William Sackett

FatherJudge Joseph Sackett (1680-1755)
MotherHannah Alsop (1690-1773)
William Sackett, son of Judge Joseph Sackett and Hannah Alsop, was born in Newtown, Long Island, New York StateG, on 27 August 1731.1 He died there aged 44 on 1 May 1776.1 He married on 31 August 1759, Sarah Fish, daughter of Capt Samuel Fish and Agnes Berrien.1,2 After William's death, Sarah married second in New York CityG on 11 September 1782, John Woods.3,4
     William was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made on 31 March 1755.

Children of William Sackett and Sarah Fish

97. William Sackett, 1731–1776, son of (23) Judge Joseph and Hannah Alsop Sackett, was married Aug. 31, 1757, to Sarah Fish, daughter of Capt. Samuel Fish and his wife Agnes Berrien. Mr. Sackett was a lifelong resident of Newtown, and for many years a vestryman in the Episcopal church there.
     Jonathan Fish, colonist and founder of the Long Island Fish family, came from England to America previous to 1637, in which year he, with two of his brothers, settled at Sandwich on Cape Cod. Previous to 1659 he became a resident of Newtown, Long Island. ther he served for several years as a magistrate, and there he died about the year 1673.
     Nathan Fish, son of above named Jonathan, was one of the citizens of Newtown to whom the Conformatory charter was granted by Governor Dongan. He was a husbandman and died at an advanced age in 1734.
     Capt. Samuel Fish, son of above named Nathan, was thrice married and the father of fifteen children. His first wife, Agnes Berrien, to whom he was married June 21, 1727, was the mother of his daughter Sarah, who married William Sackett. They had two
313. Samuel Sackett, b. Jan. 29, 1762, d. Oct. 1, 1763.
314. William W. Sackett, b. Aug. 31, 1765, d. July 9, 1833; m. Susan Smith.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "97. William Sackett, b. Aug. 27, 1731; d. May 1, 1776; m. Deborah Fish."
  2. New York State, Names of persons for whom marriage licenses were issued by the secretary of the province of New York, previous to 1784., Albany, Weed, Parsons & Co (1860), digital image, (https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/009586797), "1759, Aug. 31, Sackett, William, and Sarah Fish. II, 405."
  3. Website Brooklyn Genealogy, Marriage Index New York 1600s–1900. (Steve Morse), "1782, New York City, Sacket, Sarah & Woods, John."
  4. New York State, Names of persons for whom marriage licenses were issued by the secretary of the province of New York, previous to 1784., "1782, Sept. 11. Sacket, Sarah, and John Woods, XXXVI, 144."
Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Tom Smith and Floyd Oster.
Last Edited18 Aug 2021
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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