Sacket, William Augustus

Sacket, William Augustus

Male 1811 - 1895  (83 years)

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  • Name Sacket, William Augustus 
    Born 8 Nov 1811  Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Sep 1895  Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2814  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 6 Nov 2014 

    Father Sackett, William,   b. 16 Nov 1753, Kent, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1842, Seneca Falls, Seneca, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Patterson, Pearthene,   b. Abt 1767, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 30 May 1786  Warren, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • Vermont General Index to Vital Records, LDS Film #19049, #223:
      William Sackett, groom, resident of Warren Ct., married Mrs. P. Patterson, bride, on Feb. 13, 1792[sic][1786] in Hartford, book 1, page 37.
    Children 10 children 
     1. Sackett, Russell,   b. 12 Mar 1787, Warren, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1824  (Age 36 years)
     2. Sacket, Eunice,   b. 25 Aug 1788, Thetford Center, Thetford, Orange County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1847, Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     3. Sackett, Judge Garry Van,   b. 8 Aug 1790, Thetford Center, Thetford, Orange County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1865, Seneca Falls, Seneca, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Sacket, Jonathan,   b. 3 May 1792, Thetford Center, Thetford, Orange County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1869  (Age 77 years)
     5. Sacket, Matilda,   b. 2 Apr 1796, Thetford Center, Thetford, Orange County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1877  (Age 81 years)
     6. Sacket, Anna,   b. 8 Aug 1798, Thetford Center, Thetford, Orange County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1881, Cayuga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     7. Sacket, Caroline,   b. 3 Apr 1801, Thetford Center, Thetford, Orange County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1894  (Age 92 years)
     8. Sacket, Amanda,   b. 18 Nov 1803, Thetford Center, Thetford, Orange County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1889  (Age 85 years)
     9. Sacket, Fanny,   b. 14 Feb 1808, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880  (Age 72 years)
     10. Sacket, William Augustus,   b. 8 Nov 1811, Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1895, Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     
    Family ID F1157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Thorne, Zayde E.,   b. 7 Jun 1812, Nassau County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1840, Great Neck, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 31 Oct 1835  New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • MARRIED
      In this city, on Saturday evening, 31st alt. by the Rev. Dr. Milnor, Mr. William A. Sackett, of Seneca Falls, Seneca County, to Miss Zayde E., second daughter of the late Nicolas Thorne, Esq., of Skeneateles, N.Y.
      New York Spectator, New York, NY Thursday November 5, 1835
    Children 
     1. Sackett, Zayde Eliza Thorne,   b. 30 Jul 1836, Seneca Falls, Seneca, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Sackett, Gen. William,   b. 16 Apr 1839, Seneca Falls, Seneca, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1864, near Trevillians, Louisa County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F1195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Butterrick, Charlotte,   b. 6 Feb 1822, Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1874, Weimer, Saxe-Weimar, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 1847 
    Children 
     1. Sackett, Zilla,   b. 13 Apr 1848, Seneca Falls, Seneca, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1927, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Sackett, Frederick A.,   b. 19 May 1850, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown, Unmarried Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sackett, Edward Stanley,   b. 11 Nov 1852,   d. Aft 1900  (Age 48 years)
     4. Sackett, Harriet M.,   b. 12 Sep 1854, Seneca Falls, Seneca, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1916, Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F1196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Marion, Mary Louise Marvin,   b. Abt 1840, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1926, Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 30 May 1876  Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F1197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Nov 1811 - Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Oct 1835 - New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Zayde Eliza Thorne - 30 Jul 1836 - Seneca Falls, Seneca, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Gen. William - 16 Apr 1839 - Seneca Falls, Seneca, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Zilla - 13 Apr 1848 - Seneca Falls, Seneca, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Frederick A. - 19 May 1850 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Harriet M. - 12 Sep 1854 - Seneca Falls, Seneca, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 May 1876 - Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Sep 1895 - Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • of Aurelius, Seneca Falls and Saratoga Springs, all in the State of New York.

