Isaac Sackett

FatherBenjamin Sacket (1731-1790)
MotherDorothy Buell (1739-)
Marriage1799, New Lebanon, Columbia County, New York StateGPolly Hammond1,3
Marriage1818, ColchesterGSilence (Ames) Washburn4
Isaac Sackett, farmer, son of Benjamin Sacket and Dorothy Buell, was born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 25 October 1773.1,2 He died aged 80 in Colchester, Chittenden County, VermontG, on 8 March 1854 and was buried at Munsons Cemetery, ColchesterG.5,6 He married first in New Lebanon, Columbia County, New York StateG, on 26 December 1799, Polly Hammond.1,3 Polly was born in 1780.1 She died aged 36 in Colchester, Chittenden County, VermontG, on 22 April 1817 and was buried at Munsons Cemetery, ColchesterG.7 He married second in ColchesterG on 20 April 1818, Silence (Ames) Washburn, daughter of Ebenezer Ames and Jane Howard, and widow of Zenas Washburn.4 Silence was born in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, MassachusettsG, on 14 June 1770.1,8,9,10 She died aged 95 in ColchesterG on 13 April 1865.1,11
     Isaac was listed in the 1800 census as a householder in Canaan, Columbia County, New York StateG.12 He was taxed on real and personal estate in CanaanG in 1801 and 1802.13
     Isaac served as a Private in the Vermont Militia in the War of 1812.14
     Isaac was listed in the census in 1820, 1830, and 1840 as a householder in Colchester, Chittenden County, VermontG.15,16,17
     In 1850 Isaac was living in ColchesterG and was recorded in the census as Isaac Sacket, a farmer, aged 77. His wife Silence, 80, was living with him.18
     Isaac made his will in ColchesterG on 14 May 1851. He left his homestead and surrounding land and an annual income of $50 to his wife Silence. The rest of his estate was to be divided equally among his five children, Mary, David, Patty, Joshua, and Nancy.19
     In 1860 Isaac's widow Silence, aged 90, was living in ColchesterG in the household of her stepdaughter Mary Brownell.20
Abstract of will of Isaac Sackett of Colchester, Chittenden County, Vermont.
Date: 14 May 1851.
Wife Silence, homestead & specified land during her lifetime, household furniture outright, $50 yearly.
Five children, Mary Brownell wife of Thomas Brownell of Colchester, David H Sackett of Illinois, Patty Martin wife of Levi Martin of New York, Joshua S Sackett of Illinois, Nancy Martin wife of Job Martin of Jericho, Vermont, residue of estate, real & personal, in five equal parts.
Executor: son[-in-law] Thomas Brownell.
Witnesses: George P Mayo, M M Mayo, L M Fowler.
Isaac Sackett (1773–1854), Munson Cemetery, Colchester, Vermont
(Src: Find a Grave, Barb Destromp)

