Solomon Sackett

(1748-1823)
FatherCaptain & Deacon Samuel Sackett (1702/3-1781)
MotherLydia Heaton (1717-1749)
Solomon Sackett, of New Haven and Norfolk, Connecticut, son of Captain & Deacon Samuel Sackett and Lydia Heaton, was born in New HavenG, on 28 April 1748.1,2,3,4 He died aged 75 in Norfolk, Litchfield CountyG, on 8 August 18235,4 and was buried at Benedict Cemetery, NorfolkG.6 He married first before 1772, Mary ___.5 Mary was born in about 1747.3 She died aged 37 in North Haven, New Haven CountyG, on 24 December 1784.3 He married second at North HavenG, on 12 February 1787, Ruth Hull, daughter of Benjamin Hull and Amy Hill.3 Ruth was born in New HavenG, on 27 November 1763.3 She died aged 25 in North HavenG, on 13 June 1789.3 He married third at North HavenG, in September 1790, Ruth Turner.3 Ruth was born in about 1755.3 She died aged 41 in North HavenG, on 27 March 1796.3 He married fourth at North HavenG, on 10 September 1797, Miriam Davis.3 Miriam was born in about 1764.7 She died aged 42 in Sandisfield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 10 August 18068 and was buried at Benedict Cemetery, NorfolkG.9 He married fifth in ConnecticutG, in 1808, Thankful Butler.10 Thankful was born in about 1758.7 She died aged 73 on 29 April 1832 and was buried at Benedict Cemetery, NorfolkG.11
     In 1790 Solomon was living in North Haven, New Haven County, ConnecticutG. In his household were one man, two boys, and four females.12

Children of Solomon Sackett and Mary ___

  • Amelia Sackett b. c 1772, d. 26 May 1857
  • Caleb Sackett b. Jan 1774, d. 19 Nov 1774
  • Caleb Sackett b. c 1775
  • Mary Sackett+ b. c 1778
  • Rebecca Sackett b. c 1780, d. 22 Sep 1780
  • Rebecca Sackett b. 1781
  • Solomon Sackett+ b. 1785, d. 17 Jan 1855

Children of Solomon Sackett and Ruth Hull

  • Thomas Sackett b. aft 1784
  • Betty Sackett b. c 1788

Child of Solomon Sackett and Ruth Turner

  • Ruth Sackett b. c 1791

Children of Solomon Sackett and Miriam Davis

Sackett Family Association descendants
Linda Sanders.
ChartsTree 9. John Sackett of New Haven descendant chart
Reference256.5M.9

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records, New Haven, Connecticut, 288, "Solomon Ye Son of Capt: Saml Sacket was born April 28th AD 1748."
  2. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sacket, Solomon, s. Capt. Sam[ue]l, b. Apr. 28, 1748. New Haven Vital Records, 1:649."
  3. Donald Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, Vol. VII, p 1586: "6. Solomon, b 28 Apr 1748 NHV, d 8 Aug 1823 Norfolk C; Census (NoH) 1-2-1, m. (1) Mary ___, b c. 1748, d 24 Dec 1784 æ. 37 NoHT1; m (2) 12 Feb 1787 NoHV -- Ruth da. Benjamin & Amy (Hill) Hull, b 27 Nov 1763 NHV, d 13 June 1789 æ. 27 NoHC, NoHT1; m (3) _ Sep 1790 NoHC -- Ruth Turner, b c. 1755, d 27 Mar 1796 æ. 41 NoHT1, 20 Mar NoHC; m (4) 10 Sep 1797 NoHV -- Miriam Davis."
  4. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "256. Solomon Sackett, b. in year 1748, d. Aug. 8, 1823."
  5. Donald Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, Vol. VII, p 1586:
    "6. Solomon, b 28 Apr 1748 NHV, d 8 Aug 1823 Norfolk C; Census (NoH) 1-2-1, m. (1) Mary ___, b c. 1848, d 24 Dec 1784 æ. 37 NoHT1; m (2) 12 Feb 1787 NoHV -- Ruth da. Benjamin & Amy (Hill) Hull, b 27 Nov 1763 NHV, d 13 June 1789 æ. 27 NoHC, NoHT1; m (3) _ Sep 1790 NoHC -- Ruth Turner, b c. 1755, d 27 Mar 1796 æ. 41 NoHT1, 20 Mar NoHC; m (4) 10 Sep 1797 NoHV -- Miriam Davis."
  6. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 36:96, Inscription, Benedict Cemetery, Norfolk, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Solomon, died Aug 8, 1823, age 75."
  7. Date of birth based on age at death.
  8. Website Vital Records of Sandisfield, Massachusetts, to 1850 (New England Historic Genealogical Society) (http://www.NewEnglandAncestors.org), death, "Sackett, Miriam, wife of Solomon, Aug. 10, 1806."
  9. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 36:96, Inscription, Benedict Cemetery, Norfolk, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Meriahaham, wife of Solomon died Aug 10, 1806, age 42."
  10. "US and International Marriage Records, 1560–1900", database, Ancestry.com, "1808, in CT, Solomon Sackett & Thankful Butler."
  11. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 36:96, Inscription, Benedict Cemetery, Norfolk, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Thankful, wife of Solomon, died April 29, 1832, age 73."
  12. 1790 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Soloman Sacket. North Haven, New Haven, CT. 1 white male (16+), 2 white males under 16, and 4 white females.
Last Edited17 January 2015