Leander Sackett

FatherDeacon Salmon Sackett (1764-1846)
MotherMercy Matilda Curtis (1767-1831)
Marriage1821, Portage County, OhioGRebecca Conant7,5,2
Leander Sackett, son of Deacon Salmon Sackett and Mercy Matilda Curtis, was born in Warren, ConnecticutG, on 20 April 1794.1,2,3,4 He died aged 75 at home in Raisinville, Monroe County, MichiganG, on 2 September 18695,6 and was buried at King Cemetery, Monroe, MichiganG.8 He married in Portage County, OhioG, on 3 January 1821, Rebecca Conant, daughter of Thatcher Conant and Elizabeth Manley.7,5,2
     Leander served as a Private in the Ohio Militia in the War of 1812.9
     Leander was listed in the 1840 census as a householder in Raisinville, Monroe County, MichiganG.10
Leander Sackett (1794–1869), King Cemetery, Monroe, Michigan
(Src: Find A Grave, Loretta)

Child of Leander Sackett and Rebecca Conant

1513. Leander Sacket, 1794–18__, son of (656) Salmon Sacket and Matilda Curtis, was married in Sept. 1822, to Rebecca Conant, daughter of Thatcher Conant and his wife Elisabeth, of Windham, Conn. The young couple immediately after their marriage set out from Connecticut on a journey, which they made in a wagon, for the western reserve, and settled at Indian Mission, near what is now the village of Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio, and are said to have been the first missionaries to the Indians in that part of Ohio.
3840a. Samuel M. Sackett, b. Oct. 21, 1825, d. Jan. 17, 1896.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "[Sackett], Leander, s. [Salmon & Marsey Matilda], b. Apr. 20, 1794. Warren Vital Records, 1:109."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1513. Leander Sacket, b. Apr. 20, 1795; m. Rebecca Conant."
  3. Charles Cook Bronson, History of Tallmadge and the Western Reserve 1804–1886, has 29 Apr 1795.
  4. Howard Carter, Genealogy of Descendants of Thomas Carter ... of MA and CT, Norfolk, CT (1909), digital image, Ancestry.com.
  5. Charles Cook Bronson, History of Tallmadge and the Western Reserve 1804–1886.
  6. Monroe Commercial, (Monroe County, Michigan), Monroe County Museum, Michigan.
  7. "Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774–1993" (Ancestry transcript), "3 Jan 1821, Portage County, Ohio, Leander Sackett & Rebecca Conant."
  8. Find a Grave.
  9. "U.S., War of 1812 Service Records, 1812-1815" (Ancestry transcript), "Sacket, Leandes [Leander], Darrow's Odd Battalion, Ohio Militia, rank-induction Private, rank-discharge Private."
  10. 1840 United States census, "Leander Sackett, Raisinville, Monroe County, Michigan, 1 male 15-19, 2 males 20-29, 1 male 40-49, 1 female 5-9, 2 females 20-29, 1 female 30-39, total 8."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited25 Nov 2023
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