Ambrose S Sackett

FatherAmos Sackett1 (c 1800-after 1880)
MotherLucinda Knickerbocker1 (c 1801-1848)
Birth1824, ConnecticutG,2
Death1862, Regimental Hospital3
Marriage1843, Sharon, Litchfield County, ConnecticutGLydia A Ball4
Ambrose S Sackett, a collier, son of Amos Sackett and Lucinda Knickerbocker, was born in ConnecticutG in about 1824.2 He died in service aged about 38 in the Regimental Hospital on 20 June 1862 during the American Civil War.3 He married in Sharon, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 3 September 1843, Lydia A Ball.4
     In 1850 Ambrose was living in Salisbury, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, and was recorded in the census as Ambrose Sacket, a collier, aged 26 and born in Connecticut. Living with him were his wife Lydia, 25, and their children, Marvin, 6, and Norman, aged one month. There was also a male laborer in the household.5
     Ambrose, then of Trumbull, Fairfield CountyG, served the Union during the American Civil War, enlisting in the 12th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment on 20 June 1862.3,6,7

Children of Ambrose S Sackett and Lydia A Ball

 Notes & Citations

  1. Sackett database.
  2. Census.
  3. Register of Deaths of Volunteers, 1861–1865, United States Civil War (Ancestry image), "Ambrose Sackett, d. 20 Jun 1862, anaemia, Regimental Hospital, enlisted CT, Private, Company I, 12 Conn V Regiment."
  4. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, Ambrose S., m. Lydia A. Ball, b. of Sharon, Sept. 3, 1843, by Rev. Almarin Ackley. Sharon Vital Records, R22:467."
  5. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_42, p. 37
    Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut
    Sacket, Ambrose, 26, m, Collier, b. CT
    Sacket, Lydia, 25, f, b. CT
    Sacket, Marvin, 6, m, b. CT
    Sacket, Norman, 1/12, m, b. CT
    Bishop, Dean, 29, m, laborer, b. CT.
  6. "US Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861–1865" (Ancestry transcript), "Ambrose S Sackett, Union, Company I, 12th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry, Private."
  7. Record of Service of Connecticut Men in the Army and Navy of the United States during the War of the Rebellion (Hartford, Conn: Press of The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1889), History of the Twelfth Regiment CV Infantry, 495, Privates, "Sackett, Ambrose S, of Trumbull, enlisted Dec 21, '61, mustered Dec 27, '61, died June 20, '62."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line4th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Last Edited2 Dec 2016

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