Israel Sackett

FatherJohn Sackett (1771-1851)
MotherLucinda Moseley (1773-1855)
Israel Sackett, son of John Sackett and Lucinda Moseley, was born on 30 March 18091 and baptized at the Church of Christ, Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 3 June 1809.2 He died aged 71 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OhioG, on 26 August 1880.1,3,4 He married in Schenectady, New York StateG, on 20 March 1832, Margaret Jane Allen, daughter of David Allen and Susan Little.1
     Israel Sackett was engaged throughout his adult life in the printing business. In 1832–1833, he published the Schenectady and Saratoga Standard.5
     In 1860 Israel was living in North Hempstead, Queens County, New York StateG, and was recorded in the census as Israel Sackett, a farmer, aged 51 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Margaret, 48, and their children, Robert, 14, Emanuel, 12, and Ella, aged ten.6
     In 1869 Israel was living at 20 Butler Street, BrooklynG, and was listed in the city directory as a printer. His sons, George, Charles, Robert, and Emanuel, were listed at the same address.7

Children of Israel Sackett and Margaret Jane Allen

  • Elisha Wells Sackett+ b. 24 Feb 1834, d. 28 Aug 1899
  • John Adnah Sackett b. 29 Nov 1835
  • Sarah Elizabeth Sackett b. 9 Jan 1837
  • William E Sackett b. 27 Apr 1839, d. c 1843
  • George Washington Sackett+ b. 3 Mar 1841, d. 26 Feb 1902
  • Charles E Sackett b. 8 Dec 1843, d. 11 Feb 1907
  • Robert Lytle Sackett+ b. 8 Feb 1846, d. before 1920
  • Emanuel K Sackett b. 24 Dec 1848, d. 26 Jul 1891
  • Ella M Sackett b. 1 May 1850

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  2. "Baptisms performed in the Church of Christ, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1679–1836", database, American Ancestors, "1809 Sacket, Israel s. John, June 3."
  3. Website Death Notices from the New York Evening Post, 1801–1890 (New England Historic Genealogical Society), 9/1/1880. "26th Cleveland O Israel Sackett 72y Woodlawn Cem."
  4. "Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854–1997", database, FamilySearch, "Israel Sackett, 71 or 72, b. Mass., married, painter, d. Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, 26 Aug 1880, father John Sackett, mother Lucinda. Films 1977372 & 879242."
    The occupation "painter" is probably a transcription error for "printer".
  5. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1286. Israel Sackett, b. Mar. 30, 1809, d. Aug. 28, 1880; m. Margaret L. Allen."
  6. 1860 US census, digital image,, Roll: M653_843; Page: 107; Image: 108; Family History Library Film: 803843
    North Hempstead, Queens County, New York, 3 Aug 1860
    Sackett, Israel, 51, farmer, real estate $2,500, personal estate $500, b. MA
    Sackett, Margaret J, 48, b. NY
    Sackett, Robert L, 14, b. NY
    Sackett, Emanuel R, 12, b. NY
    Sackett, Ella M, 10, b. NY.
  7. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image,, Brooklyn, New York, City Directory, 1869, "Sackett Charles E, clerk, h 20 Butler", "Sackett Emanuel K. clerk, h 20 Butler", "Sackett George W. book-kpr. h 20 Butler", "Sackett Israel, printer, h 20 Butler", "Sackett Robert L. clerk, h 20 Butler."
See alsoThe Sacketts of America, 1286 
Thurmon King's Database, 1911
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Jennifer Walz Selby.
Last Edited24 Mar 2018

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