Jeremiah Sackett

(1836-1918)
FatherBenjamin Sackett Cox (1811-1885)
MotherMary Ann Cooper (c 1809-1842)
Jeremiah Sackett with his children, (top) Rev. Alfred Barrett, George File, Rev. Walter, (centre) Susie (Susannah), Daisy (Sarah Ann), (bottom) Leonard, Rev Frank Colyer.
Jeremiah Sackett, miller, missioner, and social worker, of Barham, Kent, son of Benjamin Sackett Cox and Mary Ann Cooper, was born in 1836. He was baptized at St Leonard's Wesleyan Church, Hyde, KentG, on 6 February 1837.1 He died in Tideswell, DerbyshireG, on 14 February 19182,3 and was buried at Cheetham Hill Wesleyan Cemetery, Manchester, LancashireG, on 19 February 1918.4 He married first at Elham, KentG, on 12 August 1861, Sarah File.5 Sarah was born in Elizabeth Town, New JerseyG, in 1838.6 She died aged 57 in Prestwich, LancashireG,7 and was buried at Cheetham Hill Wesleyan CemeteryG, on 14 August 1896.8 He married second in about 1898, Ann Elizabeth File. She died aged 74 at 9 Trafford Place, Old Trafford, Stretford, LancashireG, on 14 October 19169,10 and was buried at Cheetham Hill Wesleyan CemeteryG, on 17 October 1916.11
     In 1841 Jeremiah was living at Slade Street, St Leonard, Hythe, KentG, in the household of his parents Benjamin and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Jeremiah Sackett, aged five and born in Kent.12
     In 1851 he was living at 30 Slade Street, Hythe, KentG, and was recorded as Jeremiah Sackett, an errand boy, aged 14 and born in Hythe, son of Benjamin Sackett.13
     In 1861 he was living at 3 Breach Down, Barham, KentG, and was recorded as Jeremiah Sackett, aged 24, unmarried and born in Hythe, servant, miller & baker, in the household of Susanna File. Also in the household was Susanna's eighteen-year-old daughter Ann who was to become Jeremiah's second wife.14
     In 1871 he was living at Townland Green, Woodchurch, KentG, and was recorded as Jeremiah Sackett, a carrier, head of household, married, aged 34 and born in Hythe. Living with him were his wife Sarah, aged 32 and born in Elizabeth Town, New Jersey, America, and their children, Alfred, 8, George, 7, Walter, 6, Susannah, 4, Sarah, 3, Leonard, 2, and Bertha, aged ten months. Also in the household was George B File, a visitor.15
     In 1891 he was living at 23 Bent Street, Cheetham, Manchester, LancashireG, and was recorded as Jeremiah Sackett, a local preacher (employed), head of household, married, aged 54, and born in Hythe, Kent. Living with him were his wife Sarah, aged 52, and born in New Jersey, and their children, Sarah, 23, and Frank, aged 14.16
     In 1895 Jeremiah was a missionary, living at 27 Bent Street, ManchesterG.17
     In 1911 he was living at 9 Trafford Place, Old Trafford, Manchester, LancashireG, and was recorded as Jeremiah Sackett, a Wesleyan Home Missioner working for the Manchester Mission, head of household, aged 74 and born in Hythe. Living with him was his wife Ann, aged 68. Also in the household was a female domestic servant.18
(1911 census)

     Jeremiah proved his wife Ann's will in Manchester, LancashireG on 1 December 1916. Her estate was valued at £735.19
     Jeremiah left a will which was proved on 13 March 1918 by his son Walter. His estate was valued at £1,496.20

