George Sackett

(1857-1893)
FatherSolomon Sackett (1823-1904)
MotherMelissa Fargo (1827-1909)
George Sackett, company director, son of Solomon Sackett and Melissa Fargo, was born on 14 December 1857.1 He died unmarried aged 35 in Colebrook, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 3 November 18931 and was buried at the Center Cemetery, ColebrookG.2
     George had some assets in the United Kingdom when he died. Letters of administration of his estate were granted in London, EnglandG, on 30 June 1894 to his father Solomon in respect of assets valued at £45. A further grant was made in 1905 to George's mother Melissa, the value of the assets then being £32.3,4
     In 1860 George was living in Sandisfield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, in the household of his parents Solomon and Melissa, and was recorded in the census as George Sackett, aged two and born in Massachusetts.5
     In 1870 he was living in Colebrook, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, in the household of his parents Solomon and Melissa, and was recorded as George Sackett, aged twelve.6
ChartsLine 4 (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "4152. George Sackett, b. Dec. 14, 1857, d. Nov. 3, 1893, unmarried."
  2. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 9:2, Inscription, Center Cemetery, Colebrook, Litchfield County, "Sackett, George, son of Solomon & Melissa, born Dec 14, 1857, died Nov 3, 1893, age 35 yrs 10 mos 20 days."
  3. Letters of administration of the estate of George Sackett of Winstead, Connecticut, granted at London, 30 June 1894 & 2 February 1905 (Somerset House Indexes), "Sackett George of Winstead Connecticut United States of America treasurer and director of a company died 3 November 1893 at Colebrook Connecticut Administration London 30 June to Solomon Sackett gentleman Effects £45 15s.
    Further grant London 2 February 1905 to Melissa Sackett widow £32 4s 6d."
  4. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Sackett George of Winsted Connecticut America died 3 November 1893 at Colebrook Connecticut Administration London 2 February 1905 to Melissa Sackett widow. Effects £32 4s. 6d. Former grant June 1894."
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
Generation.Tree4152.8P.4
Sackett line4th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
Last Edited20 May 2016