John Sackett

FatherJustus Sackett (1740-1827)
MotherAnna Lyon (1740-1837)
Marriage1809, GreenwichGMary Mead1,5
Marriage1829, GreenwichGCornelia Olmstead6,7
John Sackett, son of Justus Sackett and Anna Lyon, was born in Greenwich, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, on 24 May 1784.1,2,3,4 He died there aged 79 on 14 February 18641,3 and was buried at the Second Congregational Church Cemetery, GreenwichG.3,8 He married first at the Second Congregational Church, GreenwichG, on 12 July 1809, Mary Mead, daughter of Whitman Mead and Rachel Mead.1,5 Mary was born on 14 February 1789.9,4 She died aged 35 in GreenwichG on 24 August 18249 and was buried at the Second Congregational Church CemeteryG.9,10 He married second in GreenwichG on 9 January 1829, Cornelia Olmstead, daughter of Daniel Olmstead.6,7 Cornelia was born in ConnecticutG in about 1812.11
     John was listed in the census in 1830 and 1840 as a householder in GreenwichG.12,13
     In 1850 John was living in GreenwichG and was recorded in the census as John Sackett, aged 62. Living with him were his wife Cornelia, 41, and their children, Oscar, 18, Julia, 16, Eleanor, 14, Whitman, 11, John, 7, Reubenette, 5, and Charles, aged one.14
     In 1860 he was living in GreenwichG and was recorded as John Sackett, aged 76. Living with him were his wife Cornelia, 48, and their children, Whitman, 22, John, 18, Reubenette, 15, and Charles, aged twelve.15

Children of John Sackett and Mary Mead

Children of John Sackett and Cornelia Olmstead


831. John Sackett, 17__–1864, of Greenwich, Conn., son of (340) Justus and Ann Lyon Sackett, was married, Jan. 12, 1809, to Mary Mead, daughter of Whitman Mead and his wife Rachel Mead.
Children.
2224. Henry L. Sackett, b. Nov. 24, 1809, d. Sept. 15, 1895, unmarried.
2225. Rachel E. Sackett, b. Dec. 19, 1811, d. July 18, 1885; m. Charles Mead.
2226. Whitman M. Sackett, b. Nov. 2, 1813, d. Sept. 30, 1835.
2227. Abigail Sackett, b. Dec. 4, 1816, d. June 14, 1882.
2228. Mary Ann Sackett, b. May 8, 1820, d. Mar. 5, 1900.
2229. William H. Sackett, b. Apr. 18, 1822, d. Feb. 13, 1903.
2230. Thomas Sackett, b. Aug. 5, 1824.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "831. John Sackett, d. in year 1864; m. Mary Meed."
  2. Sackett database, citing Darren R. Foster.
  3. Website Cemetery Transcriptions from the NEHGS Manuscript Collections (New England Historic Genealogical Society), "Sackett, John, d. Feb. 14, 1864, æ 79 yrs. 8 mos. and 21 days. Second Congregational Church Cemetery, Greenwich, Fairfield Co., Connecticut."
  4. Date of birth calculated from age at death.
  5. "Church Records of Greenwich, Connecticut" (American Ancestors transcript), marriage, Second Congregational Church, 1809 "Sackett, John, and Mary Mead, July 12."
  6. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, John, m. Cornelia Olmstead, b. of Greenwich, Jan. 9, 1829, by Rev. John M. Smith, witness Daniel Olmstead. Greenwich Vital Records, 1:182."
  7. "Church Records of Greenwich, Connecticut", member record, Second Congregational Church, 1839 "Sackett, Cornelia, wife of John Sackett, and dau. of Daniel."
  8. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934" (Ancestry image), 17:248, Inscription, Second Congregational Church Cemetery, Greenwich, Fairfield County, "Sackett, John, died Feb 14, 1864, age 79 yrs 8 mos 2 das."
    Stamford Advocate, 19 Feb 1864, "Sackett, John, Greenwich, died 13 Feb, age 80."
    Hartford Weekly Post, 27 Feb 1864, "Sackett, John, Greenwich, age 80."
  9. Website Cemetery Transcriptions from the NEHGS Manuscript Collections, "Sackett, Mary, wife of John Sackett, d. Aug. 24, 1824, æ. 35 yrs, 6 mos and 10 days. Second Congregational Church Cemetery, Greenwich, Fairfield Co., Connecticut."
  10. Hale Collection, 17:248, Inscription, Second Congregational Church Cemetery, Greenwich, Fairfield County, "Sackett, Mary, wife of John, died Aug 24, 1824, age 35 yrs 6 mos 10 das."
  11. Census.
  12. 1830 United States census, "John Sackett, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 1 male 5-9, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 40-49, 1 male 60-69, 1 female 10-14, 1 female 15-19, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 80-89, 1 free colored person, total 10."
  13. 1840 United States census, "John Sackett, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 1 male under 5, 1 male 5-9, 2 males 15-19, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 30-39, 1 male 50-59, 1 male 60-69, 2 females 5-9, 1 female 30-39, total 11."
  14. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll 38, p 194a
    Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut
    Sackett, John, 62, real estate $1600, b. CT
    Sackett, Cornelia, 41, f, b. CT
    Sackett, Oscar, 18, m, b. CT
    Sackett, Julia A., 16, f, b. CT
    Sackett, Eleanor C., 14, f, b. CT
    Sackett, Whitman, 11, m, b. CT
    Sackett, John, 7, m, b. CT
    Sackett, Reubenette, 5, f, b. CT
    Sackett, Charles, 1, m, b. CT.
  15. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll M653_73, p 140, FHL film 803073
    Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut
    Sackett, John, 76, real estate $8000, personal estate $300, b. CT
    Sackett, Cornelia, 48, b. CT
    Sackett, Whitman, 22, boatman, b. CT
    Sackett, John, 18, boatman, b. CT
    Sackett, Reubinett, 15, b. CT
    Sackett, Charles, 12, b. CT.
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Whitman Sackett Mead & Sarah Mead Sackett relationship chart
Sackett Family Association descendants
Charles Sterling, Deborah Burnett and Donna Loscalzo.
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