Homer Sackett

FatherDeacon & Captain Justus Sacket (1729/30-1815)
MotherLydia Newcomb (c 1731-1808)
Marriage1787, WarrenGSarah Carter2,4,5
Homer Sackett, son of Deacon & Captain Justus Sacket and Lydia Newcomb, was born in Kent (later Warren), Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 6 August 1765.1,2 He died aged 87 in WarrenG on 17 May 18532,3 and was buried at the Old Cemetery, WarrenG.6 He married in WarrenG on 19 August 1787, Sarah Carter, daughter of Lieut Samuel Carter and Martha Buell, and sister of Benjamin Carter who married Homer's sister Lydia.2,4,5 Sarah was born in WarrenG on 30 October 1768.5 She died there aged 84 on 25 October 18525,7 and was buried at the Old Cemetery, WarrenG.8
     In 1790 Homer was living in Warren, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG. In his household were one man, two boys, and one female.9
     Homer was listed in the census in 1800 and 1810 as a householder in WarrenG.10,11
     Homer was a pew holder in the Congregational Church of Christ, WarrenG, in 1816 and in 1822.7,12,13
     Homer was listed in the census in 1830 and 1840 as a householder in WarrenG.14,15
     Homer made a will at WarrenG in 1844. He left his real estate to his wife during her lifetime, the estate then to go to their son Homer Jr, subject to Homer making cash payments to the other children. In the event, Homer's wife Sarah predeceased him. Appraisers appointed in June 1853 to make an inventory found the estate to be insolvent. At the request of Homer Jr as sole executor, commissioners were appointed by the Litchfield Probate Court to settle the claims of creditors.
     In 1850 Homer was living in Warren, Litchfield CountyG, and was recorded in the census as Homer Sackett, a farmer, aged 85. Living with him were his wife Sarah, 81, their son Homer Jr, 48, and daughter-in-law Flora, 42, and Homer and Flora's children, Edward, 14, Homer S, 11, Augustine, 9, and Flora, aged three. There were also two male laborers in the household and an 18-year-old female, perhaps a servant or farm worker.16
Abstract of Will of Homer Sackett of Warren, Litchfield County.
Submitted to Probate Court, Litchfield: 4 Jun 1853.
Date of will: 1844.
Beneficiaries:
Wife (not named), all land & buildings during her lifetime, $1,000 cash, all furniture.
Son Homer, all land & buildings, farm & stock, subject to wife's lifetime interest, & subject to paying $1,600 to other beneficiaries.
Daughters Aurella, $100; Polly, $200; Maria, $200.
Residue of estate, real & personal, equally to children: Augustine, Aaron, Orange, Seth, Homer, Polly, Aurella, Patty, & Maria, & grandson Frederick Starr
Executors: son Homer Jr.
Witnesses: John Keep?, JohnTaylor, Augustus Colman.
Appraisers appointed to make an inventory found the estate to be insolvent.
Executor Homer Sackett Jr requested Probate Court to appoint Commissioners to settle the claims of creditors. Commissioners appointed 18 Jun 1853.
Homer Sacket (1765–1853), Old Cemetery, Warren, Litchfield County, Connecticut
(Src: Find A Grave, Michael Ryley Bradbury)
Sarah (Carter) Sackett (c1768–1852), Old Cemetery, Warren, Litchfield County, Connecticut
(Src: Find A Grave, Carman DM)

