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Descendants of Thomas Sackett

Seventh Generation


117. William Sackett-97 (Joseph , Joseph , Simon , Jr. , Simon , Thomas , Thomas ) was born on 27 Aug 1731. He died on 1 May 1776.

Mr. Sackett was a lifelong resident of Newtown, and for many years a vestryman in the Episcopal church there.

Jonathan Fish, colonist and founder of the Long Island Fish family, came from England to America previous to 1637, in which year he, with two of his brothers, settled at Sandwich on Cape Cod. Previous to 1659 he became a resident of Newtown, Long Island. ther he served for several years as a magistrate, and there he died about the year 1673.

Nathan Fish, son of above named Jonathan, was one of the citizens of Newtown to whom the Conformatory charter was granted by Governor Dongan. He was a husbandman and died at an advanced age in 1734.

Capt. Samuel Fish, son of above named Nathan, was thrice married and the father of fifteen children. His first wife, Agnes Barrien, to whom he was married June 21, 1727, was the mother of his daughter Sarah, who married William Sackett.

William married Sarah Fish-97sp daughter of Capt. Samuel Fish and Agnes Berrien on 31 Aug 1757.

They had the following children:

  328 M i Samuel Sackett-313 was born on 29 Jan 1762. He died on 1 Oct 1763.
+ 329 M ii William W. Sackett-314

118. Lt. Samuel Moore-98 (Anne Sackett , Joseph , Simon , Jr. , Simon , Thomas , Thomas ) was born on 5 Dec 1711.

of Newtown, L. I.

Samuel married Sarah Fish-98sp daughter of John Fish and Elisabeth Hallett before 1748.

They had the following children:

+ 330 M i Benjamin Moore-315
  331 M ii Jacob Moore-316 was born in 1751. He died on 22 Jul 1825.
        Jacob married Hannah Waters-316sp.
+ 332 M iii Dr. William Moore M. D.-317
  333 F iv Sarah Moore-318.
        Sarah married Thomas Barrow.
  334 F v Patience Moore-319.
        Patience married David Titus.
  335 F vi Judith Moore-320.
        Judith married Rev. Thomas L. Moore.

120. Anne Moore-100 (Anne Sackett , Joseph , Simon , Jr. , Simon , Thomas , Thomas ) was born on 5 Nov 1715.

Anne married Lt. Thomas Hallett-100sp son of Joseph Hallett before 1739.

William Hallett, colonist, founder of the Long Island branch of the Hallett family, was born in Dorsetshire, England, in 1616. He came first to New England. Previous to 1655 he settled on Long Island, and became the owner of a large estate near Hellgate. In the fall of that year the Indians destroyed his house and damaged his plantation at Hallett's Grove, and he took up his residence at Flushing. In 1656 he was appointed High Sheriff, but was, the same year, deposed by Stuyvesant and fined and imprisoned for entertaining Rev. William Wickendon from Rhode Island, allowing him to preach at his house, and receiving the sacrament of the Lord's Supper from his hands. He afterwards returned to Hellgate, where he lived to the age of 90 years.

Capt. William Hallett, 1647-1750, son of foregoing, was married to Sarah Woolsey, daughter of George Woolsey, of Jamaica. He served several years as a Justice of the Peace, and was Captain of a company of malitia.

Joseph Hallett, son of above mentioned Capt. William, and father of Lieut. Thomas Hallett, who married Anne Moore, was married, Dec. 23, 1702, to Lydia Blackwell, daughter of Robert Blackwell, who was for several years a magistrate and highly respected citizen.

Thomas and Anne had the following children:

  336 F i Lydia Hallett-325 was born on 7 Jan 1738/1739.
        Lydia married Joseph Borroughs-325sp.
  337 M ii Joseph Hallett-326 was born on 28 Feb 1739/1740.
  338 M iii Benjamin Hallett-327 was born on 18 Aug 1743.
  339 M iv Thomas Hallett-328 was born on 18 Dec 1745.
        Thomas married Elizabeth Willett-328sp.
  340 F v Mary Hallett-329 was born on 6 Mar 1750/1751.
  341 F vi Hannah Hallett-330 was born on 30 Jul 1754.
        Hannah married William Waters-330sp.
  342 M vii John Hallett-331 was born on 2 Apr 1757.

125. Patience Moore-105 (Anne Sackett , Joseph , Simon , Jr. , Simon , Thomas , Thomas ) was born on 18 Oct 1727.

Patience married Joseph Lawrence-136 son of John Lawrence-31sp and Patience Sackett-31. Joseph was born in 1723. He died in 1793.

They had the following children:

  343 M i Richard Lawrence M. D.-409 was born on 3 Mar 1764. He died on 26 Jul 1804.
        Richard married Mary Moore-409sp.
  344 F ii Anne Lawrence-410 was born on 26 Nov 1749. She died on 5 Jan 1833.
        Anne married Samuel Riker-410sp.

