John Sackett

FatherLieutenant John Sackett (1653-1703)
MotherMary Woodin (c 1658-1717)
John Sackett, son of Lieutenant John Sackett and Mary Woodin, was born in New Haven, ConnecticutG, on 1 May 16991,2,3,4,5 and baptized at the First Congregational Society, New HavenG, in May 1699.3 He died aged 81 in New HavenG on 21 November 1780.3 He married there on 29 November 1721, Hannah Smith, daughter of Joseph Smith and Hannah Morris.6,7,3,5 Hannah Smith was born in about 17013 and died aged 75 in New HavenG on 7 June 1776.3
     On 1 January 1717/18 John chose his uncle, Lieutenant Joseph Sackett, to be his guardian, his own father having died in 1703 and his mother in November 1717.8,9

Children of John Sackett and Hannah Smith

  • Hannah Sackett
  • John Sackett b. 31 Aug 1722
  • Mary Sackett b. 5 Oct 1724
  • Jonathan Sackett+ b. say 1730, d. 1798

77. John Sackett, 1__?–17_?, of New Haven, Conn., son of (18) Jonathan Sackett, was married, Nov. 27, 1721, to Hannah Smith.
272. Hannah Sackett, m. Benjamin Richmond.

See alsoThurmon King's Database, 7833
ChartsLine 4 (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records, New Haven, Connecticut, 90, "John Ye Son of Lt John Sacket was born May Ye 1st 1699."
  2. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, John, s. Lieut. John, b. May 1, 1699. New Haven Vital Records, 1:135."
  3. Donald Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008), pp 1583–8, "John, b 1 May 1699 NHV, bp May 1699 NHC1, d 21 Nov 1780 æ. 81 NHC1; m 29 Nov 1721 NHV—Hannah da. Joseph & Hannah (Morris) Smith, b c. 1701, d 7 June 1776 æ. 75 NHC1."
  4. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "72. John Sackett, b. in year 1699."
  5. "Weygant, Sacketts of America, recorded two John Sacketts: (72) John b. 1699, son of Lt. John Sackett and Mary Woodin, and (77) John, son of Jonathan and Hannah ___, m. Hannah Smith. There is no supporting evidence for two such John Sacketts and it is concluded that the John born 1699 to Lt. John was the same as the John who married Hannah Smith."
  6. Vital Records, New Haven, Connecticut, 131.
  7. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackitt, John, m. Hannah Smith, Nov. 29, 1721, by Samll Bishop, JP. New Haven Vital Records, 1:232."
  8. Thurmon King's database, citing New Haven Probate Records, p. 488, "Att a Court of Probates Held at Newhaven Munday Janry 6th 1717/18/ Present: Warham Mather Esqr, Judge Joser Whiting Clerk/ John Sackett A Minor Son of Lieut John Sackett Late of Newhaven Deceased before this Court Made Choice of Lieut Joser Sackett to be his Guardian who was allowed on sufficient Bonds."
  9. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, p. 29, "On January 1, 1717 [Lt. Joseph Sackett] was chosen by his nephew John Sackett, a minor son of Lieut. John Sackett, as his guardian."
Sackett lineGrandson of John Sackett of New Haven
Last Edited27 July 2019

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