Chauncey Sackett

(c 1780-1827)
FatherJoseph Sackett (before 1750-)
MotherComfort ___ (before 1755-after 1820)
Chauncey Sackett, son of Joseph Sackett and Comfort ___, was born, presumably in Addison County, VermontG, in about 1780. He died aged 47 in Marlow, Addison CountyG, on 21 April 1827 and was buried at Advent-Smith Cemetery, AddisonG.1,2 He married in about 1814, Polly ___.3 Polly was born in VermontG in about 1792.4 She died aged about 72 in MichiganG on 22 November 1864 and was buried at Follett Cemetery, Bellevue, Eaton County, MichiganG.2
     Chauncey was listed in the 1820 census as a householder in Addison, VermontG.5
     Chauncey died intestate. The Probate Court at New Haven, Addison CountyG, appointed Joseph Spencer Jr as administrator of the estate on 14 May 1827. An inventory dated 6 June 1827 valued the 47-acre land holding at $517, and personal estate, including livestock, at $924. A list of claims against the estate amounting to $121 was drawn up on 14 November 1827. Several years later, in October 1831, the Court appointed a committee to value the real estate and set out a one-third widow's share. The land, comprising 52 acres, was valued at $624, and two parcels of land, valued together at $208, were allotted to Polly.
     In June 1836, Polly was formally appointed guardian of her children Alonzo and Polly Mariah, they being minor heirs to Chauncey's estate who would inherit when they came of age. Polly's elder daughter Eliza was by then of full age, and her husband Almon Murray stood surety.6
     In 1830, Chauncey's widow Polly was listed as a householder in AddisonG.7
     Polly was listed in the 1840 census as a householder in Canton, St Lawrence County, New York StateG.8
     In 1850 Polly, aged 57, was living in Bellevue, Eaton County, MichiganG, with her son Alonzo in the household of George Hyer, a farmer.9
     In 1860 she was living in BellevueG in the household of her son Alonzo and daughter-in-law Maria, and was recorded as Polly Sackett, aged 68 and born in Vermont.10
Polly (___) Sackett (c1792–1864), Follett Cemetery, Bellevue, Michigan
(Src: Find a Grave, Sheila Garrett)

Children of Chauncey Sackett and Polly ___

  • Eliza Sackett b. 1815
  • Alonzo Sackett+ b. May 1818, d. 10 Jul 1896
  • Polly Maria Sackett b. say 1820

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Vermont, Vital Records, 1720–1908" (Ancestry image), Death, "Marlow, Vermont, 21 Apr 1827, Chancey Sackit, 47, bur. Advent Cemetery."
  2. Find a Grave.
  3. Date of marriage based on birth of first child.
  4. Census.
  5. 1820 United States census, "Chauncey Sacket, Addison, Addison County, Vermont, 1 male under 10, 1 male 26-44, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female under 10, 1 female 16-25, 1 female 26-44, total 6."
  6. "Vermont, Wills and Probate Records, 1749–1999" (Ancestry image).
  7. 1830 United States census, "Polly Sacket, Addison, Addison County, Vermont."
  8. 1840 United States census, "Polly Sackett, Canton, St Lawrence County, New York State."
  9. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_349, p. 172
    Bellevue, Eaton, Michigan
    Hyer, George, 30, farmer, real estate $750, b. VT
    Sackett, Alonzo, 32, farmer, b. VT
    Sackett, Polly, 57, b. VT
    Hyer, George N, 1, b. MI.
  10. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll: M653_542; Page: 787; Image: 291; Family History Library Film: 803542
    Bellevue, Eaton County, Michigan
    Alonzo Sackett, 42, farmer, real estate $1,250, personal estate $300, b. VT
    Maria Sackett, 23, b. NY
    Ida Bell Sackett, 5, b. MI
    Emma I Sackett, 2, b. MI
    Daniel Roscoe, 13, b. VT
    Polly Sackett, 68, b. VT.
Sackett line2nd great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Wendy Bentley and Steve Sackitt.
Last Edited16 Nov 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
15480 Chauncey Sackett

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