Elisabeth Sackett

FatherJohn Sackett MD (c 1702-after 1760)
Mother___ ___
Marriage1762, Lebanon, New London County, ConnecticutGGeneral Caleb Hyde1,3
Elisabeth Sackett, daughter of John Sackett MD and ___ ___, was born in New York StateG on 22 November 1742.1 She died aged 63 in Chenango Point, Broome County, New York StateG, on 6 June 1806.1,2 She married in Lebanon, New London County, ConnecticutG, on 6 May 1762, General Caleb Hyde, son of Elijah Hyde and Ruth Tracey.1,3 Caleb was born in West Farms (later Franklin), New London CountyG, on 29 July 1739.4 He died aged 81 in Lisle, Broome County, New York StateG, on 25 December 1820.5

Children of Elisabeth Sackett and General Caleb Hyde

  • Unnamed twin Hyde b. 1762, d. 1762
  • Unnamed twin Hyde b. 1762, d. 1762
  • Charles Hyde b. 12 Feb 1764, d. 3 Oct 1806
  • Caleb Hyde b. 6 Aug 1765, d. Mar 1838
  • Clarissa Hyde b. 17 Apr 1767
  • Major Chauncey Hyde+ b. 29 Jan 1769
  • Calvin Hyde b. 9 Feb 1770
  • Elisabeth Hyde b. 3 Nov 1772, d. 15 May 1797
  • Ruth Hyde b. 16 May 1774
  • Prudence Hyde b. 2 Nov 1775
  • Elijah Hyde b. 2 Jul 1777, d. 13 Feb 1790
  • John Hyde b. 15 Jan 1779, d. 19 May 1779
  • Ebby Hyde b. 27 Jan 1781
  • Harris Hyde b. 18 Feb 1784
  • Melinda Hyde b. 16 Dec 1786

720. Elisabeth Sackett, 1742–1806, daughter of (268) John Sackett, M. D., was married in 1761, to Caleb Hyde, son of Elijah Hyde and his wife Ruth Tracey, of Lebanon, Conn. Caleb Hyde was born at West Farms, Conn., and after his marriage settled at Lenox, Mass. At the commencement of the war of the Revolution he was a Captain of the Lenox Company of Militia, which was attached to Regiment commanded by Col. James Eaton. On May 10, 1775, he responded promptly to an alarm notice and marched with his company from Lenox to Ticonderoga, and from that date to the end of the war was an active patriot and frequently on duty in the field. On Aug. 30, 1775, he was commissioned Junior Major, and subsequently Senior Major, and still later Lieut. Colonel of Colonel Simons' regiment. In October, 1781, he commanded a battalion of militia sent from Massachusetts to reinforce the Continental Army at Saratoga and served with credit under General Stark. After the close of the war he was commissioned Brig. General of Mass., Militia, and was Sheriff of the county of Berkshire. Later he removed to Lysle, N. Y. He served several terms both as Assemblyman and State Senator in New York Legislature, and in 1804 was a member of the Council of Appointment.
(Twins born in 1762 died unnamed.)
1723. Charles Hyde, b. Feb. 12, 1764, d. Oct. 3, 1806, unmarried.
1724. Caleb Hyde, b. Aug. 6 1765; m. Rhoda Steel.
1725. Clarissa Hyde, b. Apr. 17, 1767; m. Josiah L. Patterson.
1726. Chauncey Hyde, b. Jan. 29, 1769; m. Alice Slaughter.
1727. Calvin Hyde, b. Feb. 9, 1770; m. Ornney Stanley _____.
1728. Elisabeth Hyde, b. Nov. 3, 1772, d. May 15, 1797; m. Thomas Steel.
1729. Ruth Hyde, b. May 16, 1774; m. O. W. Seymour.
1730. Prudence Hyde, b. Nov. 2, 1775; m. William Woodruff.
1731. Elijah Hyde, b. July 2, 1777, d. Feb. 13, 1790.
1732. John Hyde, b. Jan. 15, 1779, d. May 19, 1779.
1733. Ebby Hyde, b. Jan. 27, 1781; m. Elisabeth Osborne.
1734. Harris[?] Hyde, b. Feb. 18, 1784; m. Isaac Foote.
1735. Melinda Hyde, b. Dec. 16, 1786; m. James Parke.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "720. Elizabeth Sackett, b. Nov. 22, 1742, d. June 6, 1808; m. Gen. Caleb Hyde."
  2. American Antiquarian Society, "Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704–1930" (Ancestry image), "Hyde, Elizabeth (Mrs.), wife of Gen. Caleb Hyde, Senator of NY, d. in Chenango Point, NY (Columbian Centinel, 25 Jun 1806)."
  3. Frederic W Bailey, "Early Connecticut Marriages Prior to 1800", Genealogical Publishing Co, 1997 (Ancestry image), Lebanon, New London, "Caleb Hyde & Elizabeth Sackett, 6 May 1762."
  4. Reuben H Walworth, Hyde Genealogy, J Munsell, Albany (1864), digital image, Ancestry.com, 15, "145. Caleb [Hyde, s. of Elijah Hyde & Ruth Tracy], b. 29 July 1739, at Norwich, m. Elizabeth Sacket."
  5. Reuben H Walworth, Hyde Genealogy, 75.
Sackett lineGranddaughter of Captain Richard Sackett of New York
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited29 Nov 2022
Sackett Database8613 Elisabeth Sackett

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