Minerva Sackett

FatherBenjamin Sackett (1762-1844)
MotherBetty Eldred (c 1761-1819)
Minerva Sackett, daughter of Benjamin Sackett and Betty 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.
     Minerva attended a reunion of some thirty Sackett relations at the home in Washington, ConnecticutG, of Simeon and Malinda (Sackett) Ford on 13 August 1873.
Minerva (Sackett) Comstock (1803–1887), Old Burying Ground, Warren, Connecticut
(Src: Find a Grave, Carman DM)

1510. Minerva Sacket, 1803–1853, daughter of (655) Benjamin and Betsey Eldred Sacket, was married, Sept. 9, 1838, to Silas Comstock.
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.].

 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" (Ancestry image), Church of Christ, Warren, "Sackett, Minerva, child of Benj(ami)n & w., bp. 5 Feb 1804. 2:50."
  3. 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, 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, 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)
Last Edited15 Apr 2022

Place names

Place names are linked to the Place Index, with lists of people having events at each place (down to county level).

Google Maps

The superscripted 'G' after place names is a link to the Google Map for that place.


Icons and are links to Text and Image exhibits.

Sackett lines

English line of Thomas Sackett the elder & other English lines
American line of Thomas Sackett the elder through Simon Sackett the colonist
Line of John Sackett of New Haven