Jesse Sackett

(1769-1859)
FatherJonathan Sacket (1727-1777)
MotherHannah Phelps (1726/27-1803)
Jesse Sackett, son of Jonathan Sacket and Hannah Phelps, was born in Kent, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 25 May 1769.1,2 He died aged 90 in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LouisianaG, on 1 August 1859 while visiting his daughter Sarah and son-in-law Horace Blakesley.3 He is commemorated on gravestones at Indian Mound Cemetery, Moravia, Cayuga County, New York StateG, "Jess Sackett, 1769–1861",4 and at Greenwood Cemetery, New OrleansG, "Jessee Sackett, died July 31, 1859, aged 92 years."4 Based on the ages of his children and the age of his known wife Elizabeth, Jesse is assumed to have married first in say 1798, although a record has not been found. The supposed first wife would have been the mother of his two oldest children. He married in say 1810, probably as his second wife, Elizabeth ___.5 Elizabeth was born in 1785.4 She died aged about 60 in 1845 and was buried at Indian Mound CemeteryG.4
     Jesse was named as a beneficiary in his grandmother Anne Filer's will made in Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, in June 1783.
     Jesse was listed in the 1800 census as a householder in Hillsdale, Columbia County, New York StateG.6
     In 1820 he was a householder in Aurelius, Cayuga CountyG.7
     In 1830 he was a householder in Brutus, Cayuga CountyG.8
     In 1840 he was a householder in Moravia, Cayuga CountyG.9
     In 1850 Jesse was living in MoraviaG in the household of his daughter Harriet King and son-in-law Beriah King, and was recorded in the census as Jesse Sacket, aged 82 and born in Connecticut.10
     In 1855 he was living in MoraviaG in the household of his daughter Harriet and son-in-law Beriah King, and was recorded as Jesse Sackett, a widower aged 87.11
Jesse Sackett (1769–1859), Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans, Louisiana
(Src: Find a Grave, Clonegall)
Jesse Sackett (1769–1861), Indian Mound Cemetery, Moravia, New York
(Src: Find a Grave, Mike Powers)

Children of Jesse Sackett and ___ ___

Children of Jesse Sackett and Elizabeth ___

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "[Sackett], Jesse, s. [Jonathan Jr. & Hannah], b. May 25, 1769. Kent Vital Records, 1:185."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "653. Jesse Sacket, b. 1769."
  3. "New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S., Death Records Index, 1804-1949" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Jessy, male, d. Orleans, Louisiana, 1 Aug 1859, age 91."
  4. Find a Grave.
  5. Date of marriage based on birth of first child.
  6. 1800 United States census
    "Jesse Sackett, Hillsdale, Columbia County, New York State."
  7. 1820 United States census
    "Jess Sacket, Aurelius, Cayuga County, New York State."
  8. 1830 United States census
    "Jesse Sackett, Brutus, Cayuga County, New York State."
  9. 1840 United States census
    "Jesse Sackett, Moravia, Cayuga County, New York State."
  10. 1850 United States census
    Roll M432_483, p. 108
    Moravia, Cayuga, New York
    King, Beriah D, 50, miller, real estate $1500, b. MA
    King, Harriet, 39, b. NY
    Oakley, Elizabeth, 52, b. NY
    Sacket, Jesse, 82, b. CT
    Sacket, Austin A, 27, teamster, b. NY
    King, Matilda, 9, b. NY
    King, Elizabeth, 7, b. NY
    King, Jerusha, 4, b. NY
    King, [no name], f, 1, b. NY.
  11. 1855 New York state census
    Moravia, Cayuga, New York
    Frame house, value $800
    Beriah King, 55, head, b. Columbia, miller
    Harriet King, 44, wife, b. Greene
    Matilda King, 13, child, b. Cayuga
    Elizabeth King, 11, child, b. Cayuga
    Jerusha King, 8, child, b. Cayuga
    Emma King, 6, child, b. Cayuga
    Jesse Sackett, 87, father-in-law, b. Conn, widower
    Abner A Sackett, 32, brother-in-law, b. Cayuga, laborer.
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree6N.3
Last Edited25 Aug 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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