      He read law with Judge Luther F. Stephens, of Seneca Falls, and with Sanford & Kellogg, of Skaneateles, N. Y. In 1831 he was admitted to the bar and began the practice of his profession at Seneca Falls, where he remained until 1848, when he was elected to Congress to represent the Seneca and Wayne district. During his congressional career, which was of four years' duration, he advocated the admission of California as a state, persistently opposed the extension of African slavery into the territories, and took an active part in deliberations of the then important committee on revolutionary pensions, of which he was a member. In 1857 he removed from Seneca Falls to Saratoga Springs, which became henceforth his permanent place of residence. Among the more important law contests in which he was retained was that between the Berden Company of Troy, and Corning & Co., of Albany, known as the "spike" case. The amount involved was upwards of a million dollars, which the former sought to recover from the latter for alleged infringement of certain patents. It was in the courts for several years and resulted in the recovery of but a nominal amount for the plaintiff, which was regarded as a decided victory for the defendants, won by Mr. Sackett. For a number of years he served as U. S. Registrar in Bankruptcy, a judicial office, which by courtesy carried with it the title of Judge.

      From 1876 to 1878 he traveled in Europe, Egypt and the Holy Land, and wrote a series of letters descriptive of his travels, many of which were published and widely read. Mr. Sackett was, when a young man, an old line Whig, but later in life became a pronounced Republican. By religious faith he was an Episcopalian, and during his residence at Satatoga was a member and for a considerable portion of the time a vestryman, of the Bethesda Episcopal Church there. He died quite suddenly of apoplexy. - [Weygant, pgs 242-243]
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      Supplied by Ted Smith
      From Biographical Directory of the United States Congress: http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=S000007
      SACKETT, William Augustus, (1811 - 1895)
      SACKETT, William Augustus, a Representative from New York; born in Aurelius, near Auburn, N.Y., November 18, 1811; attended private schools and Aurora Academy; moved to Seneca Falls, Seneca County, N.Y., in 1831; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1834 and commenced practice at Seneca Falls; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1853); resumed the practice of law at Seneca Falls, N.Y.; moved to Saratoga Springs in 1857; register in bankruptcy during the term of the 1867 bankruptcy law; died at Saratoga Springs, N.Y., September 6, 1895; interment in Greenridge Cemetery.
      From Appletons Encyclopedia, Copyright 2001 Virtualolog: http://famousamericans.net/williamaugustussackett/
      William Augustus Sackett
      SACKETT, William Augustus, congressman, born in Aurelius, Cayuga County, New York, 18 November, 1812. His ancestors came from England in 1682, settled in Massachusetts, and continued to live in New England until 1804, when his father moved to Cayuga county, New York. He received an academic education, studied law in Seneca Falls and Skane-ateles, was admitted to the bar in 1834, and soon secured a lucrative practice. Elected to congress as a Whig, he served from 3 December, 1849, till 3 March, 1853. He took part in the controversy in relation to the admission of California as a free state, and both spoke and voted for admission. He earnestly opposed the fugitive-slave law, and was uncompromisingly in opposition to slavery and the admission of any more slave states. From the committee on claims he made a report on the power of consuls, which had an influence in the final modification of those powers. He removed to Saratoga Springs in 1857, where he still resides. In 1876-'8 he travelled extensively in Europe, Egypt, and the Holy Land, and wrote letters describing his journeys that were published. He has been a Republican since the organization of the party, and has been active as a public speaker. --His son. WILLIAM, was colonel of the 9th New York cavalry, and was killed while leading a charge under General Sheridan at Trevillian Station, Virginia.
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      Year: 1850; State: NY; County: Seneca; Township: Seneca Falls
      Roll: M432_597 Page: 309
      2691/****
      Sackett, William A. 38 m lawyer NY
      Sackett, C. G. B. 28 f -- MA
      Sackett, F. L. 40 f -- NY
      Sackett, Layda 13 f -- NY
      Sackett, William 11 m -- NY
      Sackett, Lilla 2 f -- NY
      Sackett, Frederick 1/12 m -- NY
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      http://www.rootsweb.com/~nysarato/durk25.htm
      "Reminiscences of Saratoga"
      compiled by Cornelius E. Durkee
      Page 25
      1876
      In this year Judge William A. Sackett married Mary Louise Marvin, daughter of Judge Thomas J. Marvin, and they began a trip around the world that lasted three years. The Sackett memorial gateway was dedicated at Greenridge cemetery last Memorial day, and memorializes these two well-known Saratogians, and their ancestors, among the pioneers in the development of the community.
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      1880 Census; Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York
      FHL Film 1254929 NA Film T9-0929 Page 440D
      John L. PERRY, Self, M, M, W, 40, NY, Physician, NY, NY
      Virginia M. PERRY, Wife, F, M, W, 38, NY, --, NY, NY
      Harriet L. FRASIER, Other, F, S, W, 52, NY, --, NY, NY
      Mary L. SACKET, Other, F, M, W, 40, NY, --, NY, NY
      Wm. A. SACKET, Other, M, M, W, 67, NY, Lawyer Retired, NY, NY
      Lucy CARTY, Other, F, S, W, 29, VT, Chamber Maid, IRE, IRE
      Mary LINCH, Other, F, S, W, 31, IRE, Cook, IRE, IRE
      Patrick BURNS, Other, M, -, W, 21, NY, Coachman, IRE, IRE
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      http://www.rootsweb.com/~nysarato/durk43.htm
      "Reminiscences of Saratoga"
      compiled by Cornelius E. Durkee
      Page 43
      1895
      Sept. 6, Judge William A. Sackett died, Mr. Sackett was born near Auburn, Cayuga Co. Nov. 18, 1811. He read law with Judge Luther F. Stevens of Seneca Falls and Judges Sanford and Kellogg of Skaneateles. In 1848, 1849 to l853, he was member of Congress. At the close of his Congressional term he, came to Saratoga Springs to reside. In 1876, Mr. Sackelt married Mary Louise Marvin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Marvin. Mrs. Sackett died Feb. 12, 1926.
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      The New York Times
      Published: September 7, 1895
      Obituary Recors
      William A. Sackett.
      Ex-Congressmand William A. Sackett died suddenly yesterday noon at his residence on Franklin Square, Saratoga. Despite his age he has enjoyed robust health. He was a member of the Thirtieth and thirty-first Congresses, and his ability as a lawyer and public speaker was recognized throughout the State of New-York. He was born near Auburn, Cayuga County, Nov. 18, 1811, and was a son of William and Parthena Sackett, who were natives of Connecticut. Willam A. Sackett was reared near Auburn, received his education in select schools and Aurora Academy, and then he read law with Judge Luther F. Stephens od Seneca Falls. In 1831 he was admitted to the bar at Utica. He practiced his profession at Seneca Falls until 1848. In this year Mr. Sackett was elected to Congress to represent the Seneca and Wayne district. At the close of his Congressional term, Mr. Sackett moved to Saratoga Springs, which place had been his residence up to the time of his death. Since living in Saratoga, he had never engaged in general practice, although he continued for several years to act as counsel in the celebrated Spike suit, which was brought by the Burdens of Troy, and which occupied the attention of the courts for a great many years. He was Register in Bankruptcy several years. He had been married three times, and has three living children. His third marriage was in 1876, when he wedded Mary Louise Marvin, the daughter of the late Judge Thomas J. Marvin of this village, who survives.

