Sackett, Capt. Orange

Sackett, Capt. Orange

Male 1837 - 1925  (88 years)

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  • Name Sackett, Orange  [1, 2
    Prefix Capt. 
    Born 1837  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 28 Aug 1850  York, Livingston County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 16 Jul 1860  York, Livingston County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 19 Jun 1865  York, Livingston County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 11 Oct 1918  Avon, Livingston County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 16 Dec 1925  [1
    Buried Avon Cemetery, Avon, Livingston County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3719  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2018 

    Father Sacket, Col. Orange,   b. 21 Apr 1796, Warren, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1877, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Sheldon, Amanda Minerva,   b. 28 Jul 1800, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1880, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1822  Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Source: Ontario Co., NY records; from
    Children 8 children 
     1. Sacket, Frances,   b. Nov 1829, Monroe County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1919, Avon, Livingston County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)
     2. Sackett, Homer,   b. 17 Aug 1823, Mendon, Monroe County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1906, Avon, Livingston County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Sacket, James,   b. Abt 1825, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1877, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     4. Sacket, Sarah,   b. 27 Dec 1826, Riga, Monroe County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1918, Fowlerville, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     5. Sacket, Samuel,   b. Oct 1830, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1910-25 Apr 1920  (Age ~ 89 years)
     6. Sacket, Cornelia,   b. 1835, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1906  (Age 71 years)
     7. Sackett, Capt. Orange,   b. 1837, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1925  (Age 88 years)
    +8. Sacket, Minerva,   b. Abt 1840, Avon, Livingston County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     
    Family ID F1495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 VanZandt, Cornelia U.,   b. 1833, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1893  (Age 60 years) 
    Children 
     1. Sackett, William Van Zandt,   b. Abt 1868, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    +2. Sackett, John S.,   b. 1873, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1939  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F1571  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Van Zandt, Emma,   b. 1847,   d. 1929  (Age 82 years) 
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F12847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1837 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 28 Aug 1850 - York, Livingston County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 16 Jul 1860 - York, Livingston County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 19 Jun 1865 - York, Livingston County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, William Van Zandt - Abt 1868 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, John S. - 1873 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 11 Oct 1918 - Avon, Livingston County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Avon Cemetery, Avon, Livingston County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos 2 Photos

  • Notes 
    • Year: 1850; State: NY; County: Livingston; Township: York
      Roll: M432_525 Page: 294
      5/5
      Sacket, Orange 13 m -- NY
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      1880 census; York, Livingston, New York
      FHL Film 1254859 National Archives Film T9-0859 Page 437C
      [In household of his mother Amanda M. SACKETT]
      Orange SACKETT Son M M W 42 NY Farmer CT MA [W #3908]
      Cornelia U. SACKETT DauL F M W 43 NY At Home PA PA
      William V. SACKETT GSon M S W 12 NY At School NY NY
      John L. SACKETT GSon M S W 7 NY -- NY NY
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      From Kathryn Kyle Hall:
      Orange Sackett, Jr. was a Capt in Co. G, 136th Regiment of New York State Volunteer Infantry, 11th and 20th Corps, Army of the Cumberland (Sherman). He enrolled at Portage, NY, to serve 3 years and mustered in as a first lieutenant, Sept. 4, 1862, made Capt March 18, 1863, mustered out with company 13 June 1865 near Washington DC - there is a picture of him in connection with a letter at
      >http://www.geocities.com/ntgreencitizen/cwnewsmarg.html<
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      Captain Orange Sackett, Company G.
      Orange Sackett was born in 1837 to Orange Sr. and Amanda (Sheldon) Sackett as the youngest child of eight. He attended the academies at Lima and Canandaigua, NY. Later, he was employed as a butcher and grocer in Avon, New York.
      Orange was commissioned to recruit a Cavalry outfit in Albany in 1862. Shortly thereafter, he assisted in the recruiting process for a company in the 136th New York Volunteer Infantry in Geneseo, N. Y. This company was derived from the 30th Senatorial District of: Livingston, Allegheny, and Wyoming Counties of New York.
      Orange Sackett enlisted in the 136th New York Infantry Volunteers in August of 1862. He originally served as quartermaster then commissioned as First Lieutenant. He aspired to the rank of Captain in charge of Company G. The 136th New York left from Camp Williams at Portage on October 2, 1862. Captain Orange Sackett fought in all the major battles with the 136th New York, such as: Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. The Chattanooga Tennessee battles: Wauhatchie, Lookout Mt., Missionary Ridge and Knoxville, were parts of his battle history. Also he participated in the Atlanta campaign, as well as their march through Savanna. The conflict at Bentonville, North Carolina was the last battle for Captain Orange Sackett and the 136th New York Infantry Volunteers. He returned to Avon, NY, and was mustered out in June of 1865. His
      Company started with 100 soldiers, only 44 of them returned.
      Orange Sackett owned and operated one of Avon's largest and most famous hostelries, Knickerbocker Hall at Avon Springs.
      In 1867, he married Cornelia U. VanZandt in 1867. They had two sons, William V. Sackett and John S. Sackett.
      In 1875 Orange Sackett was appointed to a committee of five, to take charge of the purchase and erection of a soldiers monument in Avon. This statue still stands in the village park circle.
      President Harrison appointed Orange Sackett postmaster of Avon in January of 1892. He continued his service up to and during WWI and served as Deputy Postmaster until his ill health forced him to retire.
      Other posts/positions that Orange held during his lifetime are: Village Trustee and Clerk, School Trustee, Chief Engineer of the Avon Fire Department and Chairman of the Fire Board. Orange Sackett was an active and prominent member of the GAR and of the Avon Springs Lodge No. 570, F. and A. M.
      Captain Sackett died December 16, 1925 at the age of 88 and is buried in the Avon Cemetery.
      This photo was taken circa 1917 in his 80s, with his Civil War Veteran's Metal.
      [Information by Irene Haas Grissom (norbeckstamps@erols.com)]
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      The Georgia Unionist
      The Newsletter of Elias Moon Camp #2 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
      Volume 3 Number 4; April 2006
      Page 5
      On April 7, 1865, Pvt. Dennis Buckley was
      posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for
      capturing the 31st MS flag at Peachtree Creek. It
      was given to his mother, Mary, at her home in




