Charles Edgar Sackett

(1841-1927)
FatherAmos Mead Sackett (1812-1869)
MotherSarah Elisabeth Adeline Mead (c 1817-1892)
Charles Edgar Sackett, son of Amos Mead Sackett and Sarah Elisabeth Adeline Mead, was born in New York StateG on 8 December 1841.1,2 He died aged 85 in Danbury, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, on 20 March 19273 and was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York StateG.4 He married at Danbury, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, on 23 October 1862, Caroline Ball Wilson, daughter of John R Wilson and Caroline Ball.1,2 Caroline was born in New JerseyG in February 18442 and was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, BronxG.5 She died aged 60 on 17 August 1904.
     Charles's namesake Charles Edgar Sackett, son of John Sackett and Cornelia Olmstead, was a first cousin once removed.
     In 1850 Charles was living in New York CityG in the household of his parents Amos and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as Charles E Sackett, aged eight and born in New York.6
     In 1860 he was living in New York CityG in the household of his parents Amos and Sarah, and was recorded as Charles E Sackett, a clerk, aged 17.7
     In 1870 he was living in Albany, New York StateG, and was recorded as Charles E Sacket, an architect, aged 28. Living with him were his wife Caroline, 26, and their children, Hope, 6, and May, aged one month.8
     In 1880 he was living in Wayne, Mifflin County, PennsylvaniaG, and was recorded as Charles Sackett, an iron master, head of household, aged 38. Living with him were his wife Caroline, 36, and their children, Hope, 17, and May, aged ten. There was also a female domestic servant in the household.9
     Charles was named as a beneficiary in the will of his mother Sarah made in New York CityG on 18 June 1889. The income of the estate was to be used initially for the maintenance of Charles's invalid brother Howard. After Howard's death, he was to receive an equal share with his siblings of the residue of the estate after payment of a larger share, effectively a double share, to his brother States.10
     Charles was listed in the DanburyG City Directory from 1889 to his death in 1927.3
     Charles, then a manufacturer of DanburyG, obtained a US passport on 4 June 1897.11
     In 1900 he was living at Library Place, Danbury, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, and was recorded as Charles Sackett, a patent lawyer, head of household, aged 59. Living with him were his wife Caroline, 56, and their children, Hope, 37, and May, aged 30.12
     Charles was granted a patent in FranceG on 21 April 1904 for a self-threading shuttle for looms, with automatic chain stop and advanced yarn control and flow.13
     Charles served as an Inspector in the Quartermaster's Department in 1905. He was appointed in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and employed at Schuylkill Arsenal, Pennsylvania.14
     In 1920 Charles was living at St Allana Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of William Walker, and was recorded in the census as Charles Sackett, inspector at the Arsenal, a boarder, a widower, aged 78.15

4850. Charles Edgar Sackett, 1841–, of Danbury, Conn., son of (2215) Amos M. and Sarah E. A. Mead Sackett, was married, Oct. 23, 1862, at Danbury, Conn., to Caroline Ball Wilson, daughter of John R. Wilson and his wife Caroline Ball.
Children.
8376. Hope Wilson Sackett.
8377. Mary Belcher Sackett.

Caroline Ball (Wilson) Sackett (1844–1904), Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York
(Src: Find a Grave, Linda L)