127. Sarah Sackett Moore-107 (Elizabeth Sackett , Joseph , Simon , Jr. , Simon , Thomas , Thomas ) was born on 24 Sep 1706 in Newtown, Queens, Long Island, NY. She died on 18 Oct 1773 in Ewing (Trenton), Hunterdon Co NY.

Sarah married Benjamin Fish-107sp on 11 Jan 1728 in Newtown, Queens, Long Island, NY. Benjamin was born on 12 May 1697 in Newtown, Queens, Long Island, NY. He died before 23 Oct 1773 in Ewing (Trenton), Hunterdon Co NY.

They had the following children:

  345 F i Elizabeth Fish was born in Feb 1729 in Newtown, Queens, Long Island, NY.
        Elizabeth married Unknown.
  346 F ii Rebecca Fish was born in 1731 in Newtown, Queens, Long Island, NY.
        Rebecca married Unknown.
  347 F iii Anna Fish was born on 12 Mar 1732 in Newtown, Queens, Long Island, NY.
+ 348 M iv Nathan Fish
  349 M v Joseph Fish was born on 7 Sep 1735 in Newtown, Queens, Long Island, NY.
        Joseph married Unknown.
+ 350 M vi Samuel Fish
+ 351 M vii Benjamin Fish
+ 352 M viii John Fish
  353 M ix Nathaniel Fish was born on 11 Dec 1745 in Newtown, Queens, Long Island, NY. He died on 10 Feb 1799 in Trenton, Mercer Co NJ.

138. Hon. Nathaniel Sackett-118 (Richard , Joseph , Simon , Jr. , Simon , Thomas , Thomas ) was born on 8 Jun 1720. He died before 1768.

Hon Nathan Sackett, 1720-177-, Greenwich, Conn., was married about 1739, to Anne Bush, daughter of Justus Bush, Jr., oldest son of Justus Bush and his wife Anne Smith, of Rye, Westchester County, NY. Anne Bush Sackett died about 1746 and Nathaniel Sackett was married to his second wife, Elisabeth, who died May 1, 1757. On May 10, 1760 he was married to his third wife, widow Sarah Lockwood. For a year or two previous to his first marriage he resided in New York City, and was in business there for several thereafter. During said period he was a member of Capt. Van Horne's militia company. About 1753 he established his permanent home at Greenwich, and from 1756 to 1760, inclusive, represented that town in the General Assembly of Conn. And from 1757 to 1760, inclusive, he was a Justice of Peace for the County of Fairfield. The records of St. John's Church, Stamford, Conn., show that on Jan. 22, 1758, "John, Elisabeth, William, Henry, Charity and Mary - the last two twins - children of Nathaniel and Elisabeth Sackett of Horseneck in Greenwich," were baptized there. Justus Sackett was the oldest and may have been the only child of Nathaniel Sackett and his first wife, Anne Bush. There is some uncertainty as to which of his wives was the mother of any one of his children not mentioned above.

Nathaniel married (1) Anne Bush-118sp1 daughter of Justus Bush Jr. and Anne Smith about 1739. Anne died about 1746.

Anne Bush, daughter of Justus Bush, Jr., oldest son of Justus Bush and his wife Anne Smith, of Rye, Westchester County, NY.

Jan Bosch, the colonist ancestor of Anne Bush Sackett, was a native of the "Maory of Bosch," an ancient city of the Netherlands. His name is first met with in the records of New Amsterdam as one of a company that arrived there on the ship Fox in the month of August, 1662. These records show that his home, of place of abode, at the date on which he engaged passage on the Fox was "Westphalen." But he was accompanied by several families coming direct from "Maory of Bosch." This Jan Bosch was a man of affairs in New Amsterdam. Almost immediately after his arrival he became a prominent householder, and for a decade a merchant, having frequent business with the courts; sometimes as a defendant and sometimes as plaintiff.

Albertus Bosch, son of above, who is described in early records as a "Sword cutler of New Amsterdam," had his residence and place of business on "the south side of Stone Street, east of Broad Street."

Justus Bosch, son of above mentioned Albertus, anglicized his family name by spelling it "B-u-s-h," and his descendants, with but a few exceptions, have followed his example. After New Amsterdam was re-christened New York City, Justus Bush became a prominent merchant there. He also became one of the original proprietors of the town of Rye, Westchester County, NY. On Feb. 23, 1697, he was married in the "Dutch Church," in New York, to Annekin (Anne) Smith.

