Edward Sackett

(1817-1883)
Edward Sackett was born in MassachusettsG on 8 November 1817.1,2 His parents have not been identified. He died aged 65 in Hartford, ConnecticutG, on 31 May 1883 and was buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery, HartfordG.1 He married Mary Charlotte Janes, daughter of Obadiah Janes and Ma[ry?] Chapman. Mary was born in Easthampton, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, on 16 May 1818.3,4 She died in HartfordG on 28 December 1906 and was buried at Cedar Hill CemeteryG.3
     In 1850 Edward was living in South Hadley, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, and was recorded in the census as Edward Sacket, aged 32 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Mary, 32, and their children, Frederick, aged about 7 [although the census shows age 1], Oscar, 4, and Mary, aged one.5
     In 1860 he was living in Hartford, ConnecticutG, and was recorded as Edward Sacket, a lime dealer, aged 42. Living with him were his wife Mary, 42, and their children, Frederick, 17, Oscar, 13, Mary, 11, and Arthur, aged six.6
     Edward served as a Private in the American Civil War in the Third Connecticut Volunteer Regiment, enlisting on 25 April 1861 and being mustered out on 12 August 1861.7
     In 1870 he was living in HartfordG and was recorded as Edward Sackett, a merchant, aged 52. Living with him were his wife Mary, 52, and their children, Frederick, 26, Mary, 19, Edward, 16, and Elaly, aged eight.8
     In 1875 Edward was living at 64 Ferry Street, HartfordG, and was carrying on a business as E. Sackett & Son as a lime, salt and cement merchant at 62 Ferry Street with his son Frederick.9
     In 1880 he was living in Bloomfield, Hartford County, ConnecticutG, and was recorded as Edward Sackett, a merchant, head of household, married, aged 62. Living with him were his wife Mary, 62, and their children, Mary, 31, Frederick, 35, Oscar, 31, Arthur, 26, and Emma, aged 18.10
Edward Sackett (1817–1883), Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Connecticut
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Children of Edward Sackett and Mary Charlotte Janes

Appears inSacketts in the Military

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 22:152, Inscription, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, "Sackett, Edward, born Nov 8, 1817, died May 31, 1883."
  2. Census.
  3. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 22:152, Inscription, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, "Sackett, Mary C, wife of Edward, born May 16, 1818, died Dec 28, 1906."
  4. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988", digital image, Ancestry.com, Easthampton, births, 1818, "Janes, Mary Charlotte, b. May 16, d. of Obadiah & Ma ' (Chapman) Janes."
  5. 1850 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M432_321, p. 323
    South Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    162/169 [image faint]
    Sacket, Edward, 32, [occ. illegible], real estate $1,200, b. MA
    Sacket, Mary C, 32, b. MA
    Sacket, Fredrick?, 1?, b. MA
    Sacket, Oscar J, 4, b. MA
    Sacket, Mary E., 1, b. MA
    Whiting, David, ?age, teamster, b. MA
    Whiting, Maria, 26, b. MA.
  6. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M653_78, p. 773, Image 250, FHL Film 803078
    Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
    Sacket, Edward, 42, lime dealer, personal estate $2,500, b. MA
    Sacket, Mary C, 42, b. MA
    Sacket, Frederick, 17, clerk, b. MA
    Sacket, Oscar J, 13, b. MA
    Sacket, Mary E, 11, b. MA
    Sacket, Arthur, 6, b. CT
    Wood, Sarah F, 10, b. CT
    Barrett, Roxana D, 21, b. NH.
  7. Record of Service of Connecticut Men in the Army and Navy of the United States during the War of the Rebellion, Press of The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, Hartford, Conn (1889), History of the Third Connecticut Volunteers, 43, Company E (aka Rifle Company E), Private, "Sackett, Edward, of Hartford, enlisted Apr 25, '61, mustered May 11, '61, M.o. Aug 12, '61."
  8. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_101, p. 687B, Image 250, FHL Film 545600
    Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
    Sackett, Edward, 52, merchant, real estate $8,000, persoanl estate $4,000, b. MA
    Sackett, Mary C, 52, keeping house, b. MA
    Sackett, Frederick A, 26, merchant, b. MA
    Sackett, Mary E, 19, b. MA
    Sackett, Edward A, 16, b. CT
    Sackett, Elaly J, 8, b. CT.
  9. "Geer's Hartford Directory", digital image, Ancestry.com, 1875, "Sackett Edward, (E.S. & Son) h. 64 Ferry." "Sackett E. & Son, lime, salt & cement, 62 Ferry. Edward Sackett, F.A. Sackett." "Sackett, F.A. (E.S. & Son) b. 64 Ferry." "Sackett, Oscar, Jr. b. 64 Ferry."
  10. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Bloomfield, Hartford, Connecticut
    Edward Sackett, head, married, 62, merchant, b. MA, father b. MA, mother, b. MA
    Mary C Sackett, wife, 62, keeping house, b. MA, father b. MA, mother, b. MA
    Mary Sackett, dau, single, 31, at home, b. MA, father b. MA, mother, b. MA
    Frederick Sackett, son, married, 35, [occupation not given], b. MA, father b. MA, mother, b. MA
    Oscar Sackett, son, single, 31, [occupation not given], b. MA, father b. MA, mother, b. MA
    Arthur Sackett, son, single, 26, [occupation not given], b. CT, father b. MA, mother, b. MA
    Emma Sackett, dau, 18, [occupation not given], b. CT, father b. MA, mother, b. MA
    FHL 1254099, NA T9-0099/378A (TEK/CRS).
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