Elijah Sackett

(1825-1894)
FatherElijah Sacket (1784-1851)
MotherCynthia Sacket (1784-1862)
Elijah Sackett, a farmer and contractor, son of Elijah Sacket and Cynthia Sacket, was born in West Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 29 January 1825.1,2 He died aged 69 in Springfield, Hampden CountyG, on 12 May 1894.3 He married at West SpringfieldG on 11 November 1846, Olive Antoinette Dunham, daughter of Samuel Dunham and Olive Cadwell.4 Olive Antoinette was born in Wilbraham, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 10 September 18292 and died aged 69 in Springfield, Hampden CountyG, on 31 January 1899.5
     In 1870 Elijah was living in SpringfieldG and was recorded in the census as Elijah Sackett, landscape gardener, aged 45, and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Olive, aged 40 and born in Massachusetts, and children, William, 19, Frank, 14, and Freddie, aged four. Also in the household was Charlie Smith, a teamster.6

Children of Elijah Sackett and Olive Antoinette Dunham

Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1152. Elijah Sackett."
  2. Date of birth based on age at death.
  3. Website Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 (New England Historic Genealogical Society) , Sackett, Elijah, Springfield, 1894, v445, p740, Death
    "1894 May 12, Elijah Sackett, married, 69-3-13, hypertrophy of prostate, cystitis, at Springfield, contractor, b. W Springfield, s. Elijah & Cynthia (Sackett), both b. Westfield."
  4. Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, "Sackett, Elijah Jr., of West Springfield, m. Olive A. Dunham, of Springfield, Nov. 11, 1846, by Rev. A. C. Washburn. [?Town] Vital Records, NB1:403."
  5. Website Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 (New England Historic Genealogical Society) , Sackett, Olive Antoinette (Dunham), Springfield, 1899, v493, p167, Death
    "1899 Jan 31, Olive Antoinette (Dunham), widow of Elijah Sackett, 69-4-21, cancer of uterus, of Springfield, at Springfield, burial Springfield, occ. at home, b. Brimfield, d. Samuel & Olive Cadwell, parents' birthplaces unknown."
  6. 1870 Census for United States, M593_618/222/446
    Springfield Ward 4, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Elijah, 45, landscape gardener, $6,000, $2,000, b. Mass
    Sackett, Olive A, 40, keeping house, b. Mass
    Sackett, William H, 19, works landscape gardening, b. Mass
    Sackett, Frank H, 14, at school, b. Illinois
    Sackett, Freddie E, 4, at home, b. Mass
    Smith, Charlie, 20, teamster, b. Mass.
Generation.Tree1152.7O.3a
Last Edited19 August 2010
 

Place names

Place names are linked to the Place Index, with lists of people having events at each place (down to county level).

Google Maps

The superscripted 'G' after place names is a link to the Google Map for that place.

Exhibits

Icons and are links to Text and Image exhibits.

Sackett lines

English line of Thomas Sackett the elder & other English lines
American line of Thomas Sackett the elder through Simon Sackett the colonist
Line of John Sackett of New Haven