Sackett, Alexander

Sackett, Alexander

Male 1832 - 1900  (~ 67 years)

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  • Name Sackett, Alexander 
    Born Nov 1832  Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Feb 1900  Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 1 Mar 1900  Smithfield, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4053  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2012 

    Father Sackett, Samuel,   b. 20 Sep 1795, Georges Creek, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1860  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Caldwell, Priscilla,   b. 24 Jul 1811, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1882, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1831 
    Children 6 children 
    Family ID F40  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Nov 1832 - Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Feb 1900 - Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 Mar 1900 - Smithfield, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Weygant has year of birth as 1835. The Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County Pennsylvania by John W. Jordan, 1912, Vol. II, p. 344 gives his birth as November, 1832. This book also has the following: "... he was a machinist and resided in Pittsburgh; unmarried."
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      Year 1850; Nicholson, Fayette, Pennsylvania
      Roll: M432_779; Page: 115; August 1, 1850
      Alexander Sackett, 17, M, Farmer, Pa
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      Year: 1860; Nicholson, Fayette, Pennsylvania; Post Office: Repparts Cross Roads
      Roll: M653_1109; Page: 558; July 12, 1860
      Alexander Hackette, 24, M, Engineer, $1000, - , Pennsylvania
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      Land: George Hardin, Jr. to Alexander Sackett, 1860: Springhill Twp, Fayette County, PA
      Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by John Paulson.

      Deed of George Hardin, Jr. to Alexander Sackett. Deed dated August 18, 1860
      conveying land in Springhill Township. Deed conveyed by Andrew Stewart sheriff
      and administrator.

