Sackett, James W.

Sackett, James W.

Male 1803 - 1887  (84 years)

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  • Name Sackett, James W.  [1
    Born 8 Jan 1803  Newburgh, Orange County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 16 Jul 1850  Lumberland, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 22 Jun 1855  Lumberland, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 6 Jul 1860  Manilus Township, Allegan County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 10 Aug 1870  Manilus Township, Allegan County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 10 Jun 1880  Manilus Township, Allegan County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 15 Dec 1887  Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 9
    Buried Wilkes-Barre City Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I6363  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2019 

    Father Sackett, William W.,   b. 31 Aug 1765,   d. 9 Jul 1833, Lumberland, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Smith, Susan,   b. 1770,   d. Unknown 
    Married 1790  [3
    Children 14 children 
     1. Sackett, William Woods,   b. 27 Jan 1791,   d. 14 Jul 1836, Lumberland, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     2. Sackett, Louise,   b. 22 Apr 1792,   d. Unknown, Honesdale, Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sackett, Harriet,   b. 20 Apr 1793,   d. Unknown, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Sackett, Nathan Smith,   b. 5 Mar 1795,   d. 15 Oct 1853, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     5. Sackett, Caroline,   b. 15 Nov 1796,   d. Unknown, Unmarried Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Sackett, Nicholas Fish,   b. 14 Aug 1799,   d. Unknown
     7. Sackett, Augustus Mowbray,   b. 16 Mar 1801,   d. Feb 1871  (Age 69 years)
    +8. Sackett, James W.,   b. 8 Jan 1803, Newburgh, Orange County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1887, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     9. Sackett, Sarah Case,   b. 19 Feb 1805,   d. Unknown
     10. Sackett, Susan,   b. 1 Mar 1807,   d. 24 Dec 1808  (Age 1 years)
     11. Sackett, Susan Smith,   b. 3 Mar 1809,   d. 1881  (Age 71 years)
     12. Sackett, Elisabeth Smith,   b. 15 Sep 1812,   d. Unknown
     13. Sackett, Augustus M.,   b. 1814,   d. Unknown
     14. Sackett, Charles Joseph,   b. 21 Apr 1816, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1885  (Age 68 years)
     
    Family ID F2604  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Beers, Nancy,   b. 1 Aug 1815, Neversink, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1890, Grahamsville, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 31 Jul 1834  [3, 10, 11
    Children 
     1. Sackett, Laura Jane,   b. 3 Jun 1835, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1907, Thompson, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Sackett, William W.,   b. 25 Oct 1836, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1915, West Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Sackett, Susan Elizabeth,   b. 25 Sep 1838, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1907, Monticello, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +4. Sackett, James Edgar,   b. 29 Sep 1840, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1917, Monticello, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Sackett, George Oscar,   b. 2 Apr 1843, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1930, White Haven, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. Sackett, Nicholas Fish,   b. 19 Jul 1846, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1848  (Age 2 years)
     7. Sackett, Wesley N.,   b. 24 Sep 1847, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1864  (Age 16 years)
     8. Sackett, Frances A.,   b. 8 Jul 1848, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1870  (Age 21 years)
    +9. Sackett, Martha M.,   b. 22 Jun 1850, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1902  (Age 51 years)
     10. Sackett, Charles,   b. Abt 1854, Sullivan County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F2608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jan 1803 - Newburgh, Orange County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Laura Jane - 3 Jun 1835 - Sullivan County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, William W. - 25 Oct 1836 - Sullivan County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Susan Elizabeth - 25 Sep 1838 - Sullivan County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, James Edgar - 29 Sep 1840 - Sullivan County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, George Oscar - 2 Apr 1843 - Sullivan County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Nicholas Fish - 19 Jul 1846 - Sullivan County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Wesley N. - 24 Sep 1847 - Sullivan County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Frances A. - 8 Jul 1848 - Sullivan County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Martha M. - 22 Jun 1850 - Sullivan County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 16 Jul 1850 - Lumberland, Sullivan County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Charles - Abt 1854 - Sullivan County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 22 Jun 1855 - Lumberland, Sullivan County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 6 Jul 1860 - Manilus Township, Allegan County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 10 Aug 1870 - Manilus Township, Allegan County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 10 Jun 1880 - Manilus Township, Allegan County, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Dec 1887 - Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilkes-Barre City Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • of Lumberland, Sullivan County, N. Y.; Hickory Run, Carbon County, Pa., and Allegan County, Mich.

