Oliver Sackett

FatherPliny Sacket (1753-1830)
MotherElisabeth Kellogg (-1807)
Marriage1827, GreeneGEsther Wing4,5
Oliver Sackett, miller and stonemason, son of Pliny Sacket and Elisabeth Kellogg, was born in MassachusettsG on 9 July 1796.1,2,3 He died in Greene, Chenango County, New York StateG, on 7 February 1870 and was buried at Brisben Baptist Church Cemetery, Chenango CountyG.2,6,7 He married in GreeneG on 3 April 1827, Esther Wing, daughter of Samuel Wing and Esther Bennett.4,5 Esther was born in New York StateG on 2 May 1807.1,2 She died aged 80 in GreeneG on 12 June 1887 and was buried at Brisben Baptist Church CemeteryG.2,6
     Oliver served as a Private in the New York State Infantry during the War of 1812.7,8
     Oliver was listed in the 1830 census as a householder in Oxford, Chenango CountyG.9 In 1840 he was a householder in Greene, Chenango CountyG.10
     In 1850 Oliver was living in GreeneG and was recorded in the census as Oliver Sackett, a mason, aged 54 and born in New York. Living with him were his wife Esther, 43, and their children Samuel, 19, Lydia, 18, Phoebe (listed as O E), 16, Alzina (listed as S E), 14, James (listed as Jone), 12, Rachel, 11, Mary, 8, Charles, 7, Oliver, 6, John, 4, Jane (listed as Jone), 4, and Esther, aged two.11
     In 1860 he was living in GreeneG and was recorded as Oliver Sackett, a farm laborer, aged 64. Living with him were his wife, Esther, 53, and their children, Samuel, 30, James, 23, Rachel, 22, Mary, 19, George [who must surely have been Charles], 17, John, 14, Jane, 14, and Esther, aged twelve.12
     In 1880 Oliver's widow Esther was living in GreeneG and was recorded in the census as Esther Sackett, head of household, a widow, aged 74. Her unmarried son John, 33, was living with her.13
Oliver Sackett (1796–1870), Brisben Baptist Church Cemetery, Chenango County, New York
(Src: Ancestry.com, Deb Curry)

Children of Oliver Sackett and Esther Wing

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Gravestone.
  3. Biographical History of Northern Michigan, B F Bowen & Company (1905), digital image, Internet Archive (archive.org), p 91, sketch of Oliver E Green, son of Alva D and Alzina T (Sackett) Green, "He (Alva D Green) was married in January, 1856, to Miss Alzina T. Sackett, the daughter of Oliver and and Esther (Wing) Sackett, the father a native of Massachusetts and the mother of New York state. Oliver Sackett was a miller and stone mason and spent nearly all of his years in New York state, where he died. He was the father of twelve children, of whom ten are now living."
  4. "US and International Marriage Records, 1560–1900" (Ancestry transcript), citing an unnamed pedigree chart, "Oliver Sackett, b. MA, 1796, & Esther Wing, b. NY, 1807, m. 1827."
  5. Sackett database, War of 1812, Widow's Pension Application, "...She further states that she was married to the said Oliver Sackett, at the city (or town) of Greene, in the county of Chenango, and in the State of New York, on the 3rd day of April A. D. 1827, by one Warren Gray, who was a Justice of the Peace and that her name before her said marriage was Esther Wing ..."
  6. Find a Grave.
  7. "New York, U.S., Veteran Burial Cards, 1861-1898" (Ancestry image), "Oliver Sacket, War of 1812, NYS Inf, bur. Brisben Cemetery, white slab."
  8. "New York, U.S., War of 1812 Payroll Abstracts for New York State Militia, 1812-1815" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Oliver, Private, military pay date 23 Aug 1814 to 16 Nov 1814, $22.45, New York, Capt Wm Hubbard's Company, Lt Col Erastus Cleaveland's Regiment, remarks: sick, Co. from Trenton County, place of residence 80 miles."
  9. 1830 United States census, "Oliver Sacket, Oxford, Chenango County, New York State, 1 male 30-39, 1 female 20-29, total 2."
  10. 1840 United States census, "Oliver Sackett, Greene, Chenango County, New York State, 1 male under 5, 1 male 5-9, 1 male 40-49, 2 females under 5, 2 females 5-9, 1 female 30-39, total 8."
  11. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_488, p. 350
    Greene, Chenango, New York
    Sackett, Oliver, 54, mason, b. NY
    Sackett, Esther, 43, b. NY
    Sackett, Saml, 19, farmer, b. NY
    Sackett, L A, 18, f, b. NY
    Sackett, O E, 16, f, b. NY
    Sackett, S E, 14, f, b. NY
    Sackett, Jone W, 12, f, b. NY
    Sackett, Rachel, 11, b. NY
    Sackett, Mary, 8, b. NY
    Sackett, Charles, 7, b. NY
    Sackett, Oliver, 6, b. NY
    Sackett, John, 4, b. NY
    Sackett, Jone, 4, b. NY
    Sackett, Esther, 2, b. NY.
  12. 1860 United States Federal Census, Page 415, FHL film 803734
    Greene, Chenango, New York
    Sackett, Oliver, 64, farm laborer, real estate $150, b. MA
    Sackett, Esther, 53, b. NY
    Sackett, Samuel, 30, b. NY
    Sackett, James, 23, farm laborer, b. NY
    Sackett, Rachel, 22, domestic, b. NY
    Sackett, Mary, 19, domestic, b. NY
    Sackett, George, 17, farm laborer, b. NY
    Sackett, John, 14, b. NY
    Sackett, Jane, 14, b. NY
    Sackett, Esther, 12, b. NY.
  13. 1880 United States Federal Census, FHL 1254818, NA T9-0818/85D (TEK)
    Greene, Chenango, New York
    Esther Sackett, head, widow, 74, b. NY, keeping house, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    John H. Sackett, son, single, 33, b. NY, laborer, father b. MA, mother b. NY.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Ron Grammer, Angelina Pease, Elizabeth Stroud and Kathy Brenner.
Last Edited26 Nov 2023
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