Richard Sackett

FatherJohn Sackett MD (c 1702-after 1760)
Mother___ ___
Richard Sackett, son of John Sackett MD and ___ ___, was born in 17511 and baptized at Kent, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 5 June 1751.2 He died aged 27 in Stephentown, Rensselaer County, New York StateG, in September 1778.1 He married in Amenia, Dutchess County, New York StateG, on 15 April 1771, Chloe Atherton, daughter of James Atherton and Elizabeth Dormant.1,3 After Richard's death, Chloe married second in 1783, Captain Constant Webster.4

717. Richard Sackett, 1751–1778, son of (268) John Sackett, M. D., was married at Amenia, Dutchess County, N. Y., Apr. 15, 1771, to Chloe Atherton, daughter of James Atherton. He died at Stephentown, N. Y., in September, 1778.
1708. Richard Sackett, m. a Miss Carpenter.
1709. Elisha Sackett.
1710. Margaret Sackett, b. Feb. 22, 1775, d. Dec. 30, 1843; m. Truman Merchant.
1711. Miss ___ Sackett.

Children of Richard Sackett and Chloe Atherton

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "717. Richard Sackett, b. June 1751, d. Sept. 1778; m. Chloe Atherton."
  2. "Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630–1920" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Richard, s. John, of Dover, bp. June 5, 1751, by Cyrus Marsh, Pastor, v.1 p.90."
  3. "New York, Marriages, 1686–1980" (FamilySearch transcript), "15 Apr 1771, Amenia, Dutchess County, New York, Richard Sackett & Chloe Atherton."
  4. "US Sons of the American Revolution membership applications" (Ancestry image), application of Robert Nelson Webster, 1958.
Sackett lineGrandson of Captain Richard Sackett of New York
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Last Edited4 Dec 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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