Matilda S Sackett

(1860-1954)
FatherThompson Davidson Sackett (1827-1892)
MotherRebecca Matilda Evans (1828-1906)
Matilda S Sackett, daughter of Thompson Davidson Sackett and Rebecca Matilda Evans, was born in San Luis Obispo, CaliforniaG, on 3 March 1860.1 She died aged 94 at home at 4659 Mississippi Street, San Diego, CaliforniaG, on 21 July 19542 and was buried at Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, CaliforniaG.3 She married in Downey, Los Angeles CountyG, on 4 March 1880, Thomas Cicero Borden, son of Archibald Borden and Sarah Caroline Rogers.4 Thomas was born in MississippiG, in April 1851.5 He died aged 60 on 17 March 1912 when he was shot and killed by a burglar at his home in Long BeachG.6,7,8 He was buried at Sunnyside Cemetery, Long BeachG.9
     In 1870 Matilda was living in Los Nietos, Los Angeles County, CaliforniaG, in the household of her parents Thomas and Rebecca, and was recorded in the census as Matilda Sackett, aged ten and born in California.10
     In 1880 she was living in Los NietosG, in the household of her husband Thomas, 29, a farmer, and was recorded as Matilda Borden, aged 20 and born in California.11
     In 1900 she was living at Long BeachG, in the household of her husband Thomas, 49, a farmer, and was recorded as Matilda Borden, aged 40. They rented their farm. Living with them were their children, David, 19, Ella, 18, Ida, 16, Josie, 13, Matilda, 11, and Thomas Jr, aged four.12
     In 1910 she was living at East 10th Street, Long BeachG, in the household of her husband Thomas, 59, a police officer, and was recorded as Matilda Borden, aged 50. They owned their home free of mortgage. Living with them were their children, Ella, 28, Josie, 22, Tillie, 19, and Tommie, aged 14.13
     In 1920 she was living at East 10th Street, Long BeachG, and was recorded as Matilda Borden, head of household, aged 60, a widow. Living with her were her son Archibald, 40, his wife Mattie, 35, and their children, Beth, 9, David, 5, Luella, 3, and Richard, aged one. There were also two female boarders in the household.14
     In 1930 she was living in Heber, Imperial County, CaliforniaG, in the household of her daughter Ella and son-in-law Howard Ware, and was recorded as Matehilda Borden, a widow aged 70.15

