Isaac Sackett

FatherJoseph Sackett (before 1750-)
MotherComfort ___ (before 1755-after 1820)
MarriageSarah "Sally" ___
Isaac Sackett, son of Joseph Sackett and Comfort ___, was born in VermontG in about 1780.1 He died in St Lawrence County, New York StateG, after December 1862.2 He married Sarah "Sally" ___. Sarah was born in VermontG in about 1797.1
     On 14 February 1807 Isaac, then of Panton, VermontG, bought a landholding of 101 acres in Potsdam, New York, for $117 from two New York City merchants, the deed being recorded on 26 February 1811.3
     Isaac was listed in the 1810 census as a householder in Panton, Addison County, VermontG.4 It would appear that he removed to Potsdam in 1810 or 1811.
     Isaac was listed in the census in 1820, 1830, and 1840 as a householder in Potsdam, St Lawrence County, New York StateG.5,6,7
     Isaac and his wife Sarah sold land in PotsdamG on 26 January 1824 for $311.8 On 20 March 1829 they sold land to their son Ethan for $140.9
     In 1850 Isaac was living in PotsdamG and was recorded in the census as Isaac Sackett, a farmer, aged 70 and born in Vermont. His farm was valued at $1,300. His wife Sally, 53, was living with him. Also in the household were David Davis, 20, a farmer, and Cynthia Davis, 16. Also in the household, but with his own farm, were Isaac and Sally's son Benjamin, 34, his wife Jane, 24, and their son Gilbert, aged four.10
     On 1 February 1855 Isaac bought a further 15 acres for $86, the land to be under contract to his son Benjamin.11
     In 1860 he was living in PotsdamG and was recorded as Isaac Sackett, farmer, aged 80. Living with him were his wife Charlott, 63, [see note] and their sons, Isaac B, 49, and Levi, 48. There was also a female servant iin the household.12,13
     On 4 December 1862 a document was drawn up between Isaac and his sons, Isaac B, Levi, and Benjamin P, providing for Isaac's care in his old age.14

Children of Isaac Sackett and Sarah "Sally" ___

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Party to deed dated 4 Dec 1862.
  3. Sackett database, citing "Feb. 26, 1811, Isaac 3-56, Potsdam (deed of 1807 recorded) 3-56, 14 Feb 1807, Garret Van Horne & David M Clarkson, of New York City, Merchants, 1st part, and Isaac Sackett, town of Panton, Addison Co., Vermont, 2nd part $117.40, town of Potsdam, 101.46 acres recorded 26 Feb 1811."
  4. 1810 United States census, "Isaac Sacket, Panton, Addison County, Vermont, 2 males under 10, 1 male 26-44, 1 female 26-44, total 4."
  5. 1820 United States census, "Isaac Sacket, Potsdam, St Lawrence County, New York State, 3 males under 10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 1 female 26-44, total 6."
  6. 1830 United States census, "Isaac Sackett, Potsdam, St Lawrence County, New York State, 1 male under 5, 1 male 5-9, 1 male 40-49, 1 female 5-9, 1 female 40-49, total 5."
  7. 1840 United States census, Isaac Sackett, St Lawrence County, New York State, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 60-69, 1 female 50-59, total 3. [town not stated but assume Potsdam]
  8. Sackett database, citing "26 Jan 1824, Deed book 8, page 43, Isaac Sackett of Potsdam Sarah his wife of 1st part, and Isaac Dayton of Potsdam as 2nd part for $311.40 in Town of Potsdam."
  9. Sackett database, citing "Book 11, page 470, 20 Mar 1829, Isaac Sackett and Sarah his wife of 1st part and Ethan R. Sacket of the 2nd part all of the town of Potsdam for $140.00 for land in town of Potsdam."
  10. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_590, p. 26
    Potsdam, St Lawrence, New York
    Sackett, Isaac, 70, farmer, real estate $1300, b. VT
    Sackett, Sally, 53, b. VT
    Davis, David, 20, farmer, b. NY
    Davis, Cynthia, 16, b. NY
    Sackett, Benj, 34, farmer, real estate $240, b. NY
    Sackett, Jane, 24, b. NY
    Sackett, Gilbert, 4, b. NY.
  11. Sackett database, citing "1 Feb 1855 55B137 Anna Maria Clarkson, Fredrica Clarkson, Emily V. Clarkson, Ann Margaret Clarkson, Mary Matilda Clarkson, Anna Augusta Clarkson of NYC, and Thomas S. Clarkson and Elizabeth, his wife, of Potsdam,-1st part Isaac Sackett of Potsdam, 2nd part $86.00 town of Potsdam 15.10 acres under contract to Benjamin P. Sackett rec. Sept 10, 1857."
  12. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll M653_855, p 881, FHL film 803855
    Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York
    Sackett, Isaac, 80, farmer, real estate $3300, personal estate $500, b. VT
    Sackett, Charlott, 63, b. VT
    Sackett, Isaac B, 49, farm labourer, b. VT
    Sackett, Levi, 48, personal estate $100, b. VT
    Thompson, Esther, 16, servant, b. NY.
  13. The 1850 and 1860 census records are inconsistent, the 1850 record listing Sally and the 1860 record listing Charlott. These censuses did not give relationships but the context implies wife of the head of household. Both women were the same age and both were born in Vermont, suggesting they were the same.
  14. Sackett database, citing "65C118 Benjamin P. Sackitt of Potsdam-1st part Isaac Sackett & Isaac B. Sackett of Potsdam-2nd part $400.00 description of care of Isaac in old age and his funeral expenses to be paid within 3 months of death and discussion of Levi C. Sackett and his heirs, son of Isaac, to be paid $400.00 2 parcels of land one being land Isaac has lived on "for many years". signed by B.P. Sackitt and Jane E Sackitt his wife rec. Dec 8, 1862."; "4 Dec 1862 65C124 Isaac Sackitt & Isaac B Sackitt of Potsdam-1st part Benjamin P. Sackitt of Potsdam-2nd part $400.00 quit claim 2 parcels rec. 8 Dec 1862."
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