Elizabeth Caroline Sackett

FatherSamuel Sackett (1795-1860)
MotherPriscilla Caldwell (1811-1882)
Elizabeth Caroline Sackett, daughter of Samuel Sackett and Priscilla Caldwell, was born in Smithfield, Fayette County, PennsylvaniaG, on 9 May 1839.1,2 She died aged 87 at 12 Nutt Avenue, Uniontown, Fayette CountyG, on 26 June 19263 and was buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, UniontownG, on 29 June 1926.4 She married on 3 March 1859, William Nixon Brownfield, son of Basil Brownfield and Sarah Collins.5 William was born in Smithfield, Fayette CountyG, on 26 March 18365 and died aged 52 in Fayette CountyG on 11 January 1889.5
     In 1850 Elizabeth was living in Nicholson, Fayette County, PennsylvaniaG, in the household of her parents Samuel and Priscilla, and was recorded in the census as Elizabeth C Sackett, aged eleven and born in Pennsylvania.6
Elizabeth (Sackett) Brownfield (1839–1926), Oak Grove Cemetery, Uniontown, Pennsylvania
(Src: Find A Grave, Patti)

Children of Elizabeth Caroline Sackett and William Nixon Brownfield

  • Sarah C "Sally" Brownfield b. c 1861
  • Jennie P Brownfield b. c 1863
  • Mary E Brownfield b. c 1867
  • Dona B Brownfield b. c 1868
  • Basil B Brownfield b. 12 Mar 1870
  • Harriet Helen Brownfield+ b. 12 Oct 1872, d. 23 Oct 1942
  • Lucinda Brownfield b. c 1875
  • Joannah Brownfield b. Mar 1877
  • Margaret Brownfield b. 1879
  • Samuel Sackett Brownfield b. Sep 1883

Elizabeth Caroline, fourth child of Samuel and Priscilla (Caldwell) Sackett, was born in Smithfield, Fayette county, Pennsylvania, May 9, 1839. Her early life was spent on the old homestead in Georges township, where she was educated at George Creek Academy. She married, March 3, 1859, William Nixon Brownfield. After her husband's death Mrs. Brownfield moved to Uniontown, Pennsylvania, with her daughters, where she has resided since 1898, at No. 12 Nutt avenue. She is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church and a most vivacious, courteous, charming lady of "ye olden time."

—John W Jordan, Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania (1912.)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "3975. Elisabeth Sacket."
  2. Thurmon King's database.
  3. "Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906–1967" (Ancestry image), "Brownfield, Elizabeth S, d. 12 Nutt Ave, Uniontown, Fayette County, PA, 26 Jun 1926, widowed, b. Penna, 9 May 1839, age 87-1-17, housewife, father Samuel Sackett b. PA, mother Priscilla Colwell b. PA, informant B B Brownfield of Uniontown, cause chronic interstitial myocarditis, bur. Oak Grove, 29 Jun 1926."
  4. Find a Grave.
  5. John W Jordan, Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania (1912), digital image, Ancestry.com, 2:346, "William Nixon, son of Basil Brownfield [& Sarah Collins], was born March 26, 1836, died January 11, 1889. ... He married, March 3, 1859, Elizabeth Caroline Sackett, who survives him."
  6. 1850 United States Federal Census, Roll M432_779; p. 115; August 1, 1850
    Nicholson, Fayette, Pennsylvania
    Samuel Sackett, 53, m, farmer, b. PA
    Priscilla Sackett, 41, f, b. PA
    Alexander Sackett, 17, m, farmer, b. PA
    William Sackett, 15, m, farmer, b. PA
    Lucinda A, Sackett, 13, f, b. PA
    Elizabeth C. Sackett, 11, f, b. PA
    Louiza B. Sackett, 7, f, b. PA.
Sackett line7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Carolyn Kramer.
Last Edited31 Oct 2021
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
4057 Elizabeth Caroline Sackett

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