Minerva Sackett

(1803-1887)
FatherBenjamin Sackett (1762-1844)
MotherBetsey Eldred (c 1761-1819)
Minerva Sackett, daughter of Benjamin Sackett and Betsey Eldred, was born in Warren, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 5 December 18031 and baptized at the Congregational Church of Christ, WarrenG, on 5 February 1804.2 She died aged 83 on 3 April 1887 and was buried at the Old Burying Ground, WarrenG.3 She married as his second wife in Warren, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 9 September 1838, Silas Comstock, son of Solon Comstock and Nabby Kenney.4,1,5 Silas was born in South Williamstown, MassachusettsG, on 11 February 17926 and died on 20 March 1854.6
     Minerva was admitted to membership of the Congregational Church of Christ, WarrenG, on 6 May 1821.7 She was later dismissed to the First Presbyterian Church, Canfield, Mahoning County, OhioG.

1510. Minerva Sacket, 1803–1853, daughter of (655) Benjamin and Betsey Eldred Sacket, was married, Sept. 9, 1838, to Silas Comstock.
Children.
3832. James H. Comstock.
3833. William Y. Comstock.
3834. Celia Comstock.
3835. Lucy A. Comstock, m. ______ Carter

[These were children of Silas and his first wife Chenia White, not of Minerva Sacket.].
Minerva (Sackett) Comstock (1803–1887), Old Burying Ground, Warren, Connecticut
(Src: Find a Grave, Carman DM)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1510. Minerva Sacket, b. Dec. 5, 1803; m. Silas Comsock."
  2. "Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630–1920", digital image, Ancestry.com, Church of Christ, Warren, "Sackett, Minerva, child of Benj(ami)n & w., bp. 5 Feb 1804. 2:50."
  3. Website Find a Grave.
  4. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, Minerva, of Warren, m. Silas Comstock, of Ohio, Sept. 9, 1838, by Rev. Harley Goodwin. Warren Vital Records, 1:31."
  5. "Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630–1920", digital image, Ancestry.com, Church of Christ, Warren, "Sackett, Minerva, of Warren, m. Silas Custock, of Ohio, 9 Sep 1838. 2:31a."
  6. C B Comstock, Some descendants of Samuel Comstock of Providence, R.I., who died about 1660 (New York: The Knickerbocker Press, 1905), p 66, "Solon Comstock ([s. of] Ichabod), b. 1765, Sep. 26; d. 1864, May 29, S. Williamstown, Mass.; m. Nabby Kenney, who d. 1854, May 29, age 82. After the birth of his children he moved to Western, N.Y., but later returned to S. Williamstown, and lived with his daughter Abigail. Children, b. in South Williamstown, Mass.:
    [1]. Silas, b. 1792, Feb. 11; m. (1) Chenia White, (2) Minerva Sackett.
    [2]. Abigail, b. 1795; m. Reed Mills of Williamstown, Mass.
    [3]. Daniel, d. unmarried in Western, N.Y."
    p 114, "Silas Comstock ([s. of] Solon, b. 1792, Feb. 11, S. Williamstown, Mass.; d. 1854, Mch. 20. He m. (1), 1813, Feb. 23, Chenia White, b. 1795, Oct. 17, Hebron, Ct.; d. 1837, Dec. 23; he m. (2), 1838, Sep. 9, Minerva Sackett. From 1828 to 1832 he lived on farm in North Adams, Mass.; then in a two-horse wagon he started for Edinburg, Ohio, where he settled.
    Dec. 2, 1823, Silas Comstock and Dudley White of Williamstown, Mass., give mortgage. Children:
    1057. James Henry, b. 1816, May 27, Williamstown, Mass. (Family 417).
    1058. William Young, m. Betsey Hine.
    1059. Abigail, b. 1823, Apr. 29; m. (1) William Carter and (2) Luther Brown.
    1060. Silia White, b. 1817, Dec. 20, Williamstown, Mass.; m. Benjamin Hine."
  7. "Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630–1920", digital image, Ancestry.com, Church of Christ, Warren, "Sackett, Minerva, adm. ch. 6 May 1821. 2:33."; "Sackett, Minerva, adm. ch. 11 May 1825; dism. & recom. to 1st Presb. Church, Canfield, Ohio. 2:39."
Sackett line6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree7O.3
Last Edited15 Apr 2022
 

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