Minerva Sackett

(1803-c 1853)
FatherBenjamin Sackett (1762-1844)
MotherBetsey Eldred (c 1761-1819)
Minerva Sackett, daughter of Benjamin Sackett and Betsey Eldred, was born on 5 December 1803.1 She died in about 1853. She married as his second wife in Warren, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 9 September 1838, Silas Comstock, son of Solon Comstock and Nabby Kenney.2,1 Silas was born in South Williamstown, MassachusettsG, on 11 February 17923 and died on 20 March 1854.3

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1510. Minerva Sacket, b. Dec. 5, 1803; m. Silas Comsock."
  2. 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."
  3. 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."
Sackett line6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited25 Apr 2018

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