John Sackett

FatherJudge Joseph Sackett (1680-1755)
MotherHannah Alsop (1690-1773)
John Sackett, lawyer of Newtown, Long Island, and Orange County, New York, son of Judge Joseph Sackett and Hannah Alsop, was born on 15 May 1716.1 He died aged 66 on 2 March 1783.1 He married in about 1746, Phebe Burling, daughter of James Burling and Elizabeth Gale.1,2 Phebe was born, probably in New York CityG, in say 1728.3 She died on 20 March 1797.3
     John was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made on 31 March 1755.
     John's wife Phebe inherited £100 and personal items from her widowed mother Elizabeth Burling. The mother's will, made on 19 July 1779 and proved on 2 April 1784, also named her granddaughters, including Phebe Sackett, who was left £30, and Sarah and Elizabeth Sackett, who were to share the household furniture with other grandchildren.

Children of John Sackett and Phebe Burling

90. John Sackett, 1716–1783, of Newtown, L. I., and Orange County, N. Y., son of (23) Judge Joseph and Hannah Alsop Sackett, was married to Phebe Burling, of Flushing, N. Y. John Sackett, referred to in an old record as Counselor at Law and Speaker in Court Judiscature, was associated with his father, Judge Joseph, and his brother, Sheriff Joseph, in laying out the village of New Windsor, Orange County, N. Y., and in the ferry and the freighting business they established at that point. (See also No. 22.) His name appears in the list of signers of the Revolutionary Pledge, living in the town of New Cornwall in 1775.
298. John Sackett, m. Jane ___.
299. Justus Sackett.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "90. John Sackett, b. May 15, 1716, d. Mar. 2, 1783; m. Phoebe Burling."
  2. Date of marriage based on birth of first child.
  3. Jane Thompson-Stahr, The Burling Books: Ancestors and Descendants of Edward and Grace Burling, Quakers (1600-2000) (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 2001), 147.
Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited7 May 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
5925 John Sackett

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