      He was by occupation a surveyor, millwright, lumberman and farmer. Early in life he became an ardent abolitionist and his house in Sullivan County was at one time a station on the so called Under Ground Railway, leading from the South to Canada. He is removal from Sullivan County, N. Y., to Carbon County, was in 1835, and while residing there he built a number of mills for his brother-in-law, Isaac Gould. After remaining in Carbon County a few years he returned to his home in Sullivan County, and for some years held the offices of school director and assessor of his town. His removal to Allegan County, Mich., was in the year 1854. He there build several large mills and served his town as Justice of the Peace and Postmaster. A short time before his death he returned to Pennsylvania, and died and was buried at Wilkes Barre in that State. [Weygant, p. 182-183]

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 16 Nov 2019.
      MEMORIAL ID 89111291
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/89111291/james-w_-sackett

      James W. Sackett
      BIRTH 8 Jan 1803
      Newburgh, Orange County, New York, USA
      DEATH 15 Dec 1887 (aged 84)
      Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
      BURIAL
      Wilkes-Barre City Cemetery
      Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA

      "James W. Sackett, 1803-1887, of Lumberland, Sullivan County, N.Y; Hickory Run, Carbon County, Pa., and Allegan County, Mich., son of William W. and Susan Smith Sackett, was married, July 31, 1834, to Nancy Beers, 1815-1890, daughter of Silas Beers, of Neversink, Sullivan County, N.Y. He was by occupation a surveyor, millwright, lumberman and farmer. Early in life he became an ardent abolitionist and his house in Sullivan County was at one time a station on the so called Under Ground Railway, leading from the South to Canada. His removal from Sullivan County, N.Y., to Carbon County, was in 1835, and while residing there he built a number of mills for his brother in law, Isaac Gould. After remaining in Carbon County a few years he returned to his home in Sullivan County, and for some years held the offices of school director and assessor of his town. His removal to Allegan County, Mich., was in the year 1854. He there built several large mills and served his town as Justice of the Peace and Postmaster. A short time before his death he returned to Pennsylvania, and died and was buried at Wilkes Barre in that State."
      [The Sacketts of America, Their Ancestors and Descendants 1630-1907, by Charles H. Weygant, Newburgh, NY, 1907, p.182-183]

      Researched by Thurmon King

    2. [S573] 1855 New York Census (Reliability: 3), 16 Nov 2019.
      1855 Census, enumerated 22 Jun 1855 in Lumberland, Sullivan County, New York, United States

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      James W Sacket Head M 53 Orange County, New York
      Nancy Sacket Wife F 39 Sullivan County, New York
      Laura J Sacket Child F 20 Sullivan County, New York
      William W Sacket Child M 18 Sullivan County, New York
      Susan E Sacket Child F 16 Sullivan County, New York
      James E Sacket Child M 14 Sullivan County, New York
      George A Sacket Child M 12 Sullivan County, New York
      Wesley W Sacket Child M 7 Sullivan County, New York
      Frances A Sacket Child F 6 Sullivan County, New York
      Martha M Sacket Child F 4 Sullivan County, New York
      Charles Sacket Child M 1 Sullivan County, New York

      Family Number: 91
      Line Number: 19
      GS Film number: 838341
      Digital Folder Number: 005207129
      Image Number: 00212

