Abraham Sackett

FatherJoseph Sackett (c 1762-1822)
MotherEleanor LaRue (c 1764-1855)
Marriage1815Susannah ___1
Abraham Sackett, son of Joseph Sackett and Eleanor LaRue, was born in Bucks County, PennsylvaniaG, on 27 May 1788.1,2 He died aged 79 in Bucks CountyG on 10 September 1867 and was buried at Penns Park United Methodist Church Cemetery, Bucks CountyG.3 He married in about 1815, Susannah ___.1 Susannah was born in PennsylvaniaG in about 1786.1 She died aged about 81 in 1867 and was buried at Penns Park United Methodist Church CemeteryG.4
     Abraham was listed in the census in 1810, 1820, 1830, and 1840 as a householder in Wrightstown, Bucks County, PennsylvaniaG.5,6,7,8
     Abraham was taxed in Wrightstown, Bucks CountyG, from 1811 until at least 1863. For most of those years he was a farmer, his farm comprising 72 acres. Over the years he owned from two to four horses and from two to five cattle. On the 1863 tax record he was described as a gentleman, indicating his retirement from active farming.9
     In 1850 he was living in Wrightstown, Bucks CountyG, and was recorded as Abraham Sackett, a farmer, aged 62 and born in Pennsylvania. Living with him were his wife Susan, 64, and their son Charles, 32.10
     Abraham proved his mother Eleanor's will in Bucks CountyG on 3 April 1855. Her estate was valued at $1,328.11
Abraham Sackett (1788–1867), Penns Park United Methodist Church Cemetery, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave, S Wright)
Susannah (___) Sackett (1786–1867), Penns Park United Methodist Church Cemetery, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find a Grave, S Wright)

Children of Abraham Sackett and Susannah ___

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Date of birth based on age at death.
  3. Find a Grave, inscription, "Our Father Abraham Sackett departed this life September 10th 1867, aged 79 years 3 months and 14 days."
  4. Find a Grave.
  5. 1810 United States census, "Abram Sacket, Wrightstown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 16-25, 1 male 45 and over, 1 female under 10, 1 female 16-25, total 5."
  6. 1820 United States census, "Abraham Sacket, Wrightstown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 3 males under 10, 1 male 26-44, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 26-44, total 6."
  7. 1830 United States census, "Abraham Sacket, Wrightstown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1 male 10-14, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 40-49, 1 female 15-19, 1 female 40-49, total 5."
  8. 1840 United States census, "Abraham Sacket, Wrightstown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 2 males 20-29, 1 male 50-59, 1 female 40-49, 1 female 50-59, total 5."
  9. "Bucks County, Pennsylvania, U.S., Tax Records, 1782-1860" (Ancestry image), Wrightstown, Bucks County, PA, 1811, "Sackett, Abraham, 1 horse $40, 2 cattle $32, total valuation $72."; 1814, 2 horses $80, 2 cattle $32, total valuation $112." ; 1818, 2 horses, 2 cattle, total valuation $98, tax 16 cents."; 1846, farmer, 72 acres at $34 $2,448, 3 horses $75, 4 cattle $40, debtors $110, investments $37."; 1847, 72 acres at $37 $2,664, 3 horses $75, 4 cattle $40."; 1848, 72 acres at $37 $2,664, 3 horses $120, 5 cattle $60, money at interest $60."; 1863 "Sackett, Abraham, gentleman." (other years not transcribed).
  10. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_758, p. 44, image 91
    Wrightstown, Bucks, Pennsylvania
    83/87
    Sackett, Abraham, 62, m, farmer, real estate $5,240, b. PA
    Sackett, Susan, 64, f, b. PA
    Gibson, Elizabeth Ellen, 10, f, black, b. PA
    Sackett, Charles, 32, m, none, b. PA.
  11. "Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683–1993" (Ancestry image), Bucks Register, abstract, "Will of Eleanor Sackett late of Buckingham, probate 3 Apr 1855 to executors John Gray and Abraham Sackett. Inventory: debits $1667.60, credits $339.28, balance for distribution $1328.32. Settlement 1 Aug 1856."
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree7O.3
Last Edited11 Dec 2023
 

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