John D Sackett

FatherNorman A Sackett (1824-1889)
MotherJulia A Jenkins (c 1824-1906)
John D Sackett, railroad worker, son of Norman A Sackett and Julia A Jenkins, was born in OhioG in 1851.1 He died aged about 41 in 1892 and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, ConnecticutG.1
     In 1860 John was living in Simsbury, Hartford County, ConnecticutG, in the household of his parents Norman and Julia, and was recorded in the census as John Sackett, aged eight and born in Ohio.2
     In 1870 he was living in Avon, Hartford CountyG, in the household of his parents Norman and Julia, and was recorded as John D Sacket, aged 18.3
     John was listed in the New Haven City Directory from 1874 when he was a railroad brakeman. He was a railroad conductor by 1891.4

 Notes & Citations

  1. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934" (Ancestry image), 32:890, Inscription, Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, "Sacket, John D, born 1851, died 1892."
  2. 1860 United States census
    Roll M653_79, p. 582, Image 193, FHL Film 803079
    Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut, 11 Jul 1860
    Sackett, Norman, 34, teacher of school, personal estate $125, b. OH
    Sackett, Julia, 33, housekeeper, b. CT
    Sackett, John, 8, b. OH
    Sackett, William, 3, b. CT.
  3. 1870 United States census
    Roll M593_102, p 10B, FHL film
    Avon, Hartford, Connecticut
    Sacket, Norman A, 45, teacher, personal estate $100, b. CT
    Sacket, Julia A, 44, keeping house, b. CT
    Sacket, John D, 18, b. CT
    Sacket, Wm E, 13, b. CT
    Sacket, Arthur N, 9, b. CT.
  4. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image), New Haven City Directory, 1874–75, "Sackett John, brakeman, rooms 14 Whiting."; 1875–76, "Sackett John D., brakeman, h 160 Spring."; 1878, "Sackett, John D., brakeman, h 112 Columbus."; 1891, 1892, "Sackett, John D., conductor N.Y., N.H. & H.R.R., rms 672 Chapel."
Sackett line8th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited26 Apr 2022

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