James Clarence Sackett

(1854-1939)
FatherJustin Sacket (1814-1897)
MotherSophia Marsh (c 1825-)
James C Sackett
(1854–1939)
(Src: Carte de visite, Lyman & Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History, Cliff McCarthy)
James Clarence Sackett, son of Justin Sacket and Sophia Marsh, was born in Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 6 August 1854.1,2 He died there aged 85 on 20 August 19393 and was buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, SpringfieldG.4 He married in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, on 17 December 1912, Marion Wade, daughter of Cyrus Allen Wade and Ascestra Marshall.5 Marion was born in Pelham, Westchester County, New York StateG, on 27 January 1869.6,7 She died aged 83 on 13 May 1952 and was buried at Oak Grove CemeteryG.4,8
     In 1860 James was living in SpringfieldG in the household of his parents Justin and Sophia, and was recorded in the census as James C Sackett, aged six and born in Massachusetts.9
     In 1870 he was living in Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in the household of his parents Justin and Sophia, and was recorded as James C Sackett, a laborer, aged 16.10
     James was a member of the Roswell Lodge of Freemasons in Springfield from 1880.11
     In 1900 he was living at Spring Street, SpringfieldG, and was recorded as James C Sackett, an excavations contractor, head of household, aged 46, single. He owned his home free of mortgage. His widowed mother Sophia, 75, was living with him. There was also a female servant in the household.12
     In 1920 he was living at St James Avenue, SpringfieldG, and was recorded as James C Sackett, cemetery superintendent, head of household, aged 65. His wife Marion, 50, was living with him. There was also a female cook in the household.13
     In 1930 he was living at Worthington Street, SpringfieldG, and was recorded as James C Sackett, cemetery superintendent, head of household, aged 75. He rented his home. His wife Marion, 61, was living with him.14
     James's widow Marion was listed in the Springfield directory of 1940 living at 1083 Worthington StreetG. She was at the same address in 1952.15
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 1134
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "2861. James C. Sackett."
  2. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors (NEHGS) (https://www.americanancestors.org), v81, p316, Birth, "1854 Aug 6, James Sackett, male, at Springfield, s. Justin & Sophia Sackett, of Springfield, father a gardener, b. Westfield, mother b. Springfield."
  3. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Springfield City Directory, 1940, "Sackett James C died Aug 20 1939 age 85."
  4. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  5. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915", digital image, American Ancestors (NEHGS) (https://www.americanancestors.org), v611, p224, Marriage, Springfield, "Bridgeport, Ct, 17 Dec 1912, James C Sackett, 56, first m., of Springfield, superintendent, b. Springfield, s. Justin Sackett & Sophia ___, to Marion Wade, 43, first m., of Springfield, "at home", b. Pelham, d. Cyrus Wade & Ascestia ___; by F A Dillingham, Clergyman, Bridgeport, Ct."
  6. Marriage record.
  7. Gravestone.
  8. Buried with parents and sister, part inscription reading "Marion Wade/ wife of/ James C Sackett/ Jan 27 1869 - May 13 1952."
  9. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 459; Family History Library Film: 803503
    Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 17 Aug 1860
    Sacket, Justin, 45, gardener, real estate $1,200, personal estate $500, b. MA
    Sacket, Sophia O, 36, b. MA
    Sacket, Allice E, 19, teacher of p school, b. MA
    Sacket, Edward I, 15, b. MA
    Sacket, James C, 6, MA.
  10. 1870 Census for United States, M593_618/210/421
    Springfield Ward 4, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Justin, 55, landscape gar driver [gardener], $18,500, $2,000, b. Mass
    Sackett, Sophia O, 44, keeping house, b. Mass
    Sackett, Alice E, 29, teaching private school, b. Mass
    Sackett, Edward Q?, 26, RR freight clerk, b. Mass
    Sackett, James C, 16, laborer, b. Mass
    Finning? George, 18, laborer, b. Mass.
  11. New England Historic Genealogical Society, "Massachusetts: Grand Lodge of Masons Membership Cards, 1733–1990", digital image, American Ancestors, "Sackett, James Clarence, res. Springfield, occ. contractor, nativity Springfield 1854-8-6, lodge Roswell Sec, initiated 1880-8-21, passed 1880-9-18, raised 1880-10-14, membership 1880-10-14, dec'd 1939-8-20, remarks: Vet's Medal 1932."
  12. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0580; FHL microfilm: 1240652
    Spring Street, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 11 Jun 1900
    Sackett, James C, head, b. Aug 1853, 46, single, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, contractor excavations, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Sophia, mother, b. Aug 1824, 75, wd, 3 ch, 2 living, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Moriarty, Josephine, servant, b. May 1872, 28, single, b. Ireland, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland, immigrated 1886, servant.
  13. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_703; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 138
    St James Ave, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 8 Jan 1920
    Sackett, James C, head, 65, married, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, supt, cemetery
    Sackett, Marion W, wife, 50, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Mirriam, Marie C, cook, 39, divorced, b. VT, father b. NY, mother b. VT, cook, pvt family.
  14. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0054; FHL microfilm: 2340645
    Worthington Street, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, 8 Apr 1930
    Sackett, James C, head, home rented $66 pm, 75, m. at 58, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, superintendent, cemetery
    Sackett, Marian W, wife, 61, m. at 43, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
  15. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Springfield City Directory, 1940, "Sackett James C died Aug 20 1939 age 85."; "Sackett Marion W wid James C r 1083 Worthington."; 1951, "Sackett Marion W wid James C h 1803 [sic]Worthington."; 1952, "Sackett Marion W wid James C h 1083 Worthington."
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