Newspaper Abstracts, Massachusetts

62 records

  • Boston, various newspapers, 8 May 1727, death, "Sackett, Richard, Rev., at Greenwich, 8 May 1727. Jour." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:45, 1810 March 7, "Married, New Lebanon, Feb 25, Mr Noadiah Sacket, of Berlin, N.Y. to Miss Sophia Allen, of this town."
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 14 Mar 1810, marriage, "Sacket, Noah, of Berlin (N.Y.), m. Sophia Allen of Pittsfield (Mass.) in New Lebanon (N.Y.)." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 22 May 1813, death, "Sacket, Ebenezer Capt d. in Westfield and his wife." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:70, 1814 May 12, "Died, This town, May 9, Mr Solomon Sacket."
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 18 May 1814, death, "Sacket, Solomon, d. in Pittsfield." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:80, 1816 March 21, "Died. This town, a few days since, Mrs. Sacket, relict of late Mr. Erastus Sacket, ae 88."
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 8 Jun 1816, death, "Sacket, Elizabeth (Mrs), wife of Samuel Sacket d. in New York." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 29 Jun 1816, marriage, "Sally Sacket of Pittsfield m. James Hart, in Middletown, Conn." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 22 Jan 1817, death, "Sackett, Charity (Mrs), wife of Charles C Sacket d. in New York, aged 24." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 13 Mar 1822, death, "Sacket, Samuel Esq, d. in Brooklyn, LI, aged 57." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Hampden Federalist (Springfield, MA), July 10, 1822, Volume XVII Issue 28 Page 111
    "Died,
    At Westfield, on the 26th ult. Mr. John Pomroy Sacket, aged 21."
    [Sacketts of America had 3 July 1822] [Researched by Terri Carlson]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:139, 1824 April 22, "Died. This town, Ap'l 20, Capt. Daniel Sacket, in 90th yr. See notice."
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 28 Apr 1824, death, "Sackett, Daniel Capt d. in Pittsfield, aged 89." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 15 Jun 1825, marriage, "Noah Edwards Sackett m. Catherine Goodrich in Boston, Sunday." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:162, 1826 Oct 26, "Married, New Lebanon, Oct. 15, Mr Chauncy S Chase, of this town, to Miss Malinda Sackett, of Westfield"
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • New England Inquirer, Amherst, Massachusetts, 39.3, Feb 16, 1827, "Marriages, Westfield, 31st ult., Mr Caleb Williams to Miss Mary Sacket, dau. of Mr Aaron Sacket"
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 28 Apr 1827, death, "Sackett, Judge, of Newbury, d. in Albany." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:188, 1829 Nov. 26, "Died. This town, Nov. 19, Mrs. Mehitable Sacket, relict of late Capt. Daniel Sacket, in 89th yr."
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 18 May 1831, death, "Sacket, Stephen, form. of Westfield, aged 53." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 15 Oct 1831, death, "Sackett, Julia Ann, dau of Aaron Sackett d. in Westfield, aged 15." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 2 Nov 1831, marriage, "George Sackett m. Lucy A. Cowles in Westfield." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:212, "1832 Sep 27, Died. Michigan, a few weeks since, Mr. Lemuel Sacket, formerly of this town, ae 64."
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 23 Mar 1833, marriage, "Sacket, Lucinda, m. Thomas H. Parker in Springfield." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:219, "1833 May 2, Died. This town, Ap'l 30, Mrs Ruth, consort of Mr Erastus Sackett, ae 75"
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 6, 10, & 13 Sep 1834, death, "Sacket, Nancy (Mrs), wife of James Sacket d. in Westfield, aged 59." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 4 Apr 1838, marriage, "Jane Sackett m. John Hardy, of Kittery, Me., in Boston." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:293, 1838 Oct 3, "Died. This town, Sep 28, Mr Erastus Sackett."
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:302, 1839 April 11, "Died. Sandisfield, Mar. 24, Sarah, wife of Mr. Ezra Sackett, in 56th yr."
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:316, 1840 Jan 30, "Died. New Lebanon, N.Y., Jan 19, Capt Buel Sacket in 75th yr. Rev. soldier. Was one [sic: ?"on"] guard at execution of Maj. Andre."
