George Washington Sackett

FatherIsrael Sackett (1809-1880)
MotherMargaret Jane Allen (c 1812-c 1886)
Death1902, BrooklynG,1,2
Marriage1866, Schenectady, New York StateGJosephine Dorsch1
George Washington Sackett, son of Israel Sackett and Margaret Jane Allen, was born on 3 March 1841.1 He died aged 60 in BrooklynG on 26 February 1902.1,2 His last residence was at 437 Monroe Street, BrooklynG.2 He married in Schenectady, New York StateG, on 5 April 1866, Josephine Dorsch, daughter of Peter Dorsch and Magdelen Becker.1
     In 1869 George was living in his father's household at 20 Butler Street, BrooklynG, and was listed in the city directory as a bookkeeper.3
     In 1892 George was living in Brooklyn, New York StateG, and was recorded in the census as George Sackett, a merchant, aged 51. Living with him were his wife Josephine, 51, their children, Hattie, 23, Harry, 15, and Percy, aged nine, and Josephine's father Peter Dorsch, aged 77. There was also a female servant in the household.4
     In 1900 he was living at Monroe Street, Brooklyn, New York City, New York StateG, and was recorded as George W Sackett, proprietor of a printing house, head of household, a widower aged 59. Living with him were his children, Hattie, 31, Henry, 23, and Percy, 17.5

Children of George Washington Sackett and Josephine Dorsch

  • Susan Dorsch Sackett b. 24 Jan 1867
  • Harriet V Willis "Hattie" Sackett b. 8 Apr 1869
  • George Willis Sackett b. 23 Nov 1871, d. 27 Jun 1872
  • George Dorsch Sackett b. 18 Nov 1873, d. 12 Aug 1874
  • Henry Allen "Harry" Sackett b. 16 Mar 1877
  • Bessie Hedges Sackett b. 14 Jan 1879, d. 9 Jun 1879
  • Margaret Allen Sackett b. 21 Oct 1880, d. 27 Jun 1881
  • Percy Hamilton Sackett+ b. 21 Feb 1883, d. 15 Nov 1973
See also
The Sacketts of America, 3267 

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America.
  2. "Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851–2003" (Ancestry image), New York Times, 1 March 1902, "Deaths. Brooklyn. / Sackett, G.W., 60, of 437 Monroe St., on 26 February."
  3. "US City Directories, 1822-1995" (Ancestry image), Brooklyn, New York, City Directory, 1869, "Sackett Charles E, clerk, h 20 Butler", "Sackett Emanuel K. clerk, h 20 Butler", "Sackett George W. book-kpr. h 20 Butler", "Sackett Israel, printer, h 20 Butler", "Sackett Robert L. clerk, h 20 Butler."
  4. 1892 New York state census, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, 16 Feb 1892
    Sackett, George, 51, b. US, merchant
    Sackett, Josephine, 51, b. US
    Sackett, Hattie W?, 23, b. US
    Sackett, Harry, 15, b. US, clerk
    Sackett, Percy H, 9, b. US
    Dorsch, Peter, 77, b. US, gentleman
    McCue, Sarrah, 19, b. Ireland, servant.
  5. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll: 1061; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0397; FHL microfilm: 1241061
    Monroe Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, 2 Jun 1900
    Sackett, George W, head, b. Mar 1841, 59, wid, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, printing house
    Sackett, Henry A, son, b. Mar 1877, 23, b. NJ, father b. NY, mother b. NY, lithographer
    Sackett, Percey H, son, b. Feb 1883, 17, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, RR office
    Sackett, Hattie W, dau, b. Apr 1869, 31, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY.
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Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
5th great-grandson of Simon Sackett the colonist
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Jon Sackett-Williams.
Last Edited8 Oct 2023

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