William F Sackett

(1845-1934)
FatherJoseph Sackett (c 1819-)
MotherPhilena E Root (c 1815-1853)
William F Sackett, wagon maker, of Ashley Falls, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, son of Joseph Sackett and Philena E Root, was born in Norfolk, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, in October 1845.1,2 He died aged 90 in Ashley FallsG on 25 November 19343 and was buried at Sackett (Ashley Falls) CemeteryG.4 He married first Adelaide Peck, daughter of John Peck and Louisa Turner. Adelaide was born in Winsted, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, in May 1850.1,5 She died aged 55 in Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 18 August 19056 and was buried at Sackett (Ashley Falls) CemeteryG on 20 August 1905.7 He married second after 1905, Emma Jane Pinney. Emma was born in 1863.8 She died aged about 63 in North Canaan, Litchfield CountyG, in 1926 and was buried at Sackett (Ashley Falls) CemeteryG.8
     In 1850 William was living in Norfolk, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, in the household of his parents Joseph and Philena, and was recorded in the census as William F Sacket, aged four and born in Connecticut.9
     In 1880 he was living in New Marlborough, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, and was recorded as William F Sackett, a wagon maker, head of household, married, aged 36. Living with him were his wife Adda, 32, and their children, Frederick, 10, and Martha, aged four.10
     In 1900 he was living in SheffieldG and was recorded as William F Sackett, a wagon maker, head of household, aged 54. Living with him were his wife Adelaide, 50, and their children, Olive, 18, and Annie, aged ten.11
     In 1910 he was living at Ashley FallsG and was recorded as William F Sackett, a self-employed wagon painter, head of household, aged 66. He owned his home free of mortgage, and was a Union Army veteran. Living with him were his second wife Emma, 45, and their adopted daughter Dorothy, aged one year eleven months.12
     In 1920 he was living at School Street, Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, and was recorded as William Sackett, a self-employed farmer, head of household, aged 75. Living with him were his wife Emma, 57, and adopted granddaughter Dorothy, aged 11. Also in the household was William's grandson Richard Bownes, aged two.13
     In 1930 he was living at Ashley Falls Village, SheffieldG, and was recorded as William F Sackett, head of household, a widower, aged 85. He owned his home. Living with him were his adopted grandchildren, Dorothy, 21, and Irving, 12.14

Children of William F Sackett and Adelaide Peck

Child of William F Sackett and Emma Jane Pinney

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Death record.
  3. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620–1988", digital image, Ancestry.com, "William F Sackett, widower, of Ashley Falls, wagon maker, b. Norfolk, Conn, d. Sheffield, MA, 25 Nov 1934, aged 90-1-14, coronary thrombosis, father Joseph Sackett b. Canada, mother Philena Root b. "cannot be learned", wife Emma J Pinney."
  4. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 36:108, Inscription, Ashley Falls Cemetery, North Canaan, Litchfield County, "Sackett, W F, born 1844, Civil War."
  5. Daughter's birth record.
  6. Vital Records, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, v81, p582, Death
    "Adelaide Sackett, d. Sheffield, Mass, August 18th 1905, age 55-3-12; maiden name Adelaide Peck; husband William F Sackett; birthplace Winsted Conn; father John Peck, b. Great Barrington Mass; mother Louisa Turner, b. Pine Plains NY; occ housewife; informant husband; bur Ashley Falls, Aug 20, 1905; cause consumption about 8 years from 1897, contributory exhaustion."
  7. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 36:108, Inscription, Ashley Falls Cemetery, North Canaan, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Adalaide, wife of W F, born 1850, died 1905."
  8. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 36:108, Inscription, Ashley Falls Cemetery, North Canaan, Litchfield County, "Sackett, Emma J, wife of W F, born 1863, died 1926."
  9. 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.
  10. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, New Marlborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts
    William F. Sackett, head, married, 36, b. CT, wagon maker, father b. CT, mother b. Canada
    Adda Sackett, wife, 32, b. CT, keeping house, father b. CT, mother b. NY
    Frederick Sackett, son, 10, b. MA, at home, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Martha Sackett, dau, 4, b. MA, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    FHL 1254520, NA T9-0520/529A.
  11. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 633, p. 17A, Enumeration District 0082, FHL microfilm 1240633
    Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 20 Jun 1900
    Sackett, William F, head, b. Oct 1845, 54, m. 31y, b. CT, father b. Canada (Fr), mother b. CT, wagon maker
    Sackett, Adelaide, wife, b. May 1850, 50, m. 31y, ? ch, 4 living, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Olive P, dau, b. Dec 1881, 18, b. MA, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Sackett, Annie M, dau, b. Aug 1889, 10, b. MA, father b. CT, mother b. CT, at school.
  12. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T624_572, p. 9B, Enumeration District 0086, FHL microfilm 1374585
    Ashley Falls, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 9 May 1910
    Sackett, William F, head, 66, m2. 3y, b. CT, father b. Ca French, mother b. CT, painter, wagon, own account, home owned, free of mortgage, Union Army veteran
    Sackett, Emma J, wife, 45, m2. 3y, 3 ch, all living, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. NJ
    Sackett, Dorothy, adopted dau, 1 11/12, b. CT, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
  13. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll T625_680, p. 4A, Enumeration District 82, Image 156
    School Street, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 26 Jan 1920
    Sackett, William, head, 75, married, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT, farmer, own account
    Sackett, Emma Jane, wife, 57, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. NJ
    Sackett, Dorothy, gdau, 11, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. MA
    Bownes, Richard Irving, gson, 2 2/12, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
  14. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 885, p. 5A, Enumeration District 0077, Image 921.0, FHL microfilm 2340620
    Ashley Falls Village, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 7 Apr 1930
    Sackett, William F, head, home owned, $2,500, 85, wd, b. CT, father b. Canada French, mother b. CT
    Sackett, Dorothy A, gdau, 21, single, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. MA
    Sackett, Irving R, gson, 12, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
Last Edited29 January 2015
 

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