Justus Bush, Jr., of Rye, NY., and Greenwich, Conn., oldest son of above mentioned Justus and Annekin Smith Bush, and the father of Anne Bush, the first wife of Nathaniel Sackett, at one time was the owner of a grist mill in the town of Greenwich. Justus Bush, Sr., in his will, which is dated June 24, 1737, and probated Dec. 4, 1739, makes provision, first of all, for his oldest son, Justus, Jr., in language as follows:

I , Justus Bush, of Rye, in Westchester County, N. Y., merchant being in good health. I leave to my oldest son Justus, £5, over and above £500 that I have given him, and what more shall come to him by this will, in full bar of all claim as heir at law.

In a clause following he provides that his interest in a copper mine in Farmington, Conn., together with all his land in Newtown, shall belong to all of his children.

Nathaniel and Anne had the following children:

+ 354 M i Justus Sackett-340
+ 355 M ii Col. Richard Sackett-341
  356 F iii Sarah Sackett-342.
        Sarah married Dr. Edward Joice M. D..
  357 M iv Joseph Sackett-343 was born about 1741/1746.
  358 F v Deborah Sackett-344.
        Deborah married Benjamin Mead.
  359 M vi Nathaniel Sackett-345.
        Nathaniel married Bethiah Reynolds.
  360 F vii Abigail Sackett-346 was born before 1746.
  361 M viii John Sackett-347 was born before 22 Jan 1758.
        John married Mary Bush-347sp.
  362 M ix William Sackett-348 was born before 22 Jan 1758.

William Sackett, of Greenwich, Conn., was a Revolutionary soldier and served in Capt. Thomas Hobby's Greenwich Company of the 5th Regiment of the Connecticut Line, commanded by Col. Waterbury.
  363 M x Henry Sackett-349 was born before 22 Jan 1758.
  364 F xi Charity Sackett-350 was born before 22 Jan 1758.
  365 F xii Mary Sackett-351 was born before 22 Jan 1758.
  366 F xiii Elizabeth Sackett-352 was born before 22 Jan 1758.

Nathaniel married (2) Elisabeth-118sp2 in 1747/1756.

Nathaniel married (3) Mrs. Sarah Lockwood-118sp3 on 10 May 1760.

139. Abigail Sackett-119 (Richard , Joseph , Simon , Jr. , Simon , Thomas , Thomas ) was born on 29 Aug 1722. She died before 7 Mar 1768.

Abigail married Jehial Hubbell-119sp. Jehial was born about 1727.

They had the following children:

  367 F i Elizabeth Hubbell-360 was born in 1747.
        Elizabeth married Nathan Slawson-360sp.
+ 368 F ii Mary Hubbell

140. Joseph Sackett-120 (Richard , Joseph , Simon , Jr. , Simon , Thomas , Thomas ) was born on 11 Feb 1723/1724. He died after 7 Mar 1768.

of Greenwich, Conn., and Bedford, Westchester County, NY.
In Weygant's note for his half brother, 114-Richard Sackett:
"In original papers at Fairfield, Conn., is one looking to the distribution of his estate among his next of kin, who are given as "heirs of Nathaniel Sackett, dec'd, Elisabeth Aak, Abigail Hubbell, dec'd, Mary Lockwood, dec'd, and Joseph Sackett." It would appear from this document, which is dated Mar. 7, 1768, that of his brothers and sisters, or rather half brothers and sisters, only Elisabeth Aak and Joseph Sackett were then living."

Joseph married Hannah Budson-120sp daughter of Thomas Budson and Jemima on 28 Apr 1751.

They had the following children:

  369 M i Richard Sackett-370 was born on 7 Jun 1754.
        Richard married Tobiatha-270sp.
  370 M ii Thomas Sackett-371 was born on 31 Jan 1756. He died on 27 Feb 1763.
  371 M iii Joseph Sackett-372 was born in Nov 1758. He died after 1812.

Was named with his brother James as one of the executors of the will of their brother Nathaniel. The will was dated; Bedford, Westchester County, N. Y., Mar. 13, 1812
  372 M iv Solomon Sackett-373 was born on 4 Jan 1760.
  373 M v Lt. James Sackett-374 was born on 14 Jan 1762. He died after 1812.

of Westchester County, N. Y.

served during the war of the Revolution and for fifteen years after the declaration of peace as a private soldier and a commissioned officer in 2d Westchester County Regiment. Throughout the greater part of his long term he served under his cousin, Richard Sackett, who during the war was the Captain of his Company, and after the war commanded the Regiment in which he for five years served as Adjutant.
Was named with his brother Joseph as one of the executors of the will of their brother Nathaniel. The will was dated; Bedford, Westchester County, N. Y., Mar. 13, 1812
+ 374 M vi Nathaniel Sackett-375
  375 F vii Deborah Sackett-376 was born on 4 Feb 1765. She died on 20 Feb 1765.
  376 M viii Samuel Sackett-377 was born on 4 Aug 1766.
  377 M ix Daniel Sackett-378 was born on 23 Sep 1768.

141. Elizabeth Sackett-121 (John , Joseph , Simon , Jr. , Simon , Thomas , Thomas ) was born in 1720. She died on 6 Sep 1809.

