Lieutenant Martin Sacket

FatherMoses Sacket (1743-1813)
MotherEunice Cadwell (1749-1842)
Lieutenant Martin Sacket, farmer, son of Moses Sacket and Eunice Cadwell, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 23 December 1776.1,2,3 He died aged 85 in New York StateG on 7 June 18623,4 and was buried at South Plymouth Cemetery, Chenango County, New York StateG.5 He married in West Springfield, MassachusettsG, on 11 January 1803, Miriam Bancroft, daughter of Isaac Bancroft and Mary Barrett.3,6 Miriam was born in East Windsor, Hartford County, ConnecticutG, on 29 October 1781.5 She died aged 92 in Plymouth, Chenango CountyG, on 21 April 1874 and was buried at South Plymouth CemeteryG.5
     Martin Sacket served in a Chenango County militia company during the war of 1812. He was commissioned First Lieutenant in the 12th Regiment, New York State Artillery, in 1816.
     Martin was listed in the census in 1810 and 1830 as a householder in PlymouthG.7,8
     Martin was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in WestfieldG on 17 April 1812. He had already been provided for by his father, presumably in the form of land. He was left an amount of $40 (his brothers Erastus and Israel, not previously provided for, were left $800 each.)9
     In 1850 Martin was living in PlymouthG and was recorded in the census as Martin Sackett, a farmer, aged 73. His wife Miriam, 67, and daughter Henrietta, 38, were living with him.10
     In 1860 he was living in PlymouthG and was recorded as Martin Sackett, a farmer, aged 83. Living with him were his wife Miriam, 77, and their daughter Henrietta, 48.11

500. Lieut. Martin Sacket, 1776–1862, farmer, of Westfield, Mass., and South Plymouth, Chenango County, N. Y., son of (169) Moses Sacket and Eunice Cadwell, was married, at West Springfield, Mass., Jan. 11, 1802, by Rev. Mr. Lathrop, to Miriam Bancroft, 1782–1876, daughter of Isaac Bancroft and Mary Barrett. Martin Sacket was, during the war of 1812, a member of a Chenango County militia company, and is believed to have seen some active service. In 1816 he was commissioned First Lieut. in the 12th Regt. N. Y. S. Artillery, and served as such for several years.
     Miriam Bancroft Sackett was a lineal descendant of the colonial John Bancroft, who came from England to America in 1632.
(For a record of the Bancroft Family, see "Ancient Windsor," by Stiles.)
1100. Clarissa Sackett, b. Apr. 1, 1803, d. May 29, 1803.
1101. Maria Sackett, b. Sept. 15, 1809, d. Nov. 1, 1863; m. Winstow Newton.
1102. Dexter B. Sackett, b. June 1, 1806, d. Feb. 13, 1897; m. Electa Bement.
1103. William D. Sackett, b. Mar. 22, 1808, d. Mar. 2, 1883; m. Julia A. Harrington.
1104. Martha Diana Sackett, b. May 25, 1810, d. May 9, 1879; m. William Tower.
1105. Henrietta Sackett, b. Nov. 4, 1811, d. June 25, 1898; m. John Bennett.
1106. Edwin C. Sackett, b. Feb. 3, 1815, d. Apr. 9, 1891; Roba Peace.
1107. Harvey B. Sackett, b. Oct. 3, 1816, d. Jan. 23, 1894; Lucy Brooks.
1108. Russel R. Sackett, b. May 23, 1819, d. May 12, 1884; m. Deborah Brown.
1109. Lester M. Sackett, b. Nov. 29, 1822, d. Oct. 17, 1860; m. Calphurnina Garrett.
1110. Lucinda Sackett, b. May 20, 1827, d. Jan. 23, 1834.

Martin Sacket (1776–1862), South Plymouth Cemetery, Chenango County, New York
(Src: Find a Grave, Maggie May)
Miriam (Bancroft) Sacket (1781–1874), South Plymouth Cemetery, Chenango County, New York
(Src: Find a Grave, Maggie May)

Children of Lieutenant Martin Sacket and Miriam Bancroft

  • Clarissa Sacket b. 1 Apr 1803, d. 29 May 1803
  • Maria Sacket b. 15 Sep 1804, d. 1 Nov 1863
  • Dexter B Sackett+ b. 1 Jun 1806, d. 13 Feb 1897
  • William Dwight Sackett b. 22 Mar 1808, d. 2 Mar 1883
  • Martha Diana Sackett+ b. 25 May 1810, d. 9 May 1879
  • Henrietta Sackett b. 4 Nov 1811, d. 25 Jun 1898
  • Edwin C Sackett b. 3 Feb 1815, d. 9 Apr 1891
  • Harvey B Sackett b. 3 Oct 1816, d. 23 Jan 1894
  • Russell R Sackett+ b. 23 May 1819, d. 12 May 1884
  • Rev Lester M Sackett b. 29 Nov 1822, d. 17 Oct 1860
  • Lucinda Sackett b. 20 May 1827, d. 23 Jan 1834

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records (LDS), Westfield, Massachusetts, B:176.
  2. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Birth and Death Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Sacket, Martin, s. Mosses & Eunice Cadwell, b. Dec. 23, 1776 ."
  3. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "500. Martin Sacket, b. Dec. 23, 1776, d. June 12, 1862; m. Mariam Bancroft."
  4. Gravestone has 7 Jun 1862.
  5. Find a Grave.
  6. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), West Springfield marriages, "Sacket, Martin [int. Sackett] and Miriam Bancroft, both of W.S. 11 Jan 1803."
  7. 1810 United States census
    "Martin Sacket, Plymouth, Chenango County, New York State."
  8. 1830 United States census
    "Martin Sacket, Plymouth, Chenango County, New York State."
  9. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991" (Ancestry image).
  10. 1850 United States Federal Census
    Roll 487, p 27b
    Plymouth, Chenango, New York
    Sackett, Martin, 73, farmer, real estate $1500, b. MA
    Sackett, Mevina, 67, b. CT
    Sackett, Henryett, 38, b. NY.
  11. 1860 United States Federal Census
    Page 21, FHL film
    Plymouth, Chenango, New York, 3 Aug 1860
    Sackett, Martin, 83, farmer, real estate $2000, personal estate $700, b. MA
    Sackett, Mariam, 77, housekeeper, b. CT
    Sackett, Henrietta, 48, servant, b. NY.
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