Rufus Sackett

FatherEliakim Sacket (1775-1851)
MotherAnna Edwards (c 1774-1853)
Birth18081,2
Death1875, NorthamptonG,1,2,3
Marriage1827Frances Parsons1,2
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 was listed in the census in 1830 and 1840 as a householder in NorthamptonG.7,8
     In 1850 Rufus was living in NorthamptonG and was recorded in the census as Rufus Sackett, a shoemaker, aged 41 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Frances, 40, and their children, Rufus, 19, Jerusha, 15, Louisa, 13, George, 10, Sarah, 8, Josephine, 6, Frederic, 4, and Ella, aged one month.9
     In 1870 he was living in NorthamptonG and was recorded as Rufus Sackett, a boot and shoe manufacturer, aged 61. Living with him were his wife Frances, aged 60, and born in Massachusetts, and their daughters, Ella, 21, and Alice, 17.10
     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.11

Children of Rufus Sackett and Frances Parsons

See also
The Sacketts of America, 1332 

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  2. "Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection)" (American Ancestors transcript), [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. "Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection)", 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. "Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection)", 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. 1830 United States census, "Rufus Sacket, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 1 male under 5, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 30-39, 1 female 20-29, total 4."
  8. 1840 United States census, "Rufus Sackett, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 1 male under 5, 1 male 5-9, 1 male 10-14, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 30-39, 1 male 40-49, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-9, 1 female 15-19, 1 female 20-29, total 10."
  9. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll 320, p 101A
    Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, 7 Aug 1850
    Sackett, Rufus, 41, shoemaker, real estate $800, b. MA
    Sackett, Frances, 40, b. MA
    Sackett, Rufus W, 19, clerk, b. MA
    Sackett, Jerusha, 15, b. MA
    Sackett, Louisa, 13, b. MA
    Sackett, George, 10, b. MA
    Sackett, Sarah A, 8, b. MA
    Sackett, Josephine, 6, b. MA
    Sackett, Frederic, 4, b. MA
    Sackett, Ella M, 1/12, b. MA
    Richardson, Kesiah, 24, b. MA
    Parsons, Seth, 54, none, b. MA
    [Illegible], Theodore, , 25, shoemaker, b. Canada.
  10. 1870 United States Federal Census, 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.
  11. "Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection)", [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."
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
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Sackett Family Association descendants
Don Robinson, Dawn Howe, Julie Baughman and Grant Werner (non-descendant researcher).
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Last Edited24 Nov 2023
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