Justus Sackett

(1740-1827)
FatherHon Nathaniel Sackett (1720-bef 1768)
MotherAnne Bush (-c 1746)
Justus Sackett, son of Hon Nathaniel Sackett and Anne Bush, was born in 1740.1 He died aged 86 in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, on 15 January 18271,2 and was buried in the Second Congregational Church Cemetery, Greenwich.2 He married Anna Lyon.1 She was born on 27 September 1740.3,4 She died aged 96 in Greenwich on 15 February 18371,3,5 and was buried in the Second Congregational Church Cemetery.1,3
     Justus served as a sergeant in the American Revolutionary War.6
     In 1790 Justus was living in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut. In his household were two white males (16+), three white males under 16, three white females, and one slave.7

Children of Justus Sackett and Anna Lyon

DescendantsSackett Family Association descendants of Justus Sackett and Anna Lyon:
Katharine Visser and Tyler Visser.
ChartsSimon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Reference340.6N.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "340. Justus Sackett, b. in year 1740, d. Jan. 15, 1827; m. Anna Lyon."
  2. Website Cemetery Transcriptions from the NEHGS Manuscript Collections (New England Historic Genealogical Society) (http://www.NewEnglandAncestors.org), "Sackett, Justus, d. Jan. 15, 1827, in 87th yr. Second Congregational Church Cemetery, Greenwich Fairfield Co., Connecticut."
  3. Website Cemetery Transcriptions from the NEHGS Manuscript Collections (New England Historic Genealogical Society) (http://www.NewEnglandAncestors.org), "Sackett, Anna, widow of Justus Sackett, d. Feb. 15, 1837, æ. 96 yrs, 4 mos and 19 days. Second Congregational Church Cemetery, Greenwich, Fairfield Co., Connecticut."
  4. Date of birth calculated from age at death.
  5. There is a discrepancy in the recording of the inscription on the gravestone of Justus's widow Anna, The Sacketts of America showing a date of 15 January 1837 and an age of 99 years, 4 months and 9 days, and the NEHGS Manuscript Collection showing 15 February 1837 and 96 years, 4 months and 19 days.
  6. Website National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (http://dar.org/), "Sackett, Justus
    Service: Connecticut
    Rank: Sergeant
    Birth: 1740, New York, New York
    Death: 1-15-1827, Greenwich, Fairfield Co, Connecticut
    Service Source: Johnston, Ct Men in the Rev, pp 455, 488, 489
    Service Description: Capt Abraham Mead, Col John Mead
    Residence: Greenwich, Fairfield Co, Connecticut
    Spouse: Anne Lyon."
  7. 1790 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Justice Sacket. Norwalk and Stamford, CT. 2 white males (16+), 3 white males under 16, 3 white females, and 1 slave.