Sarah Sackett

FatherJesse Sackett (1769-1859)
Mother___ ___
Sarah Sackett, daughter of Jesse Sackett and ___ ___, was born on 23 March 1799.1 She died aged 66 on 28 November 18652,3 and was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans, LouisianaG.5,6 She married in Marcellus, Onondaga County, New York StateG, on 24 October 1824, Horace Blakesley Sr, son of Cooper Blakeslee and Mary Sackett.4 Horace was born in North Haven, New Haven County, ConnecticutG, on 17 September 17961 and baptized at St John, North HavenG, on 19 February 1797.7,8 He died aged 71, drowned during a hurricane in Isla del Padre, TexasG, on 7 October 1867.9
Sarah Sackett (1799–1865), Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans, Louisiana
(Src: Find a Grave, Clonegall)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Gravestone.
  2. "New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S., Death Records Index, 1804-1949" (Ancestry transcript), "Blakesley, Sarah, d. Orleans, Louisiana, 28 Nov 1865."
  3. Find a Grave, New Orleans Daily Picayune, 29 Nov 1865, p4
    On Tuesday night, Nov. 28, about 10 o'clock, Mrs. Sarah Sackett, wife of Horace Blakesly, Sen., aged 66 years.
    Her funeral will take place on Thursday morning at 10 o'clock, from her late residence, corner of Girod and Liberty streets.
  4. "New York Marriage Notices 1800–1855" (Ancestry transcript), "24 Oct 1824, Marcellus, Sarah Sackett & Horace Blakesley. Syracuse Gazette."
  5. Find a Grave.
  6. Gravestone, "Our Mother/ Sarah Sackett/ Wife of/ Horace Blakesley,/ born Mar. 23, 1799 died Nov. 28, 1865/ Jessee Sackett,/ died July 31, 1859, aged 92 years./ Horace Blakesley/ born Sep. ?, 1796./ Drowned at Isla del Padre, Texas,/ Oct. 7, 1867./ Mary A. Graham, wife of Starling Blakesley,/ born Aug. 25, 1839, died April ?, 1870./ Starling Blakesley, died Jan. 18, 18??."
  7. Donald Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, Baltimore (1981) (American Ancestors image), 230, "Horace [Blakeslee, s. Cooper & Mary (Sackett) Blakeslee], b 19 Feb 1797 NoHV, bp 1797 NoHx."
  8. Gravestone has b. 17 Sep 1796. Barbour record is presumably of baptism not birth date.
  9. "New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S., Death Records Index, 1804-1949", "Blakesley, Horace, Sr, d. Orleans, Louisiana, 7 Oct 1867."
Sackett line6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Line 4 (American)
Last Edited31 Aug 2022

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