Charles Henry Sackett

(1845-1928)
FatherBenjamin Franklin Sackett (1810-1895)
MotherEvalina Elisabeth Aiken
Charles Henry Sackett, lawyer of Lynchburg, Virginia, son of Benjamin Franklin Sackett and Evalina Elisabeth Aiken, was born in VirginiaG, in June 1845.1,2 He died aged 82 at home at 922 Harrison Street, LynchburgG, on 30 January 19283 and was buried at the Presbyterian Cemetery, LynchburgG.4 He married in about 1872, Louisa Mercer Moseley, daughter of Henry Winton Moseley and Jane Leyburn.5 Louisa was born in Bedford County, VirginiaG, in about 1844.6 She died before 1900.2
     Charles was a lawyer in Lynchburg for more than fifty years and was the subject of, or was named in, numerous newspaper reports.7
     In 1870 Charles was living at Clover Hill, Appomattox County, VirginiaG, in the household of George and Jinnie Peers and family, and was recorded in the census as Chas H Sackett, a lawyer, aged 25 and born in Virginia.8
     In 1880 he was living in Clover Hill Magisterial District, Appomattox County, VirginiaG, and was recorded as Charles H Sackett, a lawyer and farmer, aged 35 and born in Virginia. Living with him were his wife Louisa, 36, and their children, Henry, 6, Eva, 5, Anna Belle, 3, and Janie, aged one. Also in the household was a male laborer.9
     In 1900 he was living at Filmon Street, LynchburgG, and was recorded as Chas H Sackett, a lawyer, head of household, a widower, aged 54 and born in Virginia. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him were his unmarried son Henry, 26, his daughter Annie Belle Sale, 23, with her daughters, Elizabeth, 2, and Louise, aged one, and Charles's unmarried daughters, Janie, 21, and Alice, 19. Also in the household was a nursemaid.10
     In 1910 he was living at Harrison Street, LynchburgG, in the household of his daughter Janie and son-in-law Alexander Mosby, and was recorded as Charles H Sackett, a lawyer in general practice, aged 65 and born in Virginia.11
     In 1920 he was living at Harrison Street, Lynchburg, VirginiaG, in the household of his daughter Janie and son-in-law Alexander Mosby, and was recorded as Charles H Sackett, a lawyer in general practice, widowed, aged 74 and born in Virginia.12

