Robert Francis Sackett

FatherGeorge Seymour Sackett (1811-1891)
MotherRachel Hetsler (c 1822-)
Robert Francis Sackett, son of George Seymour Sackett and Rachel Hetsler, was born in MichiganG on 26 December 1843.1,2 He died aged 18 of typhoid fever while serving as a Union soldier in the 5th Regiment, Michigan Cavalry, during the American Civil War in 1862.1,3 He was buried in the National Cemetery, Washington, DCG.
     In 1850 Robert was living in Clinton, Macomb County, MichiganG, in the household of his parents George and Rachel, and was recorded in the census as Robert Sackett, aged eight and born in Michigan.4
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "5200. Robert Francis Sackett, b. Dec. 26, 1843, d. in 1862."
  2. Census.
  3. Website American Civil War database (National Park Service) (, "Sackett, Robert F, Union, 5th Regiment, Michigan Cavalry."
  4. 1850 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm,, Roll M432_357, p. 55B, Image 114
    Clinton, Macomb, Michigan
    Sackett, George L?, 39, farmer, real estate $230, b. MA
    Sackett, Rachel, 28, b. Canada
    Sackett, Robert, 8, b. MI
    Sackett, Jacob, 3, b. MI
    Sackett, Hiram, 1, b. MI.
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited30 August 2015