Sylvia Martha Sackett
|Father||William George Sackett (1869-1960)|
|Mother||Mary Jane Eliza McLean1 (1871-1928)|
In 1891 Sylvia was living in Proton, Grey East, OntarioG, in the household of her parents William and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Martha S Sacket, aged one and born in Ontario.6
In 1901 Sylvia was living in Egremont, Grey South, OntarioG, in the household of her parents William and Mary, and was recorded in the census as Sylva M Sackett, aged 11, born 20 October 1889.1
In 1911 she was living in TorontoG in the household of her husband James Howett, 28, a carpenter, and was recorded as Selina? Howett, aged 21. Her sister Olive, 18, was living with them.7
In 1921 she was living at 229 Maria Road, Weston, OntarioG, in the household of her husband James, 38, a carpenter, and was recorded as Sylvia Howitt, aged 31. Living with them were their children, Eileen, 11, Newton, 9, Roy, 7, and Ivan, aged six.8
Howatt, Sylvia Martha (Sackett)
Peacefully at King Nursing Home, Bolton on Saturday, June 22, 1985, Sylvia Martha Sackett, in her 96th year. Beloved wife of the late James Edward Howatt and dear mother of Eileen (Mrs. Palmer Barton), Milton; Newton, Weston; Roy, Georgetown; Bruce, Stroud and predeceased by Ivan. Fondly remembered by 6 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Gordon, Sunderland; Lawrence, Hazel (Mrs. Lawrence Barton) and Etta Littler all of Toronto.
Funeral service was held at the Egan Funeral Home, 203 Queen Street S., Bolton on Monday, June 24 at 2:00 o’clock followed by cremation.
—Caledon Citizen, Bolton, Ontario, 26 Jun 1985, p 9.
Children of Sylvia Martha Sackett and James Edward Howatt
- Mary Elizabeth Howatt b. 25 Aug 1909
- Mary Elizabeth Eileen Howatt b. 12 Sep 1910
- Errol Newton Howatt b. 25 Dec 1911, d. 1997
- John Loyde Howatt b. 18 Jan 1913, d. 2 May 1913
- Roy Howatt b. c 1914
- Ivan Howatt b. c 1915, d. before 1985
- Woodrow Wilson Howatt b. Jan 1919, d. 21 Jan 1919
- Douglas Howatt b. Dec 1924, d. 3 Aug 1927
- Meldrum Howatt b. 1926, d. 4 Aug 1927
- Bruce A C Howatt b. 1928, d. 2005
Notes & Citations
- 1901 Canada census, digital image, 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.
- "Ontario, Canada, Births, 1832–1914", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Egremont, Grey County, Ontario, 20 Oct 1889, Martha Sylvia Sackett, d. of Wm Sackett & Mary McLean, father a farmer, informant Wm Sackett, of Egremont, reg. 14 Apr 1890."
"Statement of birth. Proton, Grey County. Sackett, Martha Sylvia, b. 20 Oct 1889, d. of William George Sackett & wife Mary Jane McLean, of Proton Twp, both Canadian citizens; father, 19, b. Ont, of Irish origin, woodman, lumbering; mother, 18, b. Ont, of Scottish origin, first child. Signed: Martha Sylvia Howatt, 29 Apr 1952."
- Website Find A Grave.
- "Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826–1938", digital image, Ancestry.com, "9 Sep 1908, at Toronto, York County, Ontario, James Edward Howatt, 25, of Toronto, b. Munro, Ont, bachelor, carpenter, Ch Eng, father Richard Howatt, mother Eliza Lee; to Sylvia Sackett, 18, of Toronto, b. Grey Co, Ont, spinster, Presby, father William Sackett, mother Mary McLean. License. Witnesses: John Howatt, of Toronto, Christina Dunbar, of Pomona, Ont."
- 1891 Canada census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T-6338, Family No 74
Proton, Grey East, Ontario, 17 Apr 1891
Sacket, William, 22, married, farm labourer, b. O, father b. O, mother b. O, C Presb
Sacket, Mary, 20, wife, b. O, father b. Scotland, mother b. O, C Presb
Sacket, Martha S, 1, dau, b. O, father b. O, mother b. O, C Presb.
- 1911 Canada census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 4, Family No: 47
Ward 6, Toronto West, Ontario
Howett, James, head, b. Apr? 1883, 28, Ont, origin English, Canadian national, Anglican?, carpenter
Sackett, Olive, sister-in-law, single, b. Sept 1892, 18, Ont, origin Irish, Canadian national, Presbyterian
Howett, Selina, wife, b. Oct 1889, 21, origin Irish, Canadian national, Anglican.
- 1921 Canada census, digital image, Ancestry.com, RG 31, folder 103, p 6
229 Maria, Weston, York West, Ontario
Howitt, James, head, 38, b. O, father b. Canada, mother b. Canada, carpenter
Howitt, Sylvia, wife, 31, b. O, father b. O, mother b. O
Howitt, Aileen, dau, 11, b. O, father b. O, mother b. O, student
Howitt, Newton, son, 9, b. O, father b. O, mother b. O
Howitt, Roy, son, 7, b. O, father b. O, mother b. O, student
Howitt, Ivan, son, 6, b. O, father b. O, mother b. O, student.
|See also||William George Sackett gallery & descendant chart|
|Sackett line||6th great-granddaughter of John Sackett of New Haven|
|Charts||Line 4 (American)|
Descendants of William George Sackett
|Last Edited||30 Nov 2020|