Cyrus Sackett

FatherReuben Sackett (1732-1803)
MotherMercy Finney (1729/30-1805)
Cyrus Sackett, son of Reuben Sackett and Mercy Finney, was born in Kent, ConnecticutG, on 5 January 1764.1,2 He died aged 82 in Bellbrook, Greene County, OhioG, on 13 October 18463 and was buried at Fairview Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Bellbrook, Greene County, OhioG.4,5,6 He married in Bourbon County, KentuckyG, on 7 January 1792, Nancy Anne Stapleton, daughter of Joseph Stapleton and Sarah Lewis.7 Nancy was born in MarylandG on 6 March 1767. She died aged 88 in BellbrookG on 18 September 18558 and was buried at the Fairview Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, BellbrookG.8,4,9
     Cyrus Sacket served in the American Revolutionary War.2
     Cyrus was a taxpayer in Union, Fayette CountyG, in 1786.10
     Cyrus was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in Warren, Connecticut, on 19 March 1800. He was then living away and would receive his inheritance if he returned and made claim within ten years. He was to receive £35 from his brother Alexander, the only son still living in Warren, who would then inherit their father's estate.11
     Cyrus was named as a beneficiary in his mother's will made in Warren, ConnecticutG, on 16 October 1804. He was living some way away and would receive his inheritance if he returned and made claim within five years.
     In 1850 Cyrus's widow was living in Sugar Creek, Greene County, OhioG, and was recorded in the census as Nancy Sackett, aged 84 and born in Maryland. She was living next door to her son Alexander.12

665. Cyrus Sackett, 1764–__, of East Greenwich, Conn., son of (204) Reuben and Mercy Finney Sackett, was married about 1792 to Nancy Stapleton. Cyrus Sackett was a Revolutionary soldier, and served in St. Clair's disastrous campaign against the Indians of the Northwest in 1791.
12590. Joseph Sackett, b. Mar. 30, 1794; m. Anna Vandolar.
12591. Sarah Sackett, b. May 24, 1795; m. Benjamin Hand.
12592. Mercy Sackett, b. Feb. 26, 1797; m. Charles Thomas.
12593. Reuben Sackett, b. May 17, 1798.
12594. Samuel Sackett, b. Dec. 5, 1799; m. Isabell Moore.
12595. Anna Sackett, b. Oct. 8, 1801; m. Merritt Hablit.
12596. Cyrus Sackett, b. Jan. 26, 1803; m. Nancy Jaffries.
12597. Aner Sackett, b. Jan. 24, 1807; m. Preston Pogue.
12598. Alexander Sackett, b. April 3, 1808, d. Apr. 10, 1893.

Cyrus Sackett (1764–1846), Fairview Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Bellbrook, Ohio
(Src: Find a Grave, M Marolis)
Nancy Anne (Stapleton) Sackett (1767–1855), Fairview Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Bellbrook, Ohio
(Src: Find a Grave, M Marolis)

Children of Cyrus Sackett and Nancy Anne Stapleton

 Notes & Citations

  1. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "[Sackett], Cyrus, s. [Reuben & Marcy], b. Jan. 5, 1764. Kent Vital Records, 1:8."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "665. Cyrus Sacket, b. Jan. 5, 1764."
  3. "Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854–1997" (FamilySearch transcript), Cyrus Sackett, d. 1846. LDS database citing film 182772.
  4. Find a Grave.
  5. Gravestone, "In/ Memory of/ Cyrus Sackett/ Who departed this life/ Oct 13, 1846, Aged/ 83 Years."
  6. "Ohio, U.S., Soldier Grave Registrations, 1804-1958" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Cyrus, b. 1763, d. 1846, bur. Sugar Creek, Sugar Crk., Greene, Ohio."
  7. "Kentucky, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1783-1965" (Ancestry image), "7 Jan 1792, Bourbon County, KY, Cyrus Sackett & Anne Steepleton, bondsman Wm Mooris."
  8. Greene County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, Greene County, Ohio, Cemetery Inscriptions (, 1985).
  9. Gravestone, "In Memory of/ Nancy, Wife of/ Cyrus Sackett,/ who departed this life/ Sept. the 18th 1855,/ Aged 88 yrs, 6 mo/ & 12 dys."
  10. "Pennsylvania, U.S., Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801" (Ancestry image), "Union, Fayette County, 1786, Syrus Sacket, tax 10s."
  11. "Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609–1999" (Ancestry image).
  12. 1850 United States census
    Roll: M432_683; Page: 116B; Image: 531
    Sugar Creek, Greene County, Ohio, 26 Sep 1850
    Sackett, Nancy, 84, b. MD
    Jonas?, Elizabeth, 38, b. OH.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited5 Jan 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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