George Sacket

FatherHeman Sackett (1783-1851)
MotherExperience Searle (c 1788-1873)
George Sacket, a whip maker, son of Heman Sackett and Experience Searle, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 15 October 18081,2 and died there on 2 July 1879.2 He married in WestfieldG on 17 October 1831, Lucy Asenath "Betsey" Cowles.3,4
     George was listed in the 1840 census as a householder in WestfieldG.5
     In 1850 George was living in WestfieldG and was recorded in the census as George Sacket, a whip maker, aged 42 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Lucy, 36, and children, Seymour, 14, Mary, 12, and Ellen, aged nine. Also in the household were Melissa Cooly, 18, and Esther R Johnson, 16.6
     In 1860 he was living in WestfieldG and was recorded as George Sacket, a lash cutter, aged 51. Living with him were his wife Lucy, 45, and their children, Mary, 21, Ellen, 19, and George, aged six.7
     In 1870 he was living in WestfieldG and was recorded as George Sackett, a lash maker, aged 61, and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Lucy, aged 53, and born in Massachusetts, son George Arthur, aged 16, and mother Experience, aged 82. George and Lucy's daughters, Mary, 32, and Ellen, 29, were also in the household with their husbands, respectively, John Henry Smith and Hartley Shattuck.8

Children of George Sacket and Lucy Asenath "Betsey" Cowles

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1123. George Sacket, b. in 1808."
  2. Thurmon King's database.
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "George Sacket of W. and Lucy Asenath Cowles of W; m. Oct. 17, 1831."
  4. American Antiquarian Society, "Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704–1930" (Ancestry image), Columbian Centinel, Massachusetts, 2 Nov 1831, marriage, "George Sackett m. Lucy A. Cowles in Westfield."
  5. 1840 United States census
    "George Sacket, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts."
  6. 1850 United States Federal Census
    Westfield, Hampden County, MA
    George Sacket, 42, whips, b. MA
    Lucy A Sacket, 36, b. MA
    Seymour A Sacket, 14, b. MA
    Mary Sacket, 12, b. MA
    Ellen A Sacket, 9, b. MA
    Melissa Cooly, 18, female, b. MA
    Esther R Johnson, 16, b. MA.
  7. 1860 United States Federal Census
    Page 854, FHL film 803502
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sacket, George, 51, lash cutter, personal estate $2000, b. MA
    Sacket, Lucy, 45, b. MA
    Sacket, Mary, 21, dress maker, b. MA
    Sacket, Ellen A, 19, dress maker, b. MA
    Sacket, George A, 6, b. MA.
  8. 1870 United States Federal Census
    Roll M593_619, p 396B, FHL film 552118
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, 25 Jun 1870
    Sackett, George, 61, lash maker, real estate $4000, personal estate $2000, b. MA
    Sackett, Lucy, 53, keeping house, b. MA
    Sackett, George Arthur, 16, at school, b. MA
    Sackett, Experiance, 82, no occupation, b. MA
    Loyd, Sally, 70, no occupation, b. MA
    Smith, J Henry, 39, cigar maker, personal estate $500, b. MD
    Smith, Mary, 32, dress maker, b. MA
    Shattuck, Hartly, 29, day laborer, personal estate $200, b. NH
    Shattuck, Ellen, 29, dress maker, b. MA.
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Sackett Family Association descendants
Ann Irving and Alma Berridge.
Last Edited29 Dec 2021
See also Thurmon King's New Sackett Family Database
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