Richard Irving Bownes/Sackett

(1917-)
FatherRobert Frank Bownes (1888-1967)
MotherAnnie M Sackett (1889-)
Richard Irving Bownes/Sackett, son of Robert Frank Bownes and Annie M Sackett, was born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 29 November 1917.1 He was adopted by his grandfather William F Sackett and William's second wife Emma, becoming known as Irving Richard Sackett.
     In 1920 Richard was living at School Street, Sheffield, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, in the household of his grandparents William and Emma, and was recorded in the census as Richard Irving Bownes, aged two years two months.2
     In 1930 he was living at Ashley Falls Village, SheffieldG, in the household of his widowed grandfather William, and was recorded as Irving R Sackett, aged 12.3

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Richard Irving Bownes, b. Sheffield, MA, 29 Nov 1917, s. of Robert F Bownes & Annie M Sackett, father a farmer b. Sharon, Conn, mother b. Sheffield."
  2. 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.
  3. 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 Edited2 September 2019
 

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