Lieutenant James Sackett

FatherJoseph Sackett (1724/25-)
MotherHannah Budson
Lieutenant James Sackett, son of Joseph Sackett and Hannah Budson, was born in Greenwich, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, on 14 January 1762.1,2
     James was listed in the census in 1800 and 1810 as a householder in Bedford, Westchester County, New York StateG.3,4
     James served during the American Revolutionary War. After the War he was a Lieutenant in the 2nd Westchester County Regiment.5,6

374. Lieut. James Sackett, 1762–1__?, of Westchester County, N. Y., son of (120) Joseph and Hannah Budson Sackettt, served during the war of the Revolution and for fifteen years after the declaration of peace as a private soldier and a commissioned officer in 2d Westchester County Regiment.      Throughout the greater part of his long term he served under his cousin, Richard Sackett, who during the war was the Captain of his Company, and after the war commanded the Regiment in which he for five years served as Adjutant.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, James, [s. Joseph & Hannah], b. Jan. 14, 1762. Greenwich Vital Records, 1:119."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "374. James Sackett, b. Jan. 14, 1762."
  3. 1800 United States census
    "James Sacket, Bedford, Westchester County, New York State."
  4. 1810 United States census
    "James Sackett, Bedford, Westchester County, New York State."
  5. "U.S., Compiled Revolutionary War Military Service Records, 1775-1783" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, James, military date 26 May [no year], military place New York, unit Thomas' Regiment, New York Militia, rank Private."; "Sackett, James, military date 31 May 1777, military place USA, unit Spencer's Regiment, Continental Troops, rank 1st Lieutenant."
  6. "New York Military in the Revolution" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, James, Dutchess, New York, Third Regiment, Enlisted Men."; "Sackett, James, Westchester, New York, Second Regiment, Enlisted Men."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited17 May 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
6943 Lieutenant James Sackett

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