Samuel Sackett

FatherSamuel Sackett MD (1754-1833)
MotherSarah Manning (c 1760-1813)
Samuel Sackett, son of Samuel Sackett MD and Sarah Manning, was born at George's Creek, Fayette County, PennsylvaniaG, on 20 September 1795.1,2 He died aged 64 on 27 April 18601 and was buried at Oak Hill Baptist Cemetery, Old Frame, Fayette CountyG.3 He married in 1831, Priscilla Caldwell, daughter of William Caldwell and Rachel Cross.1 Priscilla was born in PennsylvaniaG on 24 July 1811.3 She died aged 70 on 27 April 1882 and was buried at Oak Hill Baptist CemeteryG.3
     Samuel was listed in the 1840 census as a householder in Springhill, Fayette CountyG.4
     In 1850 Samuel was living in Nicholson, Fayette County, PennsylvaniaG, and was recorded in the census as Samuel Sackett, a farmer, aged 53 and born in Pennsylvania. Living with him were his wife Priscilla, 41, and their children, Alexander, 17, William, 15, Lucinda, 13, Elizabeth, 11, and Louisa, aged seven.5
Samuel Sackett (1795–1860), Oak Hill Baptist Cemetery, Old Frame, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave, Brenda Turner Luckey)

Children of Samuel Sackett and Priscilla Caldwell

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1542. Samuel Sacket, b. Sept. 20, 1795, d. Apr. 27, 1860; m. Priscilla Caldwell."
  2. John W Jordan, Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania (1912), digital image,, citing Dr Samuel Sackett's own handwritten record, "We set out from New England to come to Redstone township, and arrived at Beesontown, or Uniontown, on October 16, 1781. The following children were born at Beesonstone: Betsey, April 4, 1782; Lucinda, March 5, 1784; Alexander, January 10, 1786; Mary Anna, September 3, 1788. On November 10, 1788, we moved to Georges creek, Fayette county, Pennsylvania, where the following children were born: Annie, November 9, 1790; Lydia, November 22, 1792; Samuel, September 21, 1795; Sarah, October 20, 1797; married Dr. Louis Marchant, of Huguenot descent."
  3. Thurmon King's database, 4051 Samuel Sackett.
  4. 1840 United States census, "Saml Sackett, Springhill, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 1 male under 5, 1 male 5-9, 1 male 40-49, 2 females under 5, 2 females 20-29, 1 female 70-79, total 8."
  5. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_779; p. 115; August 1, 1850
    Nicholson, Fayette, Pennsylvania
    Samuel Sackett, 53, m, farmer, b. PA
    Priscilla Sackett, 41, f, b. PA
    Alexander Sackett, 17, m, farmer, b. PA
    William Sackett, 15, m, farmer, b. PA
    Lucinda A, Sackett, 13, f, b. PA
    Elizabeth C. Sackett, 11, f, b. PA
    Louiza B. Sackett, 7, f, b. PA.
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Carolyn Kramer.
Last Edited24 Nov 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
4051 Samuel Sackett

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