George Arthur Sackett

(1853-1883)
FatherGeorge Sacket (1808-1879)
MotherLucy Asenath "Betsey" Cowles (c 1813-)
George Arthur Sackett, a dentist, son of George Sacket and Lucy Asenath "Betsey" Cowles, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 9 December 1853.1,2 He died there of pneumonia aged 29 on 23 January 1883.1,3 He married in WestfieldG on 16 August 1876, Clara Etta Brady, daughter of James Brady and Esther Miller.4 Clara was born in WestfieldG in 1856.5 After George's death Clara married second in WestfieldG on 8 October 1884, Andrew Fox, son of Hiram and Ozina Fox.6 She married third, presumably in Westfield, Charles Holmes.7 She died aged 41 in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 10 January 1897.7
     In 1860 George was living in WestfieldG in the household of his parents George and Lucy, and was recorded in the census as George A Sacket, aged six and born in Massachusetts.8
     In 1870 he was living in WestfieldG in the household of his parents George and Lucy, and was recorded as George Arthur Sackett, aged 16, attending school, and born in Massachusetts.9
     A record in the 1880 census has not been found.
     George was listed in the Westfield City Directory from 1875 to 1882. Advertising his dental services, he promised that "all dental operations will be performed in a thorough and workmanlike manner" and that he had "a full line of brushes and powder always on hand."10

Children of George Arthur Sackett and Clara Etta Brady

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "2796. George Arthur Sackett, b. in 1853, d. in 1853." [sic: d. 1883]
  2. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors, v72, p328, Birth, "Dec 9, 1853, [blank] Sackett, male, at Westfield, s. George & Lucy A Sackett, of Westfield, father a lash maker, b. Westfield, mother b. Westfield."
  3. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors, v346, p404, Death, "1883 Jany 23, G Arthur Sackett, married, 29-1-13, pneumonia, at Westfield, dentist, b. Westfield, s. George, b. Westfield, & Lucy A, b. Westfield.
  4. Vital Records, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, Sackett, George A., Westfield, 1876, v280, p368, Marriage
    "Aug 16th 1876, George A Sackett, of Westfield, 22, dentist, b. Westfield, s. George & Lucy, first marriage, & Clara Etta Brady, of Westfield, 20, b. Westfield, d. James & Esther, first marriage. Married by Henry Hopkins, Westfield."
  5. Birth data from marriage record.
  6. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors, v352, p462, Marriage, "Oct 8 1884, Andrew Fox, of Westfield, 50, machinist, b. Westfield, s. Hiram & Ozina; and Clara E Sackett, of Westfield, 28, at home, b. Westfield, d. James & Esther Brady; both second m.; m. by Joseph K Mason, Clergyman."
  7. "Massachusetts, U.S., Death Records, 1841-1915", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Holmes, Clara E Brady, 41, b. Westfield, d. Westfield, 10 Jan 1897, housekeper, husband Chas Holmes, cause phthisis pulmonalis [TB], father James Brady b. Westfield, mother Esther Miller b. Westfield."
  8. 1860 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 854, FHL film 803502
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sacket, George, 51, lash cutter, personal estate $2000, b. MA
    Sacket, Lucy, 45, b. MA
    Sacket, Mary, 21, dress maker, b. MA
    Sacket, Ellen A, 19, dress maker, b. MA
    Sacket, George A, 6, b. MA.
  9. 1870 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_619, p 396B, FHL film 552118
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, 25 Jun 1870
    Sackett, George, 61, lash maker, real estate $4000, personal estate $2000, b. MA
    Sackett, Lucy, 53, keeping house, b. MA
    Sackett, George Arthur, 16, at school, b. MA
    Sackett, Experiance, 82, no occupation, b. MA
    Loyd, Sally, 70, no occupation, b. MA
    Smith, J Henry, 39, cigar maker, personal estate $500, b. MD
    Smith, Mary, 32, dress maker, b. MA
    Shattuck, Hartly, 29, day laborer, personal estate $200, b. NH
    Shattuck, Ellen, 29, dress maker, b. MA.
  10. "US City Directories, 1822-1995", digital image, Ancestry.com, Westfield City Directory, 1875, "Sackett George A., dentist, bds 30 Orange."; 1878, 1879, "Sackett Geo. A., dentist, all dental operations will be performed in a thorough and workmanlike manner. A full line of brushes and powder always on hand, 153 Main, house Birge ave. near R.R."; 1880, "Sackett Geo. A., dentist, Elm opp. Baptist Church, Birge ave., near R.R."; 1881, 1882, "Sackett Geo. A., dentist, Temperance Union Building, h. Birge ave., near R.R."
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 1062
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
Sackett Family Association descendants
Alma Berridge.
Generation.Tree8P.3
Last Edited11 Dec 2020
 

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