Samuel Sackett

FatherWilliam Sacket (1762-1847)
MotherOlive Dean (1766-1845)
Marriage1814Sarah Wright4
Samuel Sackett, son of William Sacket and Olive Dean, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 17 October 1790.1,2,3 He died aged 55 in Martinsburgh, Lewis County, New York StateG, on 12 March 1846 and was buried at West Martinsburgh, Lewis CountyG.5 He married in about 1814, Sarah Wright.4 Sarah was born in MassachusettsG on 25 October 1791.6 She died aged 71 on 29 October 18626 and was buried at Saranac Cemetery, Ionia County, MichiganG.6
     Samuel served as a Drummer in the 101st Regiment, New York Militia, in the War of 1812. His brothers, William and Marvin, served in the same regiment.7
     Samuel was listed in the 1820 census as a householder in Lowville, Lewis County, New York StateG.8 In 1830 and 1840 he was a householder in Martinsburgh, Lewis CountyG.9,10
     In 1855 Samuel's widow Sarah, aged 64, was living with her son John and daughter-in-law Sylvia in Mexico, Oswego County, New York StateG.11
     In 1860 Samuel's widow Sarah, aged 61 [actually 68], was living with her son John and daughter-in-law Sylvia in Boston, Ionia County, MichiganG.12

Children of Samuel Sackett and Sarah Wright

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, C:51.
  2. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Samuel, s. William Jr. & Olive Dean, b. Oct. 17, 1790."
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1561. Samuel Sacket."
  4. Date of marriage based on birth of first child.
  5. Franklin Benjamin Hough, History of Lewis County, New York, D Mason & Co, Syracuse, NY (1883), digital image, Internet Archive (, p 451 [Burials at West Martinsburgh], "Sackett, Samuel, died Mar. 12, 1846, aged 55."
  6. Sackett database, 30053 Sarah Wright.
  7. "U.S., War of 1812 Service Records, 1812-1815" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Samuel, 101 Reg't (Cartter's), New York Militia, rank-induction Private, rank-discharge Private."
  8. 1820 United States census, "Samuel Sackett, Lowville, Lewis County, New York State, 2 males under 10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 1 female under 10, 1 female 26-44, total 6."
  9. 1830 United States census, "Samuel Sacket, Martinsburg, Lewis County, New York, 2 males under 5, 2 males 5-9, 1 male 10-14, 1 male 30-39, 1 female 5-9, 1 female 10-14, 1 female 30-39, total 9."
  10. 1840 United States census, "Samuel Sacket, Martinsburgh, Lewis County, New York State, 1 male 50-59, 1 female 50-59, total 2."
  11. 1855 New York state census, Mexico, Oswego County, New York, 28 Jun 1855
    Frame house $800
    Sackett, John D, 33, b. Lewis County, pedlar
    Sackett, Sylvia A, 33, wife, b. Jefferson County, milliner
    Sackett, Clarissa M, 8, child, b. MA
    Sackett, Sarah, 64, mother, b. CT, wid
    Family lived in Mexico town 2 years.
  12. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll: M653_546; Page: 820; Family History Library Film: 803546
    Boston, Ionia County, Michigan, 4 Aug 1860
    Sackett, John D, 32, clerk, personal estate $200, b. NY
    Sackett, Sylvia, 33, b. NY
    Sackett, Clarissa, 13, b. CT
    Sackett, Sarah, 61, b. MA.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
4th great-grandson of Simon Sackett the colonist
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Diane Lanctot and Sue Mehal.
Last Edited27 Nov 2023
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