Artemus E Sackett

(1799-1887)
FatherHon Jehial Sackett (1768-1822)
MotherSemantha Knapp
Artemus E Sackett, son of Hon Jehial Sackett and Semantha Knapp, was born in New York StateG on 12 December 1799.1,2 He died aged 87 on 5 September 1887 and was buried at St Peter's Episcopal Cemetery, Lithgow, Dutchess County, New York StateG.3 He married in 1823, Laura Hoffman.1 Laura was born in New York StateG on 24 June 1803.2,4 She died aged 88 on 9 November 1891 and was buried at St Peter's Episcopal CemeteryG.3
     In 1850 Artemus was living in Washington, Dutchess CountyG, and was recorded in the census as Artemus E Sackett, a farmer, aged 50 and born in New York. Living with him were his wife Laura, 47, their children, Eliza, 20, Samantha, 16, and Hoffman, aged eight, and Artemus's brother Isaac Sackett, 38.5
     Artemus served as a Captain in the 29th Infantry Regiment, New York Militia, sometime before 1858.6
     In 1860 he was living at Pleasant Valley, Washington, Dutchess CountyG, and was recorded as Artius E Sackett, a farmer, aged 60. Living with him were his wife Laura, 57, and their children, Samantha, 25, and Hoffman, aged 20. There were also a female house servant and two male farm laborers in the household.7
     Artemus was assessed for tax of $3 in 1862–63 and again in 1864 for a one-horse wagon ($1) and a two-horse carriage ($2.)8
     In 1870 he was living in Washington, Dutchess CountyG, and was recorded as Artemus Sackett, a farmer, aged 70 and born in New York. Living with him were his wife Laura, 67, and Smith Sackett, aged 13, later identified as his nephew. Also in the household were a female domestic and two male farm laborers.9
     Artemus was listed in the 1870–71 Dutchess County Business Directory with a farm of 229 acres in the Lithgow PO area (this would have been in the town of Washington). He was listed in 1876–77 with farms in Stanford and Washington.10
     In 1880 he was living in Washington, Dutchess CountyG, and was recorded as Artemus E Sackett, a farmer, head of household, aged 80. Living with him were his wife Laura, their married daughter Samantha Valentine, 45, with her children Benjamin, Henry, and Amy, and a nephew Smith T Sackett, 23, with his wife Kate. There was also a male laborer in the household. Artemus's nephew George Sackett was living next door.11
Artemus E Sackett (1799–1887)
St Peter's Episcopal Cemetery, Lithgow, New York
(Src: Find A Grave, Susan)

Children of Artemus E Sackett and Laura Hoffman


1754. Artemus E. Sackett, 1799–18__, of Lithgow, Dutchess County, N. Y., son of (730) Hon. Jehial and Semantha Knapp Sackett, was married in 1823 to Laura Hoffman.
Children.
     4379. Catherine Sackett, m. 1st, John T. Lockwood.
     4380. Eliza Sackett, d. in 1894; m. Gilbert Coffin.
     4381. Semantha K. Sackett, m. Benjamin Valentine.
     4382. Hoofman Sackett.

See alsoThurmon King's Database, 8928
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 4 (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1754. Artemus E. Sackett, b. Dec. 12, 1799; m. Laura Hoffman."
  2. Census.
  3. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  4. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com), citing Poughkeepsie Daily Eagle, 26 Jun 1891.
  5. 1850 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M432_497; Page: 388B; Image: 736
    Washington, Dutchess County, New York, 19 Sep 1850
    Sackett, Artemus E, 50, farmer, real estate $15,000, b. NY
    Sackett, Laura, 47, b. NY
    Sackett, Elisa, 20, b. NY
    Sackett, Samantha K, 16, b. NY
    Sackett, Hoffman, 8, b. NY
    Pugsley, James, 67, occ none, b. NY
    Sackett, Isaac H, 38, farmer, b. NY
    Hay, Mary, 27, b. Ireland.
  6. "New York, Military Service Cards, 1816–1979", digital image, Ancestry.com, Register of Officers whose services terminated prior to 1 Jan 1858, "Sackett, Artemus E, Lt, 29 Inf Reg't, 20 Brig, 7 Div, NY Militia."; "Sackett, Artemus E, Capt, 29 Inf Reg't, 20 Brig, 7 Div, NY Militia."
  7. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_740; Page: 981; Family History Library Film: 803740
    Pleasant Valley, Washington, Dutchess County, New York State, 30 Aug 1860
    Sackett, Artius E, 60, farmer, real estate $16,000, personal estate $2,400, b. NY
    Sackett, Laura, 57, b. NY
    Sackett, Samantha, 25, b. NY
    Sackett, H Hoffman, 20, b. NY
    Haag, Mary, 32, h[ouse] servant, b. NY
    Flanagan, Patrick, 14, b. Ireland
    Hartnell, Thomas, 30, black, f[arm] l[aborer], b. NY
    Green, James, 25, f[arm] l[aborer], b. NY.
  8. "US IRS Tax Assessment Lists", digital image, Ancestry.com, New York, 1862–63, "Sackett, Artemus E, of Washington, NY, 1 two-horse carriage $2, 1 one-horse wagon $1, total $3."; New York, May 1864, "Sackett, Artemus E, of Washington, 1 one-horse wagon $1, one two-horse wagon $2, total $3."
  9. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_928; Page: 293A; Family History Library Film: 552427
    Washington, Dutchess County, New York, 15 Jul 1870
    Sackett, Artemus, 70, farmer, real estate $18,400, personal estate $5,000, b. NY
    Sackett, Laura, 67, keeping house, b. NY
    Sackett, Smith, 13, b. NY
    Coy, Mary, 38, domestic, b. NY
    Flannigan, Patrick, 23, farm laborer, b. Ireland
    Hoben, Patrick, 37, farm laborer, b. Ireland.
  10. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Vail's Dutchess County Business Directory, 1870–71, "Sackett Artemus E. 229 acres, Lithgow P.O."; 1876–77, "Sackett Artemus E. farm 146, [Bangall] Stanford.", "Sackett Artemus E. farm 229, [Lithgow] Washington."
  11. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, FHL 1254826, NA T9-0826/418B
    District 1, Washington, Dutchess, New York, 16 Jun 1880
    Sackett, Artemus E, head, married, 80, farmer, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Laura H, wife, 78, keeping house, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Valentine, Samantha K, dau, married, 45, keeping house, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Valentine, Benjaman W, gson, 14, at school, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Valentine, Henry H, gson, 11, at school, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Valentine, Amy, gdau, 6, at school, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Smith T, nephew, married, 23, laborer, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. Ireland
    Sackett, Kate, wife, 21, servant, b. NY, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland
    Hart, Philip, other, single, 28, laborer, b. NY
    [Next door to George Sackett].
Generation.Tree7O.4
Sackett line3rd great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
Last Edited30 June 2019
 

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