Mary Eliza Sacket

FatherIsrael Sacket (1792-1851)
MotherLucy Doane (1799-1870)
Marriage1856, WestfieldGHenry Richardson Plimpton1,4
Mary Eliza Sacket, daughter of Israel Sacket and Lucy Doane, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 7 May 1838.1,2,3 She died aged 34 in Boston, Suffolk County, MassachusettsG, on 29 September 1872 and was buried at Mount Auburn, BostonG.5 She was also commemorated on her husband Henry's gravestone at Vine Lake Cemetery, Medfield, Norfolk County, MassachusettsG.6 She married in WestfieldG on 14 October 1856, Henry Richardson Plimpton, son of Leonard Plimpton and Sarah ___.1,4 Henry was born in MassachusettsG in 1820.7,8 He died aged about 71 in 1891.8
     Mary was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made in WestfieldG on 8 April 1844. She was left an amount of two-ninths of the value of the real estate, to be paid to her by her brothers Francis and Charles, who were to inherit the land jointly.9
     In 1850 Mary was living in WestfieldG in the household of her parents Israel and Lucy, and was recorded in the census as Mary Sackett, aged ten and born in Massachusetts.10
     In 1860 Mary was living in BostonG in the household of her husband Henry, 39, a furniture dealer, and was recorded in the census as Mary E Plympton, aged 21. Their son George, aged one, was living with them. There were also two furniture craftsmen in the household.11
     In 1870 she was living in BostonG in the household of her husband Henry, 54, a retired furniture dealer, and was recorded as Mary Plympton, aged 30. Their son George, 10, was living with them.12
     Mary was named as a beneficiary in the will of her brother Charles made in WestfieldG on 3 January 1871. She was to share equally with her sister Harriet in the residue of the estate. In the event, Mary died two months before her brother and her share, some $5,000, was then held in trust by her widower Henry for their children, George and Lucy.9
Mary Eliza (Sacket) Plimpton (1838–1872), Vine Lake Cemetery, Medfield, Massachusetts
(Src: Find a Grave)

Children of Mary Eliza Sacket and Henry Richardson Plimpton

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1133. Mary Sacket, m. Henry Plumpton."
  2. Death record.
  3. Date of birth based on age at death.
  4. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910" (American Ancestors image), Westfield, v100, p52, marriage, "1856 Oct 14, Henry R Plympton, of Westfield, 36, manufacturer, b. Medfield, s. Leonard & Sarah; and Mary E Sackett, of Westfield, 18, b. Westfield, d. Israel & Lucy; both first m., m. by E Davis, Minister."
  5. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), "Plumpton, Mary E S, mn Sackett, d. 144 Warren Ave, Boston, Massachusetts, 29 Sep 1872, aged 34-4-22, wife of Henry R, b. Westfield, father Israel b. Westfield, mother Lucy D b. Springfield, cause acute pericarditis, bur. Mt Auburn, informant B F Smith."
  6. Find a Grave.
  7. Census.
  8. Gravestone.
  9. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991" (Ancestry image).
  10. 1850 United States Federal Census, M432_318/221[2]
    Westfield, Hampden County, MA
    Israel Sackett, 51, farmer, b. MA
    Lucy Sackett, 50, b. MA
    Harriet Sackett, 26, b. MA
    Francis Sackett, 25, whips, b. MA
    Charles Sackett, 21, farmer, b. MA
    Mary Sackett, 10, b. MA
    Lucinda Randall, 17, b. MA.
  11. 1860 United States Federal Census, Roll M653_522FHL Film 803522, p 452
    Boston Ward 8, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    Plympton, Henry R, 39, furniture dealer, personal estate $4,500, b. MA
    Plympton, Mary E, 21, b. MA
    Plympton, Geo L, 1, b. MA
    Crowley, Wm, 18, carver, b. MA
    McCullough, Hugh, 40, master carver, b. Ireland.
  12. 1870 United States Federal Census, Roll M593_645, p 51B
    Boston Ward 8, Suffolk, Massachusetts
    Plympton, Henry R, 54, furniture dealer (ret), real estate $125,000, personal estate $15,000, b. MA
    Plympton, Mary, 30, no occupation, b. MA
    Plympton, George, 10, at school, b. MA.
Sackett line6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Generation.Tree7O.3
Last Edited15 May 2024
Sackett Database1085 Mary Eliza Sacket
 

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