Frederick A Sackett

(1846-1906)
FatherRufus Sackett (1808-1875)
MotherFrances Parsons (1809-1879)
Frederick A Sackett, furniture dealer and upholsterer, son of Rufus Sackett and Frances Parsons, was born in Northampton, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, on 25 July 1846.1,2 He died aged 60 on 7 October 1906.1 He married in NorthamptonG on 31 October 1867, Laura A Bassett, daughter of Orren Bassett and Roxanna Bassett.3,1
     Frederick was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in NorthamptonG. He was also appointed administrator of the will.4
     In 1870 Frederick was living in NorthamptonG and was recorded in the census as Frederick Sackett, a shoemaker, aged 23 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Laura, aged 20 and born in Massachusetts, and their son Freddie, aged one.5
     In 1880 he was living in West Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, and was recorded as Frederick A Sackett, a furniture dealer, head of household, married, aged 30 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Laura, aged 30, children, Freddy, 12, Gertrude, 7, Nellie, 4, Herbert, 2, and [unnamed: Jacob], aged one month, and Laura's widowed mother Roxanna Bassett, aged 75.6
     In 1900 he was living at 16 Beech Street, SpringfieldG, and was recorded as Fredrick A Sackett, upholsterer, head of household, aged 54 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Laura, 55, their unmarried children, Fred, 33, Gertrude, 25, Herbert, 22, and Jacob, 20, and their daughter Nellie Blodget, 24, and son-in-law Samuel Blodget, aged 30.7

Children of Frederick A Sackett and Laura A Bassett

  • Frederick Sackett b. Jun 1868
  • Clarence F Sackett b. c 1869
  • Gertrude L Sackett b. 18 Dec 1872
  • Nellie Sackett b. 11 Aug 1875
  • Herbert Sackett b. 14 Sep 1877
  • Jacob Richmond Sackett+ b. 21 May 1880, d. 22 Mar 1962
Sackett Family Association descendants
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "3386. Fred A. Sackett, b. in 1845, d. Oct 7, 1906; m. Laura Bassett."
  2. Vital Records, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, v22, p251, birth, "July 25 1846, Frederick A, son Rufus Sacket & Frances Sacket (Parsons), shoemaker, of Northampton, registered June 1, 1847."
  3. Vital Records, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, v200, p86, marriage "1867 October 31, Frederick A Sackett, of Northampton, 21, shoe maker, b. Northampton, s. Rufus & Frances Sackett, first marriage, & Laura A Bassett, of Northampton, 22, b. Pittsfield, Mass, d. Orrin & Roxanna Bassett, first marriage. Married by J H Mansfield, Pastor of M E Church."
  4. Website Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection) (New England Historic Genealogical Society) (http://www.NewEnglandAncestors.org), [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."
  5. 1870 Census for United States, M593_621/400
    Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Frederick, 23, shoemaker, $-, $400, b. Mass
    Sackett, Laura, 20, keeping house, b. Mass
    Sackett, Freddie, 1, at home, b. Mass.
  6. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254535, NA T9-0535/88D (TEK)
    West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Frederick A Sackett, head, married, 30, b. MA, furniture dealer, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Laura A Sackett, wife, 30, b. MA, keeping house, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Freddy Sackett, son, 12, b. MA, at school, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Gertrude L Sackett, dau, 7, b. MA, at school, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Nellie Sackett, dau, 4, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Herbert Sackett, son, 2, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Sackett, son, 1 month, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Roxanna Bassett, mother-in-law, widow, 75, b. MA, none, father b. RI, mother b. MA.
  7. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 652, p. 15B, FHL microfilm 1240652
    16 Beech Street, Springfield City, Hampden County, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Fredrick A, head, b. Jul 1845, 54, m. 30y, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, upholsterer
    Sackett, Laura, wife, b. Aug 1844, 55, m. 30y, 7 ch, 5 living, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Sackett, C Fred, son, b. Jun 1866, 33, single, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, passenger brakeman RR
    Sackett, Gertrude L, dau, b. Dec 1874, 25, single, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, employed by B&A RR
    Sackett, Herbert, son, b. Sep 1877, 22, single, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, office clerk
    Sackett, Jacob R, son, b. May 1880, 20, single, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, office boy
    Blodget, Nellie, dau, b. Aug 1875, 24, m. 3y, no ch, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Blodget, Samuel, son-in-law, b. Mar 1870, 30, m. 3y, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, salesman.
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