Seth Sackett

FatherRussel Sackett (1782-1839)
MotherPolly Brass (c 1787-1870)
Seth Sackett, son of Russel Sackett and Polly Brass, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, on 30 September 1831.1,2 He died there aged 50 on 17 November 1881.3 He married in about 1855, Ellen R Smith.1
     In 1870 Seth was living in WestfieldG and was recorded in the census as Sette Sackette, a whip maker, aged 38 and born in Massachusetts. Living with him were his wife Ellen, 36, and their children, Lewis, 13, Herbert, 11, and Harry, aged three. Also in the household was a 13-year-old female domestic servant.4

Children of Seth Sackett and Ellen R Smith

  • Lewis H Sackett b. c 1856
  • Herbert Lynan Sackett b. 19 Jan 1859
  • Henry R Sackett b. c 1867, d. c 1885

1150. Seth Sacket, 1831–1891, of Westfield, Mass., son of (510) Russell and Mary Brass Sacket, was married, in 1855, to Ella R. Smith.
2856. James H. Sackett.
2857. Herbert L. Sackett.
2858. Henry R. Sackett, b. in 1867, d. in 1885, unmarried.

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1150. Seth Sacket, b. in 1831, d. in 1891; m. Ella R. Smith."
  2. Date of birth calculated from age at death.
  3. Vital Records, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, v328, p400, death, "1881 Nov 17, Seth Sackett, male, married, 50-1-17, septicimia, at Westfield, whip maker, s. Russell & Mary, father b. Westfield, mother b. Westfield."
  4. 1870 United States Federal Census, M593_619/425
    Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
    Sackette, Sette (Seth?), 38, male, works at whips, $-, $500, b. Mass
    Sackett, Ellen, 36, keeping house, $800, $-, b. Conn
    Sackett, Lewis, 13, attending school, b. Mass
    Sackett, Herbet, 11, attending school, b. Mass
    Sackett, Harry, 3, at home, b. Mass
    Abbott, Etta, 13, domestic servant, b. Mass.
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited4 May 2023

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