John Sackett

FatherJoseph Sackett (c 1762-1822)
MotherEleanor LaRue (c 1764-1855)
Marriage1822, Hartsville, Bucks CountyGMary McEaheron3
John Sackett, son of Joseph Sackett and Eleanor LaRue, was born in Bucks County, PennsylvaniaG, in about 1802.1,2 He died there aged 48 on 10 March 1851 and was buried at the Presbyterian Cemetery, Newtown, Bucks CountyG.4,5 He married in Hartsville, Bucks CountyG, on 25 April 1822, Mary McEaheron.3 Mary was born in PennsylvaniaG in about 1803.6,7 She died aged 60 in Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG, on 1 April 1863.8
     John was listed in the 1830 census as a householder in Bensalem, Bucks CountyG.9 He was taxed there in 1832 and 1834 on 46 acres of land. In 1834 he had two horses and four cattle.10
     John was in Buckingham, Bucks CountyG, by 1837, owner of a 100-acre farm. He had two horses and two cattle.11 He was listed there in the census in 1840.12
     In 1850 he was living in BuckinghamG and was recorded as John Sackett, a farmer, aged 47 and born in Pennsylvania. Living with him were his wife Mary, 46, and their children, Joseph, 23, George, 13, and Silas, aged ten.13
     After John's death in 1851, the occupier of the farm in BuckinghamG was named in tax records as his son Joseph.14
John Sackett (c1802–1851), Historic Presbyterian Church of Newtown Cemetery, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find a Grave, Rebecca Evans)

Children of John Sackett and Mary McEaheron

 Notes & Citations

  1. Sackett database.
  2. Date of birth based on age at death.
  3. "U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1970" (Ancestry image), Marriages Register, Neshaminy Presbyterian Church of Warminster, Hartsville, Pennsylvania, "25 Apr 1822, John Sacket, of Wrights Town, & Mary McEaheron, of Warminster."
  4. Find a Grave.
  5. "Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Deaths & Burials" (Findmypast image), Newtown Presbyterian Churchyard, Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, stone 7, "In/ memory of/ John Sackett/ who departed this life/ March 10 1851/ Aged 48 years."
  6. Census.
  7. Death record.
  8. "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates Index, 1803–1915" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Mary, d. Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1 Apr 1863, age 60."
  9. 1830 United States census, "John Sacket, Bensalem, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1 male 30-39, 2 females 5-9, 1 female 10-14, 1 female 20-29, total 5."
  10. "Pennsylvania, U.S., Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801" (Ancestry image), Bensalem, Bucks County, PA, 1832, "Sackett, John, 46 acres $736, 1 horse $30, 4 cattle $48, total $814, county tax $2.44, state tax $0.81."; 1834, "Sackett, John, 46 acres $736, 2 horses $60, 4 cattle $48, total $844, county tax $2.53, state tax $0.84."
  11. "Pennsylvania, U.S., Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801", (Ancestry image), Buckingham, Bucks County, PA, 1837, "Sacket, John, 100 acres $1300, 2 horses $60, 2 cattle $24, total $1384, county tax $4.01, state tax $0.50."
  12. 1840 United States census, "John Sacket, Buckingham, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 2 males under 5, 1 male 5-9, 2 males 10-14, 1 male 30-39, 1 female 15-19, 1 female 30-39, total 8."
  13. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll 758, p 86b
    Buckingham, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 6 Aug 1850
    Sackett, John, 47, farmer, real estate $5000, b. PA
    Sackett, Mary, 46, b. PA
    Sackett, Joseph L, 23, farmer, b. PA
    Sackett, George, 13, b. PA
    Sackett, Silas, 10, b. PA
    Rowe, Abesena, 15, f, b. PA.
  14. "Pennsylvania, U.S., Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801", (Ancestry image), Buckingham, Bucks County, PA, 1851, "Sackett, John, estate, occupied by Jos L Sackett, 100 acres $3100, money at interest $200."
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)
Last Edited14 Dec 2023
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