1632 - 1719)*

 William Sackett (1662 - 1700)*
 Abigail Sacket Noble (1663 - 1683)*
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Burial: Old Burying Ground Westfield Hampden County Massachusetts, USA Plot: On Intersection of section A B west side of section

Created by: helenpatricia Record added: Jun 22, 2007 Find A Grave Memorial# 20030491

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Abigail Sackett (Hannum)'s Timeline

November 22, 1640
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
November 22, 1640
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
Age 15
April 24, 1658
Age 17
Probably Wallingford, Connecticut Colony
November 23, 1659
Age 19
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
November 4, 1660
Age 19
Northampton, Hampshire, MA, USA
April 20, 1662
Age 21
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
December 1, 1663
Age 23
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
Age 24
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
June 8, 1672
Age 31
Westfield, Hampden Co., MA, USA