      "New York State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6Q7-GVM : 13 March 2018), Charles Sacket in household of James W Sacket, Lumberland, Sullivan, New York, United States; citing p. , line #29, family #91, county clerk offices, New York; FHL microfilm 838,341.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S1282] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 2), 16 Nov 2019.
      Daughters of the American Revolution, Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 106 : 1913

      Mrs. Maude Stanton Jacbos, #105721

      Born in Sullivan County, New York
      Wife of William Frank Jacobs, M.D.
      Descendant of Nathan Smith, as follows:

      1. Horace H. Stanton (1857-89) m. 1883 Mary E. Stone (b. 1866).
      2. George G. Stanton (1832-95) m. 1856 Susan E. Sackett.
      3. James W. Sackett (1803-1887) m. 1834 Nancy Beers (1815-90).
      4. William W. Sackett (1765-1833) m. 1790 Susan Smith (b. 1771)
      5. Nathan Smith m. Susan Mackintosh.

      Nathan Smith (1746-98) was a member of the State Legislature of New York, 1777-93. He was born in Huntington, L.I.; died in New York City.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    4. [S2244] New York, Census of Inmates in Almshouses and Poorhouses, 1830-1920, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 16 Nov 2019.
      Name: Laura Jane Frew
      Gender: Female
      Age: 66
      Birth Year: abt 1835
      Birth Place: Mongaup Flats, Sullivan, New York
      Admission Date: 7 Oct 1901
      Father's Birth Place: Newburgh, Orange, New York
      Mother's Birth Place: Connecticut

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S506] 1850 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 16 Nov 2019.
      1850 Census, enumerated 16 Jul 1850 in Lumberland, Sullivan County, New York, United States

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      J W Sacket M 47 New York
      N Sacket F 35 New York
      L J Sacket F 15 New York
      Wm Sacket M 14 New York
      L E Sacket F 12 Pennsylvania
      J E Sacket M 10 New York
      Geo O Sacket M 7 New York
      W N Sacket M 3 New York
      F A Sacket F 1 New York

      Household ID: 17
      Line Number: 6
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Affiliate Publication Number: M432
      Affiliate Film Number: 603
      GS Film Number: 444319
      Digital Folder Number: 004215526
      Image Number: 00009

      Citing this Record
      "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZMS-3HK : 12 April 2016), F A Sacket in household of J W Sacket, Lumberland, Sullivan, New York, United States; citing family 17, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S500] 1860 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 16 Nov 2019.
      1860 Census, enumerated 6 Jul 1860 in Manilus Township, Allegan County, Michigan, United States

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Julius W Sackett M 57 New York
      Laura J Frew F 25 New York

      Household ID: 791
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Affiliate Publication Number: M653
      Affiliate Film Number: 535
      GS Film Number: 803535
      Digital Folder Number: 005170116
      Image Number: 00127

      "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWDF-KLJ : 14 December 2017), Laura J Frew in entry for Julius W Sackett, 1860.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    7. [S501] 1870 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 16 Nov 2019.
      1870 Census, enumerated 10 Aug 1870 in Manilus Township, Allegan County, Michigan, United States

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Maria Price F 48 New York
      Roswell Price M 18 Michigan
      Lura Price M 13 Michigan
      Edwin Price M 6 Michigan
      James Sackett M 68 New York

      Household ID: 91
      Line Number: 37
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Affiliate Publication Number: M593
      GS Film Number: 000552159
      Digital Folder Number: 004271401
      Image Number: 00493

      "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHH4-NXZ : 12 June 2019), James Sackett in entry for Maria Price, 1870.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    8. [S960] 1880 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 16 Nov 2019.
      1880 Census, enumerated 10 Jun 1880 in Manilus Township, Allegan County, Michigan, United States

      Name: James Savckett
      Event Type: Census
      Event Date: 1880
      Event Place: Manlius, Allegan, Michigan, United States
      Gender: Male
      Age: 77
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Race (Original): W
      Relationship to Head of Household: Self
      Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Self
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1803
      Birthplace: New York, United States
      Father's Birthplace: New York, United States
      Mother's Birthplace: New York, United States
      Sheet Letter: A
      Sheet Number: 169
      Person Number: 0
      Volume: 1

