Henry Sackett

FatherRussel Sackett (1782-1839)
MotherPolly Brass (c 1787-1870)
Henry Sackett, son of Russel Sackett and Polly Brass, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in 1819.1 He died there aged 81 on 12 December 1900.2 He married in WestfieldG on 28 December 1847, Sophia Hanchet, daughter of Samuel Hanchet.3,4,5 She was born in MassachusettsG in about 1831.
     In 1850 Henry was living in Chicopee, Hampden CountyG, in the household of Walter and Cynthia Palmer and family, and was recorded in the census as Henry Sackett, a joiner, aged 30, and born in Massachusetts.6
     In 1870 he was living in WestfieldG and was recorded as Henry Sackett, retired from meat market, aged 51, and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Sophia, aged 38, and born in Massachusetts, and son Freddie, aged seven.7

1144. Henry Sackett, 1819–___, of Westfield, Mass., son of (510) Russell and Mary Brass Sacket, was married, to Sophia Hunter.
2845. Fred H. Sackett.

Child of Henry Sackett and Sophia Hanchet

  • Fred H Sackett b. 13 Sep 1863

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1144. Henry Sacket, b. in 1819; m. Sophia Hunter."
  2. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors, v505, p235, death, "1900 Dec 12, Henry Sackett, married, 81-6-8, chronic Bright's disease, of Westfield, at Westfield, burial Westfield, occ. "none", b. Westfield, s. Russel Sackett, b. "not given", & Polly Brass, b. "not given"."
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Henry Sacket of W. and Sophia Hanchet of W; m. Dec. 28, 1847."
  4. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors, Westfield, v30, p170, marriage, "Dec 28, 1847, Henry Sacket, [condition blank], 28, whipmaker, of Westfield; and Sophia Hanchet, 15, of Westfield, d. [blank]; m. by N Raymond, minister."
  5. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), "28 Dec 1847, at Westfield, Henry Sackett, single, 28, whipmaker, b. Westfield, father Russell of Westfield; and Sophia Hanchett, single, 15, b. Westfield, father Samuel of Westfield. By Mr Raymond, clergyman."
  6. 1850 United States census
    Chicopee, Hampden County, MA
    Walter Palmer, 39, farmer, b. CT
    Cynthia Palmer, 38, b. MA
    Albert Palmer, 2, b. MA
    Esther Stuart, 67, b. CT
    Henry Sackett, 30, joiner, b. MA.
  7. 1870 United States census
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Henry, 51, (ret) meet market, $15,000, $2,000, b. Mass
    Sackett, Sophia, 38, keeping house, b. Mass
    Sackett, Freddie, 7, attending school, b. Mass.
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited27 Nov 2021

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