George Edward Sackett

(1842-1921)
FatherAugustus Russell Sackett (c 1810-c 1872)
MotherMary Haw (1818-1903)
George Edward Sackett, farmer, son of Augustus Russell Sackett and Mary Haw, was born in Canton, St Lawrence County, New York StateG, on 19 April 1842.1,2 He died aged 78 at 6 Afton Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaG, on 28 February 1921.3 He married first in Bowmanville, Northumberland and Durham County, Ontario, CanadaG, on 10 December 1862, Martha Anne Cochrane, daughter of Alex Cochrane and Ann ___.4,5 Martha was born in IrelandG in about 1842.6,5 She died in childbirth in 1880 and was buried at Swinton Park Cemetery, Grey CountyG.5 He married second in Priceville, Grey County, OntarioG, on 21 November 1883, Eva Jane (Ernest) Lapslie, a first cousin, daughter of William Ernest and Mariah Haw, and widow of Russell Lapslie.7,5 Eva was born in Darlington, OntarioG, on 18 January 1854.8,9 She died aged 58 in Grey County, OntarioG, on 30 July 191210 and was buried at Swinton Park CemeteryG.5
     In 1850 George was living in Canton, St Lawrence County, New York StateG, in the household of his parents Augustus and Mary, and was recorded in the census as George E Sackett, aged eight and born in New York.11
     In 1861 he was living in Darlington, Durham County, CanadaG, in the household of his parents Augustus and Mary, and was recorded as George Sackett, aged 19.12
     In 1871 he was living in Egremont, Grey County, Ontario, CanadaG, and was recorded as George Sackett, aged 30 and born in the United States. Living with him were his wife Martha, 30, and their children, Mary, 4, and William, aged one.13
     In 1881 he was living in EgremontG and was recorded as George Sackett, a farmer, married, aged 39, and born in Nova Scotia. Living with him were his wife Martha, and their children, Mary, 15, William, 12, and Arthur, aged four.14
     In 1901 he was living in EgremontG and was recorded as George Sackett, head of household, married, aged 58, born 19 April 1843. Living with him were his wife Eva, aged 47, and his mother Mary, aged 83.8
     In 1911 he was living in EgremontG and was recorded as George Sackett, a merchant, head of household, married, aged 69, born April 1842 in the USA, immigrated to Canada 1852. Living with him was his wife Eva, 59. Also in the household was an 86-year-old male lodger. George's son William was living next door.15
George Edward Sackett (1842-1921), Swinton Park Cemetery, Ontario
(Src: Find A Grave, Liz Gowanlock)

