William Sackett

FatherCaptain John Sackett (1755-1819)
MotherElizabeth Gibbs (say 1760-)
William Sackett, son of Captain John Sackett and Elizabeth Gibbs, was born in Newtown, Long Island, Queens County, New York StateG, on 23 February 17841 and baptized at the Presbyterian Church, NewtownG, on 15 December 1790.2 He died aged 64 in NewtownG on 4 February 1849.1,3 He married Gertrude Meserole, daughter of John Meserole.1 Gertrude was born in about 17894 and died aged 51 in NewtownG on 29 January 1841.5
     William was named as a beneficiary in his grandfather William Sackett's will made in Newtown, Long IslandG, on 7 June 1798.6
     William Sackett was a member of a company of Queens County Militia.

Child of William Sackett and Gertrude Meserole

Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "930. William Sackett, b. Feb. 23, 1784, d. Feb. 4, 1849; m. Gertrude Meserole."
  2. Baptisms Register, Presbyterian Church, Newtown (now Elmhurst), Queens County, Long Island, N.Y., "1790, Dec. 15. William, son of John Sacket."
  3. Website Death Notices from the New York Evening Post, 1801–1890 (New England Historic Genealogical Society), 2/6/1849. "Sun Feb 4, William Sackett of Newtown L I 65y."
  4. Date of birth based on age at death.
  5. Website Death Notices from the New York Evening Post, 1801–1890 (New England Historic Genealogical Society), "1/29/1841. Newtown, L.I. Jan.29, Gertrude w. Wm Sackett in 52y."
  6. "Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787-1835", digital image, American Ancestors, Will of William Sackett of New Town, Queens County, NY, proved 13 May 1802.
Last Edited4 January 2020

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