Austin Sackett

(c 1838-1917)
FatherAustin Sacket (1812-1878)
MotherCharlotte Hayes
Austin Sackett, son of Austin Sacket and Charlotte Hayes, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in about 1838.1,2 He died aged 78 on 16 April 1917.3 He was buried at Pine Hill Cemetery, WestfieldG.3 He married there on 27 November 1862, Marcia J Tourtellotte, daughter of Smith Tourtelott and Maria ___.4
     In 1870 Austin was living at Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, and was recorded in the census as Austin Sackett Jr, a tinner, aged 32, and born in Massachusetts. Living with him was his wife Marshia, aged 25, and born in New York.5,6

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "2797. Austin Sackett."
  3. Website Sackett Family Headstones (Fred J Sackett & Thurmon King) (…), "Austin Sackett Jr died Apr 16, 1911 Æ 68 Y'rs/ Marcia J Tourtellotte his wife died Feb 11, 1907 Æ 61 Y'rs" [Austin's age, 68, inscribed on the gravestone was in error; his marriage and census records indicate that he would have been about 78].
  4. Vital Records, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, v154, p46, marriage, "1862 Nov 27, Austin Sackett Jr, of Westfield, 24, tinner, b. Westfield, s. Austin & Charlotte, first m., & Maria J Tourtelott, of Westfield, 17, b. Union Conn, d. Smith & Maria, first m. Married by J S Bingham, Clergyman."
  5. 1870 Census for United States, M593_619/438[3]
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Austin, 57, works in whip shop, $4,000, $300, b. Mass
    Sackett, Chalotte, 50, keeping house, b. Mass
    Sackett, De Witt, 24, cigar maker, b. Mass
    Sackett, Augusta, 17, no occupation, b. Mass
    Sackett, Katie, 15, attending school, b. Mass
    Sackett, Austin Jr, 32, tinner, $-, $200, b. Mass
    Sackett, Marshia, 25, female, keeping house, b. New York.
  6. Marshia is assumed to be Austin's wife Maria, married in 1862.
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited19 Oct 2009

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