Chauncey Sackett

FatherSkene Douglas Sackett (1765-1852)
MotherHannah Saxton (1764-1826)
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
     Chauncey was listed in the census in 1830 and 1840 as a householder in Windsor, Ashtabula County, OhioG.3,4
     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.5
     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.6
[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

See also
The Sacketts of America, 1748 

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  2. Census.
  3. 1830 United States census, "C Sacket, Windsor, Ashtabula County, Ohio, 1 male 5-9, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 30-39, 1 female 15-19, total 4."
  4. 1840 United States census, "Chauncy Sackett, Windsor, Ashtabula County, Ohio, 1 male 5-9, 1 male 40-49, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-9, 1 female 15-19, 1 female 20-29, total 6."
  5. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_659, p.486
    Windsor, Ashtabula, Ohio
    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]
  6. 1860 United States Federal Census, 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.
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Thanet DNA chart 2
Sackett Family Association descendants
Wendy Sacket, Lauri Diel and Stefanie Sacket-Mowers.
Last Edited25 Nov 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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