Malinda Tanner Sackett

(1827-1881)
FatherMoses Sacket (1795-1871)
MotherCordelia Lavina Fox (aft 1799-c 1865)
Malinda Tanner Sackett, daughter of Moses Sacket and Cordelia Lavina Fox, was born in Warren, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 29 November 18271,2 and baptized at Church of Christ, WarrenG, on 8 June 1828.3 She died aged 53 in Washington, Litchfield CountyG, on 23 January 18811 and was buried at Washington Cemetery on the GreenG.2,4,5 She married at Portage County, OhioG, on 5 December 1849, Simeon Dwight Ford, son of John Mansfield Ford and Polly Ann Calhoun.1,6 Simeon was born in Washington, Litchfield CountyG, on 8 January 1822.7 He died there aged 89 on 10 May 1911 and was buried at Washington Cemetery on the GreenG.7,8
     In 1850 Malinda was living in Washington, ConnecticutG, in the household of her husband Simeon, 28, a farmer, and was recorded in the census as Melinda Ford, aged 22 and born in Connecticut. This was apparently the Ford family farm as Simeon's mother Polly, presumably widowed, and his four younger siblings were also in the household.9
     In 1860 she was living in Washington, ConnecticutG, in the household of her husband Simeon, 39, a farmer, and was recorded as Malinda Ford, aged 33. Living with them were their children, Porter, 5, Lester, 2, and Arthur, aged four months. Also in the household were Simeon's mother Polly, his three brothers, and a female servant.10
     In 1870 she was living in Washington, ConnecticutG, in the household of her husband Simeon, 50, a farmer, and was recorded as Malinda T Ford, aged 42. Living with them were their children, Porter, 15, Lester, 12, Archer, 10, and William, aged three. Simeon's brother John, 46, a farm laborer, was also in the household.11
     In 1880 she was living in Washington, ConnecticutG, in the household of her husband Simeon, 58, a farmer, and was recorded as Malinda Ford, aged 54. Living with them were their sons, Archer, 20, and Murray 13. Simeon's brother John, 56, and niece Lois, 20, were also in the household.12

Children of Malinda Tanner Sackett and Simeon Dwight Ford

Sackett Family Association descendants
Teresa M Miller.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Reference3812.8P.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "3812. Malinda T. Sacket, b. Nov. 29, 1827, d. Jan. 23, 1881; m. Simeon D. Ford."
  2. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com), has birth date 26 Nov 1826.
  3. "Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630–1920", digital image, Ancestry.com, Church of Christ, Warren, CT, 119:69–76, "Sackett, Malenda Cordelia [sic], Huldah Henriett, Lysander Augustus, Augustus Lysander, Charles Theodore, Clark Dewitt & Lovina Jennett, children of Moses & Cordelia, bp. 8 Jun 1828. 2:64."; "Sackett, Lovina Jennett, Huldah Henriett, Lysander Augustus, Augustus Lysander, Charles Theodore, Clark Dewitt & Malenda Tanner, children of Moses & Cordelia, bp. 8 Jun 1828. 2:64."
  4. "Connecticut Deaths and Burials Index, 1650–1934", database, Ancestry.com, "Ford, Malinda Sacket, d. CT, 23 Jan 1881, age 54, bur. New Washington Cemetery, CT, spouse S D."
  5. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, New Washington Cemetery, Washington, Litchfield County, "Ford, Malinda Sacket, wife of S D, died Jan 23, 1881, age 54 yrs."
  6. "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789–2013", digital image, FamilySearch, "4 Dec 1849, at Portage County, Ohio, Simeon D Ford and Malinda T Sackett, both of Portage County, by Franklin Maguire?, Minister of the Gospel."
  7. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  8. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, New Washington Cemetery, Washington, Litchfield County, "Ford, S D, died May 10, 1911, age 89 yrs."
  9. 1850 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M432_43; Page: 301B; Image: 10
    Washington, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Ford, Simeon D, 28, farmer, real estate $4,000, b. CT
    Ford, Melinda, 22, b. CT
    Ford, Polly A, 54, b. CT
    Ford, John C, 26, laborer, b. CT
    Ford, Lois A, 23, b. CT
    Ford, Saml R, 20, farmer, b. CT
    Ford, Remus F, 12, b. CT.
  10. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_82; Page: 1115; Family History Library Film: 803082
    Washington, Fairfield County, Connecticut
    Ford, Simeon D, 39, farmer, real estate $4,000, personal estate $1,000, b. CT
    Ford, Malinda, 33, b. CT
    Ford, Porter, 5, b. CT
    Ford, Lester, 2, b. CT
    Ford, Arthur, 4/12, b. CT
    Ford, Polly, 62, b. CT
    Ford, John, 37, b. CT
    Ford, Ralph, 30, b. CT
    Ford, Remus, 22, farmer, b. CT
    Serivenez, Edna, 16, servant, b. NY.
  11. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_106; Page: 511A; Image: 398823; Family History Library Film: 545605
    Washington, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Ford, Simeon D, 50, farmer, real estate $5,000, personal estate $3,500, b. CT
    Ford, Malinda T, 42, keeping house, b. CT
    Ford, Porter D, 15, b. CT
    Ford, Lester S, 12, b. CT
    Ford, Archer C, 10, b. CT
    Ford, William H, 3, b. CT
    Ford, John C, 46, farm laborer, b. CT.
  12. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 101; Family History Film: 1254101; Page: 338D; Enumeration District: 019; Image: 0377
    Washington, Litchfield County, Connecticut, 11 Jun 1880
    Ford, Simeon D, head, 58, farmer, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Ford, Malinda, wife, 54, keeping house, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Ford, Lois, niece, 20, b. Sandwich Islands, father b. CT, mother b. Sandwich Islands
    Ford, Archer, son, 20, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Ford, Murray, son, 13, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Ford, John, brother, 56, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT.
Last Edited30 June 2017