Mercy Matilda Sackett

FatherDeacon Salmon Sackett (1764-1846)
MotherMercy Matilda Curtis (1767-1831)
Mercy Matilda Sackett, daughter of Deacon Salmon Sackett and Mercy Matilda Curtis, was born in Warren, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 6 February 1787.1,2,3,4 She died aged 81 at her daughter's home near Marshall, Calhoun County, MichiganG, on 6 October 1868.5,6 She married on 25 November 1819, James Platt.6
     In 1850 Mercy was living in Bowne, Kent County, MichiganG, and was recorded in the census as Mercy M Platt, aged 63. Living with her were her son Salmon, 27, with his wife Sarah, 23, and daughter Rosalthe, aged three; and Mercy's nephew Ebenezer Sackett, aged 28.7

Children of Mercy Matilda Sackett and James Platt

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "[Sackett], Matilda, d. [Salmon & Marsey Matilda], b. Feb. 6, 1787. Warren Vital Records, 1:109."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1511a. Mercy M. Sacket, b. Feb. 6, 1788."
  3. Charles Cook Bronson, History of Tallmadge and the Western Reserve 1804–1886, has 6 Feb 1788.
  4. Howard Carter, Genealogy of Descendants of Thomas Carter ... of MA and CT, Norfolk, CT (1909), digital image,
  5. Email from Donn Cutler to Sackett Discussion List.
  6. Charles Cook Bronson, History of Tallmadge and the Western Reserve 1804–1886.
  7. 1850 United States Federal Census
    Roll: M432_353; Page: 318A; Image: 620
    Bound [Bowne], Kent County, Michigan
    Platt, Mercy M, 63, b. CT
    Platt, Salmon E, 27, farmer, real estate $400, b. OH
    Platt, Sarah S, 23, b. OH
    Platt, Rosalthe V, 3, b. MI
    Sacket, Ebenezar S, 28, farmer, real estate $600, b. OH.
Sackett line6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Donn Patrick Cutler.
Last Edited11 Apr 2019
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
3474 Mercy Matilda Sackett

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