Joseph Sackett

(c 1815-)
Joseph Sackett was born in CanadaG in about 1815.1 His parents have not been identified. He married before 1842, Philena E Root. Philena was born in ConnecticutG in about 1815.2,3 She died aged 37 in Norfolk, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 13 March 18534 and was buried at Center Cemetery, NorfolkG.5
     In 1850 Joseph was living in Norfolk, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, and was recorded in the census as Joseph Sacket, a laborer, aged 31 and born in Canada. Living with him were his wife Philena, 34, and their children, Trelawney, 6, William, 4, Nazare, 2, and Olive, aged one.6

Children of Joseph Sackett and Philena E Root

 Notes & Citations

  1. Birth record for son Edwin gives Joseph's age as 32 in 1847; 1850 census has age 31.
  2. Date of birth based on age at death.
  3. Census.
  4. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, Christian Secretary (Hartford), 25 Mar 1853, "Sackett, Philena E, Avon, wife of Joseph, died 13 Mar, age 37."
    28:1355, Hartford Courant, 26 Mar 1853, "Sacket, Philena E, Avon, wife of Joseph, died 13 Mar, age 37."
    36:757, Hartford Times, 9 Apr 1853, "Sacket, Philena E, Avon, wife of Joseph, died 13 Mar, age 37."
  5. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 36:52, Inscription, Center Cemetery, Norfolk, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Philena, wife of Joseph, died Mar 13, 1855 [sic], age 37." [Death date was 13 Mar 1853 per newspaper announcements.]
  6. 1850 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, Roll M432_42, p. 160
    Norfolk, Litchfield, Connecticut
    250/265
    Sacket, Joseph, 31, m, laborer, b. CAN
    Sacket, Felania, 34, f, b. CT
    King, Mary A., 14, f, b. CT
    Sacket, Trelawny S., 6, m, b. CT
    Sacket, William, F., 4, m, b. CT
    Sacket, Nazare, 2, m, b. CT
    Sacket, Olive M., 1, f, b. CT.
Last Edited11 April 2020
 

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