Henry "X" Ackley Sackett

FatherOrsemus Sackett (1826-1896)
MotherGeraldine H Mathews (c 1840-)
Henry "X" Ackley Sackett
Henry "X" Ackley Sackett, son of Orsemus Sackett and Geraldine H Mathews, was born in New York StateG, in 1859.1 He died aged 79 in Eastern Oregon State Hospital, Umatilla County, OregonG, on 28 July 19382 and was buried at Pendleton, Umatilla CountyG.3 He married in Immaculate Conception Church, Montclair, Essex County, New JerseyG, on 6 October 1881, Mary E Sweeney, daughter of John Sweeney and Elise Courtney.4 Mary was born in New York CityG, on 6 June 1857.5 She died aged 70 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PennsylvaniaG, on 2 April 1928 and was buried at Montclair Heights, Essex CountyG.6
     In 1860 Henry was living in Maryland, Otsego County, New York StateG, in the household of his parents Orsemus and Geraldine, and was recorded in the census as Henry Sackett, aged ten months and born in New York.1
     Henry was named in his father Orsemus's will. He and his brothers Jacob and Fitch were left just one dollar each, the residue of their father's reportedly considerable estate being divided among his nieces, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
     In 1910 he was living in Washington, DCG, and was recorded as X Ackley Sackett, silhouettist, a lodger in a hotel, aged 50, single.7
     In 1930 he was living at Eastern Oregon State Hospital, Umatilla CountyG, and was recorded as Henry Sackett, an inmate, widowed, aged 70.8

Children of Henry "X" Ackley Sackett and Mary E Sweeney

Child of Henry "X" Ackley Sackett

Sackett Family Association descendants
Molly Sackett.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. 1860 Census for United States, Maryland, Otsego County, New York
    Orsemus Sackett, 34, m, laborer, personal estate $200, b. NY
    Geraldine Sackett, 19, f, b. Iowa
    Althear Sackett, 12, f, b. NY
    Edwin Sackett, 10, m, b. NY
    Henry Sackett, 10/12, m, b. NY.
  2. Robert I Sackett 'X. Ackley? Exactly', Ancestry Magazine, May/June 2008, 51.
  3. Copy death certificate of Henry Sackett, died 28 July 1938, registered 3 Aug 1938 in Umatilla County, Oregon, "Henry Sackett, d. at Eastern Oregon State Hospital, Umatilla County, 28 Jul 1938, b. New York, date unknown, age 79, widowed, artist, father Orsemus Sackett b. NY, mother Geraldine H Mathews b. Iowa, informant Hospital Records, cause cerebral hemorrhage left hemisphere, bur. Pendleton, Oregon, 30 Jul 1938."
  4. "New Jersey Marriages, 1678–1985", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org), "Immaculate Conception, Montclair, Essex, New Jersey, 6 Oct 1881, Henry A Sackett, 22, father O Sackett, mother Geraldine H Mathews; to Mary Sweeney, 20, father John Sweeney, mother Elise Courtney."
  5. Death record.
  6. "Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906–1964", digital image, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Mrs Mary E Sackett, d. Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA, 2 Apr 1928, res. 1810 Chestnut St, 9th Ward, widowed, b. New York City, 6 Jun 1857, 70-9-26, occ. at home, husband Henry A Sackett, father John Sweeney b. Ireland, mother Elizabeth Courtney b. Ireland, informant Mrs E Kraemer, 1810 Chestnut St, cause sarcoma of liver, bur. Mont Clair Heights, NJ, 4 Apr 1928."
  7. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll T624_149, p. 4A, Enumeration District 0240, FHL microfilm 1374162
    Precinct 1, Washington, District of Columbia
    Sackett, X Ackley, lodger [in hotel], 50, single, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. IA, silhouettist.
  8. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll 1956, p. 6B, Enumeration District 0056, Image 434.0, FHL microfilm 2341690
    Eastern Oregon State Hospital, Precinct 45, Umatilla, Oregon, Apr 1930
    Sackett, Henry, inmate, 70, wd, b. NY, father b. US, mother b. US.
Last Edited31 May 2016