William Sackett

FatherThomas Sackett (1777-1857)
MotherMary Ansell (c 1778-1872)
Birth1821, Ramsgate, KentG,1
Baptism1821, RamsgateG,1
Marriage1847, Westminster, MiddlesexGRuth Ann Bevis2,3
William Sackett, son of Thomas Sackett and Mary Ansell, was born in Ramsgate, KentG, on 23 April 1821.1 He was baptized at Ebenezer Independent Chapel, RamsgateG, on 16 September 1821.1 He married at Westminster, MiddlesexG, in 1847, Ruth Ann Bevis.2,3
     William emigrated to America in about 1853 with his wife Ruth and their children Sarah and John. The family settled in New York where William continued his craft as a stone cutter, making gravestones.
     In 1841 William was living at Hereson, St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, in the household of his parents Thomas and Mary, and was recorded in the census as William Sackett, a mason, aged 19 and born in Kent.4
     William was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in Hereson, St Lawrence in ThanetG, on 14 June 1844.5
     In 1880 he was living in Glenville, Westchester County, New York StateG, and was recorded as William Sackett, a stone cutter, head of household, married, aged 59 and born in England. Living with him were his wife Ruth, also 59 and born in England, and their son George, a druggist, aged 19 and born in New York.6

Children of William Sackett and Ruth Ann Bevis

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, Ebenezer Independent Chapel, Ramsgate, "b. 23 April 1821, bp. 16 September 1821, William Sackett s. Thomas & Mary, St Lawrence Hereson, publically."
  2. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1847. Sackett, William. Westminster. 1:454."
  3. General Register Office, Online Index to Marriages, "Jun qtr 1847. Bevis, Ruth Ann. Westminster. 1:454."
  4. 1841 England census, Hereson, St Lawrence, Kent
    Thomas Sackett, 60, carpenter, b. Kent
    Mary Sackett, 60, b. Kent
    Mary Sackett, 30, b. Kent
    Elizabeth Sackett, 20, b. Kent
    William Sackett, 19, mason, b. Kent
    HO107; Piece 467; Book: 16; Civil Parish: St Lawrence; County: Kent; Enumeration District: 18; Folio: 34; Page: 36; Line: 17; GSU roll: 306862.
  5. Will of Thomas Sackett of Hereson, St Lawrence, Kent, 14 June 1844, proved at Canterbury, 7 August 1858 (Somerset House Indexes).
  6. 1880 United States Federal Census, FHL 1254945, NA T9-0945/303D
    Glenville, Westchester, New York
    William Sackett, head, married, 59, b. England, stone cutter, father b. England, mother b. England
    Ruth A. Sackett, wife, 59, b. England, keeping house, father b. England, mother b. England
    George T. Sackett, son, single, 19, b. NY, druggist, father b. England, mother b. England.
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited19 Nov 2008

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