841. Colonel Caleb Sackett, 1770–18__, son of (341) Colonel Richard and Rachel Holmes Sackett, was a prominent and highly respected farmer of Tioga County, N. Y. He was an enthusiastic militiaman. In 1810 he was commissioned Paymaster of Colonel Swartwood's Regiment, of which his twin brother Nathaniel was at same time commissioned Quartermaster. The recently published minutes of the New York State Military Appointments, show that in 1817 he was commissioned Adjutant of 95th Regiment, in 1820 Major of 79th Regiment, and in 1821 Lieut. Col. Commandant of 199th Regiment, all of Tioga County. No record of his service in War of 1812 has been found. So far as known to the compiler of this volume he was unmarried.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America