Mary Melissa Sackett

FatherMyron Sackett (1787-1849)
MotherOrpha Dean (1797-1882)
Marriage1853Dr Aquila Briscoe1,2
Mary Melissa Sackett, daughter of Myron Sackett and Orpha Dean, was born in Canfield, Mahoning County, OhioG, on 7 December 1833.1,2 She died aged 56 in LaGrange, IndianaG, on 5 August 1890.1,2 She married on 24 February 1853, Dr Aquila Briscoe.1,2 Aquila was born in Loudoun County, VirginiaG, on 1 March 1818.2 He died aged 56 in LaGrange, IndianaG, on 14 August 1874.2
     In 1850 Mary was living in CanfieldG in the household of her widowed mother Orpha, and was recorded in the census as Mary Sackett, aged 16 and born in Ohio.3

Children of Mary Melissa Sackett and Dr Aquila Briscoe

3775. Mary Melissa Sackett, 1833–1878, daughter of (1502) Myron and Orpha Dean Sackett, was married, Feb. 24, 1853, to Aquila Briscoe, M. D., 1818–1874.
6585. Seymour C. Briscoe, b. May 28, 1854; m. 1st, Clara B. Harper.
6586. Minnie Sackett Briscoe, b. May 11, 1858, d. Oct. 13, 1861.
6587. Frank O. Briscoe, b. Feb. 15, 1861, drowned Apr. 28, 1867.
6588. Harman Austin Briscoe, b. July 10, 1863; m. Clima Ferris.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "3775. Mary M. Sacket, b. Dec. 7, 1833, d. Aug. 5, 1890; m. A. Briscoe."
  2. B S & J E Dean, A History of the William Dean Family of Cornwall, Conn. and Canfield, Ohio. (1903), digital image,, p 41-42, Children of Orpha Dean and Myron Sackett, "Mary Melissa Sackett, b. in Canfield, Dec. 7, 1833; d. in La Grange, Ind., Aug. 5, 1890; m. Feb. 24, 1853, to Dr. Aquila Briscoe; b. in Loudon Co., Va., March 1, 1818; d. in La Grange, Ind., Aug. 14, 1874."
  3. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_707, p. 489
    Canfield, Mahoning, Ohio
    Sackett, Orpha, 53, real estate $4,200, b. CT
    Sackett, Oliver, 22, b. OH
    Sackett, Mary, 16, b. OH
    Sackett, Flora, 13, b. OH
    Kelly, Henry, 16, b. PA.
Sackett line7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Mark Tenniswood.
Last Edited2 Dec 2022
Sackett Database3251 Mary Melissa Sackett

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