Polly Sackett

FatherHomer Sackett (1765-1853)
MotherSarah Carter (1768-1852)
Polly Sackett, daughter of Homer Sackett and Sarah Carter, was born in Warren, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 13 June 1794.1,2,3 She died aged 67 on 15 January 1862.2,3 She married in WarrenG on 24 March 1819, Deacon Harry Swift, son of Rufus Swift.2,4,5,3 Harry was born on 25 September 1793.3 He died aged 89 on 7 March 1883.3
     Polly was baptized as an adult and admitted to membership of the Congregational Church of Christ, WarrenG, on 7 May 1815.6
     Polly was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made at WarrenG in 1844. When the estate came to be valued in June 1853, it was found to be insolvent.

Children of Polly Sackett and Deacon Harry Swift

  • George Swift
  • Lucy Swift
  • Julia Swift
  • Charles Swift

1529. Polly Sacket, 1794–18__, daughter of (657) Homer and Sarah Carter Sacket, was married to Harry Swift.
3943. George Swift, m. Elmira Skipp and Susan Skipp.
3944. Lucy Swift.
3945. Julia Swift.
3946. Charles Swift.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "[Sackett], Polly, d. [Homer & Sarah], b. June 13, 1794. Warren Vital Records, 1:115."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1529. Polly Sacket, b. May 8, 1804, d. July 25, 1892; m. Harry Swift." [Dates of birth and death are those of Polly's sister Patty]
  3. Howard Carter, Genealogy of Descendants of Thomas Carter ... of MA and CT, Norfolk, CT (1909), digital image, Ancestry.com, pp 50–51, "Polly [daughter of Homer Sackett and Sarah Carter], June 13, 1794; d. Jan. 15, 1862; m. March 24, 1819, Dea. Harry Swift, b. Sept. 25, 1793, d. March 7, 1883, son of Rufus and grandson of Gen. Heman Swift of Cornwall."
  4. American Antiquarian Society, "Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704–1930" (Ancestry image), New Haven Columbian Register, Connecticut, 10 Apr 1819, marriage, "Harry Swift, of Cornwall, & Polly Sackett, at Warren."
  5. "Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630–1920" (Ancestry image), Church of Christ, Warren, "Sackett, Polly, m. Harry Swift, 24 Mar 1819. 2:24a."
  6. Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, Church of Christ, Warren, "Sackett, Polly, bp. & adm. ch. 7 May 1815. 2:31."; "Sackett, Polly, adm. ch. 7 May 1815, on profession. 5:72."
Sackett line6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited4 May 2023

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