Frank Sackett

FatherSolomon Sackett (1823-1904)
MotherMelissa Fargo (1827-1909)
Marriage1883, ColebrookGAlice C Greene2
Marriage1887Nettie J Dean2
Marriage1900Sarah C Chase4
MarriageBelle Hart5
Frank Sackett, son of Solomon Sackett and Melissa Fargo, was born in Sandisfield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 2 May 1861.1,2 He died aged 72 in Litchfield County Hospital, ConnecticutG, on 23 October 19333 and was buried at the Center Cemetery, Colebrook, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG.6 He married first in ColebrookG on 4 October 1883, Alice C Greene.2 Alice was born on 12 February 1865.7 She died aged 19 in ColebrookG on 13 May 18842 and was buried at the Center Cemetery, ColebrookG.7 He married second on 4 July 1887, Nettie J Dean, daughter of James E Dean and Sarah M White.2 Nettie was born in about 1865.8 She died aged 33 on 6 September 1898 and was buried at Forest View Cemetery, Winchester, Litchfield CountyG, with her twin sister Nellie.9 He married third on 14 March 1900, Sarah C Chase.4 Sarah was born in about 1871.8 She died aged 38 in ColebrookG on 3 June 1909 and was buried at the Center Cemetery, ColebrookG.10 He married fourth Belle Hart.5
     In 1870 Frank was living in Colebrook, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, in the household of his parents Solomon and Melissa, and was recorded in the census as Frank Sackett, aged nine and born in Massachusetts.11
Frank, son of Solomon Sackett was born in Sandsfield, Massachusetts May 2 1861. He attended the public schools of Colebrook and Winsted, Connecticut. He began his business career in the employ of the William L. Gilbert Clock Company in 1879 and continued with this concern until 1905. For twenty years he was foreman of the lever and movement department. Since 1905 he has been retired, living at Winsted. He is a member of Clifton Lodge of Odd Fellows. In religion he is a Methodist and he is trustee and collector of the Winsted Methodist Church. In politics he is a Republican.

Genealogical and Family History of Connecticut, 1911

     By their mother's will, made in Winchester, Litchfield CountyG, on 9 August 1909, Frank and his brother Grove were left half shares in her estate, valued at $36,000.12

Children of Frank Sackett and Nettie J Dean

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records, Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, v141, p80, birth, "2 May 1861, [blank] Sacket, male, b. Sandisfield, s. Solomon Sacket, b. Sandisfield, [mother's name not recorded], [father's occupation blank], mother b. Sandisfield."
  2. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "4153. Frank Sackett, b. May 2, 1861; m. 1st, Alice C. Green."
  3. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003" (Ancestry image), The Hartford Courant, Connecticut, 24 October 1933, "Frank Sackett. / Winsted, Oct. 23.—(AP.)—Frank Sackett, retired banker and business man, and son of Solomon Sackett, an early settler of Colebrook, died today in the Litchfield County Hospital. He was 72 years old. / He was a former director of the Gilbert Clock Company, First National Bank of Winsted, Winsted Gas Company and Citizen Printing Company. He retired several years ago because of his health. / He leaves his wife, Belle H. Sackett, a son George S. Sackett of New Rochelle, N.Y., and a granddaughter. / Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. at the Methodist Church of which Mr. Sackett was for many years financial secretary and trustee. Rev. Andrew F. Chamberlain will officiate. Burial will be in Colebrook Center Cemetery."
  4. Sackett database, citing Genealogical and Family History of Connecticut; 1911; page 374.
  5. Sackett database.
  6. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934" (Ancestry image), 9:2, Inscription, Center Cemetery, Colebrook, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Frank, born 1861, died 1933."
  7. Hale Collection, 9:2, Inscription, Center Cemetery, Colebrook, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Alice G Greene, wife of Frank, born Feb 12, 1865, died May 13, 1884."
  8. Date of birth based on age at death.
  9. Hale Collection, 56:56, Inscriptions, Forest View Cemetery, Winchester, Litchfield County, "Dean, Nellie M, daughter of J E & Sarah M, died Jan 6, 1889, age 24 yrs." "Sackett, Nettie J, wife of Frank, died Sept 6, 1898, age 33 yrs." "Twins."
  10. Hale Collection, 9:2, Inscription, Center Cemetery, Colebrook, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Sarah C Chase, died June 3, 1909, age 38."
  11. 1870 United States Federal Census, 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.
  12. "Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609–1999" (Ancestry image), abstract from online image.
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