Augustus Russell Sackett

(c 1810-c 1872)
FatherAbraham Sackett (say 1775-before 1842)
MotherLucy ___ (c 1780-)
Augustus Russell Sackett, a farmer, son of Abraham Sackett and Lucy ___, was born probably in VermontG in about 1810.1 He died aged about 62 in about 1872 and was buried at Fenelon Falls Cemetery, Ontario, CanadaG.2 He married in Cobourg, Northumberland County, OntarioG, on 22 October 1837, Mary Haw, daughter of Joseph Haw and Mary Morse.3 Mary was born in Swaby, Lincolnshire, EnglandG, on 17 February 18184,2 and baptized there on 18 February 1818.5 She died aged 84 in Grey County, EgremontG, on 20 January 19036 and was buried at Swinton Park Cemetery, Grey County, OntarioG.
     In 1850 Augustus was living in Canton, St Lawrence County, New York StateG, and was recorded in the census as Augustus Sackett, a cooper, aged 40 and born in Vermont. Living with him were his wife Mary, 34, and their children, Caroline, 11, Abraham, 9, George, 8, Henry, 4, Lucy, 3, and Narzett, aged one.7
     Augustus and Mary's son George is recorded in the 1911 census as having emigrated from the United States to Canada in 1852; it may be assumed that Augustus's complete family moved at this time.
     In 1861 he was living in Darlington, Durham County, CanadaG, and was recorded as Agustus Sackett, a cooper, aged 50. Living with him were his wife Mary, 43, and their children, Abraham, 21, George, 19, Lucy, 15, Marzet?, 13, Cornelia, 11, and a female whose name is illegible, aged seven.8
     In 1871 he was living in Victoria County, Ontario, CanadaG, and was recorded as Augustus Sacket, 60 and born in the United States. Living with him were his wife Mary, 53, and their children, Abraham, 30, Lucy, 25, Cornelia, 20, and Emogine [sic], aged 17.9
     Augustus's widow Mary was recorded in the census of 1901 living in Egremont with their son George and daughter-in-law Eva.4
Mary (Haw) Sackett (1818-1903), Swinton Park Cemetery, Ontario
(Src: Find A Grave, Liz Gowanlock)
Mary (Haw) Sackett (1818-1903), Swinton Park Cemetery, Ontario
(Src: Find A Grave, Liz Gowanlock)

Children of Augustus Russell Sackett and Mary Haw

 Notes & Citations

  1. The 1850 census has b. VT; 1861 b. Canada; 1871 b. US.
  2. Alden Robinson Haw, The Genealogy of Joseph Haw (1781–1867) (, Dec 1969 limited edition typescript in possession of Heather D Jones).
  3. "Oct 22 1837, Coburg, Ontario, Canada, Augustus R. Sackett of Darlington mrd Mary Haw of Hope. Wes. Meth. minister Rev. John Douse of Port Hope. Witnesses: James Bradshaw
    & John Poser."
  4. 1901 Canada census, T-6470/66/d-2/11/106
    Egremont, South Grey, Ontario
    George Sackett, head, married, 58, b. 19 Apr 1843
    Eva J Sackett, wife, 47, b. 18 Jan 1854
    Mary Sackett, mother, 83, b. 17 Feb 1818.
  5. "Lincolnshire Baptisms" (Findmypast image), Baptisms Register, Swaby, Lincolnshire, "18 Feb 1818, Mary Haugh, d. Joseph & Mary."
  6. "Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869–1948" (Ancestry image), "Grey County, Division of Egremont. Sackett, Mary, d. 20 Jan 1903, 84 yrs, married, farmer's wife, b. England, cause heart disease, Church of England."
  7. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll 590, p 349a-b
    Canton, St Lawrence, New York
    Sackett, Augustus, 40, cooper, b. VT
    Sackett, Mary, 34, b. England
    Sackett, Caroline, 11, b. NY
    Sackett, Abraham, 9, b. NY
    Sackett, George E, 8, b. NY
    Sackett, Henry C, 4, b. NY
    Sackett, Lucy A, 3, b. NY
    Sackett, Narzett C, 1, b. NY.
  8. 1861 Canada census, C-1016-1017
    Darlington, Durham County, Canada West
    Sackett, Agustus, 50, cooper, b. Canada, religion Episcopal Methodist
    Sackett, Mary, 43, spinster, b. Eng
    Sackett, Abraham, 21, labourer, b. Eng
    Sackett, George, 19, b. Eng
    Sackett, Lucy, 15, b. Eng
    Sackett, Marzet?, 13, b. Eng
    Sackett, Cornelia, 11, b. Eng
    Sackett, [illegible], female, 7, b. Eng.
  9. 1871 Canada census, Film 4396621 p 18
    Victoria, Ontario, Canada
    Sacket, Augustus, 60, b. U States, married, English, W Methodist
    Sacket, Mary, 53, b. English, married, English, W Methodist
    Sacket, Abraham, 30, b. O, English, W Methodist
    Sacket, Lucy, 25, b. O, English, W Methodist
    Sacket, Cornelia, 20, b. O, English, W Methodist
    Sacket, Emogine, 17, b. O, English, W Methodist.
Sackett line3rd great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
George Edward Sackett & Eva Jane (Ernest) Lapslie relationship chart
Henry Clay Sackett & Bathsheba Perrin relationship chart
Mary Emma Jane Sackett & Thomas Haw relationship chart
Sackett Family Association descendants
George Sackett and Heather D Jones.
Last Edited22 Dec 2020
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
15484 Augustus Russell Sackett

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