Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Sackett

(1869-1945)
FatherRobert Sackett (1847-1915)
MotherMary Ann Lazell (1845-1917)
Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Sackett, daughter of Robert Sackett and Mary Ann Lazell, was born in Dagenham, Essex, EnglandG, on 17 March 1869.1,2,3 She died aged 76 in Dryden, Kenora District, Ontario, CanadaG, on 20 March 19454 and was buried in Dryden CemeteryG on 22 March 1945.4 She married first at Wesleyan Chapel, Romford, EssexG, on 28 March 1887, John Henry Thomas, son of Benjamin Thomas and Philadelphia ___.5,6,7 He was born in Brede, Sussex, EnglandG, on 2 March 18572,8 and died aged 55 in Dryden, Ontario, CanadaG, on 28 September 1912.8 He died accidentally when he was hit by a train engine during a switching operation.3 She married second at St Paul's Church, Fort William, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, CanadaG, on 11 August 1913, Alfred Jeremiah "Dan" O'Leary, a stationary engineer, son of Patrick O'Leary and Ellen Hayes.3,9
     In 1871 Anne was living at the Post Office, 6 Bull Street, DagenhamG, in the household of her parents Robert and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Ann Elizabeth Sackett, aged two and born in Dagenham.10
     In 1881 she was living at the Bull Inn, Bull Street, Dagenham, EssexG, in the household of her parents Robert and Mary, and was recorded as Annie E. Sackett, a scholar, aged 12, and born in Dagenham.11
     In 1891 she was living at 40 Lower Cottages, Creeksworth?, Barking, EssexG, in the household of her husband John H Thomas, 32, a general labourer, and was recorded as Annie E Thomas, aged 22 and born in Dagenham. Living with them were their children, Herbert, 3, Wilfred, 1, and Philadelphia, aged three months. Also in the household was Annie's brother Robert Sackett, 16.12
     In 1901 she was living at Grosvenor Terrace, DagenhamG, in the household of her husband John, 44, a coal porter, and was recorded as Annie E Thomas, aged 32 and born in Dagenham. Living with them were their children, Herbert, 13, Wilfred, 11, Louisa, 7, Hilda, 5, John, 4, and George, aged one. Also in the household was a female nurse.13
     John and Annie emigrated to CanadaG in 1905 with their eight children.2,14
     In 1911 Anne was living in Zealand Township, OntarioG, in the household of her husband John, 53, a farmer, and was recorded in the census as Annie E Thomas, aged 43 and born in England. Living with them were their children, Wilfred, 22, Hilda, 17, John, 16, Lucy, 13, George, 11, and Ruth, aged nine. Also in the household was Harold Wilkinson, 25, who was to marry Hilda two years later.15

Children of Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Sackett and John Henry Thomas

Sackett line3rd great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett
ChartsLine 6 (English)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Betty-Jeanne Grant.

