|Father||Joseph Sackett (1712-after 1795)|
Reuben served in the American Revolutionary War in Vermont militia companies for several periods from 1779 to 1781, including two months two days June to August 1779 in Capt Sawyer's Company of Militia, 67 days as a corporal from August 1780 in Maj Allen's Detachment, three days in October 1780 in Col Herrick's Regiment, and a period of several months from early 1781 to November 1781 in Capt Hutchins' Company. The Vermont Revolutionary War records also include Enoch Sackett's service, identifying him as Reuben's son.2
In 1790 Reuben was living in Addison, Addison County, VermontG. In his household were two males (16+), one male under 16, and one female.3
Reuben was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made at Stanford, Dutchess CountyG, on 20 May 1795. He was left a sum of £40.4
Reuben was listed in the 1800 census as a householder in AddisonG.5
Children of Reuben Sackett and ___ ___
Notes & Citations
- Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "277. Reuben Sackett."
- John E Goodrich, editor, The State of Vermont Rolls of the Men Engaged in the War of the Revolution, Tuttle, Rutland, VT (1904), digital image, Ancestry.com,
p 131, "A Pay Roll of Capt. Thomas Sawyer's Company of Militia, raised for the defence of the Northern Frontiers of the United States, June 29, 1779. [Includes] Reuben Sackett, Entered June 20, Discharged Aug 20, In service 2 Mos 2 Days, Pr month 2, Travel out 30 miles 5, Total 4.7.8."
p 203, "Pay Roll of Capt. Eli Noble's Company in Maj. Ebenezer Allen's Detachment in the service of the State of Vermont from the 16th of August, 1780, to the 21st of November following, both days included. [Includes] Reuben Sacket, Corpl, When entered service Aug 20, Days in service 67, Wages per month [£]2.4, Amount of wages 4.18.6, Days travel 4, Amt of travel at 3/6 per day 0.14.0, Total 5.12.6."
p 219, "A Pay Roll of Capt. Ebenezer Wood's Company in Col. Samuel Herrick's Regiment of Militia in the service of the State of Vermont commencing 11th Oct. 1780. [Includes] Reuben Sacket, Days 3, Per day 1.4, Amt. wages, etc. 0.4.0, Miles 15, Amt. at 4d per m. 0.5.0, Total 0.9.0."
p 397, "True List of (the names and sums of) Capt. William Hutchins' Company's Pay Roll for services in the State of Vermont from the beginning of the campaign, 1781, to the 30th of June in said year, inclusive—taken from the original in the Paymaster's Office. [Includes] Reuben Sackett, 7.6.8."
p 568, "A Pay Roll of Capt. William Hutchins' Company in the Battalion commanded by Samuel Fletcher, Esq., Lt. Col. Comt in the service of the State of Vermont. [Includes] Reuben Sacket, Commencing 1781 July 1, Ending 1781 Nov. 24, Days 144, Pr day 1.4, Miles 60, Pr mile 2d, Amt. of travel [10.0], Total 10.2.0, Remarks Discharged."
p 804, "Reuben Sackett and Eneck Sackett, his son,—acct. same as last, £2.6.8."
- 1790 United States census, Reuben Sackett. Addison, Addison, VT. 2 white males (16+), 1 white male under 16, and 1 white female.
- "Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787-1835" (American Ancestors image).
- 1800 United States census, "Reuben Sacket, Addison, Addison County, Vermont, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female 45 and over, total 2."
|Appears in||Sacketts in the Military|
|Sackett line||Great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven|
|Charts||Line 4 (American)|
|Last Edited||8 Nov 2023|