Children of Jeremiah Sackett and Sarah File

ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)
Descendants of Jeremiah Sackett
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Leonards Wesleyan Church, Hyde, Kent, "6 February 1837 Jeremiah s. Benjamin & Mary Ann Sackett."
  2. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1918. Sackett, Jeremiah, 81. Bakewell."
  3. Derbyshire Registrars Death Index, Bakewell, Derbyshire, database, Findmypast, "1918 Jeremiah Sackett, 81, at Tideswell."
  4. Burials Register, Cheetham Hill Wesleyan Cemetery, Manchester, Lancashire, digital image, Findmypast, "19 Feb 1918 Jeremiah Sackett, of The Manse, Hathersage, Derbyshire, 81 years, senile decay, Grave #4547 owned by Jeremiah Sackett. Interred by S F Collier."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1861. Sackett, Jeremiah. Elham. 2a:1113."
  6. Census.
  7. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Sep qtr 1896. Sackett, Sarah, 57. Prestwich."
  8. Burials Register, Cheetham Hill Wesleyan Cemetery, Manchester, Lancashire, digital image, Findmypast, "14 Aug 1896 Sarah Sackett, of 39 Bent St, Cheetham, Manchester, 57 years, pneumonia, Grave #4547 owned by Jeremiah Sackett. Interred by S F Collier."
  9. GRO Indexes to Deaths, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Dec qtr 1916. Sackett, Ann E, 74. Barton I."
  10. Probate record.
  11. Burials Register, Cheetham Hill Wesleyan Cemetery, Manchester, Lancashire, digital image, Findmypast, "17 Oct 1916 Ann Elizabeth Sackett, of 9 Trafford Place, Old Trafford, 74 years, senile decay, Grave #4547 owned by Jeremiah Sackett. Interred by S F Collier."
  12. 1841 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Stade Street, St Leonard, Hythe, Kent
    Benjamin Sackett, 30, miller, b. Kent
    Mary Sackett, 30, b. Kent
    Benjamin Sackett, 7, b. Kent
    Jeremiah Sackett, 5, b. Kent
    Jabez Sackett, 10 Mo, b. Kent
    HO107; Piece 478; Book: 6; Civil Parish: St Leonard Hythe; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 2; Folio: 34; Page: 20; Line: 10; GSU roll: 306873.
  13. 1851 Census for England & Wales, HO107/????[7]
    Hythe, Kent
    30 Slade St.
    Benjamin SACKETT, head, married, 39, miller, b. Kent, St. Lawrence
    Lucy SACKETT, wife, 49, laundress, b. Kent, Bethersden
    Benjamin SACKETT, son, 16, gardener's boy, b. Kent, Hythe
    Jeremiah SACKETT, son, 14, errand boy, b. Kent, Hythe
    Jebaz SACKETT, son, 10, errand boy, b. Kent, Hythe.
  14. 1861 Census for England & Wales, RG9/?
    3 Breach Down, Barham, Kent
    Susanna File, head, widow, 43, miller/baker, b. Barham
    Ann File, dau, unm., 18, miller's daughter, b. America
    Sarah Colyer, mother, widow, 77, fundholder, b. Shepherdswell, Kent
    Jeremiah Sackett, serv., unm., 24, miller & baker, b. Hythe, Kent.
  15. 1871 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG10, piece 955, folio 56, p 25, GSU roll 827245,
    "Townland Green, Woodchurch, Kent
    Jeremiah Sackett, head, married, 34, carrier, b. Kent, Hythe
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 32, b. Elizabeth Town, New Jersey, America
    Alfred B Sackett, son, 8, b. Kent, Barham
    George F Sackett, son, 7, b. Kent, Barham
    Walter Sackett, son, 6, b. Kent, Barham
    Susannah Sackett, dau, 4, b. Kent, Barham
    Sarah A Sackett, dau, 3, b. Kent, Barham
    Leonard Sackett, son, 2, b. Kent, Barham
    Bertha Sackett, dau, 10 mos, b. Kent, Barham
    George B File, visitor, married, 25, miller & baker, b. Kent, Barham."
  16. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/3262/f86v
    23 Bent St, Cheetham, Manchester
    Jeremiah Sackett, head, married, 54, local preacher (empd), b. Hythe, Kent
    Sarah Sackett, wife, 52, b. New Jersey
    Sarah Sackett, dau, unm, 23, b. Barham, Kent
    Frank C Sackett, son, 14, clerk (employed), b. Manchester.
  17. Website Kelly's Directory of Kent (Ancestry.co.uk) (http://www.ancestry.co.uk), 1895. Lancashire. Manchester. Street Directory. "Bent Street. 27 Sackett Jeremiah, missionary."
  18. 1911 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, 9 Trafford Place, Old Trafford, Manchester, Lancashire
    8 rooms
    Jeremiah Sackett, head, 74, married, Wesleyan Home Missioner, The Manchester Mission, worker, b. Hythe, Kent
    Ann Elizabeth Sackett, wife, 68, m. 13y, housewife, b. State of New Jersey, Elizabeth Town
    Ada Lee, servant, 22, single, domestic (general), b. Keighley, Yorks.
  19. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Ann Elizabeth of 9 Trafford-place Old Trafford Stretford near Manchester (wife of Jeremiah Sackett) died 14 October 1916 Probate Manchester 1 December to the said Jeremiah Sackett missioner. Effects £735 4s. 8d."
  20. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett Jeremiah of The Manse Hathersage Sheffield died 14 February 1918 Probate London 13 March to Walter Sackett wesleyan minister. Effects £1496 11s. 3d."
Last Edited26 October 2015