Captain James Joseph Sackett

(1812-1846)
FatherJames Joseph Sackett (say 1786-1830)
MotherAnn Black (-c 1849)
Captain James Joseph Sackett, of New York City and Bridgeport, Connecticut, son of James Joseph Sackett and Ann Black, was born on 22 October 1812.1 He died aged 33 in New York CityG on 14 March 1846.1,2 He married Harriet Capes.1 After James's death Harriet married second on 22 March 1855 John Jay Bell.3,4 Harriet was born on 30 July 1812.5 She died aged 76 on 9 November 1888 and was buried at New Woodland Cemetery, Stamford, Fairfield CountyG.6
     James Sackett was a Captain in the 4th Regiment of Connecticut Militia.
Capt. James Joseph Sackett ... was interested in local military affairs. In New York City he was a member of National Greys, and after removing to Bridgeport, became captain of a company attached to the 4th Regiment of Connecticut Militia. He was buried with military honors.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America

Children of Captain James Joseph Sackett and Harriet Capes

Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "4560. James J. Sackett, b. Oct. 22, 1812, d. Mar. 6, 1846; m. Harriet Capes."
  2. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, Stamford Advocate, 17 Mar 1846, "Sackett, James Capt, New York, of Stamford, died 14 Mar, age 36."
    New Haven Palladium, "19 Mar 1846, New York, Sackett, Capt James, formerly of Bridgeport & late of Stamford, died 14 Mar, aged 36."
    61:240, Bridgeport Republican Standard, 31 Mar 1846, "Sacket, James (Capt), New York, formerly of Bpt, died 14 Mar, age 36."
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  4. Daughter Harriet's marriage record.
  5. Death record.
  6. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 46:234, Inscription, New Woodland Cemetery, Stamford, Fairfield County, "Bell, Harriett Capes, wife of John Jay, born 30 Jul 1812, died 9 Nov 1888."
Generation.Tree4560.9Q.3a
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited1 February 2017