Moses Sacket

(c 1819-1862)
FatherMoses Sacket (say 1790-)
MotherPhebe Williston (say 1790-)
Moses Sacket, son of Moses Sacket and Phebe Williston, was born in Chester, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in about July 1819.1,2 He died aged 43 as the result of a fall in Boston, Suffolk County, MassachusettsG, on 8 October 1862.3,4 He married first in Lowell, Middlesex County, MassachusettsG, on 25 May 1842, Helen P Sprague.5,6,7 Helen was born in ChesterG in 1813.8 She died aged 41 in ChesterG on 9 October 18539 and was buried at Chester Factory Village CemeteryG.10 He married second in BostonG on 12 February 1854, Abby Ann Elms, daughter of Cornelius Elms.11 Abby was born in BostonG in about 1832.12
     In 1855 Moses was living in BostonG and was recorded in the census as Moses Sackett, a laborer, aged 36 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his second wife, Abba Ann, 22, their son, Walter, aged six months, and Moses' children by his first marriage, William Henry, 12, and Elizabeth P, aged eight.13
     In 1860 he was living in BostonG and was recorded as Moses Sackett, a police officer, aged 41. Living with him were his second wife, Abbie A, 27, and his children by his first marriage, Henry, 17, and Elizabeth, aged 14.14
     In 1865 Moses' widow Abby was listed in the state census as a nurse, a widow, aged 34. She was living with many other nurses and other staff, evidently a hospital.15
     Abby was listed on 2 January 1867 as a depositor at the Provident Institution for Savings, Boston. She was described as a nurse at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the widow of Moses Sackett.16

Children of Moses Sacket and Helen P Sprague

Children of Moses Sacket and Abby Ann Elms

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. Census.
  3. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors, v157, p6, death, "Oct 8th 1862, Moses Sacket, male, married, 43-3, killed by fall, [residence] Chester, place of death Boston, painter, b. Chester, s. Moses Sacket & Phebe Williston."
  4. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors, v158, p141, death, "1862 Oct 8, Moses Sackett, 43, at Boston, comp. frac. of leg - 5 weeks, m, married, machinist, b. W. Springfield, s. Moses & Phebe, [parents' birthplaces blank]."
  5. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988", digital image, Ancestry.com, Lowell marriages, "Sacket, Moses, and Helen B Sprague, both of Boston, 25 May 1842."
  6. "Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840–1915", digital image, Ancestry.com, "25 May 1842, Holliston, MA, Moses Sacket and Helen B Sprague, both of Boston, married in Lowell, 25 May 1842. By Rev James Taylor of Freetown, MA."
  7. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors, v2, p381, marriage, "Moses Sacket & Helen B Sprague, both of Boston, married in Lowell, May 25, 1842, by Rev James Taylor of Freetown, Mass, Rec'd and recorded May 30, 1842, Thos Ordway, City Clerk."
  8. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988", digital image, Ancestry.com, Chester births, "Sackett, Helen P [---], w. Moses, 1813."
  9. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors, v75, p202, death, "1853 9th October, Helen P Sacket, 41, at Chester, female, married, [birthplace blank], [parents blank], cancer."
  10. Website Find a Grave.
  11. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors, v80, p76, marriage, "1854 February 12, Moses Sackett, of Boston, 34, painter, b. W Springfield, s. Moses, second m.; and Abby A Elms, of Boston, 21, b. Boston, d. Cornelius, first m.; m. by Rev Rollin H Nea? [image cut off], Boston."
  12. Marriage record.
  13. 1855 Massachusetts state census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Boston, Suffolk, MA
    27 Jul 1855
    Moses Sackett, 36, laborer, b. MA
    Abba Ann Sackett, 22, b. MA
    Wm H Sackett, 12, b. MA
    Elizabeth P Sackett, 8, b. MA
    Walter A Sackett, 6m, b. MA.
  14. 1860 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 226, FHL film
    Boston Ward 1, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Moses, 41, police officer, personal estate $300, b. Springfield MA
    Sackett, Abbie A, 27, b. Boston, MA
    Sackett, Henry W, 17, mariner, b. Boston, MA
    Sackett, Elizabeth, 14, b. Boston, MA.
    [In household of Samuel Dyer]
  15. 1865 Massachusetts state census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    14 May 1865
    Abby A Sackett, 34, b. MA, wid, nurse
    [with many other nurses and other staff, suggesting a hospital].
  16. "Boston, MA: Provident Institution for Savings, 1817-1882", digital image, American Ancestors, "Abby A Sackett, res. 2 Jan 1867, Boston, Suffolk, MA, widow of Moses, nurse, Mass Gen'l Hospital, $175."
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