Nathan B Sackett

FatherJustus Sackett Jr (1777-1854)
MotherClarissa Belcher (1783-1844)
Marriage1848, New York CityGGertrude Vark Raynor1,3
Nathan B Sackett, son of Justus Sackett Jr and Clarissa Belcher, was born on 29 January 18251 and baptized at the Second Congregational Church, Greenwich, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, on 3 July 1825.2 He married in New York CityG on 28 November 1848, Gertrude Vark Raynor, daughter of John Raynor and Eliza ___.1,3 Gertrude was born in New York StateG in about 1829.4 They divorced on 14 June 1863.5 After their divorce, Gertrude changed her surname, and those of her children, Helen and Henry, from Sackett to Raynor, the changes being certified by the New York Court of Common Pleas to take effect from 18 July 1864.6 Gertrude died aged 68 in Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG, on 24 January 1897 and was buried at St Mark's, New York CityG.7,8
     In 1850 Nathan was living in New York CityG in the household of his parents-in-law John and Eliza Raynor, and was recorded in the census as Nathan B Sackett, a merchant, aged 25 and born in Connecticut. His wife Gertrude, 21, was living with him.9
     In 1860 he was living in New York CityG in the household of his parents-in-law John and Eliza Raynor, and was recorded as Nathan B Sackett, a hardware dealer, aged 35. Living with him were his wife Gertrude, 31, and their children, Helen, 6, and Henry, aged three. There were two female servants in the household.10

Children of Nathan B Sackett and Gertrude Vark Raynor

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "2221. Martha B. [an error for Nathan B.] Sackett, b. Jan. 29, 1825; m. Gertrude Van Rayner."
  2. "Church Records of Greenwich, Connecticut" (American Ancestors transcript), baptism, Second Congregational Church, 1825 "Sackett, Nathan B., son of Clarissa Sackett, July 3."
  3. "New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, U.S., United Methodist Church Records, 1775-1949" (Ancestry image), "28 Nov 1848, Nathan B Sackett and Gertrude V Raynor, both of N York. By N Mead. Witnesses: David B Palmer, Lorinda Ingersoll."
  4. Census.
  5. Sackett database, New York Times, June 14, 1863, "Decisions. Supreme Court—Chambers. Before Justice Barnard. Gertrude V. Sackett vs. Nathan B. Sackett. —Judgement of divorce granted."
  6. Court of Common Pleas, New York, names changed, "Gertrude Vark Sackett, to Gertrude Vark Raynor. Helen Field Sackett, to Helen Field Raynor. Henry Vark Sackett, to Henry Vark Raynor. Order entered June 17, 1864. To take effect July 18, 1864."
  7. "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates Index, 1803–1915" (Ancestry transcript), "Raynor, Gertrude V, d. Philadelphia, PA, 24 Jan 1897, age 68, b. PA, married, res. 24 Ward 4155 Leidy Ave, bur. St Mary's Cem, NY City, 28 Jan 1897."
  8. "Pennsylvania and New Jersey, U.S., Church and Town Records, 1669-2013" (Ancestry image), Undertaker's record, "Mrs Gertrude Vark Raynor, d. 24 Jan 1897, age 68, pneumonia, of 4155 Leidy Ave, plate inscription Gertrude Vark Raynor, Sept 5th 1828 – Jany 24th 1897, bur. St Mark's, NY City." Attached newspaper notice, "Raynor.—On the 24th inst., Mrs. Gertrude Vark Raynor, aged 68 years. Relatives and friends invited to attend the funeral services, Wednesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, at the residence of her son-in-law, Edward M. Dering, 4155 Leidy avenue, West Philadelphia. Interment at New York City, Thursday morning."
  9. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll 555, p 202a
    New York Ward 17, New York, New York, 20 Jul 1850
    Raynor, John, 50, none, b. NY
    Raynor, Eliza, 50, b. NY
    Sackett, Gertrude, 21, b. NY
    Sackett, Nathan B, 25, merchant, b. CT
    Vark, Rachel, 62, b. NY
    Neeson, Mary, 30, b. Ireland.
  10. 1860 United States Federal Census, Page 611, FHL film 803809
    New York Ward 17 District 9, New York, New York, 10 Jul 1860
    Raynor, John, 60, real estate $20000, b. NY
    Raynor, Eliza, 60, b. NY
    Sackett, Gertrude B, 31, b. NY
    Sackett, Nathan B, 35, hd'ware dealer, b. CT
    Sackett, Helen F, 6, b. NY
    Sackett, Henry I, 3, b. NY
    Vark, Rachael, 17, b. NY
    Brown, Mary, 62, servant, b. MD
    Kennedy, Mary, 24, servant, b. Ireland.
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Descendants of Justus Sackett (1777–1854)
Last Edited11 Feb 2022
Sackett Database6659 Nathan B Sackett

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