Lyle Brelsford

377 Lyle Brelsford
Sackett Family Association membership
Lyle Brelsford
Member # 377
Joined 25 August 2012 mailing list subscribed: 10 Jan 2020
Member 2014–17; Vice President 2014–17.
I was born in 1962 to George Dewey Sampson Brelsford. At that time, he was 63 years old. I am the younger of two sons, my brother born in 1960. This accounts for the generation gap between me, my dad and grandparents. I've known little about my Dad's family until the last three years.
I am currently married to my wife, Dawn, and will celebrate our 7th anniversary on October 1, 2012. We have no children, but an ornery 4 year old Terrier/Schnauzer mix.
I have a Bachelor Degree in Music, but most of my working career has been in healthcare either working with geriatrics in nursing care centers or home health care. I have worked with many different cases including but not limited to special needs and Alzheimer's patients.
For the past three years I have worked on family history both from my mother's side and dad's side. Because of the generation gaps in my dad's family, I had little to work with except the old family bible. So with that information and my extensive research online, I have been successful learning much about my heritage and family. I am excited to be a part of this association and hope some day to meet some of you at one of the upcoming reunions.

Lyle Brelsford, September 2012.
Sackett line10th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Sackett ancestry
Thomas Sackett the elder (say 1530–1595), labourer of St Peter in Thanet, Kent, and Joane ___
Thomas Sackett the younger (c1557–1615), yeoman of Birchington, Kent, and Martha Strowde
Simon Sackett the colonist (1595–1635), of Thanet, Kent, & Newtown (Cambridge), Massachusetts, and Isabel Pearce
John Sackett (1632–1719), farmer of Westfield, Massachusetts, and Abigail Hannum
William Sacket (1662–1700), of Westfield, and Hannah Graves
Jonathan Sacket (1696–1773), of Westfield, Massachusetts, and Kent, Connecticut, and Anne Filer
Reuben Sacket (1732–1803) and Mercy Finney
Cyrus Sacket (1764–1846) and Nancy Anne Stapleton
Sarah Sackett (1795–1872) and Benjamin Hand
Nancy Hand (1825–1903) and Daniel Brelsford
George Washington Brelsford (1857–1927) and Sarah Jane Vankirk
George Dewey Sampson Brelsford (1898–1991)
Last Edited10 January 2020

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