Rufus Sackett

(1808-1875)
FatherEliakim Sacket (1775-1851)
MotherAnna Edwards (c 1775-)
Rufus Sackett, shoemaker of Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, son of Eliakim Sacket and Anna Edwards, was born on 3 January 1808.1,2 He died aged 66 in NorthamptonG on 14 August 18751,2,3 and was buried in the Bridge Street Cemetery, NorthamptonG.2 He married in about 1827, Frances Parsons, daughter of Seth Parsons and Rachel Wales.1,2 Frances was born in NorthamptonG on 17 August 1809.2,4 She died aged 69 in NorthamptonG on 17 February 1879.2,5,6
     Rufus made his will in NorthamptonG, naming as beneficiaries his wife Frances, his sons Frederick, Rufus and George, and his daughters Louisa, Alice, Jerusha, Sarah, Josephine and Ella.7
     In 1870 Rufus was living in NorthamptonG and was recorded in the census as Rufus Sackett, a boot and shoe manufacturer, aged 61, and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Frances, aged 60, and born in Massachusetts, and their daughters, Ella (21), and Alice (17.)8

Children of Rufus Sackett and Frances Parsons

Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
See alsoThe Sacketts of America, 1332 
Thurmon King's Database, 2217
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Don Robinson and Dawn Howe.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  2. Website Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection) (New England Historic Genealogical Society) , [5618], "Sackett, Rufus of Northampton, shoemaker, son of Eliakim Sackett, b. 1811, d. Aug 14 1875 Æ 66y 10m at Northampton (TR-5-76), buried at Bridge St. Cemetery, Northampton, m. Frances Parsons, d. Seth Parsons & Rachel Wales, b. Aug. 17 1809, Northampton, d. Feb. 17 1879 Æ 69y 6m, Northampton (TR-5-156)."
  3. Vital Records, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, Sackett, Rufus, Northampton, 1875, v275, p25, Death
    "1875 August 14, Rufus Sackett, m. married, 66-10, cholera morbus, at Northampton, shoemaker, b. Westfield, s. Eliakim, [father's birthplace blank]."
  4. Website Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection) (New England Historic Genealogical Society) , death, "Sackett, Frances (Parsons), widowed, d. Feb. 17 1879, aged 69y 6m, of Northampton, b. Aug. 17 1809 at Northampton, d. of Seth Parsons & Rachel Wales, wife of Rufus Sackett. Cause of death pneumonia. Cemetery No. 1. Northampton Deaths Vol. 5 p.156."
  5. Vital Records, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, Sackett, Frances (Parsons), Northampton, 1879, v311, p18, Death
    "1879 February 17, Frances (Parsons) Sackett, f, married, 69-6, pneumonia, at Northampton, [occupation blank], [birthplace blank], [parents blank]."
  6. Website Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection) (New England Historic Genealogical Society) , death, "Sackett, Frances (Parsons), widowed, d. Feb. 17 1879, aged 69y 6m, of Northampton, d. of Seth Parsons & Rachel Wales, wife of Rufus Sackett. Cause of death pneumonia. Cemetery No. 1. Northampton Deaths Vol. 5 p.156."
  7. Website Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection) (New England Historic Genealogical Society) , [5619] Hampshire Co. Probate Box 343 No. 4, "Sacket, Rufus of Northampton, died Aug. 14 1875. Frederick A. Sackett, Administrator, a son. Widow – Frances. Other heirs: Rufus W. Sackett, Northampton; Louisa F. Day, daughter, Northampton, wife of Lewis Day; Alice J. Sackett, daughter, Northampton; Jerusha E. Allen, daughter, New Haven, Ct., wife of Wm B. Allen; Sarah E. Marsh, daughter, New Haven, Ct., wife of Chas Marsh; Josephine Sackett, daughter, Boston; Ella M. Sackett, daughter, New Haven, Ct.; George Sackett, son, Springfield."
  8. 1870 Census for United States, M593_621/277
    Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Rufus, 61, boot & shoe manfr, $3,000, $3,000, b. Massachusetts
    Sackett, Frances, 60, keeping house, b. Massachusetts
    Sackett, Ella, 21, confectionery clerk, b. Massachusetts
    Sackett, Alice, 17, at home, b. Massachusetts.
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