Chauncey Sackett

(1798-1863)
FatherSkene Douglas Sackett (1765-1852)
MotherHannah Saxton (c 1764-c 1826)
Chauncey Sackett, son of Skene Douglas Sackett and Hannah Saxton, was born in New York StateG on 28 April 1798.1,2 He died on 9 October 1863.1 He married on 23 October 1828, Sarah "Sally" Gladding.1
     In 1850 Chauncey was living in Windsor, Ashtabula County, OhioG, and was recorded in the census as Chauncey Sackett, a farmer, aged 52 and born in New York. Living with him were his wife Sally, 39, and their children, Hannah, 18, Orsemus, 16, Mary, 10, Lucy, 4, Fred, 3, and Emily, aged one. His brother Gery and his family were living next door.3
     In 1860 he was living in Windsor, Ashtabula County, OhioG, and was recorded as C Sackett, a farmer, aged 62. Living with him were his wife Sally, 48, and their children, Mary, 20, Lucy, 15, Fred, 12, Emily, 11, John, aged three.4
[Chauncey Sackett] learned the trade of carpenter and joiner, which he followed for a number of years with success, when he purchased a farm to the cultivation of which he turned his attention, living first in a log house, and later building for his family a commodious frame dwelling. He was for many years an active abolitionist, and his house was known as one of the stations on the so-called "underground railroad," by means of which runaway slaves were conveyed in safety from their southern plantation homes to Canada.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America

Children of Chauncey Sackett and Sarah "Sally" Gladding

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  2. Census.
  3. 1850 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll M432_659, p.486
    Windsor, Ashtabula, Ohio
    1635/1689
    Sackett, Chauncey, 52, m, farmer, b. NY
    Sackett, Sally, 39, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Hannah R., 18, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Orsemis M., 16, m, laborer, b. OH
    Sackett, Mary A, 10, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Lucy E., 4, f, b. OH
    Sackett, Fred G., 3, m, b. OH
    Sackett, Emily F., 1, f, b. OH.
    [Next door to Gary Sackett]
  4. 1860 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_932; Page: 135; Family History Library Film: 803932
    Windsor, Ashtabula County, Ohio, 11 Jul 1860
    Sackett, C, 62, farmer, real estate $3,100, personal estate $1,100, b. NY
    Sackett, Sally, 48, b. OH
    Sackett, Mary A, 20, b. OH
    Sackett, Lucy E, 15, b. OH
    Sackett, Fred G, 12, b. OH
    Sackett, Emily F, 11, b. OH
    Sackett, John F, 3, b. OH.
See alsoThe Sacketts of America, 1748 
Thurmon King's Database, 8685
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Thanet DNA chart 2
Sackett Family Association descendants
Wendy Sacket, Lauri Diel and Stefanie Sacket-Mowers.
Generation.Tree7O.3
Last Edited15 Dec 2020
 

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