Joseph Sackett, son of Joseph Sackett and Eliza Strang, was born in December 1757.1 He died in Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York StateG, in 1816.1 He was unmarried.1 Joseph was named as a beneficiary in his uncle James's will made at FrederickstownG on 19 March 1789. He was to inherit the estate jointly with his uncle Nathaniel, aunt Hannah, and cousin Deborah, after James's mother's lifetime interest.2 Joseph served in the American Revolutionary War.
460. Joseph Sackett, 1757–1816, only child of (147) Joseph and Eliza Strang Sackett, was born several weeks after the death of his father. He died at Fishkill, Dutchess County, N. Y., which would seem to have been his place of residence during the latter part of his life. His will, dated May 14, 1812, and probated Feb. 27, 1718 [sic: 1818], is recorded on page 385 of Liber D. of Westchester County, N. Y. records. By this instrument he conveys his property, first to his "Cousin Sarah Strang, single woman, daughter of Henry Strang, deceased, and second to Joseph Sackett Strang, son of Thomas Strang, Esq." So far as known he never married. His name appears in list of residents of Dutchess County, N. Y., entitled to land bounties because of service rendered his country in war of Revolution.
Notes & Citations
Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "460. Joseph Sackett, b. in year 1757, d. in year 1816, unmarried."
"New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659–1999" (Ancestry image).