Winfield Scott Sackett1

(1849-1916)
FatherJacob R Sackett (c 1823-1876)
MotherAnn Eliza Brittin (c 1821-1873)
Winfield Scott Sackett, son of Jacob R Sackett and Ann Eliza Brittin, was born in Byberry, Philadelphia County, PennsylvaniaG, on 4 November 1849.2,3 He died aged 67 at 1005 Robbins Avenue, Frankford, Philadelphia CountyG, on 16 December 1916 and was buried at Oakland Cemetery, FrankfordG, on 20 December 1916.4,5 He married at St Mark's Episcopal Church, FrankfordG, on 4 November 1869, Sarah Pharmer "Sally" Abram, daughter of Jacob Abram and Isabella Insller.6 Sarah was born in PennsylvaniaG, in November 1849.3 She died aged 77 in PhiladelphiaG, on 27 February 1927 and was buried at Oakland CemeteryG, on 2 March 1927.7,8
     In 1850 Winfield was living in Byberry, Philadelphia CountyG, in the household of his parents Jacob and Ann, and was recorded in the census as Winfield Scott Sackett, aged seven months and born in Pennsylvania.9
     In 1860 he was living in PhiladelphiaG, in the household of his parents Jacob and Annie, and was recorded as Winfield S Sacket, aged ten.10
     Winfield served as a Private in the Union Army in the 6th Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry, during the American Civil War.11 He subsequently served as a Corporal in the 3rd US Infantry from 4 November 1865 to 4 November 1868 and fought in the American Indian Wars.12,13
     In 1870 he was living in PhiladelphiaG, and was recorded as Winfield Sackett, aged 20. His wife Sarah, 20, was living with him.14
     Winfield was listed in the Philadelphia City Directory from 1877 when he was a liquor merchant. He was a cigar merchant from 1882, and from 1897 an inspector (for the health department.)15
     In 1880 he was living in PhiladelphiaG, and was recorded as Winfield S Sackett, a vendue clerk, head of household, married, aged 30 and born in Pennsylvania. Living with him were his wife Sarah, 30, and children, Anna, 9, Florence, 6, and Russell, aged three.16
     Winfield and his family were members of the Trinity Church Oxford, PhiladelphiaG, in 1885.17
     Winfield was listed in the 1890 census of veterans. He was then living in the 23rd Ward, PhiladelphiaG.13
     In 1900 he was living at Oxford Turnpike, PhiladelphiaG, and was recorded as Winfield S Sackett, an inspector for the Board of Health, head of household, aged 50. He rented his home. Living with him were his wife Sarah, 50, and their children, Florence, 26, Barbara, 17, Clifford, 11, and George, aged six.18
     In 1910 he was living at Oxford Pike, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaG, and was recorded as Winfield S Sacket, a clerk at the Board of Health, aged 60. He rented his home (a farm). Living with him were his wife Sara, 60, and their unmarried children, Florence, 27, Blanche, 24, Clifford, 22, and G Castor, aged 15. Also in the household was a hired man, presumably a farm laborer.19

