Samuel Sackett

FatherCaptain & Deacon Samuel Sackett (1702/3-1781)
MotherLydia Heaton (1717-1749)
Samuel Sackett, son of Captain & Deacon Samuel Sackett and Lydia Heaton, was born in New Haven, ConnecticutG, on 30 March 1741.1,2,3,4 He died aged 84 on 9 February 18263,4 and was buried at the Old Graveyard, North HavenG.4 He married on 24 December 1767, Abigail Blakeslee, daughter of Isaac Blakeslee and Mary Frost.3,4 Abigail was born in New HavenG on 13 October 1746.4 She died there aged 66 on 5 April 1813 and was buried at the Old Graveyard, North HavenG.4
     In 1790 Samuel was living in North Haven, New Haven County, ConnecticutG. In his household were three men and three females.5
     Samuel was listed in the 1800 census as a householder in North HavenG.6

254. Samuel Sackett, 1741–1826, of North Haven, Conn., son of (73) Capt. Samuel Sackett , was married Dec. 24, 1767, to Abigail Blakeley.
694. Samuel Sackett, b. Mar. 2, 1771, d. Aug. 27, 1851; m. Sally Donelson.
695. Elisabeth Sackett.
696. Eli Sackett.
697. Solomon Sackett, m. Sept. 1, 1790, Ruth Turner.
698. Amelia Sackett, m. Feb. 9, 1790, Joel Turner.
699. Joel Sackett, m. Dec. 1789, Lydia Todd.

Sackett Family Association note
Of the children listed above, only Samuel is correctly assigned. Elisabeth and Eli were probably the same as Betsey and Eli, children of brother Eli. Solomon who married Ruth Turner was a brother, not a son. Amelia and Joel were children of brother Solomon.

Children of Samuel Sackett and Abigail Blakeslee

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records, New Haven, Connecticut, 226, "Samuel the Son of Lt Samuel Sackitt was Born the 30th day of March Anno Dom 1741."
    Weygant has 20 Mar 1741.
  2. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackitt, Samuel, s. Lieut. Samuel, b. Mar. 30, 1741. New Haven Vital Records, 1:491."
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "254. Samuel Sackett, b. Mar. 20, 1741, d. 1826; m. Abigail Blakeley."
  4. Donald Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008), p1583–8, "Samuel [Sackett, s. Samuel & Lydiia (Heaton) Sackett], b 30 Mar 1741 NHV, d 9 Feb 1826 æ. 85 NoHT1; Census (NoH) 3-0-3; m 24 Dec 1767 NoHC—Abigail da. Isaac & Mary (Frost) Blakeslee, b 13 Oct 1746 NHV, d 5 Apr 1813 æ. 67 NoHT1."
  5. 1790 US census, digital image,, Samuel Sacket. North Haven, New Haven, CT. 3 white males (16+) and 3 white females.
  6. 1800 US census, database, American Ancestors, "Samll Seckett, North Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut."
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 7848
Sackett lineGreat-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Last Edited29 Sep 2021

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