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:341, 1841 July 22, "Married, New Lebanon, July 5, Mr Benjamin C Bailey, of Hancock, to Miss Ann Sackett, of Sandisfield."
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:392, 1843 Sept 21, "Married, West Springfield, Sep 14, Mr Stephen Warren, of this town, to Mrs Sarah Sackett, of West Springfield"
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:395, 1843 Oct 12, "Married, Hudson, Oct 5, Mr Abram M Haight to Miss Sarah E Sackett, dau. of Mr Norman Sackett, all of New Lebanon."
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:417, 1844 Sept 5, "Died. This town, Aug 31, child of Erastus Sackett, ae 14 ms"
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:420, 1844 Sept 26, "Died. Aug 13, Mrs Huldah, wife of Solomon Sackett, ae 50."
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Pittsfield Sun, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1:423, 1844 Nov 21, "Married, New Lebanon, Nov. 9, Mr Allen B Davis to Miss Delia M Sackett, all of New Lebanon."
    [Transcribed from the Cooke Collection at Berkshire Athenaeum by Chris Sackett]
  • Boston Evening Transcript, 21 October 1852
    "The Yankee Card Writer has been presented with the freedom of the city of New York in a gold box—(or probably will be)—and is now enjoying himself at the Irving House, where he will remain for a few weeks, then honor Baltimore with a visit, and probably shake hands with the "solid men of Boston" some time in December."
    [Orsemus Sackett]
    [Researched by Kari Roehl]
  • The Boston Daily Atlas, Boston, MA, Monday, October 1, 1855; Issue 78; col. B
    "We are indebted to Mr. O. Sackett, the Yankee card writer, for a card case and a pack of visiting cards executed in the neatest possible style. Mr. Sackett is to be found at the Revere House."
    [Researched by Kari Roehl]
  • Lowell Daily Citizen and News, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Tuesday, April 07, 1857; Issue 291; col. E
    "The "Yankee Card-writer" was subjected to a horse whipping at the St. Charles Hotel, New Orleans, recently, for having sent a couple of ladies a bouquet with a card attached, stating that he wished to make their acquaintance. An uncle of the young ladies took umbrage at the supposed insult, and castigated the gentleman accordingly."
    [Researched by Kari Roehl]
  • Boston Post, 14 May 1857
    "The report that the "Yankee Card Writer" had been horse whipped at New Orleans is untrue. The Y.C.W. is not a man to submit to any personal indignity."
    [Researched by Kari Roehl]
  • Boston Transcript, Massachusetts, 9 Mar 1885, death, "Sackett, Maj. Delos B, d. 8 Mar 1885." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Boston Transcript, Massachusetts, 21 Dec 1893, death, "Sackett, Dr Solon P, d. 18 Dec 1893." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Boston Transcript, Massachusetts, 7 Sep 1895, death, "Sackett, Mr W A, d. 6 Sep 1895." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Boston Transcript, Massachusetts, 23 Jul 1896, death, "Sackett, Alonzo F, d. 23 Jul 1896." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Boston Transcript, Massachusetts, 19 Aug 1896, death, "Sackett, Obadiah, d. 18 Aug 1896." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Boston Daily Globe, 19 August 1896
    "Yankee Newsman Dead.
    Obadiah Sackett, Native of This City, Manager of Lecture Bureau and Friend of Horace Greeley.
    Grand Rapids, Mich. Aug 18—Obadiah Sackett, known all over the United States as the "Yankee News Man," died this evening of old age, aged 77.
    The deceased was a native of Boston, and for years was manager of a lecture bureau and managed Horace Greeley's first tour through the west.
    For the past 16 years he has resided in this city and conducted a news agency.
    The deceased leaves three sons, one a coffee broker in Brooklyn, N.Y.
    His estate is estimated at $50,000."
    [Orsemus Sackett]
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • Boston Transcript, Massachusetts, 4 Mar 1897, death, "Sackett, Justin, d. 3 Mar 1897." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Boston Daily Globe, 21 May 1905
    "Death of Sackett Baby.
    Special Justice George M. Stearns Heard the Evidence—Will Report to the District Attorney.
