Joseph Sackett

FatherLieutenant Joseph Sackett (1659/60-1729)
MotherSarah Dennison (1671-before 1718)
Marriage___ ___
Marriage1750Abigail (Rowe) Ives6
Joseph Sackett, son of Lieutenant Joseph Sackett and Sarah Dennison, was born in New Haven, ConnecticutG, on 27 October 1712.1,2,3,4 He was probably the Joseph Sackett baptized at the First Congregational Church, New HavenG, on 11 September 1720.5 He died aged at least 82 in Stanford, Dutchess County, New York StateG, after May 1795. He married first ___ ___. He married second in about 1750, Abigail (Rowe) Ives, daughter of Matthew Rowe and Rebecca Mix.6 Abigail was born on 17 January 1712/13.4
     In 1790 Joseph was living in Washington, Dutchess County, New York StateG. In his household were one man and two females.7
     Joseph made his will at Stanford, Dutchess CountyG, on 20 May 1795. He left his wife Abigail the benefit of one-third of his real estate during her lifetime and one-third of his personal estate. He left his eldest daughter Sarah a sum of £5 and left his real estate in New Haven to her children. He left sums of £40 and £45 respectively to his sons Reuben and Joseph, and a sum of £200 to his daughter Hester. The remainder of his real estate was to go to his son Samuel, who was also required to take care of Hester.8
Abstract of will of Joseph Sackett, yeoman of Stanford, Dutchess County, New York.
Date: 20 May 1795.
Proved: Court of Common Pleas, Dutchess County, 13 April 1818, "by being brought into court by Samuel Sackett one of the heirs of sd Joseph Sackett dec’d, by two of wits Samuel Sackett and Anna Sackett formerly Anna Hammond."
Source: American Ancestors, "New York: Abstracts of Wills, Admins. and Guardianships, 1787–1835."
Testator: Joseph Sackitt, yeoman of Stanford, Dutchess County, New York.
Wife Abigail, use of one third of all my lands during her life & one third of all my moveable estate in lieu of her dower.
Eldest daughter Sarah, £5.
Children of daughter Sarah (except her son Samuel), all of my real estate in township of New Haven.
Son Reuben Sackett, £40.
Son Joseph Sackett, £45.
Daughter Hester Sackett £200.
Son Samuel Sackett, all my real estate not heretofore willed. The one third my real estate given to my wife during her life, to my son Samuel Sackett after her death.
My dau Hester to be taken care of by my son Samuel.

Note: The manuscript abstract on file at American Ancestors states in the probate proceedings that Joseph was of Stamford, Dutchess County. This would have been an error for Stanford, as written in the abstract of the will.

Children of Joseph Sackett and ___ ___

Children of Joseph Sackett and Abigail (Rowe) Ives

81. Joseph Sackett, 1712–17_?, of New Haven, Conn., son of (20) Lieut. Joseph and Hannah Denison Sackett. By the terms of his will which is recorded in probate office at Poughkeepsie, he bequeaths all of his property in Dutchess County to his son Samuel, who is supposed to have been the first of his line to settle in Dutchess County.
276. Sarah Sackett.
277. Reuben Sackett.
278. Joseph Sackett.
279. Hester Sackett, b. in 1743, d. May 6, 1816.
280. Samuel Sackett, b. in 1747, d. Aug. 20, 1816; m. Thankful Wood.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records, New Haven, Connecticut, 115, "Joseph Ye son of Lt Joseph Sacket was born October 27th 1712."
  2. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, Joseph, s. Lieut. Joseph, b. Oct. 27, 1712. New Haven Vital Records, 1:203."
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "81. Joseph Sackett, b. Oct. 27, 1712."
  4. Donald Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, Baltimore (1981) (American Ancestors image), pp 1583–8, "Joseph, b 27 Oct 1712 NHV; rem. to Nine Partners, N.Y.; ; m after 1742 Abigail da. Matthew & Rebecca (Mix) Rowe, wid. Stephen Ives, b 17 Jan 1712/3 NHV."
  5. "Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630–1920" (Ancestry image), New Haven, First Congregational, "Sackett, Joseph, bp. 11 Sep 1720. 1:33."
  6. Donald Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, p 1523, "Abigail [Rowe, d. Matthew & Rebecca (Mix) Rowe], b 17 Jan 1712/3 NHV, bp 29 June 1718 NHC1; m (1) 13 May 1736 NHV—Stephen Ives; m (2) Joseph Sackett."
  7. 1790 United States census, Joseph Sacket. Washington, Dutchess, NY. 1 white male (16+) and 2 white females.
  8. "Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787-1835" (American Ancestors image).
  9. Weygant, Sacketts of America, lists a Sarah, daughter of Joseph Sackett and an unnamed mother. No other details are given. Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, identifies this Sarah as possibly the Sarah Sackett who married Samuel Gilbert in 1750. Based on her age, 86, on death in February 1818, Sarah was born in about 1731. Her father Joseph was then 19.
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