Frank Sackett

(1861-1933)
FatherSolomon Sackett (1823-1904)
MotherMelissa Fargo (1827-1909)
Frank Sackett, son of Solomon Sackett and Melissa Fargo, was born in Sandisfield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 2 May 1861.1,2 He died aged 72 in Litchfield County Hospital, ConnecticutG, on 23 October 19333 and was buried at the Center Cemetery, Colebrook, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG.4 He married first in ColebrookG, on 4 October 1883, Alice C Greene.2 Alice was born on 12 February 1865.5 She died aged 19 in ColebrookG, on 13 May 18842 and was buried at the Center Cemetery, ColebrookG.5 He married second on 4 July 1887, Nettie J Dean, daughter of James E Dean and Sarah M White.2 Nettie was born in about 1865.6 She died aged 33 on 6 September 1898 and was buried at Forest View Cemetery, Winchester, Litchfield CountyG, with her twin sister Nellie.7 He married third on 14 March 1900, Sarah C Chase.8 Sarah was born in about 1871.6 She died aged 38 in ColebrookG, on 3 June 1909 and was buried at the Center Cemetery, ColebrookG.9 He married fourth Belle Hart.10
     In 1870 Frank was living in Colebrook, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, in the household of his parents Solomon and Melissa, and was recorded in the census as Frank Sackett, aged nine and born in Massachusetts.11
Frank, son of Solomon Sackett was born in Sandsfield, Massachusetts May 2 1861. He attended the public schools of Colebrook and Winsted, Connecticut. He began his business career in the employ of the William L. Gilbert Clock Company in 1879 and continued with this concern until 1905. For twenty years he was foreman of the lever and movement department. Since 1905 he has been retired, living at Winsted. He is a member of Clifton Lodge of Odd Fellows. In religion he is a Methodist and he is trustee and collector of the Winsted Methodist Church. In politics he is a Republican.

Genealogical and Family History of Connecticut, 1911

     By their mother's will, made in Winchester, Litchfield CountyG on 9 August 1909, Frank and his brother Grove were left half shares in her estate, valued at $36,000.12

Children of Frank Sackett and Nettie J Dean

ChartsTree 9. John Sackett of New Haven descendant chart
Reference4153.8P.9

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records, Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, v141, p80, birth, "2 May 1861, [blank] Sacket, male, b. Sandisfield, s. Solomon Sacket, b. Sandisfield, [mother's name not recorded], [father's occupation blank], mother b. Sandisfield."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "4153. Frank Sackett, b. May 2, 1861; m. 1st, Alice C. Green."
  3. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003", digital image, Ancestry.com, The Hartford Courant, Connecticut, 24 October 1933, "Frank Sackett. / Winsted, Oct. 23.—(AP.)—Frank Sackett, retired banker and business man, and son of Solomon Sackett, an early settler of Colebrook, died today in the Litchfield County Hospital. He was 72 years old. / He was a former director of the Gilbert Clock Company, First National Bank of Winsted, Winsted Gas Company and Citizen Printing Company. He retired several years ago because of his health. / He leaves his wife, Belle H. Sackett, a son George S. Sackett of New Rochelle, N.Y., and a granddaughter. / Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. at the Methodist Church of which Mr. Sackett was for many years financial secretary and trustee. Rev. Andrew F. Chamberlain will officiate. Burial will be in Colebrook Center Cemetery."
  4. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 9:2, Inscription, Center Cemetery, Colebrook, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Frank, born 1861, died 1933."
  5. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 9:2, Inscription, Center Cemetery, Colebrook, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Alice G Greene, wife of Frank, born Feb 12, 1865, died May 13, 1884."
  6. Date of birth based on age at death.
  7. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 56:56, Inscriptions, Forest View Cemetery, Winchester, Litchfield County, "Dean, Nellie M, daughter of J E & Sarah M, died Jan 6, 1889, age 24 yrs." "Sackett, Nettie J, wife of Frank, died Sept 6, 1898, age 33 yrs." "Twins."
  8. Thurmon King's database, citing Genealogical and Family History of Connecticut; 1911; page 374.
  9. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 9:2, Inscription, Center Cemetery, Colebrook, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Sarah C Chase, died June 3, 1909, age 38."
  10. Thurmon King's database.
  11. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_105; Page: 58A; Image: 116; FHL film: 545604
    Colebrook, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Sackett, Solomon, 47, farmer, real estate $1,500, personal estate $7,600, b. MA
    Sackett, Melissa, 42, keeps house, b. MA
    Sackett, George, 12, b. MA
    Sackett, Frank, 9, b. MA
    Sackett, Grove, 19, b. MA.
  12. "Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609–1999", digital image, Ancestry.com, abstract from online image.
Last Edited20 May 2016