William H Sackett

(1850-1910)
FatherElijah Sackett (1825-1894)
MotherOlive Antoinette "Nett" Dunham (1829-1899)
William H Sackett, contractor, son of Elijah Sackett and Olive Antoinette "Nett" Dunham, was born in West Springfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 25 September 1850.1 He died aged 59 at home at 834 Worthington Street, SpringfieldG, on 19 June 19102 and was buried at Springfield CemeteryG.3 He married first in SpringfieldG on 23 November 1875, Leonora Isabella Illsley.4 Leonora was born in Chelsea, Suffolk County, MassachusettsG, on 20 August 1855.4 She died aged 32 in SpringfieldG on 18 May 18884 and was buried at Springfield CemeteryG.3 He married second in SpringfieldG on 18 December 1889, Elizabeth A Carrier, daughter of Oliver Carrier and Hannah B ___.5 Elizabeth was born in Easthampton, Hampshire County, MassachusettsG, on 15 August 1847.6 She died aged 82 on 24 February 1930 and was buried at Springfield CemeteryG.3
     In 1870 William was living in SpringfieldG in the household of his parents Elijah and Olive, and was recorded in the census as William H Sackett, a landscape gardening worker, aged 19 and born in Massachusetts.7
     In 1880 he was living in SpringfieldG in the household of his parents Elijah and Olive, and was recorded as William H Sackett, a contractor, aged 29. His wife Leonora and their children, Clara Bell, 2 and George, aged one, were living with him.8
     In 1900 William was living at Worthington Street, SpringfieldG, and was recorded in the census as William Sackett, a contractor excavations, head of household, aged 49. He owned his home free of mortgage. Living with him were his second wife, Elizabeth, 52, and his children by his first marriage, Clara, 22, and George, aged 21.9
     In 1910 he was living at Worthington Street, SpringfieldG, and was recorded as William Sackett, a jobbing contractor, head of household, aged 59. He owned his home. His wife Elizabeth, 61, was living with him. Also in the household were William's daughter Clara, 31, and her husband William Johnson, 33.10
William H Sackett (1850–1910), Springfield Cemetery, Massachusetts
(Src: Find a Grave, Angie Robinson)

Children of William H Sackett and Leonora Isabella Illsley

 Notes & Citations

  1. Website Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 (New England Historic Genealogical Society), West Springfield, v42, p285, birth, "1850 Sept 25, William H Sacket, male, at W Springfield, s. Elijah & Olive A Sacket, of W Springfield, father a farmer, b. W Springfield."
  2. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", digital image, American Ancestors, Springfield, v96, p111, death, "William Henry Sackett, d. 834 Worthington St, Springfield, Mass, June 19, 1910; res 834 Worthington St; married; b. Sept 27, 1850, age 59-8-23; occ contractor, cement work; b. West Springfield; father Elijah Sackett, b. West Springfield; mother Olive A Dunham, b. Brimfield, Mass; informant Clara Sackett Johnson, 834 Worthington St; cause pernicious anaemia, contributory mitral insufficiency."
  3. Find a Grave.
  4. Thurmon King's database.
  5. Website Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 (New England Historic Genealogical Society), Sackett, William H., Springfield, 1889, v397, p514, Marriage
    "Springfield, Dec 18, 1889, recorded Jan 1890, William H Sackett, of Springfield, 39, contractor, b. Springfield, s. Elijah & Olive A, second m.; and Elizabeth A Carrier, of Springfield, 41, at home, b. Easthampton, d. Oliver & Hannah B, first m.; m. by F B Makepeace, Clergyman, Springfield."
  6. Gravestone.
  7. 1870 United States census
    M593_618/222/446
    Springfield Ward 4, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Elijah, 45, landscape gardener, $6,000, $2,000, b. Mass
    Sackett, Olive A, 40, keeping house, b. Mass
    Sackett, William H, 19, works landscape gardening, b. Mass
    Sackett, Frank H, 14, at school, b. Illinois
    Sackett, Freddie E, 4, at home, b. Mass
    Smith, Charlie, 20, teamster, b. Mass.
  8. 1880 United States census
    Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    FHL 1254536, NA T9-0536/183B
    Elijah Sackett, head, married, 58, b. MA, contractor, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Olive A. Sackett, wife, 50, b. MA, keeping house, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    William H. Sackett, son, married, 29, b. MA, contractor, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Leonora I. Sackett, dau-in-law, married, 24, b. MA, at home, father b. ME, mother b. MA
    Frank H. Sackett, son, married, 24, b. IL, contractor, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Sarah J. Sackett, dau-in-law, married, 30, b. MA, at home, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Frederick Sackett, son, 14, b. MA, at school, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Clara Bell Sackett, gdau, 2, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    George I. Sackett, gson, 1, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
  9. 1900 United States census
    Page 20, Enumeration District 0580, FHL microfilm 1240652
    Worthington Street, Springfield Ward 4, Hampden, Massachusetts, 18 Jun 1900
    Sackett, William, head, b. Sep 1850, 49, m. 10y, contractor excavations, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, home owned free of mortgage
    Sackett, Elizabeth A, wife, b. Aug 1847, 52, m. 10y, no ch, b. MA, father b. CT, mother b. NY
    Sackett, Clara B, daughter, b. Nov 1877, 22, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Sackett, George I, son, b. Apr 1879, 21, civil engineer, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
  10. 1910 United States census
    Roll T624_592, p 5A, Enumeration District 0615, FHL microfilm 1374605
    Worthington Street, Springfield Ward 4, Hampden, Massachusetts, 30 Apr 1910
    Sackett, William, head, 59, m2. 19y, contractor, jobber, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA, home owned
    Sackett, Elizabeth, wife, 61, m1. 19y, no ch, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. NY
    Johnson, Clara, daughter, 31, m1. 1y, no ch, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA
    Johnson, William W, son-in-law, 33, civil engineer, surveyers office, b. MA, father b. MA, mother b. MA.
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
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Last Edited23 Jan 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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