Oscar Sackett

FatherJohn Sackett (1784-1864)
MotherCornelia Olmstead
Oscar Sackett, son of John Sackett and Cornelia Olmstead, was born in Greenwich, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, in 1832.1 He died aged about 57 in New York CityG on 22 September 18891 and was buried at the Second Congregational Church Cemetery, GreenwichG.2 He married before 1860, Eliza Miles Burns. They divorced sometime before 1870 and Eliza married second William H Purdy.
     In 1870 Eliza was living in New York CityG in the household of her second husband, Wiilliam Purdy, 29, a policeman, and was recorded in the census as Eliza Purdy, aged 30 and born in Connecticut. Also in the household were Eliza's children, Julia, 10, Carrie, 6, and William, aged four.3

Children of Oscar Sackett and Eliza Miles Burns

 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database.
  2. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 17:248, Inscription, Second Congregational Church Cemetery, Greenwich, Fairfield County, "Sackett, Oscar S, died Sept 22, 1889."
  3. 1870 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_989, p 72A, FHL film 552488
    New York Ward 12 District 2, New York, New York
    Purdy, William H, 29, policeman, b. NY
    Purdy, Eliza, 30, keeping house, b. CT
    Purdy, Julia, 10, at school, b. CT
    Purdy, Carry, 6, b. CT
    Purdy, William, 4, b. CT.
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 19273
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Charles Sterling and Deborah Burnett.
Last Edited7 Apr 2021

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