Benjamin Joseph Sackett

(1899-1981)
FatherSmith T Sackett (1863-bef 1917)
MotherMary J ___ (1861-)
Benjamin Joseph Sackett, son of Smith T Sackett and Mary J ___, was born in New York StateG, on 25 December 1899.1,2,3 He died aged 81 in Dutchess County, New York StateG, in November 1981.4 He married in about 1924, Ruth M ___. Ruth was born in New York StateG, in about 1904.1
     In 1900 Benjamin was living in Stanford, Dutchess County, New York StateG, in the household of his parents Smith and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Benjamin J Sackett, aged five months and born in New York State.5
     In 1910 he was living in StanfordG, in the household of his parents Smith and Mary, and was recorded as Benjamin J Sackett, aged ten and born in New York State.6
     Benjamin completed a World War I draft registration card on 12 September 1918. He was aged 18 and was living at Clinton Corners, Clinton, Dutchess County, New York StateG. He was employed as a farmer.7
     In 1920 he was living at Hibernia Road, Washington, Dutchess CountyG, in the household of his widowed mother Mary, and was recorded as Benjamin J Sackett, aged 20 and born in New York State.8
     In 1930 he was living at Shunpike Road, Washington, Dutchess County, New York StateG, and was recorded as Benjamin J Sackett, a farm laborer, head of household, aged 29. Living with him were his wife Ruth, 25, and their children, Benjamin, 5, Edna, 4, and Charles, aged one.9
     In 1940 Ruth was living in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York StateG and was recorded as Ruth Sackett, head of household, aged 34. Living with her were her children, Edna, 14, Joseph, 10, Frederick, 7, Anna, 5, and James, aged two. There was also a male lodger in the household.10

Children of Benjamin Joseph Sackett and Ruth M ___

  • Benjamin R Sackett b. 5 Apr 1924, d. 3 Apr 1989
  • Edna M Sackett b. c 1925
  • Charles H Sackett b. 1928
  • Joseph Sackett b. c 1929
  • Frederick Sackett b. c 1932
  • Anna Alice Sackett+ b. 26 Dec 1935, d. 27 Aug 1967
  • James Sackett b. c 1937
Sackett Family Association descendants
Elizabeth Anne Ross, Anne Carter (Sackett) Ross and Patricia A Johnson.
Reference10R.0

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Draft.
  3. Death record.
  4. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", database, American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org), "Benjamin Sackett, b. Dec 25, 1899, d. Nov, 1981, SSN 072-10-5819 issued NY, residence Millbrook, New York, 12545, county Dutchess."
  5. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll 1024, p. 8B, Enumeration District 0041, FHL microfilm 1241024
    Stanford, Dutchess County, New York State, 13 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Smith, head, b. Jun 1863, 36, m. 4y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, farm laborer, home rented
    Sackett, Mary J, wife, b. Oct 1861, 38, 3 ch, all living, b. NY, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland
    Sackett, William S, son, b. May 1896, 4, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Henry H, son, b. Jun 1898, 1, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Benjamin J, son, b. Dec 1899, 5/12, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  6. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll T624_937, p. 10A, Enumeration District 0084, FHL microfilm 1374950
    Stanford, Dutchess County, New York, 27 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Smith T, head, 50, m2, 15y, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, farm laborer, dairy farm
    Sackett, Mary, wife, 49, m2, 15y, 3 ch, all living, b. NY, father b. Ire English, mother b. Ire English, laundress, at home
    Sackett, William, son, 14, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Henry H, son, 12, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Benjamin J, son, 10, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  7. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org), New York, Dutchess. Draft Division#2 Roll#001712364.
    "Serial#2534 Order#A2488, Benjamin Joseph Sackett, Address: Clinton Corner NY, Age: 18, b. 25 Dec 1899, single, white, native born, farmer at Joseph Vail, nearest relative: Thomas Winters, Registrant: Tall Ht, Med Build, eyes brown, hair brown, no disabilities, Reg: 12 Sep 1918 at Rhinebeck NY."
  8. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Hibernia Road, Washington, Dutchess County, New York
    Sackett, Mary J, head, 59, wd, b. NY, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland, housekeeper
    Sackett, Harry H, son, 21, single, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, laborer, farm
    Sackett, Benjamin J, son, 20, single, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, laborer, farm.
  9. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll 1421, p. 3B, Enumeration District 0089, Image 556.0, FHL microfilm 2341156
    Shunpike Road, Washington, Dutchess County, New York, 10 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Benjamin J, head, 29, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, laborer, farm
    Sackett, Ruth M, wife, 25, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Benjamin R, son, 5, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Edna M, dau, 4, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Charles H, son, 1 8/12, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
  10. 1940 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T627_2524; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 14-59
    Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York State, 8 Apr 1940
    Sackett, Ruth, head, 34, b. NY
    Sackett, Edna, dau, 14, b. NY
    Sackett, Joseph, son, 10, b. NY
    Sackett, Frederick, son, 7, b. NY
    Sackett, Anna, dau, 5, b. NY
    Sackett, James, son, 2, b. NY
    Marks, Frederick, lodger, 31, single, b. NY, pin boy, bowling alley.
Last Edited28 March 2017