John Thompson Sackett

FatherHon Jehial Sackett (1768-1832)
MotherSamantha Knapp (1773-1845)
Marriage1830Maria L Guernsey1
John Thompson Sackett, son of Hon Jehial Sackett and Samantha Knapp, was born on 27 November 1808.1 He died aged 73 in Amenia, Dutchess County, New York StateG, on 3 February 18821,2 and was buried at The Amenia Island CemeteryG.2 He married in about 1830, Maria L Guernsey.1 She was born on 18 March 1814.3 She died aged 89 in Dutchess CountyG on 8 April 1903 and was buried in the Amenia Island CemeteryG.3
     John was listed in the 1840 census as a householder in Stanford, Dutchess CountyG.4
     John was named in his mother Samantha's will made at StanfordG on 2 October 1844. He was to receive a loan note for about $60 held against his brother-in-law George Guernsey.5
     In 1850 John was living in Stanford, Dutchess CountyG, and was recorded in the census as John T Sackett, a farmer, aged 41 and born in New York. Living with him were his wife Maria, 35, and their children, Guernsey, 17, and Lydia, aged 14. A young female and a young male, also in the household, were presumably a servant and a farm laborer.6

Children of John Thompson Sackett and Maria L Guernsey

1758. John Thompson Sackett, 1808–1882, of Columbia County, N. Y., and South Amenia, Dutchess County., N. Y., son of (730) Hon. Jehial and Semantha Knapp Sackett, was married, in 1830, to Maria L. Guernsey, 1814–1903.
4390. Guernsey Sackett, b. in 1838, d. in 1892; m. Gertrude B. Bertine.
4391. Lydia Ann Sackett, b. in 1836; m. Franklyn Kline.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1758. John T. Sackett, b. Nov. 27, 1808, d. in 1882; m. Maria Guernsey."
  2. "Sharon, Connecticut, Burying Grounds", inscriptions from burying grounds of Sharon, CT, Amenia, NY, and north east NY (Ancestry image), The Amenia Island Cemetery, "Sackett, John T., born Nov. 27, 1808, died Feb. 3, 1882."
  3. "Sharon, Connecticut, Burying Grounds", (Ancestry image), The Amenia Island Cemetery, "Sackett, Maria L. Guernsey, wife of John T. Sackett, born March 18, 1814, died April 8, 1903."
  4. 1840 United States census, "John T Sackett, Stanford, Dutchess County, New York State, 1 male 5-9, 2 males 15-19, 1 male 30-39, 1 female under 5, 1 female 20-29, total 7."
  5. "New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659–1999" (Ancestry image).
  6. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll 497, p 208a
    Stanford, Dutchess, New York, 27 Aug 1850
    Sackett, John T, 41, farmer, real estate $7000, b. NY
    Sackett, Maria L, 35, b. NY
    Sackett, Guernsey, 17, farmer, b. NY
    Sackett, Lydia A, 14, b. NY
    Wells, Eliza, 15, black, b. NY
    Callegan, Barney, 20, laborer, b. Ireland.
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