Colonel Caleb H Sackett

FatherColonel Richard Sackett (between 1741 & 1750-1799)
MotherRachel Holmes (c 1745-c 1820)
MarriageJane McMaster2
Colonel Caleb H Sackett, son of Colonel Richard Sackett and Rachel Holmes, was born on 9 April 1770.1 He died aged 70 on 28 February 1841 and was buried at Forest Hills Cemetery, Belmont, Allegany County, New York StateG.2 He married Jane McMaster, daughter of James McMaster.2
     Caleb 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 Nathaniel after financial provision was made for his father's widow Rachel and daughters Betsey and Polly. He was appointed joint executor with his brother Nathaniel and his father's cousin Richard Sackett of Bedford.3
     Caleb was listed in the 1800 census as a householder in Tioga, New York StateG.4 He was taxed on real estate there in 1801 and 1802.5 In 1810 he was a householder in Spencer, Tioga CountyG.6
     Caleb was listed in the census in 1830 and 1840 as a householder in Amity, Allegany County, New York StateG.7,8
     In 1850 Caleb's widow Jane was living in Amity, Allegany County, New York StateG, in the household of her daughter Hannah and son-in-law Anson Hall, and was recorded in the census as Jane Sacket, aged 73 and born in New York State.9

Children of Colonel Caleb H Sackett and Jane McMaster

841. Colonel Caleb Sackett, 1770–18__, son of (341) Colonel Richard and Rachel Holmes Sackett, was a prominent and highly respected farmer of Tioga County, N.Y. He was an enthusiastic militiaman. In 1810 he was commissioned Paymaster of Colonel Swartwood's Regiment, of which his twin brother Nathaniel was at same time commissioned Quartermaster. The recently published minutes of the New York State Military Appointments, show that in 1817 he was commissioned Adjutant of 95th Regiment, in 1820 Major of 79th Regiment, and in 1821 Lieut. Col. Commandant of 199th Regiment, all of Tioga County. No record of his service in War of 1812 has been found. So far as known to the compiler of this volume he was unmarried.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "841. Caleb H. Sackett, b. Apr. 9, 1770."
  2. Sackett database.
  3. Sacketts of America, "341. Richard Sackett, d. in year 1799; m. Rachel Holmes."
  4. 1800 United States census, "Caleb Sacket, Tioga, Tioga County, New York State, 1 male 16-25, 1 female under 10, 1 female 16-25, total 3."
  5. "New York, Tax Assessment Rolls, 1799–1804" (Ancestry image), Tioga, Tioga County, NY, 1801, "Sacket, Caleb H, real estate $979, personal estate $20, tax $2.75."; 1802, "Sacket, Caleb H, real estate $1100, tax $1.93."
  6. 1810 United States census, "Caleb H Sackett, Spencer, Tioga County, New York State, 1 male under 10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 16-25, 1 male 26-44, 1 male 45 and over, 2 females under 10, 1 female 10-15, 2 females 26-44, 1 female 45 and over, total 11."
  7. 1830 United States census, "C H Sacket, Amity, Allegany, New York, 1 male 10-14, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 50-59, 2 females 10-14, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 50-59, total 7."
  8. 1840 United States census, "Caleb H Sacket, Amity, Allegany County, New York State, 1 male 60-69, 1 female 15-19, 2 females 20-29, 1 female 30-39, 1 female 60-69, total 6."
  9. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll 475, p 76a
    Amity, Allegany, New York, 12 Sep 1850
    Hall, Anson C, 31, farmer, real estate $2500, b. NY
    Hall, Hannah, 30, b. NY
    Hall, James K, 5, b. NY
    Hall, Richard N, 3, b. NY
    Hall, Caleb H, 1, b. NY
    Sacket, Jane, 73, b. NY
    Sacket, Susan M, 48, b. NY
    Sacket, Elizabeth, 38, b. NY.
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited19 Apr 2024

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