Rev Nathaniel Sackett

FatherJohn Sackett (1747-1811)
MotherPolly ___ (-c 1794)
Marriage1815Margaret Lazear1
Rev Nathaniel Sackett, Methodist minister, son of John Sackett and Polly ___, was born in Cornwall, Orange County, New York StateG, on 3 July 1787.1,2,3 He died aged 47 in Benton, Yates County, New York StateG, on 8 November 1834.1 He married on 26 January 1815, Margaret Lazear.1 Margaret was born in New York StateG on 1 July 1790.4,5,6 She died aged 85 in Yates, Orleans County, New York StateG, in 1876 and was buried at Warwick Cemetery, Warwick, Orange CountyG.4,7,8
     Nathaniel was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in Orange County, New York StateG, on 25 September 1810.4
     Nathaniel was listed in the census in 1820 and 1830 as a householder in Cornwall, Orange CountyG.9,10
     In 1870 Nathaniel's widow Margaret was living in Romulus, Seneca County, New York StateG, in the household of her daughter Sally and son-in-law George Bailey, and was recorded in the census as Margaret Sackett, aged 79.11
Margaret (Lazear) Sackett (1790–1876), Warwick Cemetery, Orange County, New York
(Src: Find a Grave, D DeWitt)

Children of Rev Nathaniel Sackett and Margaret Lazear

  • 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

766. Rev. Nathaniel Sackett, 1787–1834, of Cornwall, Orange County, N. Y., and Benton, Yates County, N. Y., son of (298) John Sackett and his wife Jane ___, was married, January 26, 1815, to Margaret Lazier, 1790–1876, of Warwick, Orange County, N. Y. From about 1810, to his removal to Yates County in 1831, he 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.
1900. Cornelius Sackett, b. Nov. 4, 1815; m. Rosanna Bailey.
1901. Catherine Sackett, b. Feb. 8, 1817; m. Daniel Bailey.
1902. Rosetta Sackett, b. July 4, 1819, d. June 18, 1903; m. Albert Chellborg.
1903. Sally Sackett, b. Feb. 13, 1821; m. George W. Bailey.
1904. Richard Sackett, b. July 28, 1825.
1905. Nathaniel Sackett, b. about 1827, d. unmarried.
1906. Samuel L. Sackett, b. about 1827; m. Ann Larkin.

 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. Sacketts of America, stated Nathaniel's mother as Jane. He was born to his father John's first wife Polly.
  4. Sacketts of America.
  5. Date of birth based on age at death.
  6. Census.
  7. Find a Grave.
  8. Gravestone, "Margaret Lazear/ Wife of/ Rev. Nathaniel Sackett/ Died April 9th, 1876 Aged 85 Yrs 9 Mos/ and 8 days."
  9. 1820 United States census, "Nathaniel Sacket, Cornwall, Orange County, New York State, 1 male under 10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 2 females under 10, 1 female 26-44, total 6."
  10. 1830 United States census, "Nathaniel Sackett, Cornwall, Orange County, New York State, 1 male under 5, 1 male 5-9, 1 male 10-14, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 40-49, 1 female 5-9, 2 females 10-14, 1 female 30-39, total 9."
  11. 1870 United States Federal Census, Roll M593_1093, p 165B, FHL film
    Romulus, Seneca County, New York
    Baley, George W, 47, farmer, real estate $9600, personal estate $1500, b. NY
    Baley, Sallie, 49, keeping house, b. NY
    Baley, Albert C, 19, farm laborer, b. NY
    Baley, Frank S, 16, farm laborer, b. NY
    Baley, Isabel J, 12, at school, b. NY
    Baley, Cornelius L, 5, b. NY
    Sackett, Margaret, 79, b. NY.
Appears inSacketts in the Church
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
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Last Edited5 Jan 2024
Sackett Database5930 Rev Nathaniel Sackett

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