Minnie Truesdell Sackett

FatherRufus William Sackett (1830-1889)
MotherSarah Maria Janes (1832-1879)
Minnie Truesdell Sackett, daughter of Rufus William Sackett and Sarah Maria Janes, was born in Worcester, Worcester County, MassachusettsG, on 25 July 1862.1,2,3 She married Charles R Cotton.3
     In 1870 Minnie was living at Northampton, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, in the household of her parents Rufus and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Minnie Sackett, aged seven, at home, and born in Massachusetts.4
     Minnie was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made in NorthamptonG.5

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, v152, p270, birth, "1862 July 25, Minnie T Sackett, f, at Worcester, d. Rufus W & Sarah M, of Worcester, book keeper, father b. Northampton, mother b. Northampton."
  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. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "6135. Minnie Truesdell Sackett, b. July 25, 1862; m. Charles R. Cotton."
  4. 1870 United States Federal Census, 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.
  5. "Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection)", [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-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited19 Oct 2009

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