Children of Charles Edgar Sackett and Caroline Ball Wilson

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "4850. Charles Edgar Sackett, b. Dec. 8, 1841; m. Catherine B. Wilson."
  2. Census.
  3. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image), Danbury City Directory, 1889, 1890, "Sackett Charles E, manager W.A. & A.M. White, h 15 Terrace pl."; 1891–1927, "Sackett Charles E h 15 Terrace pl."; 1928, "Sackett Charles E died Mar 20 1927 age 85."
  4. Find a Grave, age 85, late residence Danbury CT, no headstone.
  5. Find a Grave.
  6. 1850 United States census
    Roll 556, p 360a
    New York Ward 17, New York, New York
    Sackett, Amos M, 38, merchant, b. CT
    Sackett, Sarah E, 35, b. NY
    Sackett, Hannah C, 14, b. NY
    Sackett, States M, 10, b. NY
    Sackett, Charles E, 8, b. NY
    Sackett, Julia B, 1, b. NY.
  7. 1860 United States census
    Roll M653_813, p 511, FHL film 803813
    New York Ward 18 District 4, New York, New York
    Sackett, A M, 47, m, merchant, real estate $10000, personal estate $4000, b. CT
    Sackett, S A, 44, f, b. NY
    Sackett, Stus? [sic], 17, m, clerk, b. NY
    Sackett, Charles E, 17, clerk, b. NY
    Sackett, Jewlia B [sic], 10, b. NY
    Sackett, Howard, 8, b. NY
    Sackett, M L, 7, f, b. NY
    Cavanagh, Ann, 25, servant, b. Ireland
    McKawn, Rosey, 22, servant, b. Ireland
    Farrell, Margret, 20, servant, b. Ireland
    Markey, Elizabeth, 28, servant, b. Ireland
    Maid, Silas M, 70, gent, b. CT
    Maid, Ann H, 64, b. CT.
  8. 1870 United States census
    Roll M593_900, p 16B, FHL film, 23 Jun 1870
    Albany Ward 10, Albany, New York
    Sacket, Charles E, 28, architect, b. NY
    Sacket, Caroline B, 26, b. NY
    Sacket, Hope, 6, b. NY
    Sacket, May, 1/12, b. NY, b. Apr.
  9. 1880 United States census
    Roll 1156, p 192D, Enumeration District 179
    Wayne, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, 4 Jun 1880
    Sackett, Charles, head, 38, iron master, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Caroline, wife, 36, keeping house, b. NJ, father b. NJ, mother b. NJ
    Sackett, Hope, daughter, 17, at home, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NJ
    Sackett, May, daughter, 10, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NJ
    Yapple, Anna, servant, single, 16, b. PA, housekeeper, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
  10. "New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659–1999" (Ancestry image).
  11. "US Passport Applications, 1795–1925" (Ancestry image), "Charles Edgar Sackett, b. New York, NY, 8 Dec 1841, residence Danbury, Conn, occ. manufacturer. Sworn 3 Jun 1897. Age 56, ht 5' 3¼", forehead high, eyes blue, nose broad, mouth regular, grey moustache, chin round, hair brown & gray mixed, complexion fair, face small. Issued 4 Jun 1897."
  12. 1900 United States census
    Page 6, Enumeration District 0053, FHL microfilm
    Library Place, Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, 6 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Charles, head, b. Dec 1840, 59, m. 38y, patent lawyer, b. NY, father b. CT, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Caroline B, wife, b. Feb 1844, 56, m. 38y, 2 ch, both living, b. NJ, father b. NY, mother b. NJ
    Sackett, Hope W, daughter, b. Aug 1862, 37, single, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NJ
    Sackett, May B, daughter, b. May 1870, 30, single, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NJ.
  13. "International Patents, 1890-2020" (Ancestry transcript), "Charles Edgar Sackett, USA, patent country France, patent date 21 Apr 1904, published 8 Sep 1904, description Navette self-enfileuse pour métiers à tisser, avec arrete-chaine automatique et avec commande et débit perfectionnés du fil."
  14. "U.S., Register of Civil, Military, and Naval Service, 1863-1959" (Ancestry image), War Department, Quartermaster's Department at Large, 1905, "C E Sackett, Inspector, b. New York, appointed Fairfield County, Conn, 4th cong. district, employed at Schuylkill Arsenal, Pa, compensation $1,500."
  15. 1920 United States census
    Roll T625_1634, p 11A, Enumeration District 990
    St Allana Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, 12 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Charles, boarder, 78, wd, inspector, Arsenal, b. NY, father b. CT, mother b. NJ
    [In household of William Walker].
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Descendants of Justus Sackett (1777–1854)
Generation.Tree9Q.3
Last Edited23 Dec 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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