Colonel James Sackett
|Father||John Sackett (1747-1805)|
|Mother||Prudence Atherton (c 1748-1808)|
James was listed in the census in 1800 and 1810 as a householder in Rensselaerville, Albany County, New York StateG.2,3
James Sackett served as a militiaman for thirty years, becoming Colonel of the 25th Regiment, New York State Infantry, in 1816.
In 1820 he was a householder in Westerlo, Albany CountyG.4
1800 Ensign of Albany Light Infantry Company.
1803 Lieutenant in regiment commanded by Lt.-Col. Todd.
1805 Captain in regiment commanded by L.-Col. Paul Todd.
1807 Junior Major of regiment commanded by Col. Farington.
1809 Junior Major of regiment commanded by Lt.-Col. Wm. Mackey.
1812 Senior Major of regiment commanded by Lt.-Col. Boardman
1814 Lieut.-Col. commanding 25th Reg. New York State Inf.
1818 Colonel of 25th Regt. N. Y. S. I., with rank from May 1, 1816.
He was buried from church at Van Levens Corners in July 1821 with military and Masonic honors, and laid to rest in Snyder Cemetery.
—Weygant, The Sacketts of America
Notes & Citations
- Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1713. James Sackett, b. June 6, 1770; m.___ Chittendon."
- 1800 United States census
"James Sacket, Rensselaerville, Albany County, New York State."
- 1810 United States census
"James Sackett, Rensselaerville, Albany County, New York State."
- 1820 United States census
"James Sackett, Westerlo, Albany County, New York State."
|Appears in||Sacketts in the Military|
|Sackett line||Great-grandson of Captain Richard Sackett of New York|
|Charts||Line 3a (American)|
|Last Edited||3 Jan 2022|