Butler Sackett

FatherCapt Joel Sackett (c 1770-1800)
MotherLydia Todd
Butler Sackett, farmer of New Haven and Hamden, Connecticut, son of Capt Joel Sackett and Lydia Todd, was born in ConnecticutG on 18 November 1794.1,2 He died aged 75 in ConnecticutG on 2 February 18703 and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, New HavenG.4 He married in about 1819, Lois Todd, daughter of Simeon Todd and Mehitabel Perkins.1,5 Lois was born on 15 March 18002 and baptized at Hamden, New Haven County, ConnecticutG, on 18 July 1802.6 She died aged 64 in New HavenG on 13 June 18647 and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, New HavenG.8
     Butler was recorded in the 1820 census as a householder in North Haven, New Haven County, ConnecticutG.9 In 1830 he was a householder in Hamden, New Haven CountyG. His father-in-law Simeon Todd was also a householder there.10 In 1840 Butler was a householder in New HavenG.11 He was listed regularly in New Haven city directories from 1840. In that year he was listed as a farmer, living at 42 Hancock Avenue, New HavenG. He subsequently moved several times: to 240 Chapel by 1845, 30 Wooster by 1847, and 10 Pine by 1848.12,13,14,15
     In 1850 Butler was living in Hamden, ConnecticutG, and was recorded in the census as Butler Sackett, a farmer, aged 56 and born in Connecticut. Living with him was his wife Lois, 51.16
     By 1858 Butler was living at 27 Wall, New HavenG, where his son Hobart had his livery stables.17
     In 1860 he was living in New HavenG and was recorded as Butler Sackett, aged 66 and born in Connecticut. He was living with his wife Lois, 60, in the household of his son Hobart and daughter Ann Gorham.18 His home for some years from 1860 was at 85 Park, New HavenG.19

Children of Butler Sackett and Lois Todd

 Notes & Citations

  1. Email from John Meacher to Sackett List, 19 September 2004.
  2. Death record.
  3. "Connecticut Deaths and Burials Index, 1650–1934" (Ancestry transcript), "Butler Sackett, b. 18 Nov 1794, d. Connecticut, 2 Feb 1870."
  4. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934" (Ancestry image), Inscription, Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, "Sackett, Butler, born Nov 18, 1794, died Feb 2, 1870."
  5. Website Oxford Past (Oxford, New Haven, Connecticut) (http://www.oxfordpast.net/).
  6. Donald Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven, Genealogical Publishing Co Inc, Baltimore (1981) (American Ancestors image), p1841, "Lois [Todd, d. Simeon & Mehitabel (Perkins) Todd], bp 18 July 1802 HC1; m Butler Sackett."
  7. Hale Collection, Columbian Register, 18 Jun 1864, "Sackett, Lois, New Haven, died 13 Jun, age 64."
    New Haven Palladium, 13 Jun 1864, "Sackett, Lois (Mrs), New Haven, died 13 Jun, age 64."
  8. Hale Collection, Inscription, Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, "Sackett, Lois, wife of Butler, born Mar 15, 1800, died June 13, 1864."
  9. 1820 United States census, "Butler Sackett, North Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, 1 male 16-25, 1 female under 10, 1 female 16-25, total 3."
  10. 1830 United States census, "Butler Sacket, Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, 1 male under 5, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 30-39, 1 female 10-14, 1 female 30-39, total 5."
  11. 1840 United States census, "Butler Sackett, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, 2 males 10-14, 1 male 40-49, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 40-49, total 5."
  12. "Patten's New Haven Directory" (Ancestry image), 1840, p. 73, "Sackett, Butler, farmer, 42 Hancock Avenue."
  13. "Patten's New Haven Directory", , 1845–6, p. 103, "Sackett, Butler, farmer, 240 Chapel."
  14. "Benham's New Haven Directory" (Ancestry image), 1847–8, p. 126, "Sackett, Butler, farmer, 30 Wooster."
  15. "Benham's New Haven Directory", , 1848–9, p. 117, "Sackett, Butler, farmer, 10 Pine."
  16. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_45, p. 222B, image 444
    Hamden, New Haven, Connecticut
    Butler Sackett, 56, farmer, b. CT
    Lois Sackett, 51, b. CT.
  17. "Benham's New Haven Directory", , 1858–9, p. 214, "Sackett, Butler, farmer, 27 Wall."
  18. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll M653_86, p. 215, image 217, FHL film 803086
    New Haven Ward 2, New Haven County, Connecticut
    Hobart Sackett, 34, livery keeper, real est. $3,000, personal est. $1,000, b. CT
    Lois Sackett, 60, b. CT
    Ann E Gorham, 40, b. CT
    Butler Sackett, 66, b. CT
    Carson Sackett, 8, b. CT.
  19. "Benham's New Haven Directory", , 1860–61, p. 258; 1861–62, p. 257; 1862–63, p. 282; 1863–64, p. 321, "Sackett, Butler, farmer, h over 85 Park."
    1864–65, p. 335, "Sackett, Butler, farmer, 85 Park c South."
Sackett line3rd great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
John Meacher.
Last Edited23 Nov 2023
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
48870 Butler Sackett

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