Change log

October 2022

  • New members
  • New & revised genealogical sketches
    • Joel Sackett (1772–1833), of Dutchess County, New York, son of Samuel Sackett and Thankful Wood.
    • James Sacket (1774–1844), of Westfield, Massachusetts, son of William Sacket and Lydia Weller.
    • John Henry Sackett (1789–1808), son of Henry Sackett and Hannah Foott, disappeared on a visit to Woodnesborough, near Sandwich, Kent.
    • Ann Sackett (1802–1874), of Bermondsey, London, and Loddon, Norfolk, daughter of shipwright Thomas Sackett and Martha Grant, married Wales Peck, a Trinity House pilot.
    • Fleeta Marie Sackett (1905–1976), daughter of Robert Franklin Sackett and Lillie Meldrum. Includes obituary.
    • Earl Howard Sackett (1925–2002), millwright, of Wisconsin, son of Ralph Howard Sackett and Flora Jordan. Includes obituary.
  • Website tip
    • If a picture is worth a thousand words, the Picture Gallery must be worth a million! But there's plenty room for more. Do share your Sackett photos and contribute to the family's historical record.

September 2022


August 2022

  • New members
  • New & revised genealogical sketches
    • Lydia Sacket (1764–1838), of Westfield. Massachusetts, daughter of William Sacket and Lydia Weller. Corrects mistaken record of marriage to Samuel Judd stated in History and Genealogy of the Family of Thomas Noble (1878) and repeated in The Sacketts of America (1907).
    • Alexander Allen Sackett (1881–1947), commercial traveller, First World War veteran, of Kent, England, son of Henry Sackett and Mary Allen, lived briefly in Australia before the First World, then in Glamorgan, Wales, and Manchester, before returning to Kent.
    • William Dean Sackett (1931–1996), of Sumter, South Carolina, Korean War veteran, son of George Washington Sackett and Nettie Shetterly. William's first wife, Yasuko Adachi, died tragically. Includes obituaries of William and his second wife Nancy Benenhaley.
    • Allen Jerome Sackett (1954–1972), son of William Dean Sackett and Yasuko Adachi. Includes obituary.
    • Robert Alan Sackett Sr (1959–2022), son of William Dean Sackett and Yasuko Adachi. Includes obituary.
    • David William "Doc" Sackett (1943–2019), farmer, of Grove City, Minnesota, son of Fenton Elton Sackett and Neva Stauffer. Includes obituaries of David and of his wife Michele who died 4 August 2022.
  • Added to Research data, Books
  • Website tip
    • A Saga of Sacketts by Marion Sackett, who has researched the English lines extensively, has much historical detail, making for a great read.
  • Blog posts

July 2022

  • New members
  • New & revised genealogical sketches
    • Homer Skiff Sackett (1838–1899), farmer and Civil War veteran, of Warren, Connecticut, son of Homer Sackett and Flora Skiff.
    • Emerson R Sackett (1863–1947), florist, of Fostoria, Ohio, son of Coridon Ralph Sackett and Camelia Vrooman.
    • Manley Ray Sackett (1903–1989), of Washington State, son of Earl Sackett and Antoinette Hall. Includes obituaries of Manley and his wife Mabel.
    • Beverly Ann Sackett (1935–2018), daughter of Manley Ray Sackett and Mabel Thomas.
    • Marian Ruth Sackett (1910–2003), of Tallmadge, Ohio, daughter of Claude Charles Sackett and Ruth Shanafelt. Includes obituary.
  • Website tip
    • Places named in genealogical sketches are linked to Google Maps. Click the superscripted 'G' after the name to go to the map for that place.
  • Blog post

June 2022

  • New members
  • New & revised genealogical sketches
    • Charles Sacket (1783–1835), farmer, of Westfield, Massachusetts, son of Ezra Sacket and Lydia Lovering. Includes administration of estate.
    • Charlotte Sacket (1785–1875), of Westfield, Massachusetts, daughter of Ezra Sacket and Lydia Lovering. Includes will of husband Horace Nelson.
    • Clarissa Bagg Sackett (1812–1901), of Westfield and Springfield, Massachusetts, daughter of Elijah Sackett and Cynthia Sackett. Includes administration of husband Noah Ashley's estate.
    • Claude Charles Sackett (1885–1966), farmer and carpenter, of Summit County, Ohio, son of Charles Clark Sackett and Cora Alling. Includes obituary.
    • Woodie Ray Sackett (1907–1977), of Texas, son of Elisha Winrow Sackett and Bertha Griffin, was killed in a car crash. Includes newspaper report and obituaries of Woodie and his wife Lissie. At her death aged 91 in 2012 Lissie was survived by 160 descendants: 8 children, 53 grandchildren, 72 great-grandchildren, and 27 great-great-grandchildren.
    • Robert Ray Sackett (1943–2022), of Ames, Texas, son of Woodie Ray Sackett and Lissie Jane Billingsley. Includes obituary.
    • Charlie Willard Sackett (1919–2022), of Texas, son of Charlie Rufus Sackett and Ida Ruby Hornbeck. Includes obituary. Charlie Willard Sackett and his wife Marjorie Carter had been married for 80 years.
  • Website tip
    • Sackett snippets has a selection of Sackett family oddities and record-breakers, now including Charlie Willard Sackett's record-breaking 80-year marriage. Worth a read!

