Captain Richard H Sackett

FatherNathaniel Sackett (1770-1817)
MotherSarah Warren (1777-1862)
MarriageEunice Holister1,2
Captain Richard H Sackett, son of Nathaniel Sackett and Sarah Warren, was born in Owego, Tioga County, New York StateG, on 5 December 1796.1,2 He died there aged 79 on 15 August 1876.1,2 He was buried at Woodbridge Cemetery, Candor, Tioga CountyG. He married Eunice Holister.1,2
     Richard Sackett served in the 95th Regiment of the Tioga County Militia as Quartermaster and Adjutant.
     Richard was listed in the census in 1820, 1830 and 1840 as a householder in Candor, Tioga CountyG.3,4,5

Children of Captain Richard H Sackett and Eunice Holister

  • Alexander Sackett
  • Augusta E Sackett b. 1823, d. 1855
  • Samuel H Sackett b. c 1824, d. after 1880
  • Charles R Sackett+ b. 1825, d. 1880

2241a. Capt. Richard H. Sackett, 1796–1876, of Owego, Tioga County, N. Y., son of (840) Nathaniel Sackett and Mary Warren, was married to Eunice Holister. Capt. Sackett took a lively interest in the Tioga County militia and served as both Quartermaster and Adjutant in 95th Regiment, receiving his first commission in 1819.
4985. Augusta E. Sackett, 1823–1855; m. Romeo Woodford.
4986. Charles R. Sackett, 1825–1880, m. Mary Gilbert.
4987. Samuel H. Sackett, m. Mary Stratton.
4988. Alexander Sackett.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "2241a. Richard H. Sackett, b. Dec. 5, 1796, d. in Nov. 1876; m. Eunice Holister."
  2. Early Owega (Tioga County Historical Society, 1987), pp 264-265, "1. Capt. Richard H. Sackett, born 5 Dec., 1796, at Owego. Married Eunice Hollister. He died 15 Aug. 1876 at Owego."
  3. 1820 United States census, "Richard H Sacket, Candor, Tioga County, New York State, 1 male 10-15, 3 males 16-25, 1 male 26-44, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 26-44, 1 female 45 and over, total 8."
  4. 1830 United States census, "Richard Sackett, Candor, Tioga, New York, 2 males under 5, 2 males 30-39, 1 female 5-9, 1 female 10-14, 1 female 15-19, 2 females 30-39, 1 female 50-59, total 10."
  5. 1840 United States census, "Richard H Sackett, Candor, Tioga County, New York, 1 male 5-9, 2 males 10-14, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 40-49, 1 female 10-14, 1 female 15-19, 1 female 40-49, total 9."
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)
Last Edited27 Nov 2023

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