Ezekiel Sackett

FatherJohn Sackett (1747-1805)
MotherPrudence Atherton (1748-1808)
Ezekiel Sackett, son of John Sackett and Prudence Atherton, was born in Albany County, New York StateG, on 22 November 1786.1,2,3 He died aged 70 in Redford, Wayne County, MichiganG, on 28 October 1857 and was buried at Bell Branch Cemetery, RedfordG. He married in 1809, Elizabeth Woodward.
     Ezekiel was listed in the 1810 census as a householder in Wayne, Steuben County, New York StateG.4
     In 1820 he was a householder in Jersey, Steuben County, New York StateG. (Jersey was formed from Wayne and became Orange, Schuyler County, in 1836.)5
     Ezekiel was listed in the 1840 census as a householder in Redford, Wayne County, MichiganG.6
     In 1850 Ezekiel was living at Livonia, Wayne CountyG, and was recorded in the census as Ezekiel Sackett, a farmer, aged 64, and born in New York State. Living with him were his wife Elizabeth, aged 56 and also born in New York, their unmarried daughter Hannah, 27, and their daughter Elizabeth, 20, with her husband Jonathan Wright and their eight-month-old daughter Sarah Ann.7

Children of Ezekiel Sackett and Elizabeth Woodward

  • Charles Sackett+ b. 10 Sep 1809, d. 14 Mar 1860
  • Lucinda Sackett+ b. 4 Jun 1811, d. 8 Nov 1888
  • Benjamin Sackett b. 12 Dec 1813, d. before 1821
  • Permelia Sackett b. 17 Sep 1815
  • David W Sackett b. 4 Apr 1817, d. 21 Jul 1880
  • Harriett E. Sackett b. 24 Mar 1819, d. 4 Jun 1900
  • John Benjamin Sackett b. 8 Feb 1821, d. 28 Dec 1868
  • Hannah Jane Sackett b. 12 Apr 1823, d. 5 Feb 1885
  • Amelia Sackett b. 11 Apr 1825, d. 14 Jul 1842
  • Prudence Sackett b. 8 Sep 1827, d. 19 Aug 1865
  • Mary Elizabeth Sackett+ b. 14 Dec 1829, d. 15 Nov 1909

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1721. Ezekiel Sackett, b. Nov. 22, 1786."
  2. Vivian Moore, Sketches of Old Hillsdale (1937), p 101 "John Sackett...mar. Dover, NY 10/24/1769 to Prudence Atherton...children: Simeon, Benjamin, John, Amelia mar. _ Persall, Margaret mar. _ Pitcher, Jacob, Cloe mar. . Vermilyea, Ezekiel, Elizabeth mar. Adams, Sarah, 1774-1843 mar. J. Koon in Westerlo, NY 2/23/1794."
  3. Marjoria Beavis, The Detroit Society for Genealogical Research (Dec 1940), pp 49-50, Ezekial Sackett Family Records.
  4. 1810 United States census
    "Ezekiel Sacket, Wayne, Steuben County, New York State."
  5. 1820 United States census
    "Ezekial Sackett, Jersey, Steuben County, New York State."
  6. 1840 United States census
    "Ezekiel Sackett, Redford, Wayne County, Michigan."
  7. 1850 United States Federal Census
    Roll: M432_366/165
    Livonia, Wayne County, Michigan
    Sackett, Ezekiel, 64, farmer, b. NY
    Sackett, Elizabeth, 56, b. NY
    Sackett, Hannah J, 27, b. NY
    Wright, Elizabeth, 20, b. NY
    Wright, Jonathan 25, farmer, b. England
    Wright, Sarah Ann, 8/12, b. MI.
Sackett lineGreat-grandson of Captain Richard Sackett of New York
ChartsLine 3a (American)
George F Morris & Polly M Ferrington relationship chart
Last Edited10 Apr 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
8610 Ezekiel Sackett

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