John Randolph Sackett

(1855-1926)
FatherRufus William Sackett (1830-1889)
MotherSarah Maria Janes (1832-1879)
John Randolph Sackett, son of Rufus William Sackett and Sarah Maria Janes, was born in Northampton, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, on 26 August 1855.1,2,3 He died on 31 December 1926.4 He was buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG.5 He married in NorthamptonG on 24 June 1880, Julia Ann Clapp, daughter of William Richard Clapp and Julia Ann Meacham.2,1,6 Julia Ann Clapp was born in NorthamptonG on 16 November 1857.6
     John was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in NorthamptonG.7 John's wife Julia was named as a beneficiary in the will of her father, William R Clapp, who died on 29 August 1894. She was "of Springfield", indicating that she and John had moved there from Northampton some time after 1880.8
     In 1870 John was living in Northampton, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, in the household of his parents Rufus and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as John Sackett, aged 16, at home, and born in New Jersey [clearly an enumeration error; he was born in Northampton].9

Children of John Randolph Sackett and Julia Ann Clapp

  • Lillian Janes Sackett+ b. 26 Mar 1881, d. 1963
  • William R. Sackett b. 26 Sep 1882, d. 29 Jul 1903
  • Mildred E. Sackett b. 11 Jan 1893, d. 11 Apr 1894
  • Ruth J. Sackett b. 11 Jan 1893, d. 28 Nov 1894
  • Marion E. Sackett b. 12 Feb 1897, d. 17 Aug 1897
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Sackett ancestry
Sackett Family Association descendants:
Don Robinson ·
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Sackett Family Association descendants:
Don Robinson ·

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "6132. John Randolph Sackett, b. Aug. 15, 1855, m. Julia R. Clapp."
  2. Vital Records, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, v317, p20, marriage, "1880 June 24, John R Sackett, of Northampton, 24, merchant, b. Northampton, s. Rufus H & Sarah M, first m., & Julia A Clapp, of Northampton, 22, b. Northampton, d. William & Julia A, first m. Married by Rev A C Hussey."
  3. Website Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection) (New England Historic Genealogical Society) , [5621A], "Children [of Rufus W Sackett & Sarah N Janes]: Sarah F., b. Jan. 6 1852; Henry E., b. Aug. 29 1853; John R., b. Aug. 26 1855; Elizabeth M., b. Dec. 30 1856; Rufus, b. Aug. 24 1858; Nathaniel P., b. Sept. 10 1864; Minnie F.; Eva B., b. Jan. 5 1869. Janes Genealogy p. 351 & Parsons II–202."
  4. Thurmon King's database.
  5. Emails from Don Robinson to Sackett Discussion List, March 2001.
  6. Website Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection) (New England Historic Genealogical Society) , "Julia Ann, youngest [daughter of William Richard Clapp & Julia Ann Meacham], b. Nov. 16 1857 Nhn., m. June 24 1880 æ 22, Northampton, John Sacket."
  7. Website Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection) (New England Historic Genealogical Society) , [5621], "Sackett, Rufus W. of Northampton, merchant, son of Rufus Sackett (Eliakim) & Frances Parsons, b. no record (1830) at Northampton, d. Dec. 5 1889 Æ 59 at Northampton, bur. at Northampton – Bridge St. Cemetery, m. May 6 1851 (Janes Gen. p.351) to Sarah N. Janes of Northampton, dau. of Samuel Patric Janes of Northfield? & Sarah Parsons, b. Oct. 2 1832 (1833) at Northampton, d. Jan. 22 1879 Æ at Northampton."
    [5621A], "lived in Worcester 1868. Children: Sarah F., b. Jan. 6 1852; Henry E., b. Aug. 29 1853; John R., b. Aug. 26 1855; Elizabeth M., b. Dec. 30 1856; Rufus, b. Aug. 24 1858; Nathaniel P., b. Sept. 10 1864; Minnie F.; Eva B., b. Jan. 5 1869. Janes Genealogy p. 351 & Parsons II–202."
    [5622], Hampshire Co. Probate Box 243 No. 5, "Sackett, Rufus W. of Northampton, died Dec. 5 1889. Charles N. Clark of Nhn. Admr. Widow: dead. Heirs: Sarah Frances Sackett, daughter, Chicago, Ill., now Sarah F. Mentz; John R. Sackett, son, Springfield; William R. Sackett, son, Northampton; Minnie F. Sackett, daughter, Northampton; Nathaniel P. Sackett, son, Northampton, b. Sept. 10 1864; Eva B. Sackett, daughter, Northampton, b. Jan. 5 1869."
    [5622A], "Wife Sarah Janes d. bef. Oct. 1885. In Mar. 1892: Eva B. Sackett was Eva B. Armstrong of Albany, N.Y. (Hus ?A.B.Armstrong); Nathaniel P. Sackett of Chicago, Cook Co., Ill.; Minnie T. Sackett, of Albany, N.Y.; William R. Sackett & wife Emma J. of Merrick, Hampden Co., Mass.; John R. Sackett of Springfield; Sarah F. Mentz of Chicago (?Hus. A.T.Mentz)."
    [5623], death, "Sackett, Rufus W. Widowed. Northampton Deaths Vol. 1 p. 151. Dec. 5 1889, 59y, merchant, at Northampton, res. Northampton, b. 1830 at Northampton, father: Rufus Sackett, b. Northampton, mother: Frances Parsons, b. Northampton, wife: Sarah M. Janes. Cause of death: fall from wagon fracturing skull. Cemetery: No. 1."
    [5624], death, "Sackett, Sarah M. (Janes), married. Northampton Deaths Vol. 5 p. 156. Jan. 22 1879, 46y, at Northampton, res. Northampton, b. Oct. 2 1832 at Northampton, father: Samuel P. Janes, b. Northampton, mother: Sarah Parsons, husband: Rufus W. Sackett. Cause of death: typhoid fever. Cemetery: No. 1."
  8. Website Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection) (New England Historic Genealogical Society) , Hampshire Co. Probate, Box 288, No. 13, "Clapp, William R. of Northampton, died Aug. 29 1894. Heirs: Julia A. Clapp, Northampton, widow; William H. Clapp, Northampton, son; Julia A. Sackett, Springfield, daughter; Ella Jane Clapp, Northampton, daughter; Harold E. Clapp, Northampton, grandson; Edith M. Clapp, Northampton, grandson [sic]; minor children of Charles E. Clapp deceased son of the testator."
  9. 1870 Census for United States, M593_621/300
    Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Rufus W, 39, furniture driver and jobber, $3,000, $3,000, b. Mass
    Sackett, Sarah M, 37, keeping house, b. Mass
    Sackett, Sarah, 18, at home, b. Mass
    Sackett, John, 16, at home, b. New Jersey
    Sackett, Henry, 14, at home, b. Mass
    Sackett, Elizabeth, 11, at home, b. Mass
    Sackett, Willie, 9, at home, b. Mass
    Sackett, Minnie, 7, at home, b. Mass
    Sackett, Nathaniel, 5, at home, b. Mass
    Sackett, Eva, 3, at home, b. Mass.
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