William George Sackett

(1869-1960)
FatherGeorge Edward Sackett (1842-1921)
MotherMartha Anne Cochrane (c 1842-1880)
William George Sackett (1869–1960)
(Src: Heather Jones)
William George Sackett, farmer, son of George Edward Sackett and Martha Anne Cochrane, was born in Egremont, Ontario, CanadaG, on 20 December 1869.1,2 He died aged 90 on 30 January 1960 and was buried at Swinton Park Cemetery, Grey County, OntarioG.3 He married first in Proton, Grey County, OntarioG, on 2 May 1889, Mary Jane Eliza McLean, daughter of Hugh McLean and Frances Moody.4 Mary was born in Proton TownshipG on 26 March 1871.1,2 She died aged 57 at 53 Oakwood Avenue, TorontoG, on 20 December 19285 and was buried at Park Lawn Cemetery, TorontoG, on 24 December 1928.5 He married second on 5 April 1939, Grace Knox.6
     In 1871 William was living in Egremont, Grey County, Ontario, CanadaG, in the household of his parents George and Martha, and was recorded in the census as William J Sackett, aged one and born in Ontario.7
     In 1881 he was living in EgremontG in the household of his parents George and Martha, and was recorded as William George Sacket, aged twelve.8
     In 1891 he was living in Proton, Grey East, OntarioG, and was recorded as William Sacket, a farm labourer, aged 22. Living with him were his wife Mary, 20, and their daughter Martha S, aged one.9
     In 1901 he was living at EgremontG and was recorded as William Sackett, head of household, aged 31 and born 20 December 1869. Living with him were his wife Mary, aged 30, and his children, Sylva, 11, Lilian, 8, Olive, 7, Gordon, 5, Edna, 2, and Alva, aged one month.10
     In 1911 he was living at EgremontG and was recorded as William Sackett, a jobbing labourer, head of household, married, aged 41 and born December 1869 in Ontario. Living with him were his wife Mary Jane, 40, and their children, Lillie, 20, Gordon, 15, Edna, 12, Ettie, 10, Lawrence, 8, and Hazel, aged two. William's father George was living next door.11
     In 1921 he was living at 6 Afton Avenue, TorontoG, and was recorded as William G Sackett, a carpenter, head of household, married, aged 51 and born in Ontario. He owned his home. Living with him were his wife Mary, 50, and their unmarried children, Sylvia, 31, Lillian, 30, Olive, 27, Gordon, 26, Edna, 22, Etta, 19, Lawrence, 17, and Hazel, aged 12.12 [Sylvia, Lillian, Olive, and Gordon were all married and established in their own households; their listing here would appear to be in error.]
     In 1957 William was recorded on the voter list, living at Red Deer Avenue, Danforth, OntarioG.13
William George Sackett (1869-1960), Swinton Park Cemetery, Ontario
(Src: Find A Grave, Liz Gowanlock)

Children of William George Sackett and Mary Jane Eliza McLean

Sackett line5th great-grandson of John Sackett of New Haven
See alsoWilliam George Sackett gallery & descendant chart
ChartsLine 4 (American)
Descendants of William George Sackett
Sackett Family Association descendants
George Sackett and Heather D Jones.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Marriage record.
  3. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  4. "Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826–1938", digital image, Ancestry.com, "2 May 1889, at Proton Tp, Grey County, Ontario, William Sackett, 20, of Egremont, b. Egremont, Ont, bachelor, farmer, Presbyterian, parents George Sackett & Martha Ann Cochrane; to Mary Jane Eliza McLean, 19, of Proton Tp, b. Proton, spinster, Presbyterian, parents Hugh McLean & Frances Moody. License. Witnesses: Roderick Ferguson, Louisa Dodson."
  5. "Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869–1948", digital image, Ancestry.com, "County of York, Division of Toronto. Sackett, Mary Jane, d. at 53 Oakwood Avenue, 20 Dec 1928, 57 yrs, cause pulmonary tuberculosis, many years, b. Canada, wife, informant R G Davies of 138 Mavety Street, daughter, bur. Park Lawn 24 Dec 1928."
  6. Alden Robinson Haw, The Genealogy of Joseph Haw (1781–1867) (Dec 1969 limited edition typescript in possession of Heather D Jones).
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 1891 Canada census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Roll T-6338, Family No 74
    Proton, Grey East, Ontario, 17 Apr 1891
    Sacket, William, 22, married, farm labourer, b. O, father b. O, mother b. O, C Presb
    Sacket, Mary, 20, wife, b. O, father b. Scotland, mother b. O, C Presb
    Sacket, Martha S, 1, dau, b. O, father b. O, mother b. O, C Presb.
  10. 1901 Canada census, digital image, Ancestry.com, T-6470/66/d-4/4/38
    Egremont, Grey (South), Ontario
    William Sackett, head, married, 31, b. 20 Dec 1869
    Mary Sackett, wife, 30, b. 26 Mar 1871
    Sylva M Sackett, dau, 11, b. 20 Oct 1889
    Lilian Sackett, dau, 8, b. 8 Jun 1892
    Olive Sackett, dau, 7, b. 12 Sep 1893
    Gordon Sackett, son, 5, b. 6 Oct 1895
    Edna Sackett, dau, 2, b. 22 Nov 1898
    Alva E Sackett, dau, 1 month, b. 21 Feb 1901.
  11. 1911 Canada census, digital image, Ancestry.com, Page 9, Family No: 100
    Egremont, Grey (South), Ontario
    Sackett, William, pt lot 25 con 18, head, married, b. Dec 1869, 41, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian, labourer, odd jobs
    Sackett, Mary Jane, wife, b. Mar 1870, 40, Ontario, origin Scotch, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Lillie, dau, single, b. Jun 1891, 20, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Gordon, son, b. Oct 1895, 15, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Edna, dau, b. Nov 1898, 12, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Ettie, dau, b. Feb 1901, 10, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Lawrence, son, b. Nov 1903, 8, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian
    Sackett, Hazel, dau, b. Jul 1908, 2, Ontario, origin English, Canadian national, Presbyterian.
  12. 1921 Canada census, digital image, Ancestry.com, RG 31, folder 78, p. 15
    6 Afton Ave, Toronto (City), Parkdale, Ontario
    Sackett, William G, home owned, head, married, 51, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng, carpenter
    Sackett, Mary J, wife, 50, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Presby
    Sackett, Sylvia M, dau, single, 31, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng
    Sackett, Lillian, dau, single, 30, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng
    Sackett, Olive, dau, single, 27, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng
    Sackett, Gordon R, son, single, 26, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng, machinist
    Sackett, Edna B, dau, single, 22, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng, clerk
    Sackett, Etta A, dau, single, 19, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng, bookkeeper
    Sackett, Laurence, son, 17, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng, clerk
    Sackett, Hazel, dau, 12, b. Ont, father b. Ont, mother b. Ont, Ch of Eng.
  13. "Canada, Voters Lists, 1935–1980", digital image, Ancestry.com, Red Deer Avenue, Danforth, Ontario, "62, Sackett, Mr Wm, retired."; 62 Sackett, Mrs Sarah."
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