Eliza M Sackett

(1842-1916)
FatherWilliam Washington Sackett (c 1798-before 1880)
MotherMinerva Drian
Eliza M Sackett, daughter of William Washington Sackett and Minerva Drian, was born in Bethany, New Haven County, ConnecticutG, on 14 February 1842.1 She died aged 74 on 23 November 1916 and was buried at Northwest Cemetery, Woodbridge, New Haven CountyG.1 She married ___ Sperry.
     In 1870 Eliza was living in Seymour, New Haven CountyG, and was recorded in the census as Eliza Sperry, a worker in the paper mill, aged 28 and born in Connecticut. Living with her were Polly Riggs, 74, Willie Riggs, 4, and Eliza's brother Howard, 18, and sister Emma, aged ten. (Polly Riggs was the aunt of Eliza, Howard, and Emma. Willie, aged four, was Eliza Sperry's son, incorrectly listed as Riggs.)2
     In 1880 she was living in Seymour, New Haven County, ConnecticutG, and was recorded as Eliza Sperry, a worker in the paper mill, a widow, aged 37. Living with her were her son Willie, 14, and her widowed mother Minerva Sackett, 63. Living next door were widow Polly Riggs, 83, and her daughter Jane Woodworth, also widowed, aged 47.3

Child of Eliza M Sackett and ___ Sperry

ChartsLine 4 (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database, 37368 Eliza M Sackett.
  2. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_112; Page: 651B; Image: 137869; FHL Film: 545611
    Seymour, New Haven County, Connecticut, 29 Jun 1870
    Sperry, Eliza, 28, works in paper mill, real estate $1,000, b. CT
    Riggs, Polly, 74, at home, b. CT
    Riggs, Willie, 4, b. CT
    Sackett, Howard, 18, works in paper mill, b. CT
    Sackett, Emma, 10, b. CT.
  3. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Seymour, New Haven, Connecticut
    [next door to Sperry household below]
    Woodworth, Jane? E, husband [sic: self], female, 47, wid, works in paper mill, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Buckingham, Henry, boarder, 51, wid, works on farm, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Riggs, Polly, mother, 83, wid, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Seymour, New Haven, Connecticut
    [next door to Woodworth household above]
    Eliza Sperry, head, widow, 37, b. CT, works in paper mill, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Willie A. Sperry, son, 14, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Minerva Sackett, mother, widow, 63, b. CT, works at paper mill, father b. CT, mother b. CT.
Generation.Tree8P.4
Sackett line4th great-granddaughter of John Sackett of New Haven
Last Edited28 May 2016