Rev Nathaniel Sackett

FatherJohn Sackett (1747-1811)
MotherPolly ___ (-c 1794)
Rev Nathaniel Sackett, Methodist minister, son of John Sackett and Polly ___, was born in Cornwall, Orange County, New York StateG, on 3 July 1787.1,2 He died aged 47 in Benton, Yates County, New York StateG, on 8 November 1834.1 He married on 26 January 1815, Margaret Lazier, (1790-1876.)1
From about 1810, to his removal to Yates County in 1831, [Rev. Nathaniel Sackett] was one of the most influential members of the Methodist denomination residing within the limits of Orange County. During the period mentioned he was instrumental in securing the building of several "Methodist Meeting Houses," collecting the bulk of the funds needed, and serving on the building committees. The original record book of the New Windsor Circuit, Hudson River District, New York Conference, now in possession of the compiler of this record, shows that Nathaniel Sackett was licensed to exhort Nov. 7, 1812; recommended for license to preach Apr. 24, 1813; given permission to preach one year on trial Aug. 14, 1814; licensed a local preacher July 22, 1815, and was reported in Deacons' Orders Nov. 15, 1828.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America

     Nathaniel was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made on 25 September 1810.3
See also
The Sacketts of America, 766 

Children of Rev Nathaniel Sackett and Margaret Lazier

  • Cornelius Sackett b. 4 Nov 1815, d. c 1883
  • Catherine Sackett b. 8 Feb 1817
  • Rosetta Sackett+ b. 4 Jul 1819, d. 18 Jun 1903
  • Sally Sackett b. 13 Feb 1821
  • Richard Sackett b. 28 Jul 1825
  • Nathaniel Sackett b. c 1827
  • Samuel L Sackett+ b. 6 Apr 1831, d. 19 Dec 1892

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "766. Nathaniel Sackett, b. July 3, 1787, d. Nov. 8, 1834; m. Margaret Lazier."
  2. Jane Thompson-Stahr, The Burling Books: Ancestors and Descendants of Edward and Grace Burling, Quakers (1600-2000) (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 2001), 302, citing Mary (Sackett) Ketcham family bible.
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
Appears inSacketts in the Church
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited7 May 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
5930 Rev Nathaniel Sackett

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