Grove Sackett

(1851-1925)
FatherSolomon Sackett (1823-1904)
MotherMelissa Fargo (1827-1909)
Grove Sackett, son of Solomon Sackett and Melissa Fargo, was born in Colebrook, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 18 March 1851.1 He died aged about 74 in ColebrookG in 1925 and was buried at the Center Cemetery, ColebrookG.2 He married first on 25 December 1879, Kate Louise Rockwell, daughter of P B Rockwell.1 Kate was born on 29 June 1850.3,4 Kate died aged 34 in West Winsted, Litchfield CountyG, on 21 October 18845 and was buried at the Center Cemetery, Colebrook, Litchfield CountyG, (or at Forest View Cemetery, Winchester, Litchfield, where there is also a memorial inscription.)3,4 He married second on 7 July 1888, Anna Edith Ray.1 Anna died in Crawford, Monmouth County, New JerseyG, in January 1924.6
     In 1860 Grove was living in Sandisfield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, in the household of his parents Solomon and Melissa, and was recorded in the census as Grove Sackett, aged nine and born in Massachusetts.7
     In 1870 he was living in Colebrook, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, in the household of his parents Solomon and Melissa, and was recorded as Grove Sackett, aged 19.8
     By their mother's will, made in Winchester, Litchfield CountyG, on 9 August 1909, Grove and his brother Frank were left half shares in her estate, valued at $36,000.9
ChartsLine 4 (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "4151. Grove Sackett, b. Mar. 18, 1851; m. Kate L. Rockwell and Anna E. Roy."
  2. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 9:2, Inscription, Center Cemetery, Colebrook, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Grove, born 1851, died 1925."
  3. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 9:2, Inscription, Center Cemetery, Colebrook, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Kate L Rockwell, wife of Grove, born June 29, 1850, died Oct 23, 1884, age 34 yrs 3 mos 24 days."
  4. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 56:53, Inscription, Forest View Cemetery, Winchester, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Kate L Rockwell, wife of Grove, born 1850, died 1884."
  5. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003", digital image, Ancestry.com, Hartford Daily Courant, Hartford, Connecticut, 25 October 1884, "Deaths. Sackett—In West Winsted, Oct 21, Kate Louise, daughter of P.B. Rockwell, and wife of Grove Sackett of Chicago, Ills."
  6. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003", digital image, Ancestry.com, Chicago Daily Tribune, 5 January 1924, "Death Notices. / Sackett—Anna Sackett, at her home in Crawford, N.J., beloved wife of Grove Sackett, and sister of Frank D. Ray and the late Mrs. Harriet Allard. Funeral [in] chapel, 1158 N. Clark-st., Monday, Jan. [7?] at 11 a.m. Interment Graceland."
  7. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_487; Page: 765; Image: 766; FHL film: 803487
    Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 7 Aug 1860
    Solomon Sackett, 37, farmer, real estate value blank, personal estate $3,500, b. MA
    Melissa Sackett, 33, housekeeper, b. MA
    Grove Sackett, 9, b. MA
    George Sackett, 2, b. MA.
  8. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_105; Page: 58A; Image: 116; FHL film: 545604
    Colebrook, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Sackett, Solomon, 47, farmer, real estate $1,500, personal estate $7,600, b. MA
    Sackett, Melissa, 42, keeps house, b. MA
    Sackett, George, 12, b. MA
    Sackett, Frank, 9, b. MA
    Sackett, Grove, 19, b. MA.
  9. "Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609–1999", digital image, Ancestry.com, abstract from online image.
Generation.Tree4151.8P.4
Sackett line4th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
Last Edited20 May 2016
 

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