Minerva Sackett

FatherDeacon & Captain Justus Sacket (1729/30-1815)
MotherLydia Newcomb (c 1731-1808)
Minerva Sackett, daughter of Deacon & Captain Justus Sacket and Lydia Newcomb, was born in Kent (later Warren), Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 17 November 1770.1,2 She died aged 54 in Cornwall, Litchfield CountyG, on 12 April 1825.2,3 She married in CornwallG on 10 December 1795, Deacon Abel Curtis Carter, son of John Carter and Mary Curtis.2,3,4 Abel was born in WarrenG on 22 June 1769.3 After Minerva's death, Abel married second, in 1827, Sarah Ann Johnson, and third, in 1838, Mrs Sarah Woodruff. He died aged 88 in Cornwall, Litchfield CountyG, on 21 May 1857.3

44. Dea. Abel Curtiss Carter [son of John Carter and Mary Curtis] b. Warren, Ct., June 22, 1769; d. Cornwall, Ct., May 21, 1857, ae 88; m. (1) Warren, Dec. 10, 1795, Minerva Sackett, b. Warren, 1772, d. April 12, (March, Cornwall Ch. Rec.) 1825, ae 54, dau. of Justus and Lydia (Newcomb) Sackett, and sister of Lydia Sackett, who m. Benjamin Carter (30). Her brother, Homer Sackett, m. Sarah Carter (33). He m. (2) June 17, 1827, Sarah Ann Johnson, b. —, d. Cornwall, May 7, 1836, ae 49, dau. of Timothy and Sarah (Mallory or Maltby) Johnson. He m. (3) Aug. 26, 1838, Mrs. Sarah Woodruff, b. —, d. Cornwall, March 5, 1844, ae 64.
     Dea. Abel Curtiss Carter and wife Minerva (Sackett) Carter joined First Congregational church in Cornwall, Aug. 7, 1806. He was chosen deacon 1812.
     Children, b. Cornwall, Ct.:
146. i. Abel Curtiss, b. May 23, 1797.
ii. Infant son, b. Oct. 15, 1799; d. Oct. 20, 1799.
147. iii. Eliza, b. Sept. 4, 1800.
148. iv. Lydia, b. April 26, 1802.
149. v. Minerva Sackett, b. July 12, 1808.
150. vi. Polly (or Mary) Swift, b. May 3, 1810.

Children of Minerva Sackett and Deacon Abel Curtis Carter

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "[Sackett], Manerva, d. [Justice & Lyddia], b. Nov. 17, 1770. Kent Vital Records, 1:10."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "661. Minerva Sacket, b. in year 1772, d. in year 1820; m. Abel Carter."
  3. Howard Carter, Genealogy of Descendants of Thomas Carter ... of MA and CT, Norfolk, CT (1909), digital image, Ancestry.com, p 57.
  4. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, Minerva, m. Abel C. Carter, Dec. 10, 1795, by Peter Starr. Cornwall Vital Records, 3:3."
Sackett line5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited27 Aug 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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