Justus Ralph Sackett

(1820-1885)
FatherJustus Sackett (1777-1854)
MotherClarissa Belcher (1783-1844)
Justus Ralph Sackett, son of Justus Sackett and Clarissa Belcher, was born in ConnecticutG on 29 July 18201,2,3 and baptized at the Second Congregational Church, Greenwich, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, on 22 April 1821.4 He died aged 65 in GreenwichG on 27 November 18851,2 and was buried in the Second Congregational Church Cemetery, GreenwichG.2,5 He married in GreenwichG on 28 February 1843, Mary Elisabeth Mead, daughter of Jabez Mead and Sarah Williams Knapp.1,6 Mary was born in ConnecticutG on 22 February 1823.1,7,8,9 She died aged 73 in 401 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, New York City, New York StateG, on 18 December 18961,8,10 and was buried in the Second Congregational Church CemeteryG.8,11
     Justus was admitted to membership of the Second Congregational ChurchG on 3 July 1831.12
     In 1880 Justus was living at Brooklyn, New York City, New York StateG, and was recorded in the census as J R Sackett, a commissioners' broker, head of household, married, aged 59 and born in Connecticut. Living with him were his wife, Mary, aged 57, sons George, 25, Walter, 23, Franklin, 20, and Robert, 18, and an unmarried aunt, Julia Mead, aged 61, presumably related to his wife Mary. Mary also ran their home as a boarding house and at the date of the census there were 13 boarders in residence, including two family groups.7

Children of Justus Ralph Sackett and Mary Elisabeth Mead

See alsoThe Sacketts of America, 2219 
Thurmon King's Database, 6623
Sackett Family Association descendants
Katharine "Kate" Sackett Baxter Visser and Tyler Visser.
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Whitman Sackett Mead & Sarah Mead Sackett relationship chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  2. Website Cemetery Transcriptions from the NEHGS Manuscript Collections (New England Historic Genealogical Society) (http://www.NewEnglandAncestors.org), "Sackett, Justus Ralph, d. Nov. 27, 1885, æ. 65 yrs, 3 mos and 29 days. Second Congregational Church Cemetery, Greenwich, Fairfield Co., Connecticut."
  3. Date of birth calculated from age, 65 years 3 months 29 days, at death.
  4. Church Records, Greenwich, Connecticut, baptism, Second Congregational Church, 1821 "Sackett, Justus Ralph, son of Justus and Clarissa Sackett, Apl. 22."
  5. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 17:238, Inscription, Second Congregational Church Cemetery, Greenwich, Fairfield County, "Sackett, Justus Ralph, died Nov 27, 1885, age 65 yrs 3 mos 29 das."
  6. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, J. Ralph, of New York, m. Mary Elisabeth Mead, of Greenwich, Feb. 28, 1843, by Noah Coe. Greenwich Vital Records, 1:213."
  7. 1880 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1254840, NA T9-0840/112C
    1st Ward, Brooklyn, Kings, New York
    J. R. Sackett, head, male, married, 59, b. CT, comm'rs broker, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Mary E. Sackett, wife, 57, b. CT, keeps boarders, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Geo. T. Sackett, son, married, 25, b. NY, cust. house broker, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Walter L. Sackett, son, single, 23, b. NY, lace clerk, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    F. W. Sackett, son, single, 20, b. NY, jewlery clerk, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Robert J. Sackett, son, single, 18, b. NY, soap clerk, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Julia Mead, aunt, single, 61, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT.
  8. Website Cemetery Transcriptions from the NEHGS Manuscript Collections (New England Historic Genealogical Society) (http://www.NewEnglandAncestors.org), "Sackett, Mary Elizabeth, wife of Justus Ralph Sackett, d. Dec. 18, 1896, æ. 73 yrs, 9 mos and 26 days. Second Congregational Church Cemetery, Greenwich, Fairfield Co., Connecticut."
  9. Date of birth calculated from age at death.
  10. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003", digital image, Ancestry.com, New York Times, 20 December 1896, "Died. / Sackett.—At her residence, 401 Washington Av., Brooklyn, on Friday, Dec. 18, Mary Elizabeth, wife of the late J. Ralph Sackett. / Funeral from her late residence, at 11 o'clock, Monday, Dec 21. Interment at Greenwich, Conn., at the convenience of the family."
  11. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 17:238, Inscription, Second Congregational Church Cemetery, Greenwich, Fairfield County, "Sackett, Mary Elizabeth, wife of Justus R, died Dec 18, 1896, age 73 yrs 9 mos 26 das."
  12. Church Records, Greenwich, Connecticut, member record, Second Congregational Church, 1831 "Sackett, Justus R., son of Justas Sackett, July 3."
Generation.Tree2219.8P.3a
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
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