Oscar Sackett

(1832-1889)
FatherJohn Sackett (1784-1864)
MotherCornelia Olmstead (c 1812-)
Oscar Sackett, son of John Sackett and Cornelia Olmstead, was born in Greenwich, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, in 1832.1 He died aged about 57 in New York CityG on 22 September 18891 and was buried at the Second Congregational Church Cemetery, GreenwichG.2 He married before 1860, Eliza Miles Burns. They divorced sometime before 1870 and Eliza married second William H Purdy.
     In 1850 Oscar was living in Greenwich, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, in the household of his parents John and Cornelia, and was recorded in the census as Oscar Sackett, aged 18 and born in Connecticut.3
     In 1870 Eliza was living in New York CityG in the household of her second husband, Wiilliam Purdy, 29, a policeman, and was recorded in the census as Eliza Purdy, aged 30 and born in Connecticut. Also in the household were Eliza's children, Julia, 10, Carrie, 6, and William, aged four.4

Children of Oscar Sackett and Eliza Miles Burns

 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database.
  2. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934" (Ancestry image), 17:248, Inscription, Second Congregational Church Cemetery, Greenwich, Fairfield County, "Sackett, Oscar S, died Sept 22, 1889."
  3. 1850 United States census
    Roll 38, p 194a
    Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut
    Sackett, John, 62, real estate $1600, b. CT
    Sackett, Cornelia, 41, f, b. CT
    Sackett, Oscar, 18, m, b. CT
    Sackett, Julia A., 16, f, b. CT
    Sackett, Eleanor C., 14, f, b. CT
    Sackett, Whitman, 11, m, b. CT
    Sackett, John, 7, m, b. CT
    Sackett, Reubenette, 5, f, b. CT
    Sackett, Charles, 1, m, b. CT.
  4. 1870 United States census
    Roll M593_989, p 72A, FHL film 552488
    New York Ward 12 District 2, New York, New York
    Purdy, William H, 29, policeman, b. NY
    Purdy, Eliza, 30, keeping house, b. CT
    Purdy, Julia, 10, at school, b. CT
    Purdy, Carry, 6, b. CT
    Purdy, William, 4, b. CT.
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Charles Sterling and Deborah Burnett.
Generation.Tree8P.3
Last Edited22 Dec 2022
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
19273 Oscar Sackett
 

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