Children of Isaac Sackett and Polly Hammond

548. Isaac Sacket, 1773–1854, son of (174) Benjamin and Deborah Buel Sacket, was married, Dec. 25, 1799, to Polly Hammond,1780–18__, and on Apr. 26, 1818, to Silence Washburn, 1770–1865.
1225. Mary H. Sackett, b. Oct. 30, 1800, d. in 1888; m. T. Brownell.
1226. Nancy B. Sackett, b. Nov. 27, 1802, d. Jan. 8, 1892; m. T. Martin.
1227. David H. Sackett, b. Aug. 9, 1804, d. May 3, 1880; m. C. Ames.
1228. Martha A. Sackett. b. Nov. 7, 1806, d. Dec. 10, 1853; m. ___ Martin.
1229. Joshua S. Sackett, b. Oct. 12, 1808, d. Jan. 29, 1854; m. E. E. Brownell.
1230. Morris Sackett, b. July 22, 1811, d. May 12, 1812.
1231. George C. Sackett, b. Feb. 22, 1813, d. Oct. 14, 1839; m. Maria Winters.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "548. Isaac Sacket, b. Oct. 28, 1773."
  2. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), Sheffield, "Sacket, Isaac, son of Benjamin & wife Dorothy, born 25 Oct 1773."
  3. Cooke Collection of Massachusetts genealogical records, Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 63:158, Rev. Silas Churchill's records, New Lebanon, NY, married, "1799 Dec 26, Mr. Isaac Sackett to Miss P. Hammon."
  4. "Vermont, Vital Records, 1720–1908" (Ancestry image), "20 Apr 1818, Colchester, Isaac Sacket, of Colchester, & Washburn (Silence). By Saml Smith JP."
  5. Find a Grave.
  6. "Vermont Vital Records, 1720–1908" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Isaac, age 80, d. Colchester, VT, 8 Mar 1854, bur. Munsons Cemetery."
  7. "Vermont Vital Records, 1720–1908", (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Polly, 36, wife of Isaac Sackett, d. Colchester, VT, 22 Apr 1817, bur. Munsons Cemetery."
  8. Census.
  9. Death record.
  10. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988", (Ancestry image), "Silence Ames, b. Bridgewater, 14 Jun 1770, father Ebenezer Ames, mother Jane."
  11. "Vermont Vital Records, 1720–1908", (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Silence, 95, d. Colchester, VT, 13 Apr 1865, erysipelas, b. Bridgewater, MA, father Ambrose Ame. [on back of record "Silence Sackett was not the daughter of Ambrose Ames, but was his sister, and daughter of Ebenezer Ames & Jane Howard. Silence married first Zenas Washburn. Information given by Mrs Eda W Saffard of Burlington, VT.]"
  12. 1800 United States census, "Isaac Sacket, Canaan, Columbia County, New York State, 1 male under 10, 1 male 26-44, 1 female under 10, 1 female 26-44, total 4."
  13. "New York, Tax Assessment Rolls, 1799–1804" (Ancestry image), Canaan, Columbia County, NY, 1801, "Sacket, Isaac, real estate $40, personal estate $484, total $524, state tax $0.52, county tax $0.72."; 1802, "Sacket, Isaac, real estate $40, personal estate $454, total $494, tax $0.72."
  14. "U.S., War of 1812 Service Records, 1812-1815" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Isaac, 1 Reg't (Judson's) Vermont Militia, rank-induction Private, rank-discharge Private."
  15. 1820 United States census, "Isaac Sackett, Colchester, Chittenden County, Vermont, 1 male under 10, 2 males 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 16-25, 1 female 45 and over, total 8."
  16. 1830 United States census, "Isaac Sackett, Colchester, Chittenden County, Vermont, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 50-59, 1 female 15-19, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 50-59, total 5."
  17. 1840 United States census, "Isaac Sacket, Colchester, Chittenden County, Vermont, 1 male 60-69, 1 female 60-69, total 2."
  18. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M4323_923, p. 251A
    Colchester, Chittenden, Vermont
    Sacket, Isaac, 77, m, farmer, real estate $600, b. NY
    Sacket, Silence, 80, f, b. MA.
  19. "Vermont, Wills and Probate Records, 1749–1999" (Ancestry image).
  20. 1860 United States Federal Census, Page 309, FHL film 805319
    Colchester, Chittenden, Vermont, 4 Aug 1860
    Brownwell, Thomas, 72, farmer, real estate $7000, personal estate $4000, b. CT
    Brownwell, Mary, 59, b. NY
    Brownwell, Thomas S, 25, farm laborer, personal estate $100, b. VT
    Brownwell, George, 19, b. VT
    Brownwell, Julian, 17, b. VT
    Brownwell, Henry, 14, b. VT
    Sackett, Silance, 90, b. MA
    Farrington, Martha, 90, b. NH
    Forbes, Arthusa, 19, servant, b. VT.
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