      Chicago, IL. After the War, all of the men of the
      136th NY killed at the Battle of Peachtree Creek
      were disinterred and reburied at the new National
      Cemetery in Marietta. In the process, Pvt.
      Buckley's last name was spelled -Burkley" on his
      headstone.
      On May 30, 1877, the citizens of the village of
      Avon, NY dedicated a beautiful granite monument,
      45 feet high, located at the center of the village. At
      the head of the committee, and a driving force to
      erect this monument, was Captain Orange Sackett
      of Company G,136th NY Volunteer Infantry. Two
      of the names on the south side of the monument are
      Pvt. Sam Whitmore and Pvt. Dennis Buckley
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      Orange Sackett was buried in Avon Cemetery, Avon, Livingston Co., NY
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      Find A Grave Memorial
      Orange Sackett, Jr
      Birth: 1837; New York, USA
      Death: Dec. 16, 1925; New York, USA
      Burial:
      Avon Cemetery, Avon, Livingston County, New York, USA

      From the Adjutant General:
      Sackett, Jr., Orange-Age, 27 years. Enrolled at Portage, New York, to serve three years, and mustered in as first lieutenant, Co. G, 136th New York Inf., September 4, 1862; as captain, March 18, 1863; mustered out with company, June 13, 1865, near Washington, D.C.
      Commissioned first lieutenant, October 4, 1862, with rank from September 4, 1862, original; captain, May 21, 1863, with rank from March 17, 1863, vice Sidney Ward resigned.
      http://www.russscott.com/~rscott/136thny/136orsac.htm

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Orange Sackett (1796 - 1877)
      Amanda Minerva Sheldon Sackett (1800 - 1880)
      Spouses:
      Cornelia Van Zandt Sackett (1833 - 1893)
      Emma Van Zandt Sackett (1847 - 1929

      Created by: Deborah R.
      Record added: May 28, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 52960841
      Headstone picture added by: palib
      Photograph added by: d.r.a.e.n.
      Photograph added by: L. Moore

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), Memorial# 52960841 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S8] Weygant, Weygant, Charles H., (Newburgh, N. Y., 1907), p. 253 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S506] 1850 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3).
      Year: 1850; Census Place: York, Livingston, New York;
      Roll: M432_525; Page: 294; Image: 290.
      August 28, 1850
      5/5
      Orange Sacket, 54, M, Farm, 30000, Con
      Minerva Sacket, 50, F, Mass
      Jas Sacket, 24, M, NY
      Sarah Sacket, 23, F, NY
      Frances Sacket, 31, F, NY
      Saml Sacket, 19, M, NY
      Cornelia Sacket, 16, F, NY
      Orange Sacket, 13, M, NY
      Marian? Minerva? Sacket, 10, F, NY
      (6 servants)