    The inquiry into the cause of the death of Marion A. Sackett, the 3-weeks-old baby of Mr and Mrs Geo. R. Sackett of Revere, begun in the Chelsea court yesterday forenoon, was finished shortly after 4 yesterday afternoon.
    In all over a dozen witnesses were examined, Special Justice George M. Stearns hearing the evidence. The evidence will be considered by Judge Stearns, who in turn will make his report to the office of the district attorney.
    Among those who were examined were Dr Charles H. Shackford and Silas R. McVey, both of Chelsea, the latter a druggist. The child was attended by Dr Shackford and the prescription was filled in Mr McVey's store.
    In the prescription were powders and after taking one the child's condition became serious, went into a state of coma and died the next day. Before the child died Dr Park of Revere was called in and diagnosed the case as one of opium poisoning.
    The child died on Feb 21 last."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • Boston Daily Globe, 12 September 1908
    "Abner Rice, Lee, Dead.
    Town's Leading Citizen Lived to Age of 88 Years.
    High School Principal for 31 Years and a Representative.
    Lee, Sept 11—Abner Rice, 88 years old, Lee's most prominent citizen, died this morning after a brief illness. … He is survived by the following children: Mrs Augustine Sackett of New York, …."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • Boston Daily Globe, 8 September 1909
    "Lathrop—Sackett.
    South Easton Young Couple Are Wedded at Home of the Bride, Under a Floral bell.
    South Easton, Sept 7—At the home of Mr and Mrs George Sackett this afternoon their daughter, Miss Helen Sackett, was married to William H. Lathrop. The ceremony was performed by Rev William H. Fryling, the couple standing under a floral bell. The Episcopal service was used with the single ring ceremony. Miss Mildred Drake, cousin of the bride, was bridesmaid and the best man was Russell G Alger of Taunton.
    The bride was dressed in a white messaline and wore a bridal veil caught up with lilies of the valley. She carried a shower bouquet of bride roses. The bridesmaid wore a yellow silk and carried white asters.
    The ushers were Erving Lathrop and John Chillingworth. The groom's gift to the best man and ushers was a gold scarf pin. The bride's gift to the bridesmaid was a solid gold brooch.
    After the ceremony a buffet luncheon was served and Mr and Mrs Lathrop left on a wedding trip."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • Boston Transcript, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, December 8 1909.
    "Genealogical Column
    3. Atherton. Mary Atherton married Ezekiel (6) Sackett of Dutchess County, New York, Nov 13, 1759. She was a daughter of James Atherton, who came from Canterbury, Conn., to Dutchess County, New York. When was she born and what is the ancestry of her father, James Atherton, and his wife? A. R. B. S." [Transcribed from Newspaper Abstracts by Chris Sackett]
  • Boston Transcript, Massachusetts, 10 Oct 1913, death, "Sackett, Gen Frederick M, d. 9 Oct 1913." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Boston Daily Globe, 16 February 1916
    "Snow—Sackett.
    William Pearson of Boston Best Man at Wedding in First Congregational Church, Providence.
    Providence, Feb. 15—In the First Congregational Church (Unitarian) at 6 o'clock tonight, Miss Sarah Sheldon Sackett, daughter of Mr and Mrs George O. Sackett of this city, was married to A. Chester Snow, son of George M. Snow. The ceremony was performed by Rev Dr Augustus M. Lord.
    The bride was attended by Mrs Charles B. Rockwell Jr as matron of honor and the bridesmaids were her sisters, Misses Josephine P. Sackett and Roberta S. Sackett. William Pearson of Boston was best man and the ushers were Nelson R. Sackett, Claude B. Branch, Robert R. Jones, Walter G. Brown, Edward Palmer of Providence and Thornton Snow of Boston."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • Boston Daily Globe, 20 September 1916
    "Holyoke, Sept 19—The funeral of George L. Thorpe took place this afternoon …. The bearers were …, Dr H.R Sackett, J.H. Sackett, … of New Haven …."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • Boston Daily Globe, 24 November 1918
    "Fishing Companion of Millionaires Dead
    Lenox, Nov 23—Isaac M. Sackett, 68, friend of millionaires and fishing companion at Lake Mahkeemic, died of heart failure in a Pittsfield restaurant tonight. He was born in West Stockbridge and had lived for 30 years on the east shore of Mahkeemic Lake, in the heart of the millionaires' belt, where he sold live bait and rented boats.
