William O Sackett

(c 1775-1858)
FatherJonathan Sackett (c 1730-1797)
Mother___ ___
William O Sackett, son of Jonathan Sackett and ___ ___, was born in ConnecticutG in about 1775.1,2 He died aged 83 in Bethany, New Haven County, ConnecticutG, on 4 February 1858.2 He married Polly Ann ___.
     William was listed in the 1800 census as a householder in Woodbridge, New Haven CountyG.3
     William and Polly sold a parcel of land in Woodbridge, New Haven CountyG, on 27 January 1815, the signing of the deed being witnessed by their daughter Polly Riggs three months after her marriage.4
     William was listed in the census in 1820 and 1830 as a householder in Oxford, New Haven CountyG.5,6
     In 1840 he was a householder in Bethany, New Haven CountyG.7
     The selectmen of BethanyG appointed an overseer on 8 January 1848 to manage William's financial affairs for a year, having determined that he was spending his estate and likely to become a burden on the town.8

Children of William O Sackett and Polly Ann ___

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Donald Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, Baltimore (1981), digital image, American Ancestors, "William, b c. 1775, d 4 Feb 1858 æ. 83 BV.", son of Jonathan Sackett who d. 1798.
  3. 1800 United States census
    "William Sackett, Woodbridge, New Haven County, Connecticut."
  4. Pauline Merrick, research paper, May 2016, citing Deeds, Woodbridge, Ct. State Library.
  5. 1820 United States census
    "Wm O Sacket, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut."
  6. 1830 United States census
    "William O Sackett, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut."
  7. 1840 United States census
    "William O Sackett, Bethany, New Haven County, Connecticut."
  8. "Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609–1999" (Ancestry image), order of Selectmen of Bethany re William O Sackett.
Sackett line2nd great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Pauline Merrick.
Last Edited9 Mar 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
32988 William O Sackett

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