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Jun qtr 1869. Sackett, Anne Elizabeth. Mother: Lazell. Romford. 4a:113."
  2. Census.
  3. Email from Betty-Jeanne Grant to Chris Sackett, May 2012.
  4. Memorial card for the funeral of Annie Elizabeth (Sackett) O'Leary at Dryden, Ontario, Canada, 20 March 1945 (in possession of Betty-Jeanne Grant) "In loving memory of Mrs. A. E. O'Leary aged 79 years 2 days, who died in Dryden, March 20, 1945. The funeral service will be held from Dryden United Church, Thursday, March 22, at 2.30 p.m. Interment in Dryden Cemetery."
  5. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1887. Sackett, Annie Elizabeth. Romford. 4a:246."
  6. GRO Indexes to Marriages, 1837 to date (National Archives), "Mar qtr 1887. Thomas, John Henry. Romford. 4a:246."
  7. Copy marriage certificate of Annie Elizabeth Sackett and John Henry Thomas, married 28 March 1887 at Wesleyan Chapel, Romford, Essex, "28 March 1887, John Henry Thomas, 28, bachelor, bricklayer, of Bull Street, Dagenham, father Benjamin Thomas, deceased, plasterer; to Annie Elizabeth Sackett, 17, domestic servant, of Bull Street, Dagenham, father Robert Sackett, gardener. By certificates. Witnesses: Robert Sackett, James William Sackett."
  8. "Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869–1938", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Kenora County. Thomas J H, male, d. 28 Sep 1912, b. 2 Mar 1857, 55 years, d. at Royal Jubilee Hospital, laborer, married, parents Benjamin Thomas & Philadelphia Thomas. Cause: fracture of base of skull."
  9. "Ontario, Canada, Marriages", digital image, Ancestry.com, "11 Aug 1913, at St Paul's Church, District of Thunder Bay, Alfred J O'Leary, 35, of Fort William, District of Thunder Bay, b. Cork, Ireland, widower, stationary engineer, Roman Catholic, father Patrick O'Leary, mother Ellen Hayes; to Annie Elizabeth Thomas, 42, of Fort William, b. Dagenham, Essex, Eng, widow, Church of England, father Robert Sackett, mother Mary Ann Lazell. Both signed. Witnesses: W J Thomas (son) of West Fort William, Christopher Brewitt of West Fort William."
  10. 1871 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG10, piece 1646, folio 62, p. 2, GSU roll 829945
    Post Office, 6 Bull Street, Dagenham, Essex
    Robert Sackett, head, married, 25, postmaster & gardener, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Mary Ann Sackett, wife, 26, b. Essex, Upminster
    James William Sackett, son, 4, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Ann Elizabeth Sackett, dau, 2, b. Essex, Dagenham
    John Dennis, boarder, unm, 40, bricklayer, b. Essex, Rainham.
  11. 1881 Census for England & Wales, FHL 1341420, PRO RG11/1745/85/7
    Dagenham, Essex
    Bull St. Bull Inn
    Robert Sackett, head, married, 33, b. Dagenham, Essex, ag labourer
    Mary A. Sackett, wife, 35, b. Upminster, Essex
    James W. Sackett, son, 13, b. Dagenham, scholar
    Annie E. Sackett, dau, 12, b. Dagenham, scholar
    Henry Sackett, son, 9, b. Dagenham, scholar
    Robert Sackett, son, 5, b. Dagenham, scholar
    Mary A. Sackett, dau, 3, b. Dagenham
    Jane P. Sackett, dau, 1, b. Dagenham.
  12. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 1371, folio 30, p. 9, GSU roll 6096481
    40 Lower Cottgs, Creeksworth?, Barking, Essex
    John H Thomas, head, married, 32, general laborer, b. Sussex, Hastings
    Annie E Thomas, wife, 22, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Herbert H Thomas, son, 3, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Wilfred J Thomas, son, 1, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Philadelphia Thomas, dau, 3 mo, b. Essex, Barking
    Robert Sackett, bro-in-law, 16, general laborer, b. Essex, Dagenham.
  13. 1901 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG13, piece 1645, folio 127, p. 35
    Grosvenor Ter, Dagenham, Essex
    John H Thomas, head, married, 44, coal porter, worker, b. Sussex, Brede
    Annie E Thomas, wife, 32, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Herbert H Thomas, son, 13, ordinary agricultural labourer, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Wilfred J Thomas, son, 11, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Louisa A Thomas, dau, 7, b. Essex, Dagenham
    Hilda E Thomas, dau, 5, b. Essex, Dagenham
    John R Thomas, son, 4, b. Essex, Dagenham
    George H Thomas, son, 1, b. Essex, Barking
    Winnie J Sparrow, servant, single, 24, nurse domestic, b. Suffolk, Great Hurston.
  14. "Canadian Passenger Lists", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Ship Lake Champlain, dep. Liverpool, England, arr. St John, New Brunswick, 3 Apr 1905. John H Thomas, 47, bricklayer; Annie E Thomas, 35, wife; Herbert H Thomas, 17; Wilfred J Thomas, 15; Louisa A Thomas, 12; Hilda E Thomas, 10; John R Thomas, 8; Lucy J Thomas, 6; George H Thomas, 5; Ruth M Thomas, 3; all of Essex, destination St John, NB, British Bonus Allowed."
  15. 1911 Canada census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page 2, Family No: 13
    Zealand Township, Ontario
    Thomas, John H, head, married, b. Mar 1858, 53, England, immigrated 1905, origin English, Canadian national, Methodist, farmer
    Thomas, Annie E, wife, b. Mar 1868, 43, England, immigrated 1905, origin English, Canadian national, Methodist
    Thomas, Wilfred J, son, single, b. Apr 1889, 22, England
    Thomas, Hilda E, dau, b. Nov 1893, 17, England
    Thomas, John R, son, b. Jun 1894, 16, England
    Thomas, Lucy I, dau, b. Feb 1897, 13, England
    Thomas, George H, son, b. Aug 1899, 11, England
    Thomas, Ruth M, dau, b. Jan 1902, 9, England
    Wilkson?, Harold, lodger, single, b. Mar 1885, 25, England.
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