Zelotus Sackett1

(1788-after 1860)
FatherJoseph Sacket (1764-1842)
MotherLucy Goff
Zelotus Sackett, son of Joseph Sacket and Lucy Goff, was born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, in 1788. (Identification of Zelotus as a son of Joseph Sacket (1764-1842) is based mainly on the former's claim in 1844 to be granted administration of Joseph's estate and in particular the reference in the petition to "others his children". Although somewhat ambiguous, this is taken to mean that Zelotus was the only surviving child.)2 Zelotus died in New York StateG after 1860. He married in about 1815, Sabrina ___. She was born in about 1795.3 She died in Naples, Ontario County, New York StateG, on 15 February 1843.4 She was buried at Fairview Cemetery, NaplesG.
     Zelotus served as a private in a rifle battalion for five months in the War of 1812. He was honorably discharged and received 80 acres of land as payment.5
     In 1850 Zelotus was living in Naples, Ontario County, New York StateG, in the household of a Sarah Johnson, and was recorded in the census as Lotas Sacket, a carpenter, aged 62, and born in New York. The census record immediately preceded that of Orlin Sackett, suggesting that they lived next door to each other.6

Child of Zelotus Sackett and Sabrina ___

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. "Ontario Co., NY
    Surrogate Court Records, 1789-1926,
    Sackett, Joseph 1842 Naples
    Surrogate Petition
    "To the Surrogate of the County of Ontario
    The petition of Zelotus Sackett of the town of Naples in said county sheweth That Joseph Sackett late of the town of Naples in the county of Ontario deceased departed this life at the said Town on or about the Seventeenth day of January A.D. 1842 without leaving any last will & Testament within the knowledge information or belief of the said petitioner and without leaving any widow hier surviving & leaving him surviving the said petitioner & others his children and leaving personal property in the said county not exceecing in the whole in value the sum of two hundred & fifty dollars. Your petitioner therefore prays that adminstration may be granted to the said petitioner & Otis Fuller of the said town of Naples of the goods chattels, rights and credits of the said deceased.
    Dated 25th April 1844. Zelotus Sackett"
    "Ontario County p. Zelotus Sackett being sworn says that the foregoing petition signed by him is true in substance & matters of fact.
    published & sworn this     [signed]
    25 April 1844 before me     Zelotus Sackett
    Orron Benjamin Surrogate"
    "I Zelotus Sackett & I Otis Fuller do swear that I will honestly & faithfully discharge the duty of an adminstrator of the goods, chattels, rights & credits of Joseph Sackett late of the town of Naples in the county of Ontario deceased - according to law.
    Zelatus Sackett     Otis Fuller
    Subscribed & sworn this 25th day of April 1844 before me.
    Orron Benjamin Surrogate
    = Notice of Sale =
    [Phelps Democrat, published at Phelps, Ontario Co., NY. Notice ran once a week for 6 weeks from 24 Apr 1845 to 5 Jun 1845]
    "ADMINISTRATORS SALE. -- Persuant to an order of George R. Parburt, Surrogate of Ontarion county, the subscribers will, on the 5th day of June next, at ten o'clock A. M, at the Inn of A. H. Nichols, in the town of Naples, sell at Public Vendue the following described lands and tenements, to wit: The premises of the late Joseph Sackett, deceased, in the said town of Naples, Ontario county, being a part of Lot No. 3 in the 9th Range in the said town of Naples, and bounded on the east by the east line of said Lot; on the south by a Highway; on the west by lands of Joseph Allen and on the north by lands of Lewis Wilson, containing about thirty acres with dwelling house and barn thereon. The said lands will be sold for cash subject to a judgement against the same in favor of Otis Fuller of about thirty dollars.
    Dated Naples, April 18, 1845
    Zelotes Sackett
    Otis Fuller
  3. Date of birth based on age at death.
  4. Headstone at Fairview Cemetery, Naples.
    "Sabrina Wife of Zelotus Sackett Died Feb15 1843 Aged 48 Years."
  5. "Declaration
    United States of America
    State of New York
    County of Ontario
    "On this 26th day of September A.D. one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine personally appeared before me a Justice of the Peace within and for the County and State aforesaid, Zelotas Sackett aged Seventy two years, a resident of Naples in the State of New York who being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is the identical Zelotas Sackett who was a Private in the Company commanded by Capt. Leonard Kellogg in the Manilus Rifle Batalion of Militia commanded by Maj. Charles Mosely in the War with Great Britain, declared by the United States, on the 18th day of June 1812. That he ____??_____ under the General Orders of the governor of this State, for the defence at Fort ?? on or about the Sixth day day of July A.D. 1812 for the term of Six months and continued in actual service in said War, for the term of five months and was honorably discharged from said service; for which he has received from the United States, his Land Warrant No. 16532 for Eighty acres, and that he has not received any additional pay for the said service, nor any portion of the sum directed to be paid him by the act entitled "An Act authorizing additional pay to be made,"&c, passed by the Legislature of the State of New York, October 21st, 1814, and that there is now due and payable to him, from the State of New York, the sum of Six 90/100 dollars, with interest thereon, agreeable to the said Law. ...[an accounting of the value of equipment issued] In the amount thirty nine dollars, which were depreciated, worn out, lost and destroyed in said service, for which he has not received payment, either in part or whole. And that the said sum, togather with his additional pay forty five 90/100 dollars, is justly due and payable to him, with interest theereon, for his services and contingent expenses in the Militia of said State, for its defence during the said War, as provided to be paid by the Act entitled "An Act for the relief of certain Volunteers" &c, passed April 21st 1818."
    Zelotas Sackett
    Josiah Porter Justice of the Peace."
  6. 1850 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, Roll: M432_571/22[1] (TEK)
    Naples, Ontario County, NY
    Johnson, Sarah 57 f NY
    Johnson, Jeremiah 26 m laborer NY
    Johnson, Huldah 15 f NY
    Sacket, Lotas 62 m carpenter NY
    [Record immediately precedes that for Orlen Sackett].
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 20674
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Thanet DNA chart 1
Last Edited27 Jul 2020

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