      District: ED 8
      Sheet Number and Letter: 169A
      Household ID: 7331414
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Affiliate Publication Number: T9
      Affiliate Film Number: 0569
      GS Film Number: 1254569
      Digital Folder Number: 005161000
      Image Number: 00343

      "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW92-RZ5 : 14 August 2017), James Savckett, Manlius, Allegan, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district ED 8, sheet 169A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,569.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    9. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 16 Nov 2019.
      The Wilkes-Barre Record (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), 20 Dec 1887, page 1

      Back from the West to Die.

      James Sackett, a brother of Mrs. Henry Stark, of West Pittston, died at the residence of his son, William Sackett, in Wilkes-Barre on Dec 16, aged 85 years. The deceased had been residing in the West for 49 years and returned to Wilkes-Barre about a month ago. He was well known by many of the old residents of Wyoming Valley. Gazette.

    10. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 16 Nov 2019.
      MEMORIAL ID 89107311
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/89107311

      Nancy Beers Sackett
      Birth 1 Aug 1815
      Neversink, Sullivan County, New York, USA
      Death 24 Dec 1890 (aged 75)
      Grahamsville, Sullivan County, New York, USA
      Burial
      Grahamsville Rural Cemetery
      Grahamsville, Sullivan County, New York, USA

      Obituary ? Mrs. Nancy Sackett, widow of the late James W. Sackett, died at her home in Grahamsville, Sullivan county, N.Y., Dec. 24th, 1890, of eryslpelas. Mrs. Sackett was born in Neversink Aug. 1st, 1815, and was married to James W. Sackett, July 31st, 1834. Mrs. Sackett was for forty years a faithful member of the M. E. Church, and was held in high esteem by all who knew her. In her death three sons and three daughters are left to mourn the loss of a dutiful and loving mother. They are: William W. of Wilkes-Barre, Pa; George O., of White Haven, Pa; James E. of Grahamsville; Mrs. George Stanton, of Mongaup Valley; Mrs. Revillo Dunham, of Monticello, and Mrs. David Frew, of Grahamsville. The funeral was held in the R. D. Church, Grahamsville; services conducted by the Rev. Mr. Miles, of the M. E. Church, assisted by the Rev. Mr. Koons, of the R. D. Church. Interment in the Grahamsville cemetery.
      [The Republican Watchman - 16 Jan 1891]

      Researched by Thurmon King

    11. [S3] Charles H. Weygant; The Sacketts Of America Their Ancestors and Descendants 1630-1907; Newburgh, N. Y. 1907; Journal Pri, Weygant, Charles H., (Newburgh, N. Y., 1907) (Reliability: 2).
      James W. Sackett, 1803-1887, of Lumberland, Sullivan County, N.Y; Hickory Run, Carbon County, Pa., and Allegan County, Mich., son of William W. and Susan Smith Sackett, was married, July 31, 1834, to Nancy Beers, 1815-1890, daughter of Silas Beers, of Neversink, Sullivan County, N.Y. He was by occupation a surveyor, millwright, lumberman and farmer. Early in life he became an ardent abolitionist and his house in Sullivan County was at one time a station on the so called Under Ground Railway, leading from the South to Canada. His removal from Sullivan County, N.Y., to Carbon County, was in 1835, and while residing there he built a number of mills for his brother in law, Isaac Gould. After remaining in Carbon County a few years he returned to his home in Sullivan County, and for some years held the offices of school director and assessor of his town. His removal to Allegan County, Mich., was in the year 1854. He there built several large mills and served his town as Justice of the Peace and Postmaster. A short time before his death he returned to Pennsylvania, and died and was buried at Wilkes Barre in that State.

      [The Sacketts of America, Their Ancestors and Descendants 1630-1907, by Charles H. Weygant, Newburgh, NY, 1907, p.182-183]


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