Ford, Lester Sackett

Ford, Lester Sackett

Male 1858 - 1882  (24 years)

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  • Name Ford, Lester Sackett 
    Born 13 Feb 1858 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Oct 1882 
    Person ID I3379  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2014 

    Father Ford, Simeon Dwight,   b. Jan 1821, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1911, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Mother Sackett, Malinda Tanner,   b. 29 Nov 1827,   d. 23 Jan 1881  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1849  Portage County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 4 children 
     1. Ford, Porter Dwight,   b. 8 Oct 1851,   d. Unknown
     2. Ford, Lester Sackett,   b. 13 Feb 1858,   d. 29 Oct 1882  (Age 24 years)
    +3. Ford, Archer Clayton,   b. 18 Jan 1860, Washington, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1939, Grants Pass, Josephine County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Ford, Murray Clark,   b. 26 Dec 1866,   d. Unknown
     
    Family ID F1434  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 6652. LESTER SACKETT FORD, 1858-1882, son of Simeon D. and (3812) Malinda T. Sackett Ford, graduated in 1879 as Bachelor of Agricultural Science, being the first graduate of the Bussey Institution of Harvard University. At the time of his death he had also completed his course for M. D. at Harvard Medical School, was Demonstrator in Zoology at the Bussey Institute and a House Officer at the Massachusetts General Hospital at Boston, and died there of typhoid fever. Referring to his death, the President of Harvard University, in his annual report for 1882-3, says: "He wasayoung man of great promise, who by remarkable mental powers and rare beauty and force of character had won his way through serious obstacles to the gateway of a profession which he would have adorned." He was buried at Washington, Conn. - [Weygant, page 447]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1098] Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997, (https://familysearch.org/) (Reliability: 3).
      https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X8JQ-R9N
      Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997
      Name: Simeon D. Ford
      Event Type: Marriage [License]
      Event Date: 03 Dec 1849
      Event Place: Portage, Ohio, United States
      Spouse's Name: Malinda T. Sackett
      Reference ID: P. 1045 [Image available]
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      https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZD5-LXT
      Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997
      Name: Simeon D. Ford
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 04 Dec 1849
      Event Place: Portage, Ohio, United States
      Spouse's Name: Malinda F. Sackett
      Reference ID: vol 2, p 480 [Image available]


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