Lydia Amelia Sackett

FatherAmos Mead Sackett (1812-1869)
MotherSarah Elisabeth Adeline Mead (c 1817-1892)
Lydia Amelia Sackett, daughter of Amos Mead Sackett and Sarah Elisabeth Adeline Mead, was born on 1 April 1853.1 She married on 7 November 1878, Joseph Muir.1
     In 1860 Lydia was living in New York CityG in the household of her parents Amos and Sarah, and was recorded in the census as M L Sackett, aged seven and born in New York.2
     Lydia was named as a beneficiary in the will of her mother Sarah made in New York CityG on 18 June 1889. The income of the estate was to be used initially for the maintenance of Lydia's invalid brother Howard. After Howard's death, she was to receive an equal share with her siblings of the residue of the estate after payment of a larger share, effectively a double share, to her brother States.3

4855. Lydia Amelia Sackett, 1853–, daughter of (2215) Amos Mead Sackett and Sarah E. A. Mead, was married, Nov. 7, 1878, to Joseph Muir.
8385. Douglas Muir, b. Nov. 12, 1882.
8386. Arthur Hughes Muir, b. Aug. 24, 1884.
8387. Ruth Sackett Muir, b. Oct. 6, 1887.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "4855. Lydia Amelia Sackett, b. Apr. 1, 1853; m. Joseph Muir."
  2. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll M653_813, p 511, FHL film 803813
    New York Ward 18 District 4, New York, New York
    Sackett, A M, 47, m, merchant, real estate $10000, personal estate $4000, b. CT
    Sackett, S A, 44, f, b. NY
    Sackett, Stus? [sic], 17, m, clerk, b. NY
    Sackett, Charles E, 17, clerk, b. NY
    Sackett, Jewlia B [sic], 10, b. NY
    Sackett, Howard, 8, b. NY
    Sackett, M L, 7, f, b. NY
    Cavanagh, Ann, 25, servant, b. Ireland
    McKawn, Rosey, 22, servant, b. Ireland
    Farrell, Margret, 20, servant, b. Ireland
    Markey, Elizabeth, 28, servant, b. Ireland
    Maid, Silas M, 70, gent, b. CT
    Maid, Ann H, 64, b. CT.
  3. "New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659–1999" (Ancestry image).
Sackett line8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Descendants of Justus Sackett (1777–1854)
Last Edited22 Dec 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
6611 Lydia Amelia Sackett

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