Lieutenant Elijah Sacket
, farmer, son of Benjamin Sacket
and Dorothy Buell
, was born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG
, on 31 January 1768.1,2
He died aged 45 in Gouverneur, New York StateG
, on 7 April 1813.1
He married on 17 June 1789, Dorothy Hitchcock
, daughter of Russell Hitchcock
Elijah Sacket was commissioned Lieutenant in the Washington County Regiment, New York.
[Elijah Sacket] was born at Sheffeild, Mass., but previous to commencement of Revolution removed with his parents to New Lebanon, Columbia County, N. Y. Shortly after his marriage he settled in Washington County, where he became interested in local military affairs, and after serving for several years as a private and non-commissioned officer, was commissioned, first as Ensign and later as Lieutenant in Wahington County Regiment. In 1809 he removed to Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, N. Y., and resided there until his death in 1813.
—Weygant, The Sacketts of America