Children of Homer Sackett and Sarah Carter


657. Homer Sacket, 1765–1853, of Warren, Litchfield County, Conn., son of (203) Justus and Lydia Newcomb Sacket, was married to Sarah Carter, daughter of Samuel Carter and his wife Bertha Buell.
Children.
1520. Theron Sacket, b. Jan. 19, 1788; d. Aug. 3, 1843.
1521. Augustus Sacket, b. Apr. 21, 1789; m. Azie Starr.
1522. Aaron Sacket, b. Jan. 7, 1791, d. Jan. 8, 1872; m. Huldah C. Tanner.
1523. Arilla Sacket, b. Nov. 29, 1792, d. in 1874; m. Adiniram Carter.
1524. Patty Sacket, b. Jan 13, 1794; m. (1514) Eleazer C. Sackett.
1525. Orange Sacket, b. Apr. 21, 1796; m. Mariah Sheldon.
1526. Sarah Sacket, b. Feb. 6, 1800; m. Harriet Griffin. 1520. Theron Sacket, b. Jan. 19, 1788; d. Aug. 3, 1843.
1521. Augustus Sacket, b. Apr. 21, 1789; m. Azie Starr.
1522. Aaron Sacket, b. Jan. 7, 1791, d. Jan. 8, 1872; m. Huldah C. Tanner.
1523. Arilla Sacket, b. Nov. 29, 1792, d. in 1874; m. Adiniram Cart1520. Theron Sacket, b. Jan. 19, 1788; d. Aug. 3, 1843.
1521. Augustus Sacket, b. Apr. 21, 1789; m. Azie Starr.
1522. Aaron Sacket, b. Jan. 7, 1791, d. Jan. 8, 1872; m. Huldah C. Tanner.
1523. Arilla Sacket, b. Nov. 29, 1792, d. in 1874; m. Adiniram Carter.
1524. Patty Sacket, b. Jan 13, 1794; m. (1514) Eleazer C. Sackett.
1525. Orange Sacket, b. Apr. 21, 1796; m. Mariah Sheldon.
1526. Sarah Sacket, b. Feb. 6, 1800; m. Harriet Griffin. 1520. Theron Sacket, b. Jan. 19, 1788; d. Aug. 3, 1843.
1521. Augus[sic: birth & marriage relate to 1527 Seth Sacket]
[#1527 was left out here, but is on p. 253]
[1527. Seth Sacket, b. 1800; m. Harriet Galpin.]
1528. Homer Sacket, b. Dec. 8, 1801, d. Jan. 12, 1871; m. Flora Skipp.
1529. Polly Sacket, b. May 8, 1804, d. July 25, 1892; m. Harry Swift.
1530. Phebe M. Sacket, b. June 6, 1807; m. Joseph Hatch.
1631. Charles B. Sacket, b. Oct. 11, 1812, d. Mar. 11, 1813.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "[Sackett], Homer, s. [Justice & Lyddia], b. Aug. 6, 1765. Kent Vital Records, 1:10."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "657. Homer Sacket, b. Aug. 6, 1765, d. May 7, 1853; m. Sarah Carter."
  3. "Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630–1920" (Ancestry image), Church of Christ, Warren, "Sackett, Homer, adm. ch. 6 May 1821, on profession; d. 17 May 1853, age 88. 5:76-7."
  4. Barbour Collection, "Sackett, Homer, m. Sarah Carter, Aug. 19, 1787. Warren Vital Records, 1:115."
  5. Howard Carter, Genealogy of Descendants of Thomas Carter ... of MA and CT, Norfolk, CT (1909), digital image, Ancestry.com, pp 50–51, "33. Sarah Carter [daughter of Lieut. Samuel Carter and Martha Buell] b. Warren, Ct., Oct. 30, 1768; d. there Oct. 25, 1852, ae 84; m. Warren, Aug. 19, 1787, Homer Sackett, b. Warren, Aug. 6, 1765, d. there May 17, 1853, ae 88, son of Justus and Lydia (Newcomb) Sackett."
  6. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934" (Ancestry image), 51:13, Inscription, Old Cemetery, Warren, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Homer, died May 17, 1853, age 88 yrs."
  7. Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, Church of Christ, Warren, "Sackett, Sarah, adm. ch. 1 Jul 1821, on profession; d. Oct 1852, age 84. 5:78-9."; "Sackett, Sarah, w. of Homer, adm. ch. 2 Sep 1821. 2:35."; "Sackett, Sarah, w. of Homer, adm. ch. 2 Sep 1821, on profession; d. 1852, age 84. 5:80-1."
  8. Hale Collection, 51:13, Inscription, Old Cemetery, Warren, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Sarah, wife of Homer, died Oct 25, 1852, age 84 yrs."
  9. 1790 United States census, Homer Sacket. Warren, Litchfield, CT. 1 white male (16+), 2 white males under 16, and 1 white female.
  10. 1800 United States census, "Homer Sacket, Warren, Litchfield County, Connecticut, 3 males under 10, 2 males 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 3 females under 10, 1 female 16-25, 1 female 26-44, total 11."
  11. 1810 United States census, "Homer Sacket, Warren, Litchfield County, Connecticut, 2 males under 10, 2 males 10-15, 2 males 16-25, 1 male 45 and over, 2 females under 10, 1 female 10-15, 2 females 16-25, 1 female 26-44, total 13."
  12. Lucy Sackett Curtiss, The Congregational Church, Warren, Connecticut, 1756–1956, Brewer-Borg Corp (1956), digital image, Internet Archive (archive.org), 19–20, "List of Pew Holders in Old Meeting House, 1816 [included] Justus Sackett, Moses Sackett, Benjamin Sackett, Homer Sackett, Alexander Sackett, Aaron Sackett."
    39–40, "List of Pew Holders in New Meeting House, 1822 [included] Benjamin Sackett, Homer Sackett, Justus Sackett, Aaron Sackett, Moses Sackett, Alexander Sackett."
  13. Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, Church of Christ, Warren, "Sackett, Homer, adm. ch. 6 May 1821. 2:33."; "Sackett, Homer, adm. ch. 6 May 1821, on profession; d. 17 May 1853, age 88. 5:76-7."; "Sackett, Homer & w. Sarah, ch. mems. 11 May 1825. 2:39."
  14. 1830 United States census, "Homer Sackett, Warren, Litchfield County, Connecticut, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 60-69, 1 female 15-19, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 60-69, total 5."
  15. 1840 United States census, "Homer Sackett, Warren, Litchfield County, Connecticut, 2 males under 5, 2 males 15-19, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 30-39, 1 male 70-79, 1 female 10-14, 1 female 30-39, 1 female 70-79, total 10."
  16. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_43, p. 85
    Warren, Litchfield, Connecticut
    1265/1336
    Sackett, Homer, 85, m, farmer, b. CT
    Sackett, Sarah, 81, f, b. CT
    Sackett, Homer Jr., 48, m, farmer, b. CT
    Sackett, Flora, 42, f, b. CT
    Sackett, Edward, 14, m, b. CT
    Sackett, Homer S., 11, m, b. CT
    Sackett, Augustine, 9, m, b. CT
    Sackett, Flora J., 3, f, b. CT
    Hogan, John, 22, m, laborer, b. IRE
    Pratt, James, 21, m, laborer, b. IRE
    Kerney, Margaret, 18, f, b. IRE.
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Last Edited23 Nov 2023
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