James Horton Sackett

(c 1800-1846)
FatherNathaniel Sackett (1763-1812)
MotherBethiah Reynolds (1767-1809)
James Horton Sackett, son of Nathaniel Sackett and Bethiah Reynolds, was born in about 1800.1,2 He died aged 46 in Woodbridge, New JerseyG, on 11 April 1846.3 He married at St George's Chapel, New York CityG, on 15 July 1830, Jerusha Post, daughter of William Post and Catherine Van Buren.2,4 Jerusha married second in New York CityG on 29 September 1855 Seaborn Goodall of Savannah, Georgia.5,6
     James was named in his father's will made in Bedford, New York StateG, on 13 March 1812.7
     In 1850 James's widow Jerusha was living in Brooklyn, New York City, New York StateG, and was recorded in the census as Jerusha Sacket, aged 26 and born in New York (this age was clearly wrong but the household context suggests that this must have been James's widow). Living with her were her children, William, 18, Jerusha, 12, James, 11, Frances, 10, and Sarah, aged six.8

Children of James Horton Sackett and Jerusha Post

 Notes & Citations

  1. Date of birth based on age at death.
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "922. James H. Sackett, m. Jerusha Post."
  3. Website Death Notices from the New York Evening Post, 1801–1890 (New England Historic Genealogical Society), 4/13/1846. "Apr 11 Woodbridge N J 47y Col James A Sackett son in law of late William Post."
  4. "New York, Marriage Newspaper Extracts, 1801–1880 (Barber Collection)", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Thursday, July 15,1830. This morning, St. George's Chapel, Rev. Mr. Henderson: James H Sackett to Jerusha Post dau of William."
  5. "New York City, Marriages, 1600s–1800s", database, Ancestry.com, "30 Sep 1855, New York City, Jerusha Sackett & Seaborn Goodall."
  6. "New York City Marriage Notices, 1835–1880", database, Findmypast, "29 Sep 1855, New York, Seaborn Goodall, of Savannah, GA, to Jerusha Sackett, former husband James Sackett. New York Herald, 30 Sep 1855."
  7. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  8. 1850 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, Roll M432_519, p. 346
    Brooklyn Ward 7, Kings, New York
    Sacket, Jerusha, 26, f, b. NY
    Sacket, William, 18, m, broker, b. NY
    Sacket, Jerusha, 12, f, b. NY
    Sacket, James, 11, m, b. NY
    Sacket, Frances, 10, f, b. NY
    Sacket, Sarah, 6, f, b. NY
    Button, Bridget, 30, f, b. NY.
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Terri Seeba-Cariello and Anthony Austin.
Last Edited20 Apr 2020

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