Captain James Joseph Sackett

FatherJames Joseph Sackett (say 1786-1830)
MotherAnn Black (-c 1849)
Death1846, New York CityG,1,2,3
Marriage1836, Williamsburgh, Long Island (now Brooklyn)GHarriet Capes1,4
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 1846.1,2,3 He married at Williamsburgh, Long Island (now Brooklyn)G, on 26 December 1836, Harriet Capes.1,4 After James's death Harriet married second on 22 March 1855 John Jay Bell.5,6 Harriet was born on 30 July 1812.7 She died aged 76 on 9 November 1888 and was buried at New Woodland Cemetery, Stamford, Fairfield CountyG.8
     James Sackett was a Captain in the 4th Regiment of Connecticut Militia.
     James was listed in the 1840 census as a householder in BridgeportG.9

Children of Captain James Joseph Sackett and Harriet Capes

4560. Capt. James Joseph Sackett, 1812–1846, of New York City and Bridgeport, Conn., son of (1867) James Joseph and Ann Blank Sackett, was married, Dec. 26, 1836, to Harriett Capes, 1812–1888, daughter of William Capes, 1784-1854, a ship builder of Hoboken, N. J., and New York City, and his wife Sally Brooks, 1792-1854. Capt. 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. Mrs. Sackett was married, on March 22, 1855, to her second husband, John J. Bell, of Noroton, Conn.
Children of Capt. James Joseph and Harriett Capes Sackett.
7851. Edward Wetmore Sackett, died young.
7852. Ellen Louise Sackett, died young.
7853. Mary Wetmore Sackett, died unmarried in Feb., 1871.
7854. Harriett T. Arabella Sackett, m. William H. Orchard.

 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" (Ancestry image), 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. "Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630–1920" (Ancestry image), Stamford, First Congregational, "Sackett, James, d. 17 Mar 1846, age 36, in N. York. 4:161."
  4. American Antiquarian Society, "Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704–1930" (Ancestry image), Christian Intelligencer of the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, 8 Jan 1837, marriage, "At Williamsburgh, L.I., on Monday evening, the 26th ult., by the Rev. James Demarest, Mr. James Joseph Sackett of Bridgeport, Conn. to Miss Harriet Capes of the former place."
  5. Sacketts of America.
  6. Daughter Harriet's marriage record.
  7. Death record.
  8. Hale Collection, 46:234, Inscription, New Woodland Cemetery, Stamford, Fairfield County, "Bell, Harriett Capes, wife of John Jay, born 30 Jul 1812, died 9 Nov 1888."
  9. 1840 United States census, "James J Sacket, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 20-29, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 70-79, total 4."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited27 Nov 2023

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