      Geo. Hardin pn. adm
      to
      Alexander Sackett
      This Indenture, made the Eighteenth day of August in the year of our Lord
      one thousand Eight hundred and sixty Between Andrew J Stewart
      administrator of all and singular the goods and challets rights and credits
      which were of George Hardin late of Springhill township Fayette County and
      State of Pennsylvania, deceased of the one part and Alexander sackett of
      Springhill township County and State aforesaid of the other part Whereas the
      said George Hardin in his lifetime and at the time of his death was seized in
      dis demesne as of fee and in a had of land situate and lying in Springhill
      township Fayette County Pennsylvania containing seventy nine acres and
      ninety six perches strict measure bounded by lands of A J Stewart Levi Pritt
      Thomas Campbell, and others and whereas Letters of Administration of of all
      singular goods and chattels rights and credits which were of the said George
      Hardin at the time of his death were in due form at law committed unto unto
      the said Andrew J Stewart and Whereas the said administrator at an
      Orphan¹s Court held at Uniontown in and for the County of Fayette
      Pennsylvania presented a petition setting forth the above facts and that the
      personal estate of the said decedent was in sufficient to pay his debts and that
      it was requisite to sell part of his real estate for the payment thereof to which
      the petition were annexed an inventory of the personal estate a statement of
      the real estate and an account of the debts of the deceased which had come to
      the knowledge of the administrator Whereupon the Court granted an order to
      sell a part of the af.said real estate which order was returned that the property
      remained unsold for want of buyers upon the petition of the administrator
      setting forth additional facts &c the court allowed his first petition to be
      amended so that it prayed an order to sell the whole of the said tract of land.
      Whereupon it appearing mainfest unto the Court aforesaid that the personal
      estate of the said George Hardin deceased was not suffiecient to pay his debts
      and that it would be most adventageous to sell the whole of the siad tract of
      land It was considered and ordered by the said Court on the twenty sixth
      day of January AD 1867 that the whole of the said tract of land should be
      sold according to the prayer of the petitioner and Whereas in persuance of the
      said order and by force and virtue of the laws of the State in such case made
      and provided afterwards to ___ on the first day of March AD 1867 the said
      Andrew J Stewart administrator as aforesaid did expose the said hereinafter
      described real estate to sale at public vendue or outcry after giving notice
      thereof according to law and said the same unto the said Alexander Sackett
      for the sum of Three thousand and one hundred and eight dollars & thirty
      seven cents he being the highest bidder and that the highest and best price
      bidden therefor which sale on report thereof made to the Judges of the said
      Court on the twelfth day of March AD 1867 was confirmed and it was
      considered and adjudged by he said Court that the same should be and remain
      firm and Stable forever good and security approved by the Court for
      the faithful application of the proceeds of sale has been duly entered as by the
      records of the same of the proceeds of sale has been duly entered as by the
      records of the records of the same Court more fully and at large appears See
      No 85 December # 65 Now This Indenture Witnesseth that the said
      Andrew J Stewart administrator as aforesaid for and in consideration of the
      sum of two thousand four hundred and forty three dollars & thirty one cents
      (Being so much of aid purchase money exclusive of the lien herein after
      and subject thereto) to him in hand paid by the said Alexander Sackett at
      ans before the sealing and delivery hereof the receipt whereof he doth hereby
      acknowledge hath granted bargained sold and aliened enfeoff released and
      confirmed and by these presents doth hereby grant bargain and sell alien
      enfeoff release and confirm unto the said Alexander Sackett his heirs and
      assigns all the following described tract of land situate lying and being in
      Springhill township Fayette County Pennsylvania Bounded as follows as per
      survey Beginning at a post Thence south forty one degrees west fifty two and
      five tenths perches to stones Thence south twenty seven and a fourth degrees
      west twenty five and six tenths perches to stones Thence north fifty five and a
      half degrees West forty five and Seven tenths perches to stone and white oak
      Thence north three degrees east forty one and two tenths perches to white
      walnut stump Thence north twenty six and a half degrees west eighteen and
      three tenths perches to stone Thence north nineteen and a half degrees East
      twenty four and six tenths perches to a White Oak Thence north twelve and a
      half degrees East twelve and Seven tenths perches to stone Thence north
      twenty six and a half degrees East twenty five and five tenths perches to a
      Sassafras Thence north thirty seven and a fourth degrees East sixteen and
      eight tenths perches to Black oak Thence north eighty one degrees forty fifty
      and four and one tenth perches to a dogwood Thence north fifty one and one
      fourth degrees east twelve and six tenths perches to a double maple thence
      south fifty one and a half degrees eats sixty six perches to a double maple
      thence south fifty one and a half degrees east sixty six perches to the place of
      beginning Containing twenty nine acres and ninety six perches strict measure
      adjoining lands now or late of A.J. Stewart Levi Pritt Thomas Campbell
      and others. Together, also, with all and singular the buildings and
      improvements ways waters water causes rights liberties priviledges
      hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any
      wise appertaning and the reversions and remainders rents issues and profits
      thereof and also all the right title interest property claim and demand whatever
      of the said George Hardin in his life time at and immediately before the time of
      his decease in law equity or otherwise howsoever of in and to or out of the
      same. To Have and To Hold the said tract of land hereditaments and
      premises hereby granted or mentioned and intended so to be with the
      appurtenances unto the siad Alexander Sackett his heirs and assigns forever
      Under and Subject to the payment of the lawful interest on the same of
      $665.06 of the purchase money annually and regularly from March 12 1867
      to Catharine Hardin widow of the said deceased for and during her natural
      lifetime and at her death subject to the payment of said principle sumof six
      hundred andsixty five dollars and six cents to said administrator or to the
      heirs of said deceased and parties legally entitled thereto which interest and
      principle are to remain liens and charges upon siad land until paid
      otherwise discharges and to be collected according to laws of the
      Commonwealth in such case made and provided. In Witness Whereof the said
      Andrew J, Stewart administrator of the estate of George Hardin, deceased
      hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and the year above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered
      in presence of $250 Rev Andrew J. Stewart |Seal|
      S Dunn 81 administrator of George Hardin deed.
      Thomas Williams attached

      Pennsylvania
      Fayette County:
      Before me the subscriber a Justice of the Peace in and for the said County
      personally come to the above named Andrew J. stewart administrator of the
      estate of George Hardin deceased and acknowledged the above indenture to be
      his act and deed and desired that the same might be recorded as such
      according to law. In Testimony Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and
      seal the Eighteenth day of August AD one thousand Eight hundred and sixty
      nine.
      Recorded and Compared October 24, 1879 Thomas Williams |Seal|
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      https://familysearch.org/
      Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh City Deaths, 1870-1905
      Name: Alexander Sackett
      Event: Death
      Event Date: 27 Feb 1900
      Event Place: Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
      Gender: Male
      Age: 67
      Estimated Birth Year: 1833
      Spouse: «tab»
      Father: Samuel Sackett
      Mother: Precilla Sackett
      Reference Number: «tab»v 98 p 190
      Film Number: 505866
      Digital Folder Number: 4672771
      Image Number: 196

  • Sources 
    1. [S753] Laura Adelle Miller, Miller, Laura Adelle, (Pages found in a dumpster in Pensacola, FL by Elbert Hugh Hopkins, Jr., who transcribed the entries prior to his death in 2009. Pages and transcription supplied by Jessica Bordon, Sep. 26, 2011), February, 1900; Wed. 28: "Pa went after rig, heard of Alex's death." March 1; "Pa went to Uniontown to Alex's funeral but it did not come off." (Reliability: 3).


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