Benjamin Sackett

(1799-1885)
FatherBenjamin Sackett (1762-1844)
MotherBetsey Eldred (c 1761-1819)
Benjamin Sackett, son of Benjamin Sackett and Betsey Eldred, was born in Warren, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 29 August 17991,2,3 and baptized at the Congregational Church of Christ, WarrenG, on 29 June 1800.4 He died in Garnavillo, Clayton County, IowaG, on 16 November 18852 and was buried at Garnavillo CemeteryG.5 He married in Litchfield, Litchfield CountyG, on 31 October 1827, Thalia Mounthrop, daughter of William Moulthrop.6,2,7 Thalia was born in ConnecticutG on 14 July 1801.3 She died on 31 October 1885.3
     Benjamin was admitted to membership of the Congregational Church of Christ, WarrenG, on 1 July 1821. His wife Thalia became a member on 25 September 1831.8
     In 1850 Benjamin was living in WarrenG and was recorded in the census as Benjam[in] Sackett, a farmer, aged 51 and born in Connecticut. Living with him were his wife Thalia, 49, their children, Achsah, 22, Henry, 18, Sarah, 16, and Mary, 9, and Benjamin's stepmother Mercy, 71. There was also a male laborer in the household.9
     In 1880 Benjamin was living in Garnavillo, Clayton County, IowaG, and was recorded in the census as Benj. Sackett, head of household, a farmer, aged 80 and born in Connecticut. Living with him was his wife Thalia, aged 78, also born in Connecticut. Also in the household was a female servant.10

1508. Benjamin Sacket, 1799–1885, of Garnivilla, Ohio, son of (655) Benjamin and Betsey Eldred Sacket, was married, Oct. 31, 1827, to Thalia Moulthrop, 18__–1885, daughter of William Moulthrop.
Children.
3824. Ashsah M. Sacket, b. Sept. 12, 1828, d. Sept. 21, 1855; m. Samuel W. Carter.
3825. William C. Sacket, b. Dec. 15, 1829, d. Aug. 30, 1833.
3826. Henry E. Sacket, b. Sept. 13, 1832, d. Feb. 20, 1868; m. Rebecca M. Hine.
3827. Sarah R. Sacket, b. Sept. 11, 1834, d. July 4, 1856, unmarried.
3828. Frederick S. Sacket, b. Apr. 20, 1838, d. Jan. 2, 1841.
3829. Mary E. Sacket, b. May 26, 1841, d. Oct. 2, 1855.

Benjamin Sackett (1799–1885), Garnavillo Cemetery, Iowa
(Src: Find a Grave, Cheryl Moonen)

Children of Benjamin Sackett and Thalia Mounthrop

 Notes & Citations

  1. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254333 NA T9-0333/351D (TEK)   
    Garnavillo, Clayton, Iowa
    Benj. SACKETT, head, married, 80, b. CT, farming, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Thalia SACKETT, wife, 78, b. CT, keeping house, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Mary Ann FALLON, other, 26, b. CT, house work, father b. IRE, mother b. IRE.
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1508. Benjamin Sacket, b. Aug. 29, 1799, d. Nov. 16, 1865; m. Thalea Moulthorp."
  3. Edward Randall, Sons of American Revolution Application, 1967.
  4. "Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630–1920", digital image, Ancestry.com, Church of Christ, Warren, "Sackett, Benjamin, Justus, Achsa, Myron, Symmons, Lydia, Clark & Moses, children of Benj(ami)n & w. bp. 29 Jun 1800. 2:42."
  5. Website Find a Grave.
  6. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, Benjamin, of Warren, m. Thalia Mounthrop, of Litchfield, Oct. 31, 1827, by Rev. Hart Talcott. Litchfield Vital Records, 2:273."
  7. "Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630–1920", digital image, Ancestry.com, Church of Christ, Warren, "Sackett, Benjamin, Jr, m. Thalia Moultrop of Litchfield, 31 Oct 1827. 2:26a."
  8. "Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630–1920", digital image, Ancestry.com, Church of Christ, Warren, "Sackett, Benj( ), Jr, adm. ch. 1 Jul 1821, on profession. 5:78."; "Sackett, Benj(ami)n, Jr, adm. ch. 14 Jul 1821. 2:34."; "Sackett, Benjamin, Jr, ch. mem. 11 May 1825. 2:40."; "Sackett, Thalia, adm. ch. 25 Sep 1831. 2:119."; "Sackett, Thalia, adm. ch. 25 Sep 1831, on profession. 5:84."
  9. 1850 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll 43, p 87a
    Warren, Litchfield, Connecticut
    Sackett, Benjam, 51, farmer, real estate $4000, b. CT
    Sackett, Thalia, 49, b. CT
    Sackett, Axy, 22, b. CT
    Sackett, Henry, 18, farmer, b. CT
    Sackett, Sarah, 16, b. CT
    Sackett, Mary, 9, b. CT
    Sackett, Mercey, 71, b. CT
    Weeks, Wm, 21, laborer, b. CT.
  10. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254333 NA T9-0333/351D 
    Garnavillo, Clayton, Iowa
    Benj. Sackett, head, married, 80, b. CT, farming, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Thalia Sackett, wife, 78, b. CT, keeping house, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Mary Ann Fallon, other, 26, b. CT, house work, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland.
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 3425
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Ned Randall, Jeff Randall and Doug Greenhill.
Generation.Tree7O.3
Last Edited23 Jul 2022
 

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