  • Sources 
    1. [S142] Reminiscences of Saratoga, Cornelius E. Durkee, Page 43 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1183] Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) , (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 2 Jan 2016.
      Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)

      Surname Sackett, Sacket
      William, m. Pearthene PATERSON, May 30, 1786

    3. [S1184] Vivian Creeden, 2 Jan 2016.
      Re: ANDREW BEEMAN, b. 1769 Kent, CT
      By Vivian Creeden July 14, 1999 at 07:14:01
      http://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/beeman/173/

      In reply to: Re: ANDREW BEEMAN, b. 1769 Kent, CT
      7/12/99

      Thurman,
      I found the following in "The Descendants of Thomas Beeman of Kent, CT" by Gwen Bjorkman:Eunice Beeman, d/o Parke Beeman & Anna Keeney, b. 1 Aug. 1758 (Kent VR), d. 11 Mar. 1784 (Kent VR), m. William Sackett, 9 Mar. 174 (Kent VR) by Rev. Peter Starr.William m. 2nd Pearthene Paterson 30 May 1786 in Warren, CT.Following children recorded in the Kent VR.
      1. Russel Sackett, b. 1 Dec. 1774, d. 24 June 1777.
      2.Ruby Sackett, b. 5 Feb. 1777.
      3.Prude Sackett, b. 22 May 1779.
      4.Vine Sackett, b. 13 Dec. 1781.
      That is all I know about the Sacketts.Hope this helps.
      Vivian

    4. [S1061] Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, (https://familysearch.org), 2 Jan 2016.
      Mrs. P. Patterson m. William Sackett Feb 13, 1792 in Thetford town


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