Thomas Sackett1

FatherAaron Sackett (1760-1827)
MotherDorcas Clark (-1859)
Thomas Sackett, son of Aaron Sackett and Dorcas Clark, was born in Uniontown, Fayette County, PennsylvaniaG, on 30 April 1787.2,3 He died aged 84 in Macon County, MissouriG, on 15 September 1871 and was buried at Ten Mile Cemetery, Macon CountyG.2 He married first in Butler County, OhioG, on 23 November 1808, Catherine Chambers.4,5 He married second in Hamilton, Butler County, OhioG, Peggy Martin.4 He married third in Warren County, OhioG, on 1 April 1832, Elizabeth Dickerson.6 He married fourth in Sangamon County, IllinoisG, on 15 April 1847, Mary McKee.2
     Thomas was listed in the 1840 census as a householder in Sangamon County, IllinoisG.7
Thomas Sackett (1787–1871), Ten Mile Baptist Church Cemetery, Macon County, Missouri
(Src: Find A Grave, Diane & John)
Thomas Sackett (1787–1871), Ten Mile Baptist Church Cemetery, Macon County, Missouri
(Src: Find A Grave, Diane & John)

Children of Thomas Sackett and Catherine Chambers

Child of Thomas Sackett and Elizabeth Dickerson

  • Margaret Jane Sackett2 b. 25 Dec 1834, d. 20 Feb 1914

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Thurmon King's database.
  3. John Carroll Power, History of the early settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois: "centennial record", E A Wilson & Co, Springfield, IL (1876), digital image,, "Sackett, Thomas, was brought up near Hamilton, Butler county, Ohio, and was there married to Peggy Martin. They had six children in Ohio, and moved to Sangamon county, near Sangamo, previous to 1830. Of their children—
    Dorcas, born in Ohio, married in Sangamon county to Levi Batterton. See his name.
    Phebe married Miles Goodman, and moved first to Iowa, and then to Oregon.
    Mary married A. Clay Gaines. See his name.
    Harriet married Thompson Crider, and died.
    John, married and moved to Missouri.
    Samuel married Cyrena Goodman, and moved to Missouri.
    Mrs. Peggy Sackett died, and Thomas Sackett was twice married. After the death of his third wife he moved to Missouri with his sons and died there."
  4. Catherine Chambers is identified here as the mother of Thomas's first six children, as detailed in "Henry County, Iowa, Biographical Sketches". However, John Power in his "History of the early settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois", identifies the mother as Peggy Martin. A marriage to Peggy Martin has not been found. It would seem possible that Power had simply made a mistake in his compilation.
  5. "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789–2016" (FamilySearch image), "23 Nov 1808, Butler County, Ohio, Thomas Sackett to Catherine Chambers, by William Smith JP."
  6. "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789–2016", "1 Apr 1832, Warren County, Ohio, Thomas Sacket, of Sangamon County, IL, to Elizabeth Dickerson, of Warren County, OH, by Rev John Clark. Certified by Rev John Clark 20 Apr 1832."
  7. 1840 United States census, "Thomas Sackett, Sangamon County, Illinois, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 50-59, 1 female 5-9, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 50-59, total 5."
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited25 Nov 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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