Cyrus Sackett

FatherReuben Sacket (1732-1803)
MotherMercy Finney (1729/30-1805)
Cyrus Sackett, son of Reuben Sacket 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 July 1846. He married in Bourbon County, KentuckyG, on 10 June 1792, Nancy Anne Stapleton, daughter of Joseph Stapleton and Sarah ___.3 Nancy was born in MarylandG on 6 March 1768.4 She died aged 87 in BellbrookG on 18 September 18555 and was buried at the Primitive Baptist Cemetery, Greene CountyG.5
     Cyrus Sacket served in the American Revolutionary War.
     Cyrus was named as a beneficiary in his mother's will made in Sharon, 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.6

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.

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. Thurmon King's database, citing Bourbon County (KY) Clerk's official certificate of marriage record.
  4. Thurmon King's database.
  5. Greene County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, Greene County, Ohio, Cemetery Inscriptions (, 1985).
  6. 1850 US census, digital image,, 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.
See alsoSackett letters, Yuma Territorial Prison Museum collection
Thurmon King's Database, 4442
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line5th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited24 Aug 2021

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