Trelawney L Sackett

(1842-1924)
FatherJoseph Sackett (c 1819-)
MotherPhilena E Root (c 1815-1853)
Trelawney L Sackett, carpenter and later a farmer, of North Canaan, Connecticut, son of Joseph Sackett and Philena E Root, was born in ConnecticutG on 8 November 1842.1,2 He died aged 82 on 21 December 1924.3 He married first in New Marlborough, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 17 October 1861, Caroline M Munger, daughter of Curtis Munger and Polly ___.4 Caroline was born in New York StateG in about 1842. He married second before 1868, Bessie M Parsons, daughter of Mary ___. Bessie was born in ConnecticutG in about 1849.2 He married third in Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 1 March 1879, Emily E Leffingwell, daughter of William Leffingwell and Matilda ___.5,6 Emily was born on 25 August 1850.7 She died aged 68 in North CanaanG on 25 June 1919 and was buried at Sackett (Ashley Falls) Cemetery, Ashley FallsG.7
     In 1850 Trelawney was living in Norfolk, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, in the household of his parents Joseph and Philena, and was recorded in the census as Trelawny Sacket, aged six and born in Connecticut.8
     Trelawney served in the US Civil War as a Union soldier in the 37th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry.9,3
     In 1870 he was living in Norfolk, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, and was recorded as Trelawney Sacket, a carpenter, aged 28 and born in Connecticut. Living with him was his second wife Bessie, 21, and their son Athelbert, aged two. Also in the household was Bessie's mother Mary Parsons, 45.10
     In 1880 he was living in North Canaan, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, and was recorded as Trenway Sackett, a carpenter, head of household, married, aged 37. Living with him were his wife Emily, 29, and their son
William, aged three months.11
     In 1900 he was living in North Canaan, Litchfield CountyG, and was recorded as Trelawney Sackett, a carpenter, head of household, aged 57. Living with him were his wife Emily, 49, and their son William, 20. Also in the household was a male boarder.12
     In 1910 he was living at Sodom Road, North Canaan, Litchfield CountyG, and was recorded as Trelawney L Sackett, a self-employed farmer, head of household, aged 67. Living with him was his wife Emily, 59. Their son William and his family were living next door.13
     In 1920 he was living in Canaan, Litchfield CountyG, and was recorded as T L Sackett, a farmer, aged 77. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him were his son William, 39, daughter-in-law Ruth, 36, and their children, Trelawney, 13, and Marion, aged ten.14

Child of Trelawney L Sackett and Bessie M Parsons

Children of Trelawney L Sackett and Emily E Leffingwell

Appears inSacketts in the Military

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 36:103, Inscription, Ashley Falls Cemetery, North Canaan, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Trelawney L, born Nov 8, 1842, [no death date]."
  2. Census.
  3. "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payments Cards, 1907–1933", digital image, FamilySearch, "Trelawney Sackett, Army Invalid, d. 21 Dec 1924, service Pt C 37 Mass Inf., pensions $12, from 26 Feb 1907; $18, 20 May 1912; $24, 9 Nov 1912; $30, 9 Nov 1917; $40, 10 Jun 1918; $50, 1 May 1920; Boston, Mass."
  4. Vital Records, New Marlborough, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, "17 Oct 1861, Trelawney Sacket, of New Marlboro, 19, farmer, b. Norfolk, Ct, s. Joseph & Philenia Sacket; & Caroline M Munger, of Sheffield, 19, b. State of New York, d. Curtis & Polly Munger; both first m.; m. by William Goodwin, Bapt Minister."
  5. Vital Records, New Marlborough, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, "March 1st, 1879, Trelawney L Sackett, of New Marlborough, 36, carpenter, b. Norfolk Ct, s. Joseph & Philina Sackett, third marriage, & Emily E Leffingwell, of New Marlborough, 28, b. Sheffield, d. Wm & Matilda Leffingwell, first marriage. Married by Rev. Robert Hunt, Minister of the Gospel."
  6. Vital Records, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, "1879 March 1, Trelawley L Sackett, of New Marlborough, 36, carpenter, b. Norfolk Con, s. Joseph & Philina E Sackett, third marriage, & Emily E Leffingwell, of New Marlborough, 28, b. Sheffield, d. William & Matilda Leffingwell, first marriage. Married by Robt Hunt, Minister of the Gospel."
  7. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 36:103, Inscription, Ashley Falls Cemetery, North Canaan, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Emily S Liffingwell, wife of T L, born Aug 25, 1850, died June 25, 1919."
  8. 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.
  9. "United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861–1865", database, FamilySearch, "Trelawney Sackett, Private, Union, Company C, 37th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry."
  10. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_106, p. 298B, Image 131, FHL Film 545605
    Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut, 1 Jul 1870
    Sacket, Trelawney, 28, works in carpenter's shop, b. CT
    Sacket, Bessie, 21, keeping house, b. CT
    Sacket, Athelbert, 2, b. CT
    Parsons, Mary, 45, dress maker, b. CT.
  11. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, North Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut
    Trenway Sackett, head, married, 37, b. CT, carpenter, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Emily Sackett, wife, 29, b. MA, keep house, father b. MA, mother b. CT
    William Sackett, son, 3 months, b. CT, father b. CT, mother, b. MA
    FHL 1254100, NA T9-0100/57B.
  12. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 140, p. 7A, Enumeration District 0247, FHL microfilm 1240140
    North Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut, 12 Jun 1900
    Sackett, Trelawney, head, b. Nov 1842, 57, m. 21y, b. CT, father b. Canada, mother b. CT, carpenter
    Sackett, Emily, wife, 49, m. 21y, b. MA, father b. NY, mother b. CT
    Sackett, Wm, son, 20, single, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT, farm laborer
    Wyckoff, George, boarder, b. Jan 1842, 58, m. 35y, b. NJ, father b. NJ, mother b. NJ, farm laborer.
  13. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll:T624_135, p. 21A, Enumeration District 0266, FHL microfilm 1374148
    Sodom Road, North Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut, 20 May 1920
    [Next door to William T Sackett]
    Sackett, Trelawney L, head, 67, m2. 31y, b. CT, father b. Canada, mother b. CT, farmer, own account
    Sackett, Emily, wife, 59, m1. 31y, 2 ch, 1 living, b. MA, father b. NY, mother b. CT.
  14. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_186, p. 17A, Enumeration District 202, Image 598
    Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut, 23/24 Jan 1920
    Sackett, T L, head, home owned free of mortgage, 77, married, b. CT, father b. Canada, mother b. CT, farmer, own account
    Sackett, William, head, home rented, 39, married, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. MA, farmer, worker
    Sackett, Ruth, wife, 36, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, laundress, private position
    Sackett, Trelawney, son, 13, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Marion, dau, 10, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. NY
    [Despite two "heads", this is listed as one household].
Last Edited29 January 2015