John James Sackett

(1880-)
FatherAbraham Allen Sackett (1840-1925)
MotherEllen Hancock (c 1850-1888)
John James Sackett, son of Abraham Allen Sackett and Ellen Hancock, was born in Thorah, Ontario, CanadaG, on 18 September 1880.1,2 He married first Beatrice Mary Jane Wilson, daughter of Josiah Wilson and Louisa Rebecca Moynes.2 Beatrice was born in Fenelon, Victoria County, OntarioG, in August 1880.3 She died aged 29 in Lindsay, Victoria CountyG, on 5 December 1909.4 He married second in Toronto, York County, OntarioG, on 21 June 1913, Annie Maud Sharpe, daughter of Thomas Sharpe and Mary Ann Stevenson.5
     In 1881 John was living in Thorah, OntarioG, in the household of his parents Abraham and Ellen, and was recorded in the census as John James Sackett, aged six months and born in Ontario.6
     In 1891 he was living in Beaverton, OntarioG, in the household of his widowed father Abraham, and was recorded as John James Sacket, aged 12 and born in Ontario.7
     In 1911 he was living in Toronto, OntarioG, in the household of his sister Anna and her husband Frank Watts, and was recorded as John Sackett, a railway repair hand, a widower aged 28 and born in Ontario.8
     John served in the Canadian Army during the First World War. He enlisted on 27 July 1916 in the 234th Overseas Battalion and was passed fit for service with the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force.9

Child of John James Sackett and Beatrice Mary Jane Wilson

Child of John James Sackett and Annie Maud Sharpe

  • (stillborn) Sackett b. 7 Aug 1915, d. 7 Aug 1915
Sackett line5th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 4 (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Ontario, Canada, Births, 1869–1913", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Thorah, Ontario, 18 Sep 1880, John James Sackett, s. of Abram A Sackett & Ellen Hancock, father a labourer, of Beaverton, informant Abram A Sackett [made mark], reg. 18 Sep 1880."
  2. Thurmon King's database, 24362 John James Sackett.
  3. Death record.
  4. "Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869–1938", digital image, Ancestry.com, "County of Victoria, Division of Lindsay. Sackett, Beatrice Jane, d. Town of Lindsay, 5 Dec 1909, heart failure, b. Tp of Fenelon Aug 1880, 29 yrs, housewife, married, father Josiah Wilson b. England, mother Louisa Rebecca Moynes b. Canada."
  5. "Ontario, Canada, Marriages", digital image, Ancestry.com, "21 Jun 1913, at York, Ontario, John James Sackett, 33, of Toronto, York County, b. Braintree, Ontario, widower, farmer, Methodist, father Abraham Sackett, mother Ellen Handcock; to Annie Maud Sharpe, 27, of Toronto, Ontario, b. Braintree, Ontario, spinster, father Thomas Sharpe, mother Mary Ann Stevenson. Witnesses: Thomas Sharpe of Toronto, ... of Toronto."
  6. 1881 Canada census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1375881 NA C-13245/133/F/2/10/51
    Thorah, Ontario North, Ontario
    Abram Sackett, married, English, 40, b. Ontario, labourer, Church of England
    Ellen Sackett, English, 28, b. England, Church of England
    Lucy Sackett, English, 9, b. Ontario, Church of England
    Teressa Sackett, English, 6, b. Ontario, Church of England
    Isabella Sackett, English, 4, b. Ontario, Church of England
    John James Sackett, English, 1 born: Sep; 6/12, b. Ontario, Church of England
    Mary Ann Sackett, English, 3, b. Ontario, Church of England.
  7. "1891 Canada census", digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T-6357, Family No 39
    Beaverton, Ontario North, Ontario, 10 Apr 1891
    Sacket, Abraham, 51, wid, b. O, father b. US, mother b. England, CE, hostler
    Sacket, Theresa, 17, b. O, father b. O, mother b. England, CE, general servant
    Sacket, Ester, 15, b. O, father b. O, mother b. England, CE
    Sacket, Mary Ann, 13, b. O, father b. O, mother b. England, CE, general servant
    Sacket, John James, 12, b. O, father b. O, mother b. England, CE
    Sacket, George, 8, b. O, father b. O, mother b. England, CE
    Sacket, Annie, 10, b. O, father b. O, mother b. England, CE
    Sacket, Abraham, 6, b. O, father b. O, mother b. England, CE.
  8. 1911 Canada census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Page 32, Family No: 116
    Ward five, Toronto South, Ontario
    Watts, Frank M, head, married, b. Mar 1880, 31, England, immigrated 1892, origin English, Canadian national, Baptist, electrician, Tor. railway
    Watts, Anna, wife, b. Dec 1882, 28, Ont, origin English, Canadian national, Baptist
    Sackett, John, bro-in-law, wid, b. Sept 1879, 31, Ont, origin English, Canadian national, Baptist, repair hand, railway.
  9. "Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914–1918", digital image, Ancestry.com, "234th Overseas Battalion. Attestation. Sackett, John James, 70 Ford St, Toronto, b. Beaverton, Ont, 16 Sep 1880, machinist, nok Annie Maud Sackett, 70 Ford St, wife. No previous military service. West Toronto, 27 Jul 1916.
    [2] Description of John James Sackett. Apparent age 35 y 10 m, ht 5 ft 8½ ins, complexion medium, eyes hazel, hair black & few grey, religion Methodist, marks cut left eyebrow, scar back right wrist. Passed fit for Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force, 27 Jul 1916, Ravina Barracks."
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