Lieutenant Elijah Sacket

FatherBenjamin Sacket (1731-1790)
MotherDorothy Buell (1739-)
Marriage1789Dorothy Hitchcock1
Lieutenant Elijah Sacket, farmer, son of Benjamin Sacket and Dorothy Buell, was born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 31 January 1768.1,2 He died aged 45 in Gouverneur, St Lawrence County, New York StateG, on 7 April 18131 and was buried at Riverside Cemetery, GouverneurG.3 He married on 17 June 1789, Dorothy Hitchcock, daughter of Phineas Hitchcock and Elizabeth Stebbins.1 Dorothy was born in Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 17 June 1767.4,5 She died aged 61 in GouverneurG on 31 July 1828 and was buried at Riverside CemeteryG.3
     Elijah Sacket was commissioned Lieutenant in the Washington County Regiment, New York. He served in the War of 1812.
Elijah Sackett (1768–1813), Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur, New York, "in the 46 year of his age"
(Src: Find a Grave, Anne Cady)
Elijah Sackett (1768–1813), War of 1812 Soldiers Gravesite, Pierrepont, St Lawrence County, New York
(Src: Find a Grave, Dan Parker)

Children of Lieutenant Elijah Sacket and Dorothy Hitchcock

  • Elisabeth Stebbins Sackett b. 11 Dec 1791, d. Mar 1860
  • Erminia Sackett+ b. 11 Dec 1796, d. 22 Apr 1876
  • Electa Sackett b. 26 Jul 1800
  • Ebenezer Buel Sackett+ b. 2 Dec 1803, d. 5 Nov 1867
  • Erwin Sackett b. 25 Sep 1807

545. Lieut. Elijah Sacket, 1768–1813, farmer, son of (174) Benjamin and Deborah Buel Sackett, was married, June 17, 1789, to Dorothy Hitchcock, daughter of Russell Hitchcock, of Springfield, Mass. He was born at Sheffield, Mass., but previous to commencement of Revolution removed with his parents to New Lebanon, Columbia County, N.Y. Shortly after his marriage he settled in Washington County, where he became interested in local military affairs, and after serving for several years as a private and non-commissioned officer, was commissioned, first as Ensign and later as Lieutenant in Washington County Regiment. In 1809 he removed to Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, N. Y., and resided there until his death in 1813.
1207. Elisabeth Stebbins Sackett, b. Dec. 11, 1791, d. Mar. 1860; m. John Parker.
[Weygant's numbers jump from 1207 to 1218.]
1218. Erminia Sackett, b. Dec. 11, 1796, d. Apr. 22, 1876; m. James Parker.
1219. Electa Sackett, b. July 26, 1800; m. Homer Van Buren.
1220. Ebenezer B. Sackett, b. Dec. 2, 1803, d. Nov. 5, 1867; m. Emily Taylor.
1221. Erwin Sackett, b. Sept. 25, 1807; m. Lucinda Bacon.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "545. Elijah Sacket, b. Jan. 31, 1768, d. Apr. 7, 1813; m. Dorothy Hitchcock."
  2. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), Sheffield, "Sacket, Elijah, son of Benjamin & wife Dorothy, born 31 Jan 1768."
  3. Find a Grave.
  4. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988", (Ancestry image), Springfield, birth, "Dorothy Hitchcock, d. of Phinehas Hitchcock & Elizabeth, of Springfield, b. 17 Jun 1767."
  5. The Stebbins Genealogy, digital image,
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited3 Jan 2022

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