William Henry Sackett

FatherJustus Sackett Jr (1777-1854)
MotherClarissa Belcher (1783-1844)
William Henry Sackett, son of Justus Sackett Jr and Clarissa Belcher, was born on 27 January 1807.1 He was baptized at the Second Congregational Church, Greenwich, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, on 10 September 1815, and was admitted to membership there on 2 March 1823.2,3 He died aged 78 on 29 January 1885.1,4,5 He married on 10 June 1830, Amanda Harper, daughter of Samuel Barker Harper and Christine Arcularius.1 Amanda was born in 18091 and died in New York CityG on 15 February 1870.1,6,7
     William was listed in the 1840 census as a householder in New York CityG.8

Children of William Henry Sackett and Amanda Harper

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "2213. William H. Sackett, b. Jan. 27, 1807, d. Jan. 29, 1886; m. Amanda Harper."
  2. "Church Records of Greenwich, Connecticut" (American Ancestors transcript), baptism, Second Congregational Church, 1815 "Sackett, Elisha Belcher, Justus Ralph, Mary, William Henry, Clarissa, Amos Mead, and Alice Belcher, children of Justus and Clarissa Sackett, Sept. 10."
  3. "Church Records of Greenwich, Connecticut", member record, Second Congregational Church, 1823 "Sackett, William H., son of Justus Sackett, Mch. 2."
  4. Website Death Notices from the New York Evening Post, 1801–1890 (New England Historic Genealogical Society), 1/30/1885. "Thurs. 29th W H Sackett 79y."
  5. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003" (Ancestry image), New York Times, 31 January 1885, "Died. / Sackett.—On Thursday, Jan. 29, W.H. Sackett, in the 79th year of his age. / Funeral services at the Collegiate Church, corner of 4th-st. and Lafayette-place, on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 3 P.M. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Kindly omit flowers."
  6. Website Death Notices from the New York Evening Post, 1801–1890, 3/27/1870. "Tues Feb 15, Amanda Harper w Wm H Sackett 61y of City."
  7. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003", (Ancestry image), New York Times, 17 February 1870, "Died. / Sackett.—On Tuesday morning, Feb. 15, Amanda Harper, wife of William H. Sackett, in the 61st year of her age. / The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from her late residence, No. 314 East 9th-st., on Thursday afternoon, at 3 o'clock."
  8. 1840 United States census, "W H Sackett, New York Ward 17, New York State, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 30-39, 1 female 5-9, 3 females 20-29, 1 female 30-39, total 7."
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Descendants of Justus Sackett (1777–1854)
Last Edited24 Nov 2023

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