Sacket, Lieut. Elijah

Sacket, Lieut. Elijah

Male 1768 - 1813  (45 years)

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  • Name Sacket, Elijah 
    Prefix Lieut. 
    Born 31 Jan 1768  Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Apr 1813  St. Lawrence County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I1439  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2016 

    Father Sacket, Benjamin,   b. 21 Dec 1731, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Buell, Dorothy,   b. 19 May 1739, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Married Abt 1761 
    Children 10 children 
     1. Sacket, Deborah,   b. 25 Aug 1762, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     2. Sacket, Maj. Buell,   b. 28 Jul 1763, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1840, New Lebanon, Columbia County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Sacket, John,   b. 16 Sep 1764, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     4. Sacket, Benjamin,   b. 27 Jan 1766, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     5. Sackett, Aaron,   b. 14 Jan 1767, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1821, prob. Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     6. Sacket, Lieut. Elijah,   b. 31 Jan 1768, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1813, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     7. Sacket, Dorothy,   b. 29 Jul 1770, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     8. Sacket, Thankful,   b. 13 Feb 1772, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     9. Sackett, Isaac,   b. 25 Oct 1773, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1854, Colchester, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     10. Sacket, Calvin,   b. 21 Oct 1776, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     
    Family ID F549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hitchcock, Dorothy,   b. 1766,   d. 31 Jul 1828  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1789 
    Children 
     1. Sackett, Elisabeth Stebbins,   b. 11 Dec 1791,   d. 22 Mar 1860, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Sackett, Erminia,   b. 11 Dec 1796,   d. 22 Apr 1876, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Sackett, Electa,   b. 26 Jul 1800,   d. Unknown
     4. Sackett, Ebenezer Buel,   b. 2 Dec 1804,   d. 5 Nov 1867, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     5. Sackett, Erwin,   b. 25 Sep 1807, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1897, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2011 
    Family ID F621  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jan 1768 - Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Erwin - 25 Sep 1807 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Apr 1813 - St. Lawrence County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • a farmer

      He was born at Sheffeild, Mass., but previous to commencement of Revolution removed with his parents to New Lebanon, Columbia County, NY. Shortly after his marriage he settled in Washington County, where he became interested in local military affairs, and after serving for several years as a private and non-commissioned officer, was commissioned, first Ensign and late as Lieutenant in Wahington County Regiment. In 1809 he removed to Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, NY., and resided there until his death in 1813. - [Weygant, pgs 149-150]
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      In Parker Section of Riverside Cemetery:
      In Memory of Elijah Sackett, who died April 1, 1813, in the 46 year of his age, Monument (Section F)
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      Soldiers Graves, War of 1812--Town of Pierrepont--PE005:
      There are two graves of soldiers who died while on a march during the War of 1812. They are buried in the woods on County Road 24, which connects the hamlet of Pierrepont with State Highway 56, between Hannawa Falls and Colton. There is a historical marker sign at this site, which is 1.3 miles from State Highway 56 and 2.1 miles from Pierrepont, (the Russell-Pierrepont Road).

      There is a short path through the woods to the graves, which have military plaques at the site. Land on both sides of the path is posted. The only information on the plaques is as follows:
      Elijah Sackett April 13, 1813

      Unknown April 7, 1813

      [The measured coordinates for this site are 44 33 55 North, and 074 59 07 West, at an estimated elevation of 165 feet.]
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      1.3 miles from State Highway 56 and 2.1 miles from Pierrepont-Buried
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      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25988070
      Elijah Sackett
      Birth: Jan. 31, 1768; Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
      Death: Apr. 7, 1813; St. Lawrence County, New York, USA
      Burial:
      Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA
      Plot: Section F

      Father Benjamin Sacket, b. 21 Dec 1731
      Mother Dorothy Buell, b. 19 May 1739

      Family links:
      Children:
      Elizabeth Sackett Parker (____ - 1861)
      Ebenezer Buel Sackett (1804 - 1867)
      Spouse:
      Dorothy Hitchcock Sackett (1766 - 1828)

      Note: in the 46 year of his age

      Created by: Anne Cady
      Record added: Apr 14, 2008
      Find A Grave Memorial# 25988070
      Headstone pictures added by: Anne Cady
      1/28/2010
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=25988070&PIpi=25239878
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=25988070&PIpi=25239840

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), 4 Jun 2015.
      From Find A Grave Memorial# 25988070
      Elijah Sackett
      Birth: Jan. 31, 1768
      Sheffield
      Berkshire County
      Massachusetts, USA
      Death: Apr. 7, 1813
      St. Lawrence County
      New York, USA

      Father Benjamin Sacket, b. 21 Dec 1731
      Mother Dorothy Buell, b. 19 May 1739

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Benjamin Sackett (1731 - 1790)

      Spouses:
      Dorothy Hitchcock Sackett (1766 - 1828)*
      Dorothy Hitchcock Sackett (1767 - 1828)*

      Children:
      Elizabeth Sackett Parker (____ - 1861)*
      Ebenezer Buel Sackett (1804 - 1867)*
      Erwin Sackett (1807 - 1897)*

      Siblings:
      Buell Sackett (1763 - 1840)*
      Elijah Sackett (1768 - 1813)
      Dorothy Sackett Bassett (1770 - 1824)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Note: in the 46 year of his age

      Burial:
      Riverside Cemetery
      Gouverneur
      St. Lawrence County
      New York, USA
      Plot: Section F

      Created by: Anne Cady
      Record added: Apr 14, 2008
      Find A Grave Memorial# 25988070

    2. [S498] Massachusetts, U.S., Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 11 Jan 2016.
      Massachusetts, Town & Vital Records, 1620-1988 for Sheffield 1726-1897 > Birth, Marriages, and Deaths

      (3) Sacket, Benjamin, son of Benjamin & wife Thankfull
      born Dec 21, 1731
      " , King, " & Thankfull, born Feb 2, 17__
      Sacket, Zebulun, son " ", born May 10, 1737
      " , Abigail, dau " ", born Sept 1, 17__
      " , Deborah, dau " ", born Feb 21, 1744/45
      " , Thankfull, dau " ", born May 2, 48

      (148) Sacket, Deborah, dau Benjamin & wife Dorothy, born Aug 25, 1762
      " , Beuell, son " " ", born July 28, 63
      " , John, son " " ", born Sept 16, 64
      " , Benjamin, son " " ", born Jan 27, 66
      " , Aaron, son " " ", born Jan 14, 67
      " , Elijah, son " " ", born Jan 31, 68
      " , Dorothy, dau Benjamin " ", born July 29, 70
      " , Thankfull, dau " " ", born Feb 13, 72
      " , Isaac, son " " ", born Oct 25, 73
      " , Calvin, son " " ", born Oct 21, 76

      (35) Sackett, Ruth, dau Benoni & wife Mindwell, born Sept 28, 1741

      (132) Sacket, Alanson, son of King & wife Lydia, born Aug 8, 1763
      " , Waight, dau " " ", born Oct 23, 65

      (152) Sacket, Sarah, dau of Zebulon & Wife Lucy, born Sept 6, 1762
      " , Anne, dau " " ", born Oct 18, 64
      " , Oliver, son " " ", born Oct 30, 66
      " , " , son " " ", died Feb 11, 70
      " , Abigail, dau " " ", born Oct 8, 68
      " , Oliver, son " " ", born Dec 12, 70
      " , Amos, son " " ", born Feb 14, 73
      " , Lucy, dau " " ", born March 29, 75
      " , Zebulon, son of Benjamin, died March 16, 1777

      Transcribed by Ted Smith; quotation marks are in the original


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