Cornelius Sackett1

(1842-1914)
FatherMoses Sacket (1798-1865)
MotherMaria Doane (1808-1896)
Cornelius Sackett, livery stable keeper of Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, son of Moses Sacket and Maria Doane, was born in WestfieldG on 8 October 1842. He died aged 72 on 10 December 1914 and was buried at Pine Hill Cemetery, WestfieldG. He was probably the Cornelius Sackett who had a son, Frederick C Sackett, born in Boston, Suffolk County, MassachusettsG, in about 1871, to Sophia Caswell.2 Cornelius married first at the Congregational Church, Chicopee, Hampden CountyG, on 29 November 1873, Mary E. Mosley, daughter of George H Mosley and Clarissa Mosley.3,4 Mary was born on 16 December 1848.5 She died aged 35 on 8 November 18845 and was buried at Pine Hill CemeteryG.5 He married second at WestfieldG on 7 March 1886, Julia (Conner) Sullivan, daughter of James Conner and Bridget ___.6
     In 1850 Cornelius was living in WestfieldG in the household of his parents Moses and Maria, and was recorded in the census as Cornelius Sacket, aged seven and born in Massachusetts.7
     In 1860 he was living in WestfieldG in the household of his parents Moses and Maria, and was recorded as Cornelius Sacket, an ostler, aged 17 and born in Massachusetts.8
     Cornelius served as a private in the Union army in the American Civil War. He enlisted in the 10th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment on 21 June 1861 and was discharged on 1 July 1864 after sustaining a gunshot wound to the left leg at the second battle of Petersburg, Virginia, on 18 June 1864. He re-enlisted on 30 December 1864 as a private in the 3rd Regiment of Cavalry, Massachusetts Volunteers, serving until 28 September 1865.9
     In 1870 he was living in WestfieldG and was recorded as Cornelius Sackett, a livery stable worker, aged 27, and born in Massachusetts. Living with him was his mother Maria, aged 62. Also in the household were Dudley Star, 77, and Harriet Ford, 37.10
     In 1880 he was living in WestfieldG and was recorded as Conniells Sackett, keeper of a livery stable, head of household, married, aged 37 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him was his wife Mary, 31.11
     In 1890 he was living in WestfieldG.12
     In 1900 he was living in WestfieldG and was recorded as Cornelius Sackett, restaurant worker, head of household, aged 57 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him was his wife Julia, 51. There was a male lodger in the household, also a restaurant worker.13
     In 1910 he was living in WestfieldG and was recorded as Cornelius Sackett, head of household, aged 67 and born in Massachusetts.14

Child of Cornelius Sackett and Sophia Caswell

Sackett Family Association descendants
Michelle Pandolfi.
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 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, not recorded.
  2. Frederick C Sackett's marriage record of 1894 gives his parents' names as Cornelius Sackett and Sophia Caswell. A marriage between Cornelius and Sophia has not been found. In the absence of another candidate, it is assumed that this Cornelius was Frederick C Sackett's father.
  3. Vital Records, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, Sackett, Cornelius, Westfield, 1873, v254, p64, Marriage
    "Nov 29, 1873, Cornelius Sackett, of Westfield, 31, livery stable keeper, b. Westfield, s. Moses & Maria, first marriage, & Mary E Mosley, of Westfield, 24, b. Westfield, d. Geo H & Clarisa, first marriage. Married by Edwin B Palmer, Pastor, Congl Church, Chicopee Mass."
  4. Vital Records, Chicopee, Hampden County, Massachusetts, Sackett, Cornelius, Chicopee, 1873, v254, p10, Marriage
    "1873 Nov 29, Cornelius Sackett, of Westfield, 31, livery stable keeper, b. Westfield, s. Moses & Maria Sackett, first marriage, & Mary E Mosley, of Westfield, 24, b. Westfield, d. George H & Clarissa Mosley, first marriage. Married by Edwin B Palmer, Pastor, Cong Ch, Chicopee."
  5. Thurmon King's database.
  6. Vital Records, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, v370, p472, "March 7 1886, at Westfield, Cornelius Sackett, of Westfield, 43, merchant, b. Westfield, s. Moses & Maria; and Julia 'Conner' Sullivan, of Westfield, 38, at home, b. Chicopee, d. James & Bridget; both second m.; m. by Thomas Smythe, Clergyman."
  7. 1850 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M432_318; Page: 211B
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    520/521
    Moses Sacket, 50, farmer, real est. $1,000, b. MA
    Maria Sacket, 42, b. MA
    Nancy Sacket, 12, b. MA
    Cornelius Sacket, 7, b. MA
    Austin Sacket, 5, b. MA
    Edwin Sacket, 1, b. MA.
  8. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, M653_502, p. 885, image 82, FHL film 803502
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Moses Sacket, 62, farmer, real est. $1,500, personal est. $150, b. MA
    Maria Sacket, 52, b. MA
    Nancy Sacket, 21, housework, b. MA
    Cornelius Sacket, 17, ostler, b. MA
    Austin Sacket, 15, farmer, b. MA
    Edwin G Sacket, 11, b. MA.
  9. "1890 Veterans Schedules", digital image, Ancestry.com, City of New York, New York
    Cornelius Sackett, Private, K Company, 10 Mass Inf, enlisted 21 June 1861, discharged 1 July 1864, service 3y 0m 10d, PO address Westfield, Mass, disability: gun shot wound left leg, front of Petersburg, 18 Jun 1864

    Cornelius Sackett, Private, M Company, 3 Mass Cav, enlisted 30 Dec 1864, discharged 28 Sept 1865, service 8m 28d.
  10. 1870 Census for United States, M593_619/376
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Cornelius, 27, livery stable, $-, $2,000, b. Mass
    Sackett, Maria, 62, keeping house, $1,900, $150, b. Mass
    Star, Dudley, 77, at home, $10,000, $2,000, b. Mass
    Ford, Harriet, 37, keeping house, $600, $2,500, b. Mass.
  11. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254535, NA T9-0535/68A
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Conniells Sackett, head, male, married, 37, b. MA, keeps livery stable, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Marry Sackett, wife, 31, b. MA, keeping house, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
  12. "1890 Veterans Schedules", digital image, Ancestry.com, City of New York, New York
    Cornelius Sackett, Private, K Company, 10 Mass Inf, enlisted 21 June 1861, discharged 1 July 1864, service 3y 0m 10d, PO address Westfield, Mass, disability: gun shot wound left leg, front of Petersburg, 18 Jun 1864;
    Cornelius Sackett, Private, M Company, 3 Mass Cav, enlisted 30 Dec 1864, discharged 28 Sept 1865, service 8m 28d.
  13. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 653, p. 3B, microfilm 1240653
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Cornelius, head, b. Oct 1842, 57, m. 14y, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, occ: restaurant, home rented
    Sackett, Julia, wife, b. Dec 1848, 51, m. 14y, 2 ch, 1 living, b. MA, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland
    Ludington, Jason W, lodger, b. Feb 1856, 44, single, b. MA, father b. CT, mother b. MA, occ: restaurant.
  14. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_591, p. 14B, image 717, FHL microfilm 1374604
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Cornelius, head, 67, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, occ: none, home rented.
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Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
Last Edited4 July 2012