Edgar William Sackett

(1875-1946)
FatherWilliam N Sackett (c 1842-1879)
MotherMargaret Shaw (1848-1928)
Edgar William Sackett, son of William N Sackett and Margaret Shaw, was born in ConnecticutG on 5 February 1875.1,2 He died aged 71 in 1946 and was buried at Elm Grove Cemetery, WindsorG.3 He married in Poquonock, Windsor, Hartford County, ConnecticutG, on 5 February 1902, Elizabeth Jane Taylor.1 Elizabeth was born in 1879. She died aged about 76 in WindsorG in 1955 and was buried at Elm Grove Cemetery, WindsorG.3
     In 1880 Edgar was living in Windsor, Hartford County, ConnecticutG, in the household of his widowed mother Margaret, and was recorded in the census as Edgar W Sacket, at school, aged five and born in Connecticut.4
     In 1900 he was living in WindsorG in the household of his widowed mother Margaret, and was recorded as Edgar W Sackett, a farm laborer, aged 25.5
     Edgar completed a World War I draft registration card on 12 September 1918. He was then aged 43 and was a butcher living in WindsorG with his wife Elizabeth.6
     In 1920 Edgar was living at Main Street, WindsorG, and was recorded in the census as Edgar W Sackett, a grocery store owner, head of household, aged 44 and born in Connecticut. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Elizabeth, 40, and their daughter Avis, aged 15.7
     In 1930 he was living at Poquonock Avenue, WindsorG, and was recorded as Edgar W Sackett, a farm laborer, head of household, aged 55. He owned his home. Living with him was his wife Elizabeth, aged 50.8

Child of Edgar William Sackett and Elizabeth Jane Taylor

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Bernadette Emery Family Tree", Ancestry.com, unidenitifed newspaper cutting, 5 Feb 1946,.
  2. Census.
  3. Memorial inscription, Elm Grove Cemetery, Windsor, Connecticut, "Edgar W Sackett, 1875–1946 / his wife / Elizabeth Taylor, 18??–1955."
  4. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 99, FHL Film 1254099, p. 326B, Enumeration District 042, Image 0653
    Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, 4 Jun 1880
    Sackutt [Sackett], Margret, 31, keeping house, b. NY, father b. Scotland, mother b. [blank]
    [Sackett], Corra L, 9, dau, at school, b. CT, father b. [blank], mother b. NY
    [Sackett], Edgar W, 5, son, at school, b. CT, father b. [blank], mother b. NY.
  5. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 139, p. 9B, Enumeration District 0229, FHL microfilm 1240139
    Windsor Town, Hartford County, Connecticut, 15 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Margaret, head, b. Nov 1848, 51, wd, 1 ch, living, b. NY, father b. Scotland, mother b. Ireland, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Edgar W, son, b. Feb 1875, 25, single, b. CT, father b. MA, mother b. NY, farm laborer.
  6. "US, World War I draft registrations records 1917–1918", digital image, FamilySearch, Hartford County no 3, Connecticut. Roll 1561983. Draft Board 3.
    "Serial 3092, order 1154, Edgar William Sackett, of RFD104, Windsor, Hartford, CT, age 43, b. 5 Feb 1875, natural born citizen, butcher, Poquonock, Hartford Co, tall, med build, blue eyes, brown hair, [disabilities blank], nearest relative Elizabeth Jane Sackett, of RFD104, Windsor. Reg Thompsonville, Hartford, Conn, 12 Sep 1918."
  7. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_180, p. 10B, Enumeration District 201, Image 485
    Main St, Windsor Town, Hartford County, Connecticut, 18 Jan 1920
    Scacket [Sackett], Edgar W, head, home owned, 44, married, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. US, grocery merchant, store own
    Sackett, Elizabeth J, wife, 40, b. CT, father b. England, mother b. Scotland
    Sackett, Avis J, dau, 15, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT.
  8. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 268, p. 12B, Enumeration District 0241, Image 884.0, FHL microfilm 2340003
    Poquonock Avenue, Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut
    Sackett, Edgar W, head, home owned, value $6,000, age 55, m. at 27, b. CT, father b. MA, mother b. NY, farm laborer
    Sackett, Elizabeth J, wife, 50, m. at 22, b. CT, father b. England, mother b. MA.
Last Edited29 January 2015