Butler Sackett1

(1794-1870)
Butler Sackett, farmer of New Haven and Hamden, Connecticut, was born in ConnecticutG, on 18 November 1794.2,3 His parents have not been identified. He died aged 75 in ConnecticutG, on 2 February 18704 and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, New HavenG.5 He married in about 1819, Lois Todd, daughter of Simeon Todd and Mehitabel Perkins.2,6 Lois was born on 15 March 18003 and baptized at Hamden, New Haven County, ConnecticutG, on 18 July 1802.7 She died aged 64 in New HavenG, on 13 June 18648 and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, New HavenG.9
     Butler was recorded in the 1820 census as a householder in North Haven, New Haven County, ConnecticutG.10 In 1830 he was a householder in Hamden, New Haven CountyG. His father-in-law Simeon Todd was also a householder there.11
     Butler was listed in the 1840 census as a householder in New HavenG.12 He was listed regularly in New Haven city directories from 1840. In that year he was listed as a farmer, living at 42 Hancock Avenue, New HavenG. He subsequently moved several times: to 240 Chapel by 1845, 30 Wooster by 1847, and 10 Pine by 1848.13,14,15,16
     In 1850 Butler was living in Hamden, ConnecticutG, and was recorded in the census as Butler Sackett, a farmer, aged 56 and born in Connecticut. Living with him was his wife Lois, 51.17
     By 1858 Butler was living at 27 Wall, New HavenG, where his son Hobart had his livery stables.18
     In 1860 he was living in New Haven, ConnecticutG, and was recorded as Butler Sackett, aged 66 and born in Connecticut. He was living with his wife Lois, 60, in the household of his son Hobart and daughter Ann Gorham.19 His home for some years from 1860 was at 85 Park, New HavenG.20

Children of Butler Sackett and Lois Todd

Sackett Family Association descendants
John Meacher.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Email from John Meacher to Sackett List, 19 September 2004.
  3. Death record.
  4. "Connecticut Deaths and Burials Index, 1650–1934", database, Ancestry.com, "Butler Sackett, b. 18 Nov 1794, d. Connecticut, 2 Feb 1870."
  5. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, Inscription, Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, "Sackett, Butler, born Nov 18, 1794, died Feb 2, 1870."
  6. Website Oxford Past (Oxford, New Haven, Connecticut) (http://www.oxfordpast.net/).
  7. Donald Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008), p1841, "Lois [Todd, d. Simeon & Mehitabel (Perkins) Todd], bp 18 July 1802 HC1; m Butler Sackett."
  8. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, Columbian Register, 18 Jun 1864, "Sackett, Lois, New Haven, died 13 Jun, age 64."
    New Haven Palladium, 13 Jun 1864, "Sackett, Lois (Mrs), New Haven, died 13 Jun, age 64."
  9. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, Inscription, Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, "Sackett, Lois, wife of Butler, born Mar 15, 1800, died June 13, 1864."
  10. 1820 US census, database, American Ancestors, "Butler Sackett, North Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut."
  11. 1830 US census, database, American Ancestors, "Butler Sacket, Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut."
  12. 1840 US census, database, American Ancestors, "Butler Sackett, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut."
  13. "Patten's New Haven Directory", digital image, Ancestry.com, 1840, p. 73, "Sackett, Butler, farmer, 42 Hancock Avenue."
  14. "Patten's New Haven Directory", digital image, Ancestry.com, 1845–6, p. 103, "Sackett, Butler, farmer, 240 Chapel."
  15. "Benham's New Haven Directory", digital image, Ancestry.com, 1847–8, p. 126, "Sackett, Butler, farmer, 30 Wooster."
  16. "Benham's New Haven Directory", digital image, Ancestry.com, 1848–9, p. 117, "Sackett, Butler, farmer, 10 Pine."
  17. 1850 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M432_45, p. 222B, image 444
    Hamden, New Haven, Connecticut
    Butler Sackett, 56, farmer, b. CT
    Lois Sackett, 51, b. CT.
  18. "Benham's New Haven Directory", digital image, Ancestry.com, 1858–9, p. 214, "Sackett, Butler, farmer, 27 Wall."
  19. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M653_86, p. 215, image 217, FHL film 803086
    New Haven Ward 2, New Haven County, Connecticut
    Hobart Sackett, 34, livery keeper, real est. $3,000, personal est. $1,000, b. CT
    Lois Sackett, 60, b. CT
    Ann E Gorham, 40, b. CT
    Butler Sackett, 66, b. CT
    Carson Sackett, 8, b. CT.
  20. "Benham's New Haven Directory", digital image, Ancestry.com, 1860–61, p. 258; 1861–62, p. 257; 1862–63, p. 282; 1863–64, p. 321, "Sackett, Butler, farmer, h over 85 Park."
    1864–65, p. 335, "Sackett, Butler, farmer, 85 Park c South."
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Last Edited13 July 2018