Nathaniel Sackett

FatherColonel Richard Sackett (between 1741 & 1750-1799)
MotherRachel Holmes (c 1745-c 1820)
Nathaniel Sackett, son of Colonel Richard Sackett and Rachel Holmes, was born on 9 April 1770.1 He died aged 47 on 5 November 18171 and was buried at Woodbridge Cemetery, Catatonk, Tioga County, New York StateG.2 He married on 24 January 1796, Sarah Warren, daughter of Sampson Warren and Huldah Lord.1 Sarah was born in Littleton, Middlesex County, MassachusettsG, on 5 July 1777.3 She died aged 84 on 23 October 1862 and was buried at Woodbridge Cemetery, CatatonkG.3
     Nathaniel was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in New York CityG in 1798. He was to inherit his father's estate equally with his brother Caleb after financial provision was made for his father's widow Rachel and daughters Betsey and Polly. He was appointed joint executor with his brother Caleb and his father's cousin Richard Sackett of Bedford.4
     Nathaniel Sackett was commissioned Quartermaster of a regiment in the Tioga and Broome Counties Brigade in 1810.

840. Nathaniel Sackett, 1770–1817, of Catatonk, Tioga County, N. Y., son of (341) Col. Richard and Rachel Holmes Sackett, was married, Jan. 24, 1796, to Sarah Warren, whose mother's maiden name was Huldah Lord. Nathaniel Sackett was for several years connected with Lieut. Colonel Jacob Swartwood's Regiment of Brig. General Coe's Tioga and Broome Counties Brigade. His commission as Quartermaster of said regiment has been carefully preserved by his descendants. It is dated Apr. 27, 1810, and signed by "Daniel D. Thompson, Gov." He probably saw some service in the War of 1812.
2241a. Richard H. Sackett, b. Dec. 5, 1796, d. in Nov. 1876; m. Eunice Holister.
2241b. Polly Sackett, b. Jan 8, 1799, d. Feb. 19, 1799.
2242. Betsey Bush Sackett, b. Apr. 1, 1800, d. Oct. 7, 1885; m. William W. Hunt.
2243. William H. Sackett, b. Sept. 29, 1802, d. May 30, 1878; m. Pluma Woodford.
2244. Nathan Lord Sackett, b. Oct. 15, 1804, d. July 22, 1855; m. Lucy Smith.
2245. Polly Teresa Sackett, b. Aug. 24, 1807, d. Aug. 2, 1848; m. James Clark.
2246. John James Sackett, b. Nov. 10, 1809, d. Dec. 9, 1879; m. Fanny B. Talcot.
2247. Sarah Warren Sackett, b. Apr. 14, 1812, d. Mar. 9, 1886; m. Ira Keeler.
2248. Susan M. Sackett, b. Feb. 6, 1815, d. May 4, 1874; m. Elias Richardson.
2249. Rachel H. Sackett, b. Oct. 23, 1817, d. Oct. 17, 1882; m. Robert E. Josslin.

Nathaniel Sackett (1770–1817), Woodbridge Cemetery, Catatonk, NY
(Src: Find A Grave, Nancy Haner)

Children of Nathaniel Sackett and Sarah Warren

  • Captain Richard H Sackett+ b. 5 Dec 1796, d. 15 Aug 1876
  • Polly Sackett b. 8 Jan 1799, d. 19 Feb 1799
  • Betsey Bush Sackett b. 1 Apr 1800, d. 7 Oct 1885
  • William Henry Sackett+ b. 29 Sep 1802, d. 30 May 1878
  • Nathaniel Lord Sackett b. 15 Oct 1804, d. 22 Jul 1855
  • Polly Teresa Sackett+ b. 24 Aug 1807, d. 2 Aug 1848
  • John James Sackett b. 10 Nov 1809, d. 9 Dec 1879
  • Sarah Warren Sackett b. 14 Apr 1812, d. 9 Mar 1886
  • Susan Mead Sackett b. 6 Feb 1815, d. 4 May 1874
  • Rachel Hulda Sackett b. 23 Oct 1817, d. 17 Oct 1882

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "840. Nathaniel Sackett, b. Apr. 9, 1770, d. Nov. 5, 1817; m. Sarah Waring."
  2. Find a Grave, Woodbridge Cemetery, Catatonk, Tioga County, NY, "Nathaniel Sackett / Died Nov 5, 1817 / Aged 47 years." "Sarah Sackett / Died Oct 23, 1862 / Aged 84 years." On left side of monument: "US veteran."
  3. Find a Grave.
  4. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Eva Saether.
Last Edited24 Oct 2020
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
6739 Nathaniel Sackett

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