Amherst Douglas Sackett1

(1808-1825)
FatherCalvin Pardee Sackett (1783-1853)
MotherHannah Douglass (1785-)
Amherst Douglas Sackett (1808–1825), Presbyterian Cemetery, Stephentown, NY
"Amherst Douglas Sackett, son of Calvin P. and Hannah Sackett, who died suddenly September 29, 1825, aged 17 years."
Amherst Douglas Sackett, son of Calvin Pardee Sackett and Hannah Douglass, was born on 4 November 1808.2 He was baptized at the Presbyterian Church, Stephentown, Rensselaer County, New York StateG, on 3 June 1818.3 He died aged 17 in StephentownG on 29 September 1825 as a result of injuries sustained when he was kicked by a four-month-old colt—we are indebted to the Stephentown diarist for recording the age of the horse, presumably doing so to absolve such a young animal of blame!—4,5,6 and was buried in the Presbyterian Cemetery, StephentownG, on 1 October 1825.4,5
Sackett line2nd great-grandson of Captain Richard Sackett
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Oramel A Sackett, Family Bible Records, birth, "Amherst Douglass Sackett Nov. 4, 1808."
  3. Cooke Collection of Massachusetts genealogical records, Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 65:50, records of the Stephentown, N.Y. Presbyterian Church 1794–1825, "Oramel Almeron, Amherst Douglas, Cordelia, Culver Pardee, Lucy Lavinia, children of Calvin & Hannah Sackett, baptized 3 Jun 1818."
  4. Website Rensselaer County, NY, USGenWeb Project (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyrensse/), Interments in Rensselaer County, NY, "Sackett, Amhurst Douglas, d. 29 Sep 1825, 17y, s. Calvin P Sackett & Hannah Douglas, Presbyterian Cemetery, Stephentown, died suddenly."
  5. Website Rensselaer County, NY, USGenWeb Project, Diary of George Holcomb of Stephentown (George Holcomb) (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyrensse/), 1 Oct 1825. "Funeral for Amherst L. Sackett. He was kicked by a colt 4 months old. Kicked in the bowels. He lived 24 hours."
  6. Oramel A Sackett, Family Bible Records, death, "Amhurst D. Sackett Sept. 22, 1825."
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