      "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCYB-JNL : 9 November 2014), Orange Sacket, York, Livingston, New York, United States; citing family 5, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

    4. [S500] 1860 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3).
      Year: 1860; Census Place: York, Livingston, New York;
      Roll: M653_778; Page: 350; Image: 356.
      July 16, 1860
      519/509
      Orange Sackett, 64, M, W, Farmer, 35000, 9000, Connecticut
      Amanda Sackett, 60, F, W, Massachusetts
      James Sackett, 34, M, Farmer, New York
      Sarah Sackett, 32, F, New York
      Samuel Sackett, 27, M, Farmer, New York
      Cornelia Sackett, 25, F, New York
      Orange Sackett, 23, M, New York
      Marion Sackett, 20, F, New York
      (7 servants)

      "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MC7L-NMN : 30 December 2015), Orange Sackett, 1860.

    5. [S279] New York, State Census, 1865, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 3), 18 Feb 2017.
      Orange Sackett Head M 69
      Amanda M Sackett Wife F 64
      James Sackett Son M 39
      Sarah Sackett Daughter F 37
      Samuel Sackett Son M 33
      Camilia Sackett Daughter F 29
      Orange Sackett Son M 26
      Larry Sullivan Servant M 50
      Bettie Albert Servant F 20

      "New York State Census, 1865," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVNF-GQ8Y : accessed 18 February 2017), Orange Sackett, District 02, York, Livingston, New York, United States; citing source p. 1, line 1, household ID 1, county clerk, board of supervisors and surrogate court offices from various counties. Utica and East Hampton Public Libraries, New York; FHL microfilm 510,543.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 17 Aug 2018.
      Memorial ID 138812139
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/138812139

      Sarah Sackett Howe
      Birth: Dec. 27, 1826
      Riga
      Monroe County
      New York, USA
      Death: Oct. 11, 1918
      Fowlerville
      Livingston County
      New York, USA


      OBITUARY:

      Caledonia,N.Y.,Advertiser,1918

      Mrs. Sarah Sackett, widow of the late John W.Howe, daughter of Colonel Orange and Mrs. Amanda Sheldon Sackett, died at her home in Fowlerville on Friday, Oct 11,1918, age 92 years. Mrs. Howe was born in Riga, December 27 1826. Her father was one of the first merchants in that vicinity. Soon afterwards he sold his store and purchased an extensive tract of land in Canawaugus, becoming one of the most prosperous and honored pioneer farmers of Genesee Valley.
      Colonel Sackett's farm was historical as it was located in the Indian village of Can-a-wau-gus, where some of the most distinguished men of the Iroquois Confederacy were born.
      In the winter of 1867 Mrs. Howe was married to John Howe, a merchant in Fowlerville, and for many years a member of the Manufacturing firm of B.F. Dow and Company.
      She leaves one sister; Mrs. Daniel Lacy, of Avon; two brothers, Captain Orange Sackett, also of Avon, and Samuel, of Rochester.
      The deceased was a member of the Presbyterian church and was active in its various societies until about two years before her death, when she became too feeble to go from her home. She was a woman of beautiful character and was universally beloved.
      The funeral was held on Sunday afternoon with only a simple service at the grave conducted by Dr. Frost of Avon. The burial was at Mt. Pleasant.


      Family links:
      Parents:
      Orange Sackett (1796 - 1877)
      Amanda Minerva Sheldon Sackett (1800 - 1880)

      Spouse:
      John W Howe (1832 - 1908)*

      Siblings:
      James Sackett (____ - 1877)*
      Homer Sackett (1823 - 1906)*
      Sarah Sackett Howe (1826 - 1918)
      Frances D. Sackett Lacy (1828 - 1919)*
      Orange Sackett (1837 - 1925)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Mount Pleasant Cemetery
      Fowlerville
      Livingston County
      New York, USA

      Created by: E. W.
      Record added: Nov 15, 2014
      Find A Grave Memorial# 138812139

      Researched by Ted Smith


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