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 at 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 at 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 1880 Orange's widow Amanda was living at 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.6

Children of Colonel Orange Sackett and Amanda Minerva Sheldon

Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 3533
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Descendants of Orange Sackett
Sackett Family Association descendants
Irene Haas.

 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 from National Archives microfilm, 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 from National Archives microfilm, 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. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, 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.
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