Lucius Sackett

(c 1816-1884)
FatherLewis Sackett (c 1797-1852)
MotherLucina ___ (c 1795-1855)
Lucius Sackett, son of Lewis Sackett and Lucina ___, was born in ConnecticutG in about 1816.1 He died aged about 68 in New Haven County, ConnecticutG, on 18 July 18842 and was buried at Pine Bridge Cemetery, Beacon Falls, New Haven CountyG.3 He married in ConnecticutG on 1 September 1842, Emily C Sherman.4 Emily was born in ConnecticutG in about 1822.1 She died aged 87 in New Haven CountyG on 30 May 1906 and was buried at Pine Bridge Cemetery, Beacon Falls, New Haven CountyG.5
     In 1850 Lucius was living in Oxford, New Haven County, ConnecticutG, and was recorded in the census as Lucius Sacket, a farmer, aged 29 and born in Connecticut. Living with him were his wife Emily, 27, and their son Wales, aged seven.6
     Lucius served in the American Civil War, enlisting in the Twentieth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers on 18 August 1862. He was captured at Chancellorsville, Virginia, on 3 May 1863 but paroled twelve days later. He transferred to the 75th Company 2nd Battalion Veteran Reserve Corps on 14 October 1863 and was discharged on 30 October 1863. He was registered for an invalidity pension in March 1864. His widow Emily claimed a pension from April 1885.7,8
     In 1870 he was living in Oxford, New Haven County, ConnecticutG, and was recorded as Lucius Sackett, a farmer and collier, aged 54 and born in Connecticut. Living with him were his wife Emily, 48, and their children, Charles, 13, and Emma, aged nine.9
     In 1880 he was living at Beacon Falls, New Haven CountyG, and was recorded as Lucius Sackett, a farmer, aged 59. Living with him were his wife Emily, 59, and their children, Wales, 36, Charles, 23, and Emma, 19.10

Children of Lucius Sackett and Emily C Sherman

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 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. "US, Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879–1903", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Lucius, Pvt, Co H, 20th Regt Conn Inf, Pine Bridge Cemetery, Beacon Falls, New Haven, Conn, d. 18 July 1884."
  3. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 2:20, Inscription, Pine Bridge Cemetery, Beacon Falls, New Haven County, "Sackett, Lucius, no dates, G.A.R., Post 40, Co. H., 20th Conn. Inf."
  4. "Connecticut Marriages 1630–1997", database, FamilySearch, "1 Sep 1842 Lucius Sackett & Emily C Sherman."
  5. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 2:22, Inscription, Pine Bridge Cemetery, Beacon Falls, New Haven County, "Sackett, Emily C Sherman, wife of Lucius, died May 30, 1906, age 87."
  6. 1850 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, Roll M432_46, p. 379
    Oxford, New Haven, Connecticut
    314/326
    Sacket, Lucius, 29, m, farmer, b. CT
    Sacket, Emily, 27, f, b. CT
    Sacket, Wales, 7, m, b. CT
    Talmage, Orrin, 21, m, farmer, b. CT.
  7. Record of Service of Connecticut Men in the Army and Navy of the United States during the War of the Rebellion, Press of The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, Hartford, Conn (1889), History of the Twentieth Regiment CV Infantry, 710, Company H, Privates, "Sackett, Lucius, of Oxford, enlisted Aug 18, '62, mustered Sep 8, '62. Cap'd May 3, '63, Chancellorsville, Va. Par. May 15, '63. Trans to 75th Co 2d Batt, VRC, Oct 14, '63. Disc. dis. Oct 30, '63."
  8. "US Civil War Pension Index 1861–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Lucius, widow Sackett, Emily C, service 75 Co 2 Battln VRC, Co H 20 Conn Inf, filing 14 Mar 1864 invalid, filing 27 Apr 1885 widow."
  9. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_112, p. 603B, Image 330, FHL Film 545611
    Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, 4 Jun 1870
    Sackett, Lucius, 54, farmer & collier, real estate $2,000, personal estate $700, b. CT
    Sackett, Emily, 48, keeping house, b. CT
    Sackett, Charles S, 13, at home, b. CT
    Sackett, Emma, 9, b. CT, idiotic.
  10. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 103, FHL Film 1254103, p. 259C, Enumeration District 046, Image 0519
    Beacon Falls, New Haven, Connecticut
    Sackett, Lucius, 59, married, farmer, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Sackett, Emily, 59, wife, keeping house, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Sackett, Wales F, 36, son, married, garden farmer, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Sackett, Charles, 23, son, widower, work brass mill, b. CT father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Sackett, Emma, 19, dau, single, at home, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT.
Last Edited28 April 2019