George Sacket

FatherHeman Sackett (1783-1851)
MotherExperience Searle (c 1788-1873)
George Sacket, a whip maker, son of Heman Sackett and Experience Searle, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 15 October 18081,2 and died there on 2 July 1879.2 He married in WestfieldG on 17 October 1831, Lucy Asenath "Betsey" Cowles.3
     George was listed in the 1840 census as a householder in WestfieldG.4
     In 1850 George was living in WestfieldG and was recorded in the census as George Sacket, a whip maker, aged 42 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Lucy, 36, and children, Seymour, 14, Mary, 12, and Ellen, aged nine. Also in the household were Melissa Cooly, 18, and Esther R Johnson, 16.5
     In 1860 he was living in WestfieldG and was recorded as George Sacket, a lash cutter, aged 51. Living with him were his wife Lucy, 45, and their children, Mary, 21, Ellen, 19, and George, aged six.6
     In 1870 he was living in WestfieldG and was recorded as George Sackett, a lash maker, aged 61, and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Lucy, aged 53, and born in Massachusetts, son George Arthur, aged 16, and mother Experience, aged 82. George and Lucy's daughters, Mary, 32, and Ellen, 29, were also in the household with their husbands, respectively, John Henry Smith and Hartley Shattuck.7

Children of George Sacket and Lucy Asenath "Betsey" Cowles

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1123. George Sacket, b. in 1808."
  2. Thurmon King's database.
  3. Marriage Records (NEHGS), Westfield, Massachusetts, "George Sacket of W. and Lucy Asenath Cowles of W; m. Oct. 17, 1831."
  4. 1840 US census, database, American Ancestors, "George Sacket, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts."
  5. 1850 US census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, M432_318/202
    Westfield, Hampden County, MA
    George Sacket, 42, whips, b. MA
    Lucy A Sacket, 36, b. MA
    Seymour A Sacket, 14, b. MA
    Mary Sacket, 12, b. MA
    Ellen A Sacket, 9, b. MA
    Melissa Cooly, 18, female, b. MA
    Esther R Johnson, 16, b. MA.
  6. 1860 US census, digital image,, Page 854, FHL film 803502
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sacket, George, 51, lash cutter, personal estate $2000, b. MA
    Sacket, Lucy, 45, b. MA
    Sacket, Mary, 21, dress maker, b. MA
    Sacket, Ellen A, 19, dress maker, b. MA
    Sacket, George A, 6, b. MA.
  7. 1870 US census, digital image,, Roll M593_619, p 396B, FHL film 552118
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, 25 Jun 1870
    Sackett, George, 61, lash maker, real estate $4000, personal estate $2000, b. MA
    Sackett, Lucy, 53, keeping house, b. MA
    Sackett, George Arthur, 16, at school, b. MA
    Sackett, Experiance, 82, no occupation, b. MA
    Loyd, Sally, 70, no occupation, b. MA
    Smith, J Henry, 39, cigar maker, personal estate $500, b. MD
    Smith, Mary, 32, dress maker, b. MA
    Shattuck, Hartly, 29, day laborer, personal estate $200, b. NH
    Shattuck, Ellen, 29, dress maker, b. MA.
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 1056
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Ann Irving and Alma Berridge.
Last Edited26 Nov 2020

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