Colonel Niram Sackett

(1797-1869)
FatherHon Jehial Sackett (1768-1822)
MotherSemantha Knapp
Colonel Niram Sackett
(1797–1869)
(Src: History of Chautauqua County, NY)
Colonel Niram Sackett, son of Hon Jehial Sackett and Semantha Knapp, was born in Stanford, Dutchess County, New York StateG, on 31 October 1797.1,2 He died in Irving, Chautauqua County, New York StateG, on 22 October 1869.1,3 He married in Washington, Dutchess CountyG, on 30 September 1824, Catherine Thorn, daughter of John T Thorn and Esther ___.1,4 Catherine was born in Dutchess CountyG on 19 December 18065 and died aged 80 in Hanover, Chautauqua CountyG, in April 1887.6
     Niram Sackett was commissioned Captain of militia in 1822. He was promoted to Colonel of the 29th Infantry Regiment, New York militia, in 1824.7,8
     In 1860 Niram was living in Irving, Chautauqua County, New York StateG, and was recorded in the census as Niram Sackett, a farmer, aged 62. Living with him were his wife Catharine, 52, and their children, Jehial, 34, Semantha, 27, and Niram, aged 24.9

Children of Colonel Niram Sackett and Catherine Thorn

See alsoThurmon King's Database, 8871
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Jehial Sackett & Laura Sackett relationship chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1753. Niram Sackett, b. Oct. 31, 1797, d. Oct. 22, 1869; m. Catherine Thorn."
  2. Janet Wethy Foley, Early Settlers of New York State, Their Ancestors and Descendants, Heritage Books (1940), birth, "Sackett, Niram, Oct. 31, 1797, Stanford, Dutchess County."
  3. Janet Wethy Foley, Early Settlers of New York State, Their Ancestors and Descendants, Heritage Books (1940), death, "Sackett, Niram, father of Marcus, Oct. 22, 1869, Irving."
  4. Janet Wethy Foley, Early Settlers of New York State, Their Ancestors and Descendants, Heritage Books (1940), marriage, "Sackett, Niram and Catherine Thorn, Sept. 30, 1824, in Dutchess County."
  5. Janet Wethy Foley, Early Settlers of New York State, Their Ancestors and Descendants, Heritage Books (1940), birth, "Sackett, Catherine Thorn, his [Niram's] wife, Dec. 19, 1806, Dutchess County."
  6. Janet Wethy Foley, Early Settlers of New York State, Their Ancestors and Descendants, Heritage Books (1940), death, "Sackett, Catherine, his [Niram's] wife, Apr., 1887, Hanover, Chautauqua Co."
  7. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  8. "New York, Military Service Cards, 1816–1979", digital image, Ancestry.com, Register of Officers whose services terminated prior to 1 Jan 1858, "Sackett, Niram, Col, 29 Inf Reg't, 20 Brig, 7 Div, NY Militia."
  9. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_732; Page: 361; Family History Library Film: 803732
    Irving, Chautauqua County, New York State, 11 Jun 1860
    Sackett, Niram, 62, farmer, real estate $10,000, personal estate $5,000, b. NY
    Sackett, Catharine, 52, b. NY
    Sackett, Jehial, 34, merchant, real estate $500, personal estate $6,000, b. NY
    Sackett, Semantha, 27, b. NY
    Sackett, Niram, 24, farmer, personal estate $400, b. NY
    Sackett, Hess, Willhelmina, 23, b. Holland
    McAndry, James, 13, b. NY
    [Enumerator was Niram Sackett Jr].
Generation.Tree7O.4
Sackett line3rd great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
Last Edited8 April 2019