Margaret Laurence Sackett

FatherHenry Sackett (1806-1851)
MotherElizabeth Mary Elgar (1808-1873)
Margaret Laurence Sackett, daughter of Henry Sackett and Elizabeth Mary Elgar, was born in St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, on 8 December 18321,2 and baptized at St George's Church, Ramsgate, KentG, on 20 January 1833.3
     Margaret, aged four, emigrated with her parents from Thanet, Kent, to New York City, arriving there on the President on 10 June 1836. She returned to Thanet sometime before 1851.4
     In 1851 Margaret was living at Elgar House, St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Margret Sackett, a scholar, unmarried, aged 18, born at St. Lawrence, and was living in the household of her grandparents, Thomas and Mary Elgar, together with her sister Mary and great-grandmother Mary Bird.5
     In 1871 she was living at 2 Hoath Court, Blean, KentG, and was recorded as Margaret Sackette, head of household, unmarried, aged 37, and born in Ramsgate. Also in the household was a male servant, William Anderson, a gardener.6

 Notes & Citations

  1. Email from Gordon Sackett Adams to Sackett Discussion List, June 2002.
  2. Census.
  3. Baptisms Register, St George, Ramsgate (Transcript), "20 January 1833 Margaret Laurence, d. Henry & Elizabeth Mary Sackett, Ramsgate, tailor."
  4. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820–1897" (FamilySearch image), "Ship President arr. New York, 10 Jun 1836, from London, Henry Sackett, 30, clerk; Elizabeth Sackett, 29; Thomas Sackett, 9; Margaret Sackett, 4; Henry Sackett, 1; Elizabeth Sackett, 7; of England, intended res. America."
  5. 1851 England census, Elgar House, St. Lawrence, Kent
    Thomas Elgar, head, married, 68, builder, b. Kent, Ramsgate
    Mary Elgar, wife, 66, b. Kent, Hearne
    Mary B. Sackett, g-dau, unmarried, 21, b. Kent, St. Lawrence
    Margret Sackett, g-dau, unmarried, 18, scholar, b. Kent, St. Lawrence
    Mary Bird, mother-in-law, widow, 90, b. Kent, Hearne
    Jane Tatnell, visitor, unmarried, 63, annuitant, b. Kent, Minster
  6. 1871 England census, RG10/?
    2 Hoath Ct, Blean, Kent
    Margaret Sackette, head, unm., 37, b. Ramsagte, Kent
    William Anderson, serv., married, 40, gardener, b. Blean.
Sackett line7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3 (English)
Last Edited31 Jul 2017

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