Frederick Elsworth Sackett

(1865-1944)
FatherElijah Sackett (1825-1894)
MotherOlive Antoinette "Nett" Dunham (1829-1899)
Frederick Elsworth Sackett, contractor, son of Elijah Sackett and Olive Antoinette "Nett" Dunham, was born in West Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 10 December 1865.1 He died aged 78 on 4 December 1944 and was buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden CountyG.2 He married in SpringfieldG on 17 March 1885, Bessie E Burlingham, daughter of Albert James Burlingham and Julia Augusta Hathaway.3 Bessie was born in Windsor, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 9 December 1870.4 She died aged 68 in SpringfieldG on 13 February 1939 and was buried at Oak Grove CemeteryG.2 Frederick and Bessie had only one child, a son who died in infancy.
     In 1870 Frederick was living in SpringfieldG in the household of his parents Elijah and Olive, and was recorded in the census as Freddie E Sackett, aged four and born in Massachusetts.5
     In 1880 he was living in SpringfieldG in the household of his parents Elijah and Olive, and was recorded as Frederick Sackett, aged 14.6
     Frederick was listed from 1888 in the Springfield City Directory. He was living at Worthington Street, SpringfieldG, and was employed by Sackett Bros, excavating, grading and sewer contractors, the company run by his older brothers William and Frank. Fred was a principal of the company by 1898.7,8
     In 1900 he was living at Worthington StreetG and was recorded as Fred E Sackett, a contractor excavations, head of household, aged 34. He owned his home free of mortgage. His wife Bessie, 29, was living with him. Also in the household were Bessie's brother Harry Burlingham, 20, and grandmother Lydia Lewis, aged 73.9
     In 1908 Frederick was the owner of a 38hp Knox automobile, plate number 7652. He was living at 844 Worthington StreetG.10
     In 1910 he was living at Worthington StreetG and was recorded as Fred E Sackett, a jobbing contractor, head of household, aged 44. He owned his home. His wife Bessie, 39, was living with him. There was also a female servant in the household.11
     Frederick remained a principal of Sackett Bros for the rest of his life and was president of the company by 1918.12,13
     In 1920 he was living at Worthington StreetG and was recorded as Fred E Sackett, a contractor, head of household, aged 54. He rented his home. His wife Bessie, 49, was living with him. There was also a male boarder in the household.14
     In 1930 he was living at Worthington StreetG and was recorded as Fred E Sackett, a building contractor, head of household, aged 64. His wife Bessie, 59, was living with him.15
     In 1940 he was living at Summit Street, SpringfieldG, and was recorded as Fred E Sackett, a building contractor, a widower aged 73. He was a lodger in the household of Emma Knox.16
Frederick Elsworth Sackett (1865–1944), Oak Grove Cemetery, Springfield, Massachusetts
(Src: Find a Grave, BurlinghamB94)