Children of Charles Henry Sackett and Louisa Mercer Moseley

See alsoThe Sacketts of America, 3052 
Thurmon King's Database, 1250
Sackett Family Association descendants
Matthew C Sackett, Ansley Sackett and Nan McRee Williams.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  2. Census.
  3. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003", digital image, Ancestry.com, The Washington Post, Washington, DC, 2 February 1928, "Virginia Obituary. / Lynchburg, Feb. 1.—Charles H. Sackett, 82, for more than 50 years an attorney here, died at the home of his son-in-law, A.W.Mosby. He served throughout the Civil War in the Confederate Army until made a prisoner at Johnson's Island. He was associated with his son Henry M. Sackett. He is survived by these children: H.M. Sackett and Mrs. A.W. Mosby, of Lynchburg; Mrs. G.G. Sydnor, Charles Town, W.Va; Mrs. W.G. Sale, Richmond, and Mrs. A.R. Spencer, Florida."
  4. "Virginia Death Records, 1912–2014", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Charles Henry, d. 30 Jan 1928, at 922 Harrison St, Lynchburg, Campbell County, VA, res 922 Harrison St, b. Lynchburg, 24 Jun 1845, age 82-7-6, attorney-at-law, self-employed, widowed, wife Louisa Mosely Sackett, father Benjamin Franklin Sackett b. New Haven Conn, mother Evelyn Ackers Sackett b. Tenn., informant H M Sackett, of Lynchburg, cause bronchitis contributory bronchial pneumonia, bur. Presbyterian Cemetery, Lynchburg, 1 Feb 1928."
  5. Thurmon King's database.
  6. 1880 Census.
  7. Website Library of Congress, Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers (http://archive.org), Richmond Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), September 14, 1898, p. 6, col. 4—Charles H Sackett commissioner in chancery of the Circuit Court of Lynchburg.
    The Times (Richmond, Va.), May 3, 1900, p. 4, col. 4—Charles H. Sackett, commissioner in the case of Chas. M. Blackford and James E. Edmunds, trustees, vs. Traders' Bank.
    Richmond Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), September 8, 1900, p. 6—Charles H. Sackett, Special Commissioner for sale of property.
    The Times (Richmond, Va.), September 9, 1900, p. 16, col. 1—same story.
    Richmond Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), October 10, 1900, p. 2, col. 3—Charles H. Sackett, special commissioner.
    Richmond Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), February 16, 1901, p. 6, col. 3—Charles H Sackett
    appointed Court Clerk.
    The Times (Richmond, Va.), February 23, 1901, p. 8, col. 3—Charles H Sackett resignation as Court Clerk.
    Richmond Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), February 23, 1901, p. 4, col. 4—same story.
    The Times (Richmond, Va.), July 23, 1902, p. 1, col. 4—Charles H Sackett signed petition in horse-whipping case.
    The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), February 22, 1907, p. 5, col. 2—Sackett & Sackett and Rivermont Realty Company.
    The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), July 22, 1908, p. 3, col. 3—Charles H Sackett, commissioner in county treasurer action.
    The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), July 26, 1908, Society at Home and Abroad, p. 21, col. 3—Recent arrivals are … C. H. Sackett, Lynchburg, Va.
    The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), November 23, 1909, p. 4, col. 3—Charles H Sackett on committee for memorial to Judge Horsley.
  8. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_1633, p. 28A, image 694, FHL film 553132
    Clover Hill Township, Appomattox County, Virginia
    Peers, Geo F, 40, b. VA
    Peers, Jinnie C, 32, keeping house, b. VA
    4 Peers ch: 14, 12, 6, 1 month
    Sackett, Chas H, 25, lawyer, b. VA
    1 housemaid.
  9. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 1353, FHL film 1255353, p. 346A, Enumeration District 007
    Clover Hill Magisterial District, Appomattox County, Virginia
    Sackett, Chs H, 35, lawyer & farmer, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Sackett, Louisa, 36, wife, keeping house, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Sackett, Henry M, 6, son, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Sackett, Eva A, 5, dau, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Sackett, Anna Belle, 3, dau, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Sackett, Janie L, 1, dau, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Patterson, Joel W, 21, laborer, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA.
  10. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 1734, p. 13A, Enumeration District 0085, FHL microfilm 1241734
    Filmon Street, Lynchburg, Virginia
    Sackett, Chas H, head, b. Jun 1845, 54, wd, b. VA, father b. CT, mother b. TN, lawyer, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Henry Moseley, son, b. Mar 1874, 26, single, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA, lawyer
    Sale, Annie Belle, dau, b. May 1877, 23, m. 4y, 2 ch, both living, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Sale, Elizabeth G, gdau, b. Sep 1897, 2, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Sale, Louise Moseley, gdau, b. Feb 1899, 1, b. GA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Sackett, Janie L, dau, b. Jan 1879, 21, single, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Sackett, Alice Winston, dau, b. Nov 1880, 19, single, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Collins, Lavinia A, nurse, black, b. Apr 1854, 46, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA, nurse.
  11. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_1634, p. 17A, Enumeration District 0083, FHL microfilm 1375647
    Harrison Street, Lynchburg, Virginia
    Mosby, Alexander W, head, 36, m. 10y, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA, agent, real estate
    Mosby, Janie L, wife, 31, m. 10y, 3 ch, all living, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Mosby, Alexander W, son, 8, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Mosby, Charles, son, 4, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Mosby, Willis S, son, 1 1/4, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Sackett, Charles H, father-in-law, 65, wd, b. VA, father b. CT, mother b. TN, lawyer, general practice, own account
    Cunningham, Alice, servant, 21, single, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA, nurse, private family
    Cunningham, Sallie, servant, 19, single, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA, cook, private family.
  12. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_1896, p. 15B, Enumeration District 7, image 819
    Harrison St, Lynchburg, Virginia
    Mosby, Alexander W, head, owned home free of mortgage, 46, married, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA, agent, real estate, own account
    Mosby, Janie L, wife, 40, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Mosby, Alexander, son, 17, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Mosby, Willis S, son, 10, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Mosby, John L, son, 9, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Mosby, Henry S, son, 6, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Mosby, Byrd H, son, 3 8/12, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
    Sackett, Charles H, father-in-law, 74, wd, b. VA, father b. CT, mother b. TN, lawyer, general practice
    Winston, Vennie, servant, f, 21, single, b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA, cook, private home.
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Last Edited11 March 2018