Elizabeth Sackett

(1729-1778)
FatherJudge Joseph Sackett (1680-1755)
MotherHannah Alsop (1690-1773)
Elizabeth Sackett, daughter of Judge Joseph Sackett and Hannah Alsop, was born on 25 June 17291 and died aged 48 on 10 April 1778.1 She married on 5 October 1750, Jonathan Fish, son of Capt Samuel Fish and Agnes Berrien.1,2,3 Jonathan was born in Newtown, Long Island, New York StateG, on 11 May 1728.4,2,3 Sometime before the War of the Revolution, Jonathan and Elizabeth moved from Newtown to New York, where Jonathan became a merchant. After Elizabeth's death, Jonathan married second, in 1779, Elizabeth Whitehead, daughter of Thomas Whitehead.3,5 He died on 26 December 1779 a few months after his second marriage.4,3
     Elizabeth was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made on 31 March 1755.

Children of Elizabeth Sackett and Jonathan Fish

Sackett line4th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "96. Elizabeth Sackett, b. June 25, 1729, d. Apr. 10, 1778; m. Jonathan Fish."
  2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, NEHGS, Boston, volume 78 (1924): 434-6.
  3. Stuyvesant Fish, Ancestors of Hamilton Fish and Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, His Wife, (Online image. WorldVitalRecords. From the Quintin Publications Collection) (1929), p. 40, "The children of Samuel Fish, Jr., and Agnes Berrien were:
    1. Jonathan, born May 11, 1728, died Dec. 26, 1779. Married 1st Elizabeth Sackett, Oct. 5, 1750. She died Apr. 9, 1778. Married 2nd Elizabeth Whitehead. She died Oct. 26, 1798."
  4. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  5. Stuyvesant Fish, Ancestors of Hamilton Fish and Julia Ursin Niemcewicz Kean, His Wife, (Online image. WorldVitalRecords. From the Quintin Publications Collection) (1929), p. 41–42, "Jonathan Fish, son of Captain Samuel Fish, Jr. and his first wife, Agnes Berrien, was born May 11, 1728 and died Dec. 26, 1779. Jonathan Fish married first Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph Sackett, Oct. 5, 1750. She was born June 25, 1729 and died April 9, 1778. He then married Elizabeth, daughter of Thos. Whitehead. She died Oct. 26, 1798. Together with the other two sons of his father, Jonathan inherited a third of his father's real estate in and about Newtown, which was quite extensive. Before the Revolution he moved to New York and became a merchant, perhaps under the firm name of Berrien and Fish, with offices near Burling Slip and John Berrien as a partner. This business must have been broken up by the war. In fact, Jonathan Fish died during the war on Dec. 26, 1779, only a few months after his second marriage."
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