Child of Frederick Elsworth Sackett and Bessie E Burlingham

 Notes & Citations

  1. Vital Records, West Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, Sackett, Freddie Elsworth, West Springfield, 1865, v178, p51, Birth
    "1865 December 10, Freddie Elsworth Sackett, male, at West Springfield, s. Elijah & Olive A (Dunham), of West Springfield, farmer, father b. West Springfield, mother b. Wilbraham."
  2. Find a Grave.
  3. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors, Springfield, v361, p446, marriage, "Mch 17, 1885, at Springfield, Fred E Sackett, of Springfield, 19, grader, b. W Springfield, s. Elijah & Nett; and Bessie E Burlingham, of Springfield, 15, at home, b. Pittsfield, d. Albert J & Julia A; both first m.; m. by Jason W Steele, Springfield, Justice of the Peace."
  4. "Massachusetts, U.S., Birth Records, 1840–1915" (Ancestry image), "Burlingam, Bessie E, b. Windsor, 9 Dec 1870, parents A J & J A Burlingam, of Windsor, father a farmer b. Lanesbooro, mother b. Savoy."
  5. 1870 United States census
    M593_618/222/446
    Springfield Ward 4, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Elijah, 45, landscape gardener, $6,000, $2,000, b. Mass
    Sackett, Olive A, 40, keeping house, b. Mass
    Sackett, William H, 19, works landscape gardening, b. Mass
    Sackett, Frank H, 14, at school, b. Illinois
    Sackett, Freddie E, 4, at home, b. Mass
    Smith, Charlie, 20, teamster, b. Mass.
  6. 1880 United States census
    Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    FHL 1254536, NA T9-0536/183B
    Elijah Sackett, head, married, 58, b. MA, contractor, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Olive A. Sackett, wife, 50, b. MA, keeping house, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    William H. Sackett, son, married, 29, b. MA, contractor, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Leonora I. Sackett, dau-in-law, married, 24, b. MA, at home, father b. ME, mother b. MA
    Frank H. Sackett, son, married, 24, b. IL, contractor, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Sarah J. Sackett, dau-in-law, married, 30, b. MA, at home, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Frederick Sackett, son, 14, b. MA, at school, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Clara Bell Sackett, gdau, 2, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    George I. Sackett, gson, 1, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
  7. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image), Springfield City Directory, 1888, "Sackett Fred E., emp Sackett Bros., h 390 Worthington."; 1891, 1895, "Sackett Fred E., emp Sackett Bros., h 382 Worthington."; 1898, "Sackett Fred E., (Sackett Bros), 447 Worthington, h 414 do."
  8. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image), Springfield City Directory, 1898, "Sackett Brothers (William H., Frank H. and Fred E. Sackett), excavating, grading and sewer contractors 447 Worthington."
  9. 1900 United States census
    Page 19, Enumeration District 0580, FHL microfilm 1240652
    Worthington Street, Springfield Ward 4, Hampden, Massachusetts, 16-18 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Fred E, head, b. Dec 1865, 34, m. 15y, contractor excavations, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Bessie E, wife, b. Dec 1870, 29, m. 15y, 1 ch, dec'd, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Lewis, Lydia S, grandmother-in-law, b. May 1827, 73, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Burlingham, Harry A, brother-in-law, b. Jul 1879, 20, hackman, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
  10. "Massachusetts: Automobile Registrations, 1908-1910", digital image, American Ancestors, "7652 Sackett, Fred E., 844 Worthington St., Springfield—38 Knox."
  11. 1910 United States census
    Roll T624_592, p 5A, Enumeration District 0615, FHL microfilm 1374605
    Worthington Street, Springfield Ward 4, Hampden, Massachusetts, 30 Apr 1910
    Sackett, Fred E, head, 44, m1. 25y, contractor, jobbing, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, home owned
    Sackett, Bessie E, wife, 39, m1. 25y, b. MA, father b. NY, mother b. MA
    Kentzell, Mary, servant, 31, servant, private family, b. NY, father b. Germany, mother b. Germany.
  12. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image), Springfield City Directory, 1905, "Sackett Fred E., (Sackett Bros), 834 Worthington, h 844 do."; 1908, "Sackett Fred E (SackettBros) 834 Worthington h 844 do."; 1913, "Sackett Fred E (SackettBrosCo) 862 Worthington h 844 do."; 1918, "Sackett Fred E pres Sackett Bros Co 850 Worthington h 844 do."; 1924, "Sackett Fred E (Bessie E) pres Sackett Bros Co 850 Worthington h 844 do."; 1929, "Sackett Fred E (Bessie E) pres Sackett Bros Co 850 Worthington h 862 do."; 1937, "Sackett Fred E (Bessie E) pres Sackett Bros Co 850 Worthington h 844 do."; 1940, "Sackett Fred E pres Sackett Bros Co 850 Worthington r 15 Summit."
  13. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image), Springfield City Directory, 1905, "Sackett Brothers (William H., Frank H. and Fred E. Sackett), excavating, grading and sewer contractors 834 Worthington."; 1908, "Sackett Brothers (William H Frank H and Fred E Sackett) excavating grading and sewer contractors 831 Worthington."; 1913, "Sackett Brothers Co (Fred E and Frank H Sackett) excavating grading and sewer contractors 862 Worthington."; 1918, "Sackett Brothers Co Fred E Sackett pres Frank H Sackett clk and treas excavating grading and sewer contractors 850 Worthington."; 1924, 1929, "Sackett Bros Co grading sewer and sidewalk contractors 850 Worthington."; 1937, "Sackett Bros Co grading sewer sidewalk and concrete contractors 850 Worthington."; 1940, "Sackett Bros Co, Fred E Sackett pres Frank H Sackett clk-treas grading sewer sidewalk and concrete contractors 850 Worthington."
  14. 1920 United States census
    Roll T625_703, p 9B, Enumeration District 135
    Worthington St, Springfield Ward 5, Hampden, Massachusetts, 1 Jan 1920
    Sackett, Fred E, head, 54, contractor, business, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, home rented
    Sackett, Bessie E, wife, 49, house keeper, at home, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Kitt, Frank J, boarder, 33, chauffeur, contractor, b. NY, father b. France, mother b. NY.
  15. 1930 United States census
    Page 11A, Enumeration District 0053, FHL microfilm 2340645
    Worthington Street, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Fred E, head, 64, m. at 19, contractor, building, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, home rented, $35
    Sackett, Bessie E, wife, 59, m. at 14, b. MA, father b. NY, mother b. MA.
  16. 1940 United States census
    Roll: m-t0627-01708; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 22-59
    Summit Street, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Knox, Emma, head, 56, b. Germany, home rented, $36
    Knox, Margaret, daughter, 28, stenographer, book bindery, b. MA
    Sackett, Fred E, lodger, 73, wd, proprietor, bldg contractor, b. MA
    Brown, Velma, lodger, 22, office clerk, book bindery, b. MA.
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
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Last Edited23 Jan 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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