Hon Nathaniel Sackett

(1720-before 1761)
FatherRev Richard Sackett AM (1686-1727)
MotherElizabeth Kirtland
Hon Nathaniel Sackett, son of Rev Richard Sackett AM and Elizabeth Kirtland, was born in Greenwich, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, on 8 June 1720.1,2 He died before 14 June 1761.2,3 He married first in about 1739, Anne Bush, daughter of Justus Bush Jr.2 Anne died in about 1746.2 He married second after 1746, Elisabeth ___. She died in GreenwichG on 1 May 1758.4,5 He married third on 10 August 1760, Sarah (___) Lockwood.6,7
For a year or two previous to his first marriage [Nathaniel Sackett] resided in New York City, and was in business there for several years thereafter. During said period he was a member of Capt. Van Horne's militia company. About 1753 he established his permanent home at Greenwich, and from 1756 to 1760, inclusive, represented that town in the General Assembly of Conn. And from 1757 to 1760, inclusive, he was a Justice of Peace for the County of Fairfield. The records of St. John's Church, Stamford, Conn., show that on Jan. 22, 1758, "John, Elisabeth, William, Henry, Charity and Mary—the last two twins—children of Nathaniel and Elisabeth Sackett of Horseneck in Greenwich," were baptized there. Justus Sackett was the oldest and may have been the only child of Nathaniel Sackett and his first wife, Anne Bush. There is some uncertainty as to which of his wives was the mother of any one of his children not mentioned above.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America

Nathaniel's children
Children whose mother was not identified were listed by Weygant as: Richard, Sarah, Joseph, Deborah, Nathaniel, and Abigail.
     Sarah married Edward Joyce in 1765 and was therefore born probably before 1746, which would make her the daughter of Anne Bush.
     Deborah would appear to be the same as (153) Deborah the daughter of Rev Samuel Sackett, and was thus incorrectly listed as a daughter of Nathaniel.
     A baptism record has been found for Nathaniel, identifying him as the son of Sarah Lockwood, by then a widow.

Children of Hon Nathaniel Sackett and Anne Bush

Children of Hon Nathaniel Sackett

Children of Hon Nathaniel Sackett and Elisabeth ___

Child of Hon Nathaniel Sackett and Sarah (___) Lockwood

Sackett line4th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
See alsoThe Sacketts of America, 118 
Thurmon King's Database, 6533
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, Nathaniel, s. Richard & Elizabeth, b. June 8, 1720. Greenwich Vital Records, ER:172."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  3. Nathaniel's widow Sarah baptized their son Nathaniel on 14 Jun 1761.
  4. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, Elizabeth, w. Nathaniel, d. May 1, 1758. Greenwich Vital Records, 1:112."
  5. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, records Elisabeth's date of death as 1 May 1757.
  6. "Early Connecticut Marriages", database, Ancestry.com, Stamford, Fairfield County, "Nath’l. Sacket & Widow Sarah Lockwood both of Greenwich, Aug 10, 1760.”.
  7. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, has 10 May 1760.
Last Edited5 March 2018

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