William Rufus Sackett

FatherRufus William Sackett (1830-1889)
MotherSarah Maria Janes (1832-1879)
William Rufus Sackett, son of Rufus William Sackett and Sarah Maria Janes, was born on 24 August 1858.1,2 He married in New York CityG on 9 June 1880, Emma Jane Allen, daughter of Hewlett G Allen and Jane Carpenter.1,3
     In 1870 William was living at Northampton, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, in the household of his parents Rufus and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Willie Sackett, aged nine and born in Massachusetts.4
     William was named as a beneficiary in his father's will made in NorthamptonG.5

Child of William Rufus Sackett and Emma Jane Allen

  • Edward Henry Sackett b. 16 Sep 1881

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "6134. William Rufus Sackett, b. Sept. 6, 1858; m. Emma Jane Allen."
  2. "Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection)" (American Ancestors transcript), [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."
  3. "New York, Marriage Newspaper Extracts, 1801–1880 (Barber Collection)", New York Evening Post (Ancestry image), "Saturday, June 19, 1880. June 9, Rev J S Brookbridge: Wm R Sackett of Northampton, Mass, to Emma J Allen dau H G of city."
  4. 1870 United States Federal Census
    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.
  5. "Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection)" (American Ancestors transcript), [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)."
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited13 Aug 2012

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