William George Sackett1

(1869-)
FatherGeorge Edward Sackett2 (1843-1921)
MotherMartha Anne Cochrane2 (c 1842-)
William George Sackett, farmer, son of George Edward Sackett and Martha Anne Cochrane, was born in Egremont, Ontario, CanadaG, on 20 December 1869.3,4 He married at Proton Township, Grey County, OntarioG, on 2 May 1889, Mary Jane Eliza McLean, daughter of Hugh McLean and Frances Moody.5 Mary was born in Proton TownshipG on 26 March 1871.3,4 She died aged 57 at 53 Oakwood Avenue, TorontoG, on 20 December 19286 and was buried at Park Lawn Cemetery, TorontoG, on 24 December 1928.6
     In 1881 William was living at Egremont, Grey South, OntarioG, in the household of his parents George and Martha, and was recorded in the census as William George Sackett, of Irish origin, aged 12 and born in Ontario.2
     In 1901 he was living at EgremontG and was recorded as William Sackett, head of household, aged 31 and born 20 December 1869. Living with him were his wife Mary, aged 30, and his children, Sylva, 11, Lilian, 8, Olive, 7, Gordon, 5, Edna, 2, and Alva, aged one month.7
     In 1911 he was living at EgremontG and was recorded as William Sackett, a jobbing labourer, head of household, married, aged 41 and born December 1869 in Ontario. Living with him were his wife Mary Jane, 40, and their children, Lillie, 20, Gordon, 15, Edna, 12, Ettie, 10, Lawrence, 8, and Hazel, aged two. William's father George was living next door.8
     In 1921 he was living at 6 Afton Avenue, TorontoG, and was recorded as William G Sackett, a carpenter, head of household, married, aged 51 and born in Ontario. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Mary, 50, and their unmarried children, Sylvia, 31, Lillian, 30, Olive, 27, Gordon, 26, Edna, 22, Etta, 19, Lawrence, 17, and Hazel, aged 12.9 [Sylvia, Lillian, Olive, and Gordon were all married and established in their own households; their listing here would appear to be in error.]

Children of William George Sackett and Mary Jane Eliza McLean

Sackett line5th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
George Sackett.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. 1881 Canada census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1375896 NA C-13260/154/E/3/36/158
    Egremont, Grey South, Ontario
    George SACKETT, married, Irish, 39, b. Nova Scotia, farmer, Baptist
    Martha Anne SACKETT, married, Irish, 39, b. Ontario, Baptist
    Mary A SACKETT, Irish, 15, b. Ontario, Baptist
    William George SACKETT, Irish, 12, b. Ontario, Baptist
    Arthur Rusell SACKETT, Irish, 4, b. Ontario, Baptist.
  3. Census.
  4. Marriage record.
  5. "Ontario, Canada, Marriages", digital image, Ancestry.com, "2 May 1889, at Proton Tp, Grey County, Ontario, William Sackett, 20, of Egremont, b. Egremont, Ont, bachelor, farmer, Presbyterian, parents George Sackett & Martha Ann Cochrane; to Mary Jane Eliza McLean, 19, of Proton Tp, b. Proton, spinster, Presbyterian, parents Hugh McLean & Frances Moody. License. Witnesses: Roderick Ferguson, Louisa Dodson."
  6. "Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869–1938", digital image, Ancestry.com, "County of York, Division of Toronto. Sackett, Mary Jane, d. at 53 Oakwood Avenue, 20 Dec 1928, 57 yrs, cause pulmonary tuberculosis, many years, b. Canada, wife, informant R G Davies of 138 Mavety Street, daughter, bur. Park Lawn 24 Dec 1928."
  7. 1901 Canada census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, T-6470/66/d-4/4/38
    Egremont, Grey (South), Ontario
    William Sackett, head, married, 31, b. 20 Dec 1869
    Mary Sackett, wife, 30, b. 26 Mar 1871
    Sylva M Sackett, dau, 11, b. 20 Oct 1889
    Lilian Sackett, dau, 8, b. 8 Jun 1892
    Olive Sackett, dau, 7, b. 12 Sep 1893
    Gordon Sackett, son, 5, b. 6 Oct 1895
    Edna Sackett, dau, 2, b. 22 Nov 1898
    Alva E Sackett, dau, 1 month, b. 21 Feb 1901.
  8. 1911 Canada census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page 9, Family No: 100
    Egremont, Grey (South), Ontario
    Sackett, William, pt lot 25 con 18, head, married, b. Dec 1869, 41, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian, labourer, odd jobs
    Sackett, Mary Jane, wife, b. Mar 1870, 40, Ontario, origin Scotch, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Lillie, dau, single, b. Jun 1891, 20, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Gordon, son, b. Oct 1895, 15, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Edna, dau, b. Nov 1898, 12, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Ettie, dau, b. Feb 1901, 10, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Lawrence, son, b. Nov 1903, 8, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Hazel, dau, b. Jul 1908, 2, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian.
  9. 1921 Canada census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG 31, folder 78, p. 15
    6 Afton Ave, Toronto (City), Parkdale, Ontario
    Sackett, William G, home owned, head, married, 51, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng, carpenter
    Sackett, Mary J, wife, 50, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Presby
    Sackett, Sylvia M, dau, single, 31, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng
    Sackett, Lillian, dau, single, 30, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng
    Sackett, Olive, dau, single, 27, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng
    Sackett, Gordon R, son, single, 26, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng, machinist
    Sackett, Edna B, dau, single, 22, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng, clerk
    Sackett, Etta A, dau, single, 19, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng, bookkeeper
    Sackett, Laurence, son, 17, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng, clerk
    Sackett, Hazel, dau, 12, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng.
  10. Emails from Mary Lou Sackett to Chris Sackett, February 2005.
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