Joseph Sackett

FatherThomas Sackett of Hopewell (say 1720-)
MotherSarah Haywood (say 1720-)
Birth1750, PennsylvaniaG,1,2
Marriage___ ___
Joseph Sackett, son of Thomas Sackett of Hopewell and Sarah Haywood, was born probably in PennsylvaniaG in say 1750.1,2 He married ___ ___.
     Joseph was listed as a freeman of Fannett, Franklin County, PennsylvaniaG, in tax lists from 1779 to 1786.3
     Joseph served in the American Revolutionary War in the 6th Battalion in Cumberland County, PennsylvaniaG, in 1780.4 In 1789 he was a taxpayer in Franklin, Franklin CountyG.5
     In 1790 Joseph was living in Mifflin, Juniata County, PennsylvaniaG. In his household were one man, one boy, and two females.6 In 1800 he was a householder in Warrior's Mark, Huntingdon County, PennsylvaniaG.7

Children of Joseph Sackett and ___ ___

283. Joseph Sackett, son of (82) Thomas and Sarah L. Haywood Sackett, was a resident of Huntington County, Penn.
755. Joseph Sackett.
756. Isaac A. Sackett, b. Oct. 1, 1785, d. Feb. 1852; m. Eunice Davis.
757. David H. Sackett, b. 1772.
758. Azariah Sackett.
758a. Nancy Sackett.
758b. George Sackett, d. in Nov. 1827.

[Note: Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, lists Isaac as a resident of Harpersville, NY, in 1806, and includes him as a son of Jonathan Sackett who died in 1798. Identification with Jonathan of Harpersville, NY, is more likely than with Joseph of Huntingdon County, PA.]

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "283. Joseph Sackett."
  2. Birth date estimate 1750, probably earlier, on basis that he had son David in 1772. According to birth order in Weygant, David may not have been oldest child.
  3. "Pennsylvania, U.S., Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801" (Ancestry image), "Fannett, Cumberland County, 1779, freemen, Joseph Sackett, £3."; "Fannett, Cumberland County, 1781, freemen, Joseph Sacket, tax 35."; "Fannett, Cumberland County, 1782, freemen, Joseph Sackett, £2 18s 6d."; "Fannett, Franklin County, 1786, Joseph Sacket, state tax 2s 5d."
  4. "Pennsylvania, U.S., Veterans Card Files, 1775-1916" (Ancestry image), "Saccat, Joseph, Pvt, Cumberland County, unit 6th Bn, commander Capt Noah Abraham, Co Return, Frankstown, 1780, record proves active duty, active duty militia."
  5. "Pennsylvania, U.S., Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801", (Ancestry image), "Franklin, Franklin County, 1789, Joseph Sacket, state tax 10d."
  6. 1790 United States census, Joseph Sackett. Mifflin, PA. 1 white male (16+), 1 white male under 16, and 2 white females.
  7. 1800 United States census, "Joseph Sacket, Warriorsmark, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, 1 male under 10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 16-25, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 45 and over, total 6."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
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Sackett Family Association descendants
Patti Lee Hobbs, Kathy Sackett Hayden, Ryan McFarland and Scott Denver Sackett.
Last Edited11 Nov 2023
Sackett Database5796 Joseph Sackett

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