Colonel Orange Sackett

(1796-1877)
FatherHomer Sackett (1765-1853)
MotherSarah Carter (c 1768-1852)
Orange Sackett
(1796–1877)
(Src: Irene Haas)
Colonel Orange Sackett, son of Homer Sackett and Sarah Carter, was born in Warren, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 21 April 1796.1,2 He died aged 80 on 10 March 1877. He married in 1822, Amanda Minerva Sheldon.2 Amanda was born in MassachusettsG in about 1800.3 She died on 17 October 1880.
     In 1850 Orange was living in York, Livingston County, New York StateG, and was recorded in the census as Orange Sacket, a farmer, aged 54. Living with him were his wife Amanda (listed as Minerva), 50, and their children, James, 25, Sarah, 23, Frances, 31, Samuel, 19, Cornelia, 16, Orange, 13, and Minerva, aged ten.4
     In 1860 he was living in York, Livingston CountyG, and was recorded as Orange Sackett, a farmer, aged 64. His real estate was valued at $35,000 and he had personal estate of $9,000. Living with him were his wife Amanda, 60, and their children, James, 34, Sarah, 32, Samuel, 27, Cornelia, 25, Orange, 22, and Minerva, aged 20. Also in the household were a female domestic, and six male laborers.5
     In 1870 he was living in York, Livingston CountyG, and was recorded as Orange Sackett, a farmer, aged 74. His real estate was valued at $56,000. Living with him were his wife Amanda, 64, and their children, James, 45, Samuel, 38, and Cornelia, aged 35. There were four female domestic servants and four male farm laborers in the household.6
     In 1880 Orange's widow Amanda was living in York, Livingston CountyG, and was recorded in the census as Amanda M Sackett, head of household, a widow, aged 79. Living with her were her unmarried children, Samuel, 47, and Cornelia, 45, her married son Orange, 42, with his wife Cornelia U, 43, and their children, William, 12, and John, aged seven. Also in the household were two female servants and five male farm laborers.7
Orange Sackett (1796–1877), Avon Cemetery, Livingston County, New York
(Src: Find A Grave, palib)
Orange Sackett family, Avon Cemetery, Livingston County, New York
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Children of Colonel Orange Sackett and Amanda Minerva Sheldon

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "[Sackett], Orange, s. [Homer & Sarah], b. Apr. 21, 1796. Warren Vital Records, 1:115."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1525. Orange Sacket, b. Apr. 21, 1796; m. Mariah Sheldon."
  3. Census.
  4. 1850 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll M432_525, p. 294
    York, Livingston, New York
    5/5
    Sacket, Orange, 54, m, farmer, b. Can [sic]
    Sacket, Minerva, 50, f, b. MA
    Sacket, Jas, 25, m, b. NY
    Sacket, Sarah, 23, f, b. NY
    Sacket, Frances, 31, f, b. NY
    Sacket, Saml, 19, m, b. NY
    Sacket, Cornelia, 16, f, b. NY
    Sacket, Orange, 13, m, b. NY
    Sacket, Minerva, 10, f, b. NY.
  5. 1860 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page: 350; Family History Library Film: 803778
    York, Livingston County, New York, 16 Jul 1860
    Sackett, Orange, 64, farmer, real estate $35,000, personal estate $9,000, b. CT
    Sackett, Amanda, 60, b. MA
    Sackett, James, 34, farmer, b. NY
    Sackett, Sarah, 32, b. NY
    Sackett, Samuel, 27, farmer, b. NY
    Sackett, Cornelia, 25, b. NY
    Sackett, Orange, 22, farmer, b. NY
    Sackett, Minerva, 20, b. NY
    Spear, Ellen, 28, domestic, b. Ireland
    Gallagan, James, 17, labourer, b. Ireland
    Marra, Wm, 17, labourer, b. Ireland
    Graham, Thomas, 15, labourer, b. NY
    Cassada, Edward, 19, labourer, Ireland
    Ryne, John, 21, labourer, b. Ireland
    Graham, Richard, 12, labourer, b. Ireland.
  6. 1870 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_966, p 492A, FHL film 552465
    York, Livingston, New York, 1 Jul 1870
    Sackett, Orange, 74, farmer, real estate $56000, personal estate $8884, b. CT
    Sackett, Amanda, 64, keeping house, b. MA
    Sackett, James, 45, farmer, b. NY
    Sackett, Samuel, 38, farm laborer, b. NY
    Sackett, Cornelia, 35, at home, b. NY
    Purdy, Mary J, 25, domestic servant, b. Ireland
    Rhyme, Mary C, 16, domestic servant, b. Canada
    Johnson, Mary, 38, domestic servant, b. Ireland
    Richardson, Frances, 13, domestic servant, b. NY
    Coin, Patrick, 26, farm laborer, b. Ireland
    Shannon, Patrick, 36, farm laborer, b. Ireland
    Flynn, James, 21, farm laborer, b. Ireland
    Alderton, James, 47, farm laborer, b. England.
  7. 1880 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll: 859; Page: 437C; Enumeration District: 041
    York, Livingston, New York
    Sackett, Amanda M, head, 79, widow, keeping house, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Sackett, Samuel, son, 47, single, farmer, b. NY, father b. CT, mother b. MA
    Sackett, Cornelia, dau, 45, single, at home, b. NY, father b. CT, mother b. MA
    Sackett, Orange, son, 42, married, farmer, b. NY, father b. CT, mother b. MA
    Sackett, Cornelia U, dau-in-law, 43, at home, b. NY, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, William V, gson, 12, at school, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, John S, gson, 7, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Tabbs, Catherine, servant, 40, single, servant, b. Ireland, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland
    Hemgaan?, Mary, servant, 21, single, servant, b. Ireland, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland
    Alderton, George, servant, 55, single, farm laborer, b. England, father b. England, mother b. England
    Reddy, Thomas, servant, 20, single, farm laborer, b. Ireland, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland
    Greene, Thomas, servant, 16, single, farm laborer, b. Ireland, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland
    McLaughlan, Michael, servant, 27, single, farm laborer, b. ONT, father b. ONT, mother b. ONT
    Lyons, William, servant, 19, single, farm laborer, b. NY, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland.
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 3533
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Descendants of Orange Sackett
Sackett Family Association descendants
Irene Haas.
Generation.Tree7O.3
Last Edited6 Feb 2021
 

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