Reuben T Sackett

FatherSamuel Sackett MD (1754-1833)
MotherSarah Manning (c 1760-1813)
Reuben T Sackett, son of Samuel Sackett MD and Sarah Manning, was born in Kent, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 16 January 1778.1,2 He died in Catahoula Parish, LouisianaG, on 24 December 1823.2,3 He married first in LouisianaG in about 1810, Marie Ann Poiret.3 He married second at Rapides Parish, LouisianaG, on 26 July 1821, Martha Ann Nugent.3
     Reuben Sacket served in the War of 1812 as a Captain in the Louisiana Militia.4

Alepalousia Wednesday December 31 - 1823
On Thursday morning the body of R. T. Sackett, Esq. was found on the sand bar a little below the falls of red river. The deceased was on his return home the evening before and had probably been thrown from his hors and so much injured as not to have been able to call fore relief or seek it himself a jury of inquest was impaneled and after examining the body and such witnesses as saw the deceased on his return home and those who found him dead delivered a verdict of accidental death.

Died on the night of the 24th (inst ?) in this Parish Reuben T. Sackett, Esq. who had been for many years a justice of the peace in and for the same - he leaves a widow and a large family of children to deplore his loss - his remains were interred with Masonic honors on the 25th.

—Sackett Letters & other papers, Museum at Yuma Territorial Prison State Park; Giss Parkway & Prison Hill Road, Yuma, Arizona.

Children of Reuben T Sackett and Marie Ann Poiret

Child of Reuben T Sackett and Martha Ann Nugent

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, Reuben, s. Samuel & Sarah, b. Jan. 16, 1778. Kent Vital Records, 2:139."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1534. Reuben T. Sacket, b. Jan. 16, 1778, d. in year 1823."
  3. Email from Thurmon King to Sackett List.
  4. Email from Carroll Lawson to Sackett List, "Reuben T Sackett (Sr.), son of Dr. Samuel Sackett, Revolutionary War Surgeon, was a Captain in De Clouet's Regiment of The Louisiana Militia during the War of 1812 and was stationed at English turn in the New Orleans La. area, he served earlier in the Louisiana Militia as a Private in 1806."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Carroll M Lawson, Patrick Kelly and Jessie Kelly.
Last Edited31 Oct 2021
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
3805 Reuben T Sackett

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