Aaron Sackett

FatherReuben Sackett (1732-1803)
MotherMercy Finney (1729/30-1805)
Marriage1785, PennsylvaniaGDorcas Clark3,4
Aaron Sackett, son of Reuben Sackett and Mercy Finney, was born in Kent, ConnecticutG, on 26 December 1760.1,2 He died aged about 67 in Hanover Township, Butler County, OhioG, in 1827. He married in PennsylvaniaG in 1785, Dorcas Clark.3,4
     Aaron was an inhabitant and taxpayer of Menallen, Fayette County, PennsylvaniaG, in 1783.5 In 1786 he was a taxpayer in Union, Fayette CountyG.6 In 1788 he paid tax on a horse and a cow in Fallowfield, Washington County, PennsylvaniaG.7
     In 1790 Aaron was living in Spring Hill, Fayette County, PennsylvaniaG. In his household were one man, one boy, and three females.8
     Aaron was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in Warren, Connecticut, on 19 March 1800. He was then living away and would receive his inheritance if he returned and made claim within ten years. He was to receive £20 from his brother Alexander, the only son still living in Warren, who would then inherit their father's estate.9
     Aaron was named as a beneficiary in his mother's will made in Warren, ConnecticutG, on 16 October 1804. He was living some way away and would receive his inheritance if he returned and made claim within five years.
     Aaron was a pew holder in the Congregational Church of Christ, WarrenG, in 1816 and in 1822.10
     Aaron was listed in the 1820 census as a householder in Hanover, Butler County, OhioG.11

Children of Aaron Sackett and Dorcas Clark

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "664. Aaron Sacket, b. Dec. 26, 1760."
  2. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "[Sackett], Aaron, s. [Reuben & Marcy], b. Dec. 26, 1760. Kent Vital Records, 1:8."
  3. Email from S Howard Dreelan to Sackett Discussion List.
  4. "U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900" (Ancestry transcript), "1785, PA, Aaron Sackett, b. CT, 1760, & Dorcas [no surname], b. MD."
  5. "Pennsylvania, U.S., Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801" (Ancestry image), "Menallen, Westmoreland County, 1783, Aaron Sacket, single, state £1 8s, county £—."; "Menallen, Westmoreland County, 1783, Inhabitants' Names of Manallen Township 1783, Aaron Sacket."
  6. "Pennsylvania, U.S., Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801", (Ancestry image), "Union, Fayette County, 1786, Aaron Sacket, tax 2s 6d."
  7. "Pennsylvania, U.S., Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801", (Ancestry image), "Fallowfield, Washington County, 1788, Aaron Sackett, 1 horse 1 cow, rates £8, total £8."
  8. 1790 United States census, Aron Sackett. Springhill, Fayette, PA. 1 white male (16+), 1 white male under 16, and 3 white females.
  9. "Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609–1999" (Ancestry image).
  10. Lucy Sackett Curtiss, The Congregational Church, Warren, Connecticut, 1756–1956, Brewer-Borg Corp (1956), digital image, Internet Archive (archive.org), 19–20, "List of Pew Holders in Old Meeting House, 1816 [included] Justus Sackett, Moses Sackett, Benjamin Sackett, Homer Sackett, Alexander Sackett, Aaron Sackett."
    39–40, "List of Pew Holders in New Meeting House, 1822 [included] Benjamin Sackett, Homer Sackett, Justus Sackett, Aaron Sackett, Moses Sackett, Alexander Sackett."
  11. 1820 United States census, "Aaron Sacket, Hanover, Butler County, Ohio, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 45 and over, total 3."
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