Children of Winfield Scott Sackett and Sarah Pharmer "Sally" Abram

See alsoThurmon King's Database, 24698 Winfield Scott Sackett
Sackett Family Association descendants
Glen Sackett, Sarah Sackett and Matthew Castillo.
Appears inSacketts in the military
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Death record.
  3. Census.
  4. Burials Registers, "Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708–1985", Pennsylvania, digital image, Ancestry.com, "20 Dec 1916, Oakland Cemetery, Frankford, Philadelphia, Winfield Sackett, 67, d. 16th, 1005 Robbins ave, intestinal obstruction, lot 163 sec E grave no 1 body 1, Winfield Sackett owner."
  5. "Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906–1964", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Winfield, d. 1005 Robbins Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 16 Dec 1916, married, b. PA, 4 Nov 1849, 67, occ. inspection, father Jacob Sackett b. PA, mother Anna Brittin b. PA, informant Miss Florence Sackett, 1005 Robbins Ave, cause collapse due to toxaemia, contributory acute intestinal obstruction, bur. Oakland Cemetery, 20 Dec 1916."
  6. Marriages Registers, "Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708–1985", Pennsylvania, digital image, Ancestry.com, "4 Nov 1869, St Mark's Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, Winfield S Sackett to Sarah S P Abram, at 114 Adam St., Frankford, by Rev S Tweedale, witness: Charlotte Tweedale." [114 Adam St was the venue for many marriages in this register; perhaps the clergyman's house]
  7. Burials Registers, "Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708–1985", Pennsylvania, digital image, Ancestry.com, "2 Mar 1927, Oakland Cemetery, Frankford, Philadelphia, Sarah Sackett, 78, d. 27 Feb, nephritis, lot 163 sec E grave no 2 body 1, Winfield S Sackett."
  8. "Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906–1964", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett, Sarah P, d. 4912 N 5th St, 27 Feb 1927, widowed, b. PA, 27 Feb 1849*, age 78-4-3*, father Jacob Abram b. PA, mother Isabella Insller b. PA, informant Sara Sackett, 4912 N 5th St, Phila, cause chronic nephritis, bur. Oakland Cemetery, 2 Mar 1927." [Date of birth and age do not match. 1900 census states date of birth Nov 1849.]
  9. 1850 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M432_824, p. 119, image 240
    Bybury, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    123/125
    Sackett, Jacob R, 27, m, tavern keeper, b. PA
    Sackett, Ann Eliza, 29, f, b. PA
    Sackett, Sarah Jane, 7, f, b. PA
    Sackett, Francinella, 5, f, b. PA
    Sackett, Joseph Larue, 2, m, b. PA
    Sackett, Winfield Scott, 7 mo, m, b. PA.
  10. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_1174; Page: 1043; Family History Library Film: 805174
    Philadelphia 23rd Ward, Pennsylvania, 12 Jul 1860
    Sacket, Jacob R, 37, hotel keeper, personal estate $1,000, b. PA
    Sacket, Annie E, 39, b. PA
    Sacket, Sarah J, 17, b. PA
    Sacket, Fraxanilla, 15, b. PA
    Sacket, Joseph, 13, b. PA
    Sacket, Winfield S, 10, b. PA
    Sacket, La Fayette, 7, b. PA
    Sacket, Annie, 2, b. PA
    Lewis, George, 30, bartender, b. PA
    Welsh, George, 48, cabinet maker, b. PA.
  11. "United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861–1865", database, FamilySearch, "Sackett, Winfield Scott, Private, Union, 6th Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry (70th Volunteers)."
  12. "United States Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892–1926", digital image, FamilySearch, "Soldier Sackett, Winfield S, dependent Sackett, Sarah P wid, service enlisted 1865 discharged 1868, I – 3 US Inf, filed 7 Oct 1919, class Ind Wid, Act 4 Mar 1917, PA, remarks Died 16 Dec 1916, Lawndale, Phila, PA."
  13. "1890 Veterans Schedules", digital image, Ancestry.com, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Winfield S Sackett, Corporal, I Company, 3 US Inf, enlisted 4 Nov 1865, discharged 4 Nov 1868, service 3y, PO address Station 3 23 Ward, disability: no.
  14. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_1410; Page: 95B; Family History Library Film: 552909
    Philadelphia 23rd Ward, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
    Sackett, Winfield, 20, gen works, b. PA
    Sackett, Sarah, 20, keeping house, b. PA.
  15. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Philadelphia City Directory, 1877, "Sackett Linfield [sic] S., liquors, 4704 Fkd, Fkd."; 1878, "Sackett Winfield S., liquors, 4704 Fkd, Fkd."; 1880, 1881, "Sackett Winfield S., h 4908 Cedar, Fkd."; 1882, "Sackett Winfield S., segars, 4229 Cedar, h Cedar ab [sic] Foulkrod, Fkd."; 1883, "Sackett Winfield S., segars, 4229 Cedar, h Cedar n Foulkrod, Fkd."; 1892, "Sackett Winfield S., segars, 2d st pk, Oxford ch."; 1893, "Sackett Winfield S., segars, 2d st pk c Milltown rd, Lawndale."; 1897, "Sackett Winfield S., inspector, 610 City Hall, h Lawndale."; 1899, 1900, 1902, 1905, "Sackett Winfield S, inspector, h Lawndale."; 1911, "Sackett Winfield inspr h Lawndale."; 1916, "Sackett Winfield S inspr h 1005 Robbins Lawndale."
  16. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1255182 NA T9-1182/127A
    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Winfield S. Sackett, head, married, 30, b. PA, vendue clerk, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sarah P. Sackett, wife, 30, b. PA, keeping house, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Anna I. Sackett, dau, 9, b. PA, going to school, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Florence V. Sackett, dau, 6, b. PA, going to school, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Russell R. Sackett, son, 3, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  17. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, "Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records", digital image, Ancestry.com, 1885, Trinity Church Oxford, Philadelphia, Families, "Winfield Sackett, Sarah P Sackett b.c., Anna Sackett b. (married & removed), Florence Sackett b.c.c., Russel Sackett b., Blanche Sackett b., Clifford Wayne Sackett b., Castor Sackett b.; res. The Tavern, Oxford."
  18. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 7; Enumeration District: 0912
    Oxford Turnpike, Philadelphia Ward 35, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 11 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Winfield S, head, b. Nov 1849, 50, m. 30y, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, inspector for B of H, home rented
    Sackett, Sarah S P, wife, b. Nov 1849, 50, m. 30y, 7 ch, 5 living, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sackett, Florence D, dau, b. Jan 1874, 26, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, stenographer
    Sackett, Barbara, 17, dau, b. Aug 1882, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, at school
    Sackett, Clifford B, son, b. Nov 1888, 11, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, at school
    Sackett, George C, son, b. Apr 1894, 6, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  19. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_1404; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0857; FHL microfilm: 1375417
    Oxford Pike, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 20 Apr 1910
    Sacket, Winfield S, 60, m. 40y, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, clerk, Board Health Dep, home (farm) rented
    Sacket, Sara P, wife, 60, m. 40y, 5 ch, all living, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Sacket, Florence V, dau, 27, single, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, bookkeeper
    Sacket, Blanch Y, dau, 24, single, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, bookkeeper
    Sacket, Cliford, son, 22, single, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, bookkeeper
    Sacket, G Castor, son, 15, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA
    Berly, James B, hired man, 42, single, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, laborer.
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Last Edited12 May 2018