Elizabeth married John Leverich 3rd-121sp on 22 May 1743.

of Fishkill, N. Y., and Newtown, L. I.

Rev. William Leverich, the founder of the New York branch of the Leverich family, was born in England and educated at Emanuel College, Cambridge, taking his degree of A. B. in 1629. In 1633 "he engaged to become the minister of Dover, New Hampshire, and came from London in the ship James, reaching Salem on October 10 of that year. After spending two years at Dover he went to Boston and from there to Doxbury. In 1640 he was at Cape Cod preaching to the Indians, a worthy cotemporary (sic) of the apostle Elliot. In 1653 he was settled over the congregation of Oyster Bay, and labored there and at Huntington and Newtown to the date of his death, 1717."

Caleb Leverich, son of above, was for many years a prominent citizen and extensive land holder in Newtown, L. I., and was one of the original members of the Presbyterian church there.

John Leverich, son of above mentioned Caleb, died at Newtown just previous to 1705, leaving surviving him a son:

John Leverich, 2nd, who by his wife, Anne Moore, had several children, the eldest being:

John Leverich, 3rd, who married Elisabeth Sackett.

John and Elizabeth had the following children:

  378 F i Amy Leverich-385.
  379 M ii Sackett Leverich-386.
  380 M iii Richard Leverich-387.
        Richard married (1) Amy Titus.
        Richard married (2) Nancy Lane.

142. William Sackett-122 (John , Joseph , Simon , Jr. , Simon , Thomas , Thomas ) was born on 29 Dec 1727. He died on 28 Apr 1802.

of Newtown, L. I.

Mr. Sackett was by occupation a farmer and lived and died on the farm at Newtown on which he was born. (This William Sackett seems to have been a pronounced Loyalist, and if so, is unquestionably the William Sackett of Queens County, who acknowledged allegiance to King George in 1776, and is mentioned by Sabine as an addresser of Lt. Col. Sterling in 1779.)

William married Anne Lawrence-141 daughter of John Lawrence-31sp and Patience Sackett-31 on 14 Feb 1748/1749. Anne was born in 1731. She died in 1798.

They had the following children:

+ 381 M i Capt. John Sackett-388
  382 M ii Lt. Daniel Sackett-389 was born on 29 Mar 1759. He died on 7 Jan 1822 in Old Milford, CT..

of Newtown, L. I., and Old Milford, Conn.

He died at Old Milford, leaving no descendants. In the war of the Revolution he was Lieutenant of Capt. Livingston's Company, of Colonel Malcomb's Regiment.
        Daniel married Martha Green-389sp.
+ 383 M iii Jonathan Sackett-390
  384 M iv Nathaniel Sackett-391 was born on 23 Aug 1764. He died on 26 Mar 1797 in Unmarried.

153. John Alsop-133 (Abigail Sackett , Joseph , Simon , Jr. , Simon , Thomas , Thomas ) died on 22 Nov 1794.

of New York City

Mrs. Lamb, in her "History of New York City," says: "John Alsop was a importing merchant and accumulated a handsome fortune. He took an active part in the patriotic measure of the New York merchants; was, in 1770, one of the Committee of Inspection to enforce the Non-Importation Agreement; was, in 1774, a member (and deputy chairman) of the Committee of Fifty-one, chosen to unite the Colonies in measures of resistance, and the same year was chosen delegate to the first Continental Congress. He was one of the Committee of One Hundred and elected to Congress in 1775. He resigned his seat on the Declaration of Independence and retired with his family to Middletown, Conn. He returned to New York after the war and was an active and useful member of society until his death in 1794."

Riker, in his records of "The Alsop Family," differs with Mrs. Lamb, and says that John Alsop "was not in Congress, as has been supposed, when the independence of the American Colonies was declared, but was, at the time, a member of the New York Convention, and, on the adoption of the above measures by the latter body he resigned his seat. He survived the Revolution and was for several years a vestryman of Trinity Church."

John married Mary Fragot-133sp on 8 Jun 1766.

They had the following children:

+ 385 F i Mary Alsop-400

154. Richard Alsop-134 (Abigail Sackett , Joseph , Simon , Jr. , Simon , Thomas , Thomas ) was born in 1726. He died on 10 Apr 1776.

of New York City, and Middletown, Conn.

He was bred a merchant, serving his time with Philip Livingston, after which he, with his brother John Alsop conducted successfully a cloth and dry goods house in New York City. Several years previous to the commencement of the War of the Revolution he removed with his family to Middletown, Conn. Riker says he had eight children, but gives the names of but three.

Richard married Mary Wright-134sp.

They had the following children:

+ 386 M i Richard Alsop-401
+ 387 M ii Joseph W. Alsop-402
  388 M iii John Alsop-403 died in Unmarried.

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