Captain John Sackett

(1755-1819)
FatherWilliam Sackett (1727-1802)
MotherAnna Lawrence (1731-1798)
Captain John Sackett, son of William Sackett and Anna Lawrence, was born in Newtown, Long Island, New York StateG, on 27 July 17551 and baptized at the Presbyterian Church, NewtownG, on 28 September 1755.2 He died aged 63 on 12 May 1819.1 He married in about 1783, Elizabeth Gibbs.1,3 Elizabeth was baptized as an adult at Presbyterian Church, NewtownG, on 15 December 1790, her children William and Lawrence being baptized at the same time.4
     John was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in Newtown, Long IslandG, on 7 June 1798. He was left the farm in Newtown, Long Island.5
     John Sackett was a soldier in the American Revolutionary War. He was later commissioned in the Militia, becoming Captain of the Queens County Regiment in 1793.6

Children of Captain John Sackett and Elizabeth Gibbs

Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "388. John Sackett, b. July 27, 1755, d. May 12, 1819; m. Elizabeth Gibbs."
  2. Baptisms Register, Presbyterian Church, Newtown (now Elmhurst), Queens County, Long Island, N.Y., "1755, Sept. 28. John, s. of William Sackett."
  3. Date of marriage based on birth of first child.
  4. Baptisms Register, Presbyterian Church, Newtown (now Elmhurst), Queens County, Long Island, N.Y., "1790, Dec. 15. Elizabeth, wife of John Sackett."
  5. "Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787-1835", digital image, American Ancestors, Will of William Sackett of New Town, Queens County, NY, proved 13 May 1802.
  6. Website National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (http://dar.org/), "Sackett, John
    Service: New York
    Rank: Private
    Birth: 1755, Newton, New York
    Death: 1819, Newton-Prob, New York
    Service Description: Col John Harper's Levies
    Residence: Newton, Long Island, New York
    Spouse: Elizabeth Gibbs."
Generation.Tree388.6N.3a
Last Edited5 January 2020
 

Place names

Place names are linked to the Place Index, with lists of people having events at each place (down to county level).

Google Maps

The superscripted 'G' after place names is a link to the Google Map for that place.

Exhibits

Icons and are links to Text and Image exhibits.

Sackett lines

English line of Thomas Sackett the elder & other English lines
American line of Thomas Sackett the elder through Simon Sackett the colonist
Line of John Sackett of New Haven