Henry Sackett

FatherRussel Sackett (1782-1839)
MotherPolly Brass (c 1787-1870)
Marriage1847, WestfieldGSophia Hanchet3,4,5
Henry Sackett, son of Russel Sackett and Polly Brass, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in 1819.1 He died there aged 81 on 12 December 1900.2 He married in WestfieldG on 28 December 1847, Sophia Hanchet, daughter of Samuel Hanchet.3,4,5 She was born in MassachusettsG in about 1831.
     In 1850 Henry was living in Chicopee, Hampden CountyG, in the household of Walter and Cynthia Palmer and family, and was recorded in the census as Henry Sackett, a joiner, aged 30, and born in Massachusetts.6
     In 1870 he was living in WestfieldG and was recorded as Henry Sackett, retired from meat market, aged 51. Living with him were his wife Sophia, aged 38 and born in Massachusetts, and son Freddie, aged seven.7
     Henry was included in a list of principal tax payers of Westfield published in the Westfield News-Letter in August 1872.8

Westfield City Directory

1873Sackett Henry, h 12 Main
1875Sackett Henry, meat market, 16 Main, h do
1878, 79Sackett Henry, meat market, 10 Main, house 12 do
1880–82Sackett Henry, meat market, 10 Main, h. 12 do
1886Sackett Henry, meat market, h. 12 Main
1895–98Sackett Henry, h 39 Main
1902Sackett Henry Mrs., h 39 Main
1903–1910Sackett Sophia H., widow of Henry, h 39 Main

Child of Henry Sackett and Sophia Hanchet

  • Fred H Sackett b. 13 Sep 1863

1144. Henry Sackett, 1819–___, of Westfield, Mass., son of (510) Russell and Mary Brass Sacket, was married, to Sophia Hunter.
2845. Fred H. Sackett.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1144. Henry Sacket, b. in 1819; m. Sophia Hunter."
  2. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910" (American Ancestors image), v505, p235, death, "1900 Dec 12, Henry Sackett, married, 81-6-8, chronic Bright's disease, of Westfield, at Westfield, burial Westfield, occ. "none", b. Westfield, s. Russel Sackett, b. "not given", & Polly Brass, b. "not given"."
  3. "Westfield, Massachusetts, Marriage Records (Dougherty abstracts)" (American Ancestors transcript), "Henry Sacket of W. and Sophia Hanchet of W; m. Dec. 28, 1847."
  4. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910", Westfield, v30, p170, marriage, "Dec 28, 1847, Henry Sacket, [condition blank], 28, whipmaker, of Westfield; and Sophia Hanchet, 15, of Westfield, d. [blank]; m. by N Raymond, minister."
  5. "Massachusetts, Town and Vital records, 1620–1988" (Ancestry image), "28 Dec 1847, at Westfield, Henry Sackett, single, 28, whipmaker, b. Westfield, father Russell of Westfield; and Sophia Hanchett, single, 15, b. Westfield, father Samuel of Westfield. By Mr Raymond, clergyman."
  6. 1850 United States Federal Census, M432_319/235/3292/3564
    Chicopee, Hampden County, MA
    Walter Palmer, 39, farmer, b. CT
    Cynthia Palmer, 38, b. MA
    Albert Palmer, 2, b. MA
    Esther Stuart, 67, b. CT
    Henry Sackett, 30, joiner, b. MA.
  7. 1870 United States Federal Census, M593_619/374
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sackett, Henry, 51, (ret) meet market, $15,000, $2,000, b. Mass
    Sackett, Sophia, 38, keeping house, b. Mass
    Sackett, Freddie, 7, attending school, b. Mass.
  8. Westfield News-Letter, Westfield, Massachusetts (Westfield Athenaeum image), 23 Aug 1872, p 2
    The Heaviest Tax Payers.
    The following list includes, we believe, the principal tax payers of Westfield.
    [List of about 500 names includes:] Marshall A Sackett $55.83; Sackett Est of H $53.65; Sackett Noah $102.42; Sackett James M $71.17; Sackett & Cadwell $78.45; Sackett Roland $97.80; Sackett Martin $91.40; Sackett George $67.26; Sackett Enoch $101.60; Sackett Henry $132.65; Sackett Chas D $ 92.57.
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
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Last Edited30 May 2024
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