Henry Sackett

FatherJeremiah Sackett (1775-1847)
MotherSarah Hodgeman (1779-1850)
Henry Sackett, tailor, of Thanet, Kent, and New York City, son of Jeremiah Sackett and Sarah Hodgeman, was born in St Lawrence in Thanet, KentG, on 16 September 1806.1 He was baptized at St Lawrence in ThanetG, on 9 November 1806.1 He died aged 44 in New York CityG, on 19 May 1851.2 He married at St Lawrence in ThanetG, on 26 December 1826, Elizabeth Mary Elgar, daughter of Thomas Elgar Sr and Mary Bird.3 Elizabeth was born in St Lawrence in ThanetG, on 11 September 1808.2 She died in Piermont, Portland County, New York StateG, on 11 May 1873.2
     Henry and Elizabeth emigrated from Thanet, Kent, to New York City, arriving there on the President on 10 June 1836. They took their children, Thomas, Elizabeth, Margaret, and Henry, but not Mary Bird who remained in Thanet with her maternal grandparents, Thomas and Mary Elgar.4
     In 1871 Henry's widow Elizabeth was living at 3 Serene Place, Broadstairs, KentG, and was recorded in the census as Elizabeth Mary Sackett, an annuitant, head of household, a widow, aged 62, and born in Ramsgate, Kent. Living with her was her daughter Emma Vanwart, married, aged 21, and born in New York.5
     Henry's widow Elizabeth died intestate. Letters of administration of her estate were granted in the Principal Probate Registry, LondonG on 14 March 1883 to her daughter Mary Bird Sackett.6

Children of Henry Sackett and Elizabeth Mary Elgar

Sackett Family Association descendants
Gordon Sackett Adams.
ChartsTree 3. Thomas Sackett the elder descendant chart (English line)
Henry Digerson Sackett & Mary Bird Sackett relationship chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Baptisms Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Society of Genealogists), "9 November 1806 Henry s. Jeremiah & Sarah Sackett, bn 16 September."
  2. Email from Gordon Sackett Adams to Sackett Discussion List, June 2002.
  3. Marriages Register, St Lawrence the Martyr, Thanet, Kent (Tyler transcripts; Society of Genealogists), "26 December 1826 Henry Sackett, bachelor, of St Lawrence, & Elizabeth Mary Elgar, spinster, of St Lawrence. Banns. Witnesses: Lawrence Elgar, Jane Elgar."
  4. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820–1897", digital image, FamilySearch, "Ship President arr. New York, 10 Jun 1836, from London, Henry Sackett, 30, clerk; Elizabeth Sackett, 29; Thomas Sackett, 9; Margaret Sackett, 4; Henry Sackett, 1; Elizabeth Sackett, 7; of England, intended res. America."
  5. 1871 Census for England & Wales, RG10/998/f20
    3 Serene Pl., Broadstairs, Kent
    Elizabeth Mary Sackett, head, widow, 62, annuitant, b. Ramsgate, Kent
    Emma Vanwart, dau, married, 21, annuitant, b. New York, America.
  6. "England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858–1966", digital image, Ancestry.com.
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Last Edited31 July 2017