Nathaniel Sackett

FatherJoseph Sackett (1724/25-)
MotherHannah Budson
Nathaniel Sackett, son of Joseph Sackett and Hannah Budson, was born in Greenwich, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, on 8 October 1763.1,2 He died aged about 48 in Bedford, Westchester County, New York StateG, in 18122 and was buried at Old Bedford CemeteryG.3 He married at the Second Congregational Church, GreenwichG, on 19 February 1787, Bethiah Reynolds, daughter of Horton Reynolds and Lydia Knapp.2,4,5 Bethiah was born in Stamford, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, on 27 October 1767.6,7 She died aged 41 in BedfordG on 8 August 1809 and was buried at the Old Bedford CemeteryG.6
     In 1790 Nathaniel was living in Norwalk, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG. In his household were two men, one boy, and three females.8
     Nathaniel was listed in the 1800 census as a householder in Mamaroneck, Westchester County, New York StateG.9 In 1810 he was living in Bedford, Westchester CountyG.10
     Nathaniel made his will in Bedford, New York StateG, on 13 March 1812, naming as beneficiaries his children, Joseph, William, James, Fanny the wife of Henry Reynolds, Maria, Hannah, and Jane Ann. Executors were to be his brothers Joseph and James and his daughter Maria. The will was proved on 14 May 1812.11

375. Nathaniel Sackett, 1763–1812, of Greenwich, Conn., and Bedford, Westchester County, N. Y., son of (120) Joseph and Hannah Budson Sackett, was married Feb. 19, 1787, to Bethiah Reynolds. His will is dated "Bedford, Westchester County, N. Y., Mar. 13, 1812," and was probated May 14, 1812. In it he mentions his children Joseph, William, James, Fanny, the wife of Henry Reynolds; Maria, Hannah, and Jane Ann. He names as his Executors his brothers Joseph and James and his daughter Maria.
920. Joseph Sackett, m. Augusta Downing.
921. William H. Sackett, b. in 1803, d. Feb. 28, 1846; m. Althea Higgins.
922. James H. Sackett, m. Jerusha Post.
923. Fanny Sackett, m. Henry Raymond.
924. Maria Sackett, m. ___ Weed.
925. Hannah Sackett, b. in year 1794, d. in year 1814.
926. Jane Ann Sackett, b. in 1805, d. Sept. 11, 1836; m. Charles Hicks.
927. Harriet B. Sackett, b. Dec. 2, 1795, d. Feb. 1, 1811.

Bathiah (Reynolds) Sackett (1767–1809), Old Bedford Cemetery, Westchester County, New York
(Src: Find a Grave, Carl Myers)

Children of Nathaniel Sackett and Bethiah Reynolds

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, Nathaniel, [s. Joseph & Hannah], b. Oct. 8, 1763. Greenwich Vital Records, 1:119."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "375. Nathaniel Sackett, b. Oct. 8, 1763, d. in year 1812; m. Rachel ___."
  3. Find a Grave.
  4. Weygant had Nathaniel's wife as Rachel ___ in his listing as a child on page 71 but as Bethiah Reynolds in his full entry on page 129.
  5. "Church Records of Greenwich, Connecticut" (American Ancestors transcript), marriage, Second Congregational Church, 1789 "Sackett, Nathaniel, and Bethia Reynolds, Feb. 19."
  6. Find a Grave, "In Memory of / Bathiah Sackett / wife of Nathaniel Sackett / who departed this life / Aug. 8, 1809: / aged 41 years / 9 months / & 12 days."
  7. Date of birth based on age at death.
  8. 1790 United States census
    Nathel Sacket. Norwalk and Stamford, CT. 2 white males (16+), 1 white male under 16, and 3 white females.
  9. 1800 United States census
    "Nathaniel Sachet, Mamaroneck, Westchester County, New York State."
  10. 1810 United States census
    "Nathaniel Sackett, Bedford, Westchester County, New York State."
  11. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited26 Nov 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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