Minnie Truesdell Sackett

(1862-)
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
     Minnie was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made in NorthamptonG.4
     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.5
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 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. Website Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection) (New England Historic Genealogical Society) (http://www.NewEnglandAncestors.org), [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. Website Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts (Corbin Collection) (New England Historic Genealogical Society) (http://www.NewEnglandAncestors.org), [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."
  5. 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.
Generation.Tree6135.9Q.3a
Sackett line8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited19 October 2009