Reuben T Sackett Jr

FatherReuben T Sackett (1778-1823)
MotherMartha Ann Nugent
Marriage1847, LouisianaGAloidy Lemoine1
Reuben T Sackett Jr, son of Reuben T Sackett and Martha Ann Nugent, was born in Rapides Parish, LouisianaG, on 19 July 1822.1 He died aged 42 from dysentery in the Marine Hospital US Forces, New Orleans, LouisianaG, on 13 August 18642 and was buried at Chalmette National Cemetery, LouisianaG.2 He married in LouisianaG on 17 June 1847, Aloidy Lemoine.1
     Reuben Sackett served in the American Civil War as a private in the Louisiana Cavalry Scouts of the Union Army. He died in service.2,3
     In 1860 Reuben was living in Winn Parish, LouisianaG, and was recorded in the census as Reuben T Sackett, a farmer, aged 39 and born in Louisiana. Living with him were his wife Rody, 27, and their children, Martha, 12, Mary, 8, Elizabeth, 5, and Julia, aged two.4

Children of Reuben T Sackett Jr and Aloidy Lemoine

 Notes & Citations

  1. Sackett database, 3809 Reuben T Sackett.
  2. Email from Carroll Lawson to Sackett List, "Reuben T Sackett (Jr.) was a Private in the Louisiana Scouts and died from dysentery at New Orleans in the Marine Hospital there 13 Aug 1864.
    # 3258 Monument National Cemetery, Chalmette La.
    Sackett Reuben T. Pvt., Company L., 2nd La. Scouts Died August 13,1864 U.S. Forces
    The above information From Roll of Honor Vol XX-XXI, page 384
    R T Sackett is buried in section 67 grave number 5387, the section and grave are on the right hand side of the Cemetery while looking towards the River. The section is next to the brick wall on the Battlefield side,approximately 3/4th of the length form the entrance.While the headstone shows it's age it is still in acceptable condition. The inscription simply states, " R.T. SACKETT LA"
    The Park Service graves roster, lists date of death as Aug 13, 1864. PVT. CO.L Regt: LA1, State La
    Branch: Inf.
    Rueben T Sackett (Jr.) is buried on the battlefield where his father surely served during the War of 1812. He was a member of U. S. Forces at the time of his death."
  3. Website American Civil War database (National Park Service) (, "Sackett, Reuben T, Union, 1st Battalion, Louisiana Cavalry Scouts."
  4. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll: M653_426; Page: 915; Family History Library Film: 803426
    Winn Parish, Louisiana (PO Montgomery)
    Sackett, Reuben T, 39, farmer, real estate $400?, personal estate $800, b. LA
    Sackett, Rody, 27, b. LA
    Sackett, Martha A, 12, b. TX
    Sackett, Mary, 8, b. LA
    Sackett, Elizabeth, 5, b. LA
    Sackett, Julia A, 2, b. LA.
  5. Email from Thurmon King to Sackett List.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
5th great-grandson of Simon Sackett the colonist
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Carroll M Lawson, Patrick Kelly and Jessie Kelly.
Last Edited27 May 2017

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