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William Augustus Sackett

Death: Died in Saratoga, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Sackett and Parthenia Sackett
Husband of Zayde Eliza Thorne; Charlotte Granville Buttrick and Mary Louise Marvin
Father of Brevet Brig. General William H. Sackett (USA); Zayde E. Sackett; Zilla Sackett; Harriet M. Sackett; Frederick A. Sackett and 1 other

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About William Augustus Sackett


William Augustus Sackett (November 18, 1811 - September 6, 1895) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Aurelius, near Auburn, New York, Sackett attended private schools and Aurora Academy. He moved to Seneca Falls, New York, in 1831. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1834 and commenced practice at Seneca Falls.

Sackett was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first and Thirty-second Congresses (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1853). He resumed the practice of law at Seneca Falls, New York. He moved to Saratoga Springs in 1857.

During the American Civil War, he was colonel of the 9th New York Cavalry.

Register in bankruptcy during the term of the 1867 bankruptcy law. He died at Saratoga Springs, New York, September 6, 1895. He was interred in Greenridge Cemetery.


Hon William Augustus Sackett, lawyer, US Representative, son of William Sackett and Parthenia Patterson, was born on 18 November 1811. He died aged 83 in Saratoga, New York, on 6 September 1895. He married first in about 1834, Zayde Eliza Thorne, daughter of Nicholas Thorne. Zayde was born in about 1815 and died at Great Neck, Long Island, New York, on 5 September 1840. He married second in 1847, Charlotte Y Buttrick, daughter of Horatio G. Buttrick and Mary Barnard. Charlotte died in Weimar, Saxe Weimar, Germany, on 17 November 1874. He married third in Auburn, New York, on 30 May 1876, Mary Louise Marvin, daughter of Judge Thomas Marvin.

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William Augustus Sackett's Timeline

November 18, 1811
Age 22
July 30, 1836
Age 24
April 1838
Age 26
Age 35
April 13, 1848
Age 36
May 19, 1850
Age 38
November 11, 1852
Age 40
September 12, 1854
Age 42
May 30, 1876
Age 64
Auburn, Cayuga, New York, United States