Children of Matilda S Sackett and Thomas Cicero Borden

  • David Archibald Borden b. 9 Dec 1880, d. 19 May 1958
  • Ella C Borden b. 16 Apr 1882, d. 14 Oct 1969
  • Ida May Borden+ b. May 1884, d. 1970
  • Josie E Borden b. May 1887
  • Matilda H "Tillie" Borden b. 31 May 1889, d. 6 Oct 1986
  • Thomas C "Tommy" Borden b. Nov 1895
Association member descendants
Sackett Family Association descendants and researchers of Matilda S Sackett and Thomas Cicero Borden:
Kelly Schlabach.
Reference9Q.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Death record.
  2. "California, Death Index, 1940–1997", database, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), "Borden, Matilda S, b. California, 3 Mar 1860, d. San Diego, 21 Jul 1954, father Sackett, mother Evans."
  3. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com), San Diego Union, 23 Jul 1954
    "Mrs. Matilda S. Borden, 94, of 4659 Mississippi St. died yesterday in her home. A native of San Luis Obispo, she had lived here 22 years. She was a member of the Native Daughters of the Golden West.
    Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. today at Lewis Colonial Mortuary with graveside rites to be at 2:30 p.m. at Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach. Survivors include two daughters, Ida M. Kennedy and Mrs. Ross M. Wilsie of San Diego."
  4. Thurmon King's database, 26013 Matilda S Sackett.
  5. Census.
  6. Evening News (San Jose, California), digital image, GenealogyBank (https://www.genealogybank.com), 18 Mar 1912.
  7. San Diego Union (San Diego, California), digital image, GenealogyBank (https://www.genealogybank.com), 18 Mar 1912.
  8. Oakland Tribune, (Oakland, California), 19 Mar 1912.
  9. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  10. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: M593_73; Page: 591B; Image: 81151; Family History Library Film: 545572
    Los Nietos, Los Angeles County, California, 15 Aug 1870
    Sackett, Thomas D, 42, farmer, real estate $1,800, personal estate $500, b. IL
    Sackett, Rebecca M, 42, keeping house, b. AL
    Sackett, William A, 15, at home, b. TX
    Sackett, Emily J, 12, at home, b. CA
    Sackett, Matilda, 10, at home, b. CA
    Sackett, Robert Lee, 6/12, at home, b. CA, b. Dec.
  11. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: 67; Family History Film: 1254067; Page: 329B; Enumeration District: 030; Image: 0361
    Los Nietos, Los Angeles County, California
    Borden, Thomas C, 29, farmer, b. MS, father b. TN, mother b. SC
    Borden, Matilda, 20, wife, keeping house, b. CA, father b. IL, mother b. AL.
  12. 1900 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: 91; Page: 32A; Enumeration District: 0109; FHL microfilm: 1240091
    Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, 3 Jul 1900
    Borden, Thomas C, head, b. Apr 1851, 49, m. 20y, b. MS, father b. TN, mother b. SC, farmer, home (farm) rented
    Borden, Matilda, wife, b. Mar 1860, 40, m. 20y, 6 ch, all living, b. CA, father b. IL, mother b. AL
    Borden, David, son, b. Dec 1880, 19, b. CA, father b. MS, mother b. CA, farm laborer
    Borden, Ella C, dau, b. Apr 1882, 18, b. CA, father b. MS, mother b. CA, at school
    Borden, Ida, dau, b. May 1884, 16, b. CA, father b. MS, mother b. CA, at school
    Borden, Josie, dau, b. May 1887, 13, b. CA, father b. MS, mother b. CA, at school
    Borden, Thomas C Jr, b. Nov 1895, 4, b. CA, father b. MS, mother b. CA
    Borden, Matilda, dau, b. May 1889, 11, b. CA, father b. MS, mother b. CA, at school.
  13. 1910 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T624_85; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0041; FHL microfilm: 1374098
    E 10th Str, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, 21 Apr 1910
    Borden, Thomas C, head, 59, m1. 30y, b. MS, father b. TN, mother b. SC, officer, police, home owned free of mortgage
    Borden, Matilda, wife, 50, m1. 30y, 6 ch, all living, b. CA, father b. IL, mother b. AL
    Borden, Ella C, dau, 28, single, b. CA, father b. MS, mother b. CA, teacher, school
    Borden, Josie E, dau, 22, single, b. CA, father b. MS, mother b. CA, dressmaker
    Borden, Tillie H, dau, 19, single, b. CA, father b. MS, mother b. CA
    Borden, Tommie C, son, 14, b. CA, father b. MS, mother b. CA.
  14. 1920 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: T625_104; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 96; Image: 975
    E 10th, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California
    Borden, Matilda, head, 60, wd, b. CA, father b. IL, mother b. AL
    Borden, Archibald D, son, 40, married, b. CA, father b. MS, mother b. CA, foreman, lumber co
    Borden, Mattie A, dau-in-law, 35, b. VT, father b. VT, mother b. VT,
    Borden, Beth, gdau, 9, b. CA, father b. CA, mother b. VT
    Borden, David, gson, 5, b. CA, father b. CA, mother b. CA [sic]
    Borden, Luella, gdau, 3 5/12, b. CA, father b. CA, mother b. VT
    Borden, Richard, gson, 1 0/12, b. CA, father b. CA, mother b. VT
    Hess, Violet, boarder, 35, single, b. CA, father b. PA, mother b. PA, teacher, school
    Miller, Rose, boarder, 60, married, b. PA, father b. US, mother b. US.
  15. 1930 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com (http://search.ancestry.co.uk), Roll: 119; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0034; Image: 589.0; FHL microfilm: 2339854
    Heber, Imperial County, California, 24 Apr 1930
    Ware, Howard P, head, home owned $7,000, 44, m. at 31, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. KY, farmer, dairy farm
    Ware, Ella B, wife, 48, m. at 35, b. CA, father b. MS, mother b. CA, teacher, public school
    Borden, Matehilda, mother-in-law, 70, wd, b. CA, father b. IL, mother b. AL.
Last Edited27 February 2017