    The late Joseph Choate and Dr Charles McBurney regarded hin as the best posted fisherman in Berkshire County. The only one who approached him in big catches in the last three years has been Andrew Carnegie. he leaves a widow and two daughters."
    [Transcribed from Ancestry image by Chris Sackett]
  • Boston Transcript, Massachusetts, 14 Feb 1928, death, "Sackett, Edward I, d. 14 Feb 1928." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Boston Transcript, Massachusetts, 16 Jul 1930, death, "Sackett, Fred S, d. 14 Jul 1930." [American Antiquarian Society, Newspaper Extractions]
  • Boston Herald, 25 May 1964
    "Reginald Sackett, Orchestra Leader, Rites Wednesday
    Reginald L. Sackett, 63, of 46 Upham St., Melrose, dance orchestra leader, died yesterday.
    He organized and led the band that bore his name, and was widely-known throughout Greater Boston during the early 1950s.
    Born in Glen Falls, N.Y., Sackett was a member of the Wyoming Lodge, A.F.&A.M. and other Masonic bodies.
    He leaves his wife Doris (Estes) and two sons, David Peter, a student at the University of Massachusetts and Richard E. of Wakefield.
    Services will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Robinson Chapel, Melrose."
    [Transcribed from GenealogyBank image by Chris Sackett]
  • Boston Traveler, 26 May 1964
    Deaths, "Sackett—Suddenly, in Melrose, May 24 Reginald L. of 46 Upham St. husband of Doris (Estes) and father of Richard E. and David P. Sackett. Services at Robinson Chapel, 809 Main St., Wednesday at 2:30. Friends may call Tuesday 7 to 9."
    [Transcribed from GenealogyBank image by Chris Sackett]
  • The Boston Globe, Massachusetts, 24 Jul 1970, Page 28
    "SACKETT—Of Boston, July 22, formerly of Somerville, Harry, father of George R. of New Jersey and Mrs. Mildred K. Noel of Winchester. Funeral from the Funeral Home of John Bryant's Sons, 181 Broadway, Somerville, Saturday, July 25, at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Friday 2-4 and 7-9. High Mass of requiem at St. Benedicts Church at 10 a.m."
    [Transcribed from Newspapers.com by Ted Smith]
  • Springfield Union, 6 Mar 1988
    "Doris E. Kenyon.
    Amherst—Doris (Estes) Kenyon, 80, formerly of Riverside Park Apartments, died yesterday at a local nursing home. Born in Cambridge, she was graduated from Everett High School and the Bryant and Stratton School of Business in Boston. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Melrose. She lived in Stoneham and Melrose before moving to Amherst in 1978. Her first husband, Reginald L. Sackett, died in 1964, and her second husband, Roland A. Kenyon, died in 1978. She leaves two sons, David P. Sackett of Hadley and Richard E. Sackett of Waltham, and five grandchildren. The funeral will be Tuesday afternoon at Douglass Funeral Home, with burial in Lindenwood Cemetery, Stoneham. Memorial contributions may be made to the Amherst Nursing Home."
    [Transcribed from GenealogyBank image by Chris Sackett]
  • Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, Massachusetts, 22 Dec 2018
    "A Look Back, 200 years ago today.
    One cent reward! Ran away from the subscriber on the 4th inst., an indebted apprentice boy by the name of Isaac Sacket, supposed to have been enticed from his master's service; is about 20 years of age, light complexion, has a knavish look, a quarrelsome disposition, knows more than anybody else, is a great liar and tattler."
    [Comment submitted by Joe Manning to Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database]

Sources:
Website Newspaper Abstracts (http://www.newspaperabstracts.com).
"Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003," digital image, Ancestry.com.
Website GenealogyBank (https://www.genealogybank.com).
Cooke Collection of Massachusetts Genealogical Records (Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, MA).
American Antiquarian Society, "Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704–1930," digital image, Ancestry.com.