Justus Sackett

FatherJohn Sackett (1747-1811)
MotherJane ___
Marriage1870-1875Annie Bacon
Justus Sackett, son of John Sackett and Jane ___, was born in Cornwall, Orange County, New York StateG, in about 1804.1,2 He died aged about 72 in CornwallG in 1876.3 Late in life, he married, sometime between 1870 and 1875, Annie Bacon, daughter of Sarah ___. Annie was born in Orange CountyG in about 1834.4 After Justus's death, she married in CornwallG on 2 October 1882, William Harris.5
     Justus was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in Orange County, New York StateG, on 25 September 1810.6
     Justus was listed in the 1840 census as a householder in Cornwall, Orange CountyG.7
     In 1850 Justus was living in CornwallG and was recorded in the census as Justus Sackett, a farmer, aged 46 and born in New York. Living with him were his sisters, Julia Sackett, 49, and Charity Tole, 45.8 His farm, comprising 450 acres, including 60 acres of improved land, was valued at $5,000.9
     In 1855 he was living in CornwallG and was recorded as Justus Sackett, a farmer, aged 51. His sisters, Julia, 53, and Charity, 55, were living with him. All three were lifelong residents of Cornwall.10
     In 1860 he was living in CornwallG and was recorded as Justice Sacket, a farmer, aged 55. His sisters, Julia, 59, and Charity, 57, were living with him.11
     In 1865 he was living in CornwallG and was recorded as Justus Sackett, a farmer, aged 63. His sisters, Charity, 50 [probably 60], and Julia, 45 [probably 64], were living with him.12
     In 1870 he was living in CornwallG and was recorded as Justus Sackett, a farmer, aged 67. His sister Julia, 71, was living with him.13 His farm comprised 90 acres of improved land and 4 acres of woodland and was valued at $10,000.14
     In 1875 he was living in CornwallG and was recorded as Justus Sackett, a harness maker, aged 72. His wife Annie, 41, was living with him. Also in the household were Annie's mother Sarah Bacon, 72, and sister Louisa Bacon, 27.15
     Justus made a will of real and personal estate which was proved at the Surrogate's Court, Newburgh, Orange CountyG, on 29 June 1876 by executrix Annie Sackett.16
     In 1880 Justus's widow Annie was living in CornwallG and was recorded in the census as Annie Sackett, head of household, aged 46. Her mother Sarah Bacon, 78, and sister Louisa Bacon, 44, were living with her.17

Orange County, New York, Farmers and Business Directory

1871Sackett Justus, farmer 50 acres, P O Cornwall

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "768. Justus Sackett."
  2. NY census 1855.
  3. Will proved 29 Jun 1876.
  4. Census.
  5. "New York State, Marriage Index 1881–1967" (Ancestry image), "2 Oct 1882, Cornwall, New York, Annie Bacon, certificate 5343."; "2 Oct 1882, Cornwall, New York, Annie Sackett, certificate 5343."; "2 Oct 1882, Cornwall, New York, William Harris, certificate 5343."
  6. Sacketts of America.
  7. 1840 United States census, "Justus Sackett, Cornwall, Orange County, New York State, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 30-39, 2 females 30-39, total 4."
  8. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_573, p. 140
    Cornwall, Orange, New York
    Sackett, Justus, 46, farmer, real estate $5000, b. NY
    Sackett, Julia, 49, b. NY
    Tole, Charity, 45, b. NY
    Clark, Aron, 12, b. NY.
  9. "U.S., Selected Federal Census Non-Population Schedules, 1850-1880" (Ancestry image), Cornwall, Orange County, New York, 1850, "Justus Sackett, 60 acres improved land, 390 acres unimproved, value $5,000, farm implements $200, 3 horses, 5 cows, 1 other cattle, 11 swine, livestock $505, rye 150 bushels, Indian corn 50 bushels."
  10. 1855 New York state census, Cornwall, New York
    Justus Sackett, 51, head, b. Orange, yrs in this town 51, farmer, landowner
    Julia Sackett, 53, sister, b. Orange, yrs in this town 53
    Charity Tole, 55, sister, b. Orange, yrs in this town 55.
  11. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll M653_833, p 76, FHL film 803833
    Cornwall, Orange County, New York
    Sacket, Justice, 55, farmer, real estate $5000, personal estate $2000, b. NY
    Sacket, Julia, 59, b. NY
    Sacket, Charity, 57, b. NY
    Lewis, Huie, 21, labourer, b. NY
    Holport, Catharine, 14, b. NY.
  12. 1865 New York state census, Cornwall, Orange, New York
    Justus Sackett, 63, head, b. Orange, farmer, landowner
    Charity Sackett, 50, sister, b. Orange
    Julia Sackett, 45, sister, b. Orange
    James Wright, 44, servant, b. Orange.
  13. 1870 United States Federal Census, Roll M593_1067, p 256A, FHL film
    Cornwall, Orange County, New York
    Sackett, Justus, 67, farmer, real estate $10000, personal estate $1500, b. NY
    Sackett, Julia, 71, housekeeper, b. NY
    Wright, James, 47, laborer, b. NY.
  14. "U.S., Selected Federal Census Non-Population Schedules, 1850-1880", (Ancestry image), Cornwall, Orange County, New York, 1870, "Sackett, Justis, 90 acres improved land, 4 acres woodland, value $10,000, farm implements $150, 2 horses, 4 cows, 2 other cattle, 5 swine, livestock $595, rye 50 bushels, Indian corn 150 bushels, oats 100 bushels."
  15. 1875 New York state census, Cornwall, Orange, New York
    Frame house $3,000
    Justus Sackett, 72, head, b. Orange, harness master, landowner
    Annie Sackett, 41, wife, b. Orange
    Sarah Bacon, 72, mother-in-law, b. England
    Louisa Bacon, 27, sister-in-law, b. Orange
    Thomas Titus, 59, boarder, b. Orange, blind.
  16. "New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659–1999" (Ancestry image), probate document only, will not attached.
  17. 1880 United States Federal Census, Roll 910, p 87B, Enumeration District 005
    Cornwall, Orange County, New York
    Sackett, Annie, head, 46, wd, keeping house, b. NY, father b. England, mother b. England
    Bacon, Sary, mother, 78, wd, at home, b. England, father b. England, mother b. England
    Bacon, Louisia, sister, 44, single, at home, b. NY, father b. England, mother b. England
    Tittus, Thomas, boarder, 64, single, b. NY, boarder, father b. NY, mother b. -.
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
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