George Washington Sackett

(1841-1902)
FatherIsrael Sackett (1809-1880)
MotherMargaret Jane Allen (c 1812-c 1886)
George Washington Sackett, son of Israel Sackett and Margaret Jane Allen, was born on 3 March 1841.1 He died aged 60 in BrooklynG, on 26 February 1902.1,2 His last residence was at 437 Monroe Street, BrooklynG.2 He married in Schenectady, New York StateG, on 5 April 1866, Josephine Dorsch, daughter of Peter Dorsch and Magdelen Becker.1
     In 1869 George was living in his father's household at 20 Butler Street, BrooklynG and was listed in the city directory as a bookkeeper.3
     In 1892 George was living in Brooklyn, New York StateG, and was recorded in the census as George Sackett, a merchant, aged 51. Living with him were his wife Josephine, 51, their children, Hattie, 23, Harry, 15, and Percy, aged nine, and Josephine's father Peter Dorsch, aged 77. There was also a female servant in the household.4
     In 1900 he was living at Monroe Street, Brooklyn, New York City, New York StateG, and was recorded as George W Sackett, proprietor of a printing house, head of household, a widower aged 59. Living with him were his children, Hattie, 31, Henry, 23, and Percy, 17.5

Children of George Washington Sackett and Josephine Dorsch

  • Susan Dorsch Sackett b. 24 Jan 1867
  • Harriet V Willis "Hattie" Sackett b. 8 Apr 1869
  • George Willis Sackett b. 23 Nov 1871, d. 27 Jun 1872
  • George Dorsch Sackett b. 18 Nov 1873, d. 12 Aug 1874
  • Henry Allen "Harry" Sackett b. 16 Mar 1877
  • Bessie Hedges Sackett b. 14 Jan 1879, d. 9 Jun 1879
  • Margaret Allen Sackett b. 21 Oct 1880, d. 27 Jun 1881
  • Percy Hamilton Sackett+ b. 21 Feb 1883, d. 15 Nov 1973
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Reference3267.8P.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "3267. George W. Sacket, b. Mar. 3, 1841, d. Feb. 26, 1902; m. Josephine Dorsch."
  2. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003", digital image, Ancestry.com, New York Times, 1 March 1902, "Deaths. Brooklyn. / Sackett, G.W., 60, of 437 Monroe St., on 26 February."
  3. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Brooklyn, New York, City Directory, 1869, "Sackett Charles E, clerk, h 20 Butler", "Sackett Emanuel K. clerk, h 20 Butler", "Sackett George W. book-kpr. h 20 Butler", "Sackett Israel, printer, h 20 Butler", "Sackett Robert L. clerk, h 20 Butler."
  4. "New York State census 1892", digital image, FamilySearch, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, 16 Feb 1892
    Sackett, George, 51, b. US, merchant
    Sackett, Josephine, 51, b. US
    Sackett, Hattie W?, 23, b. US
    Sackett, Harry, 15, b. US, clerk
    Sackett, Percy H, 9, b. US
    Dorsch, Peter, 77, b. US, gentleman
    McCue, Sarrah, 19, b. Ireland, servant.
  5. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 1061; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0397; FHL microfilm: 1241061
    Monroe Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, 2 Jun 1900
    Sackett, George W, head, b. Mar 1841, 59, wid, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, printing house
    Sackett, Henry A, son, b. Mar 1877, 23, b. NJ, father b. NY, mother b. NY, lithographer
    Sackett, Percey H, son, b. Feb 1883, 17, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, RR office
    Sackett, Hattie W, dau, b. Apr 1869, 31, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
Last Edited31 March 2017