May 2022

  • New members
  • Revised member page
  • New & revised genealogical sketches
    • Zavan Sacket Sr (1751–1840), Revolutionary War veteran, son of Isaac Sacket and Elizabeth Sheppard. Removed from Massachusetts to Mead, Pennsylvania, with several of his adult sons following.
    • Zavan Sacket Jr (1781–1857), removed from Massachusetts to Mead, Pennsylvania, son of Zavan Sacket Sr and Abigail Bills.
    • Isaac Sackett (1783–1869), farmer, removed from Massachusetts to Mead, Pennsylvania, then to Ashtabula County, Ohio, son of Zavan Sacket Sr and Abigail Bills. Includes will & obituary of wife Mercy.
    • Rolin Sackett (early 1780s–1863), farmer, removed from Massachusetts to Mead, Pennsylvania, son of Zavan Sacket Sr and Abigail Bills. Had 17 children in two marriages.
    • James Sacket (1786–1862), farmer, of Huntington, Massachusetts, and Mead, Pennsylvania, son of Zavan Sacket Sr and Abigail Bills.
    • Jabez B Sackett (1788–1870), farmer, removed from Massachusetts to Mead, Pennsylvania, in 1824, son of Zavan Sacket Sr and Abigail Bills. Includes will.
    • Abigail Sackett (1790–1882), of Huntington, Massachusetts, daughter of Zavan Sacket Sr and Abigail Bills. Includes obituary. See also Sackett Snippets, Longest widowed.
    • Edward B R Sackett (1816–1890), farmer and church elder, of Meadville, Pennsylvania, son of Jabez B Sackett and Anna Dewey. Includes golden wedding report & obituaries of Edward and his wife Sabrina Wright.
    • Levi Dewey Sackett (1828–1898), farmer, of Meadville, Pennsylvania, son of Jabez B Sackett and Anna Dewey. Includes obituaries of Levi and his third wife Mary Williamson.
  • Added to Research data, Books
  • Website tip
    • The Family Explorer item at the top of each person page reveals a navigable chart with links to ancestors, siblings, and children. The item may be toggled on and off.

April 2022

  • New members
  • New & revised genealogical sketches
    • Norman A Sackett (1824–1889), school teacher, Civil War soldier, of Connecticut, son of Norman Sackett and Sally Northrup.
    • Heman S Sackett (1825–1890), of New York State and California, son of Marvin Sackett and Polly Nelson.
    • William Caldwell Sackett (1834–1916), farmer, of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, son of Samuel Sackett and Priscilla Caldwell. Includes obituary.
    • George Sackett (1852–1902), plasterer, of Thanet, Kent, son of Thomas Sackett and Mary Ann Stanner.
    • William Paul Sackett (1893–1987), of Rock Island, Illinois, son of William O Sackett and Martha Moody. Includes obituary,
    • William P Sackett Jr (1932–2022), of Rock Island, Illinois, son of William Paul Sackett and Lillie Payton. Includes obituary.
    • Charles Frederick Sackett Sr (1900–1975), of Crawford County, Pennsylvania, son of William Harvy Sackett and Hattie Lytle.
    • Charles F Sackett Jr (1934–2022), of Meadville, Pennsylvania, son of Charles Frederick Sackett Sr and Alberta Watson. Includes obituary.
    • Charles Henry "Chuck" Sackett (1928–2020), of Dutchess County, New York, son of Benjamin Joseph Sackett and Ruth Spencer. Includes obituary.
    • James Thomas Sackett (1942–1970), police patrolman killed on duty, of St Paul, Minnesota, son of Melvin William Sackett and Blanche Harvey.

March 2022


February 2022

  • New members
  • New & revised genealogical sketches
    • Sidney Sackett (1858–1945), Texas Ranger and hotel keeper, emigrated from Essex, England, to Texas. Includes obituary.
    • Mamie Lucille Sackett (1900–1991), of Texas, daughter of Sidney Sackett and Pauline Sjöholm. Includes obituary.
    • Alexander Arthur Sackett (1880–1965), farmer, teamster, of Springhill, Pennsylvania, son of Hugh Rosboro Sackett and Anna Vance.
    • Hugh William Sackett (1908–1988), of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, son of Alexander Arthur Sackett and Della Burchinal.
    • Ralph Emerson Sackett (1905–2000), of Fostoria, Ohio, proprietor of Sackett's Greenhouse, son of Emerson R Sackett and Laura Imber. Includes obituary.
    • James Bruce Sackett (1944–2010), US Navy officer, police patrolman, of Virginia, son of Elmer Leo Sackett and June Bandfield. Includes obituary.

January 2022


 

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