Sackett, Capt. John

Sackett, Capt. John

Male 1754 - 1819  (64 years)

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  • Name Sackett, John  [1
    Prefix Capt. 
    Born 26 Jul 1754  Elmhurst, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 12 May 1819  Elmhurst, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 12 May 1819  Elmhurst, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Probate 5 Oct 1819  Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Probate 24 Mar 1820  Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Lawrence Cemetery, Astoria, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I7047  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2019 

    Father Sackett, William,   b. 29 Dec 1727,   d. 28 Apr 1802  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Lawrence, Anna,   b. 20 Nov 1731,   d. 11 Apr 1798  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1749 
    Children 5 children 
    Family ID F2864  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gibbs, Elizabeth,   b. 1765,   d. 27 May 1836  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. Sackett, William,   b. 23 Feb 1784,   d. 4 Feb 1849, Elmhurst, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Sackett, Lawrence,   b. 14 Sep 1786,   d. Unknown
     3. Sackett, John Leverich,   b. 18 Aug 1788,   d. 7 Nov 1790  (Age 2 years)
     4. Sackett, Anna,   b. 24 Feb 1791, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1852  (Age 61 years)
     5. Sackett, Mary,   b. 28 Apr 1793,   d. 28 Apr 1879, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. Sackett, Patience Lawrence,   b. 21 Jul 1795,   d. 9 Jun 1828, Elmhurst, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     7. Sackett, Elisabeth Gibbs,   b. 18 Dec 1799,   d. 22 Dec 1830  (Age 31 years)
     8. Sackett, Amy,   b. 6 Jun 1804,   d. Unknown, Unmarried Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F2866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jul 1754 - Elmhurst, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Anna - 24 Feb 1791 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 12 May 1819 - Elmhurst, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 May 1819 - Elmhurst, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 5 Oct 1819 - Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 24 Mar 1820 - Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lawrence Cemetery, Astoria, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • of Newtown, L. I.

      Mr. Sackett was a Revolutionary soldier. He served in the ranks of Col. John Harper's Levies and in other commands. After the war he took an active part in reorganization of the Militia, and in 1798 was commissioned First Lieutenant of Capt. Remson's Company of the Queens County Regiment, and served as such until 1793, when he succeeded Capt. Remson and commanded his company until 1804.
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      DIED
      Yesterday morning, Mr. John Sacket, of Newtown, L.I. , in the 65th year of his age.
      The New-York Columbian, New York, New York, May 13, 1819
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      Find A Grave Memorial
      John Sackett
      Birth: Jul. 26, 1754
      Death: May 12, 1819
      Burial:
      Lawrence Family Graveyard, Steinway, Queens County, New York, USA

      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Elizabeth Sackett (1765 - 1836)
      Children:
      John Leverich Sackett (1788 - 1790)

      Inscription:

      In Memory of JOHN SACKETT, who departed this life May 12th, 1819; aged 64 years, 9 months & 16 days.

      Note: *date of birth based upon stone inscription.

      Created by: Kellie Jensen Walton
      Record added: May 09, 2011
      Find A Grave Memorial# 69567288

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), Memorial# 69567288 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S3] Charles H. Weygant; The Sacketts Of America Their Ancestors and Descendants 1630-1907; Newburgh, N. Y. 1907; Journal Pri (Reliability: 2).
      Extract from The Sacketts of America

      388. Capt. John Sackett, 1755-1819, of Newtown, L. I., son of (122) William and Anne Lawrence Sackett,, was married to Elisabeth Gibbs of Connecticut. Mr. Sackett was a Revolutionary soldier. He served in the ranks of Col. John Harper's Levies and in other commands. After the war he took an active part in reorganization of the Militia, and in 1798 was commissioned First Lieutenant of Capt. Remson's Company of the Queens County Regiment, and served as such until 1793, when he succeeded Capt. Remson and commanded his company until 1804.

      Children.

      930. William Sackett, b. Feb. 23, 1784, d. Feb. 4, 1849; m. Gertrude Meserole.
      931. Lawrence Sackett, b. Sept. 14, 1786.
      932. Anne Sackett, b. Feb. 24, 1791; m Peter Gorsline.
      933. Mary Sackett, b. Apr. 28, 1793; m. [444] Joseph Lawrence.
      934. Patience Sackett, b. July 21, 1795, d. unmarried.
      935. Elisabeth Sackett, b. Dec. 18, 1799, d. unmarried.
      936. Amy Sackett, b. June 6, 1804, d. unmarried.

    3. [S1225] GenealogyBank.com (Reliability: 3), 8 Feb 2019.
      New-York Daily Advertiser (New York, New York), 13 May 1819, page 2

      DIED.

      Yesterday morning, Mr. John Sackett, in the 65th year of his age. The relations and friends of the deceased are requested to attend his funeral this afternoon at 2 o'clock, from his late residence at Newtown, L.I.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    4. [S1176] New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 8 Feb 2019.
      5 Oct 1819: Thomas Lawrence of Newtown and William Sackett of Newtown swear to submit an accurate inventory of the estate of the late John Sackett of Newtown.

      The inventory was "moved and filed" on 24 March 1820.

      Researched by Ted Smith


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