Children of George Edward Sackett and Martha Anne Cochrane

 Notes & Citations

  1. George's death record gives his birthplace as Canton, Ohio. This is surely an error for Canton, New York, where the family were living in 1850.
  2. Alden Robinson Haw, The Genealogy of Joseph Haw (1781–1867) (Dec 1969 limited edition typescript in possession of Heather D Jones), gives date 19 Apr 1842.
  3. "Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869–1948", digital image, Ancestry.com, "County of York, Division of Toronto. Sackett, George Edward, d. at 6 Afton Ave, 28 Feb 1921, cause bronchitis [..] of heart, widower, 78 yrs, b. Canton, Ohio, father Augustine Sackett, [mother blank], informant Wm Sackett, 6 Afton Ave, son, bur. [place blank] 2 Mar 1921."
  4. "Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826–1938", digital image, Ancestry.com, "10 Dec 1862, at Northumberland and Durham County, Ontario, George Sackett, 21, of Darlington, b. New York, parents Augustus and Mary Sackett; to Martha Ann Cochrane, 21, of Darlington, b. Port Hope, parents Alex and Ann Cochrane. [Ancestry.com transcription; no image]."
  5. Alden Robinson Haw, The Genealogy of Joseph Haw (1781–1867) (Dec 1969 limited edition typescript in possession of Heather D Jones).
  6. Census.
  7. "Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826–1938", digital image, Ancestry.com, "21 Nov 1883, at Priceville, Grey County, Ontario, George Sackett, 41, of Egremont, b. US, widower, farmer, Protestant, parents Augustus & Mary Sackett; to Eva Jane Ernest, 31, of Egremont, b. Canada, widow of John Lapslic, Presbyterian, parents William & Mariah Ernest. License. Witnesses: Laughlin Brown, Euphemia McDougall, of Priceville."
  8. 1901 Canada census, digital image, Ancestry.com, T-6470/66/d-2/11/106
    Egremont, South Grey, Ontario
    George Sackett, head, married, 58, b. 19 Apr 1843
    Eva J Sackett, wife, 47, b. 18 Jan 1854
    Mary Sackett, mother, 83, b. 17 Feb 1818.
  9. Death record.
  10. "Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869–1948", digital image, Ancestry.com, "Grey County, Division of Egremont. Sackett, Jane Eva, Canadian, d. at Concession 18, Lot 25, 30 Jul 1912, age 62, b. Darlington, 18 Jan [year not stated], housewife, widowed, father William Earnest b. York State, mother Maria Haw b. England, certified by George Sackett of Dromore, 31 Jul 1912, primary cause paralysis, immediate cause neuritis."
  11. 1850 US census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll 590, p 349a-b
    Canton, St Lawrence, New York
    Sackett, Augustus, 40, cooper, b. VT
    Sackett, Mary, 34, b. England
    Sackett, Caroline, 11, b. NY
    Sackett, Abraham, 9, b. NY
    Sackett, George E, 8, b. NY
    Sackett, Henry C, 4, b. NY
    Sackett, Lucy A, 3, b. NY
    Sackett, Narzett C, 1, b. NY.
  12. "1861 Canada census", digital image, Ancestry.com, C-1016-1017
    Darlington, Durham County, Canada West
    Sackett, Agustus, 50, cooper, b. Canada, religion Episcopal Methodist
    Sackett, Mary, 43, spinster, b. Eng
    Sackett, Abraham, 21, labourer, b. Eng
    Sackett, George, 19, b. Eng
    Sackett, Lucy, 15, b. Eng
    Sackett, Marzet?, 13, b. Eng
    Sackett, Cornelia, 11, b. Eng
    Sackett, [illegible], female, 7, b. Eng.
  13. Canada Census, 1871, database, LDS, FamilySearch, Film 4396338 p 59
    Egremont, Grey, Ontario, Canada
    Sackett, George, 30, b. United States, married, German, C Presb
    Sackett, Martha, 30, b. O, married, Irish, C Presb
    Sackett, Mary A, 4, b. O, German, C Presb
    Sackett, William J, 1, b. O, German, C Presb.
  14. 1881 Canada census, database, LDS, FamilySearch, FHL 1375896 NA C-13260/154/E/3/36/158
    Egremont, Grey South, Ontario
    George Sackett, married, Irish, 39, b. Nova Scotia, farmer, Baptist
    Martha Anne Sackett, married, Irish, 39, b. Ontario, Baptist
    Mary A Sackett, Irish, 15, b. Ontario, Baptist
    William George Sackett, Irish, 12, b. Ontario, Baptist
    Arthur Rusell Sackett, Irish, 4, b. Ontario, Baptist.
  15. 1911 Canada census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 9, Family No: 101
    Egremont, Grey (South), Ontario
    Sackett, George, pt lot 25 con 18, head, married, b. Apr 1842, 69, USA, immigrated Canada 1852, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian, merchant
    Sackett, Eva, wife, b. Jan 1852, 59, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Atchison, Hugh, lodger, wid, b. Feb 1825, 86, Ireland, immigrated Canada 1851, origin Irish, Canadian national, Presbyterian, farmer ret.
See alsoThurmon King's Database, 15496
ChartsLine 4 (American)
George Edward Sackett & Eva Jane (Ernest) Lapslie relationship chart
Sackett line4th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
Sackett Family Association descendants
George Sackett and Heather D Jones.
Generation.Tree8P.4
Last Edited30 Nov 2020
 

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