Sackett, William F.

Sackett, William F.

Male 1844 - 1934  (90 years)

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  • Name Sackett, William F.  [1, 2
    Nickname WF 
    Born 11 Oct 1844  Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 23 Nov 1850  Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 25 Nov 1934  Ashley Falls, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Ashley Falls Cemetery, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I58489  Sackett | Descendants of Joseph Sackett b. c1819 of Canada
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2020 

    Father Sackett, Joseph,   b. Abt 1819, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Mother Root, Phelena,   b. Abt 1816, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1853, Avon, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Children 5 children 
    +1. Sackett, William F.,   b. 11 Oct 1844, Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1934, Ashley Falls, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +2. Sackett, Trelawny L.,   b. 9 Nov 1842, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1924  (Age 82 years)
     3. Sackett, Edwin Hargrave,   b. 10 Sep 1847, Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1869, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    +4. Sackett, Olive Marie,   b. Abt 1849, Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886  (Age ~ 37 years)
     5. Sackett, Sarah A.,   b. 1851,   d. 2 Feb 1852  (Age 1 years)
     
    Family ID F23590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Peck, Adelaide,   b. 6 May 1850, Winsted, Winchester, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1905, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Children 
     1. Sackett, Frederick W.,   b. Abt 1869, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sackett, Annie M.
    +3. Sackett, Martha Louise,   b. 18 Dec 1875, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1950, Trilby, Pasco County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F23586  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Pinney, Emma J.,   b. 1863,   d. 1928  (Age 65 years) 
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F23593  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Oct 1844 - Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 23 Nov 1850 - Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Frederick W. - Abt 1869 - Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sackett, Martha Louise - 18 Dec 1875 - Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Nov 1934 - Ashley Falls, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ashley Falls Cemetery, Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 27 Mar 2020.
      The North Adams Transcript (North Adams, Massachusetts), 26 Nov 1934, Page 7

      Last Civil War Vet In South Berkshire

      William F. Sackett, last surviving veteran of the Civil war in Southern Berkshire, died suddenly while sitting In a chair in his home in Ashley Falls late yesterday afternoon. He was 90 years of age on his last birthday, October 11.

      He was born in Norfolk, Conn., the son of Joseph and Phelena (Root) Sackett and had lived in Ashley Falls for 60 years. During the Civil war he served in Co. H, 91st New York infantry, and saw much active service. He was a member of the G. A. R. He leaves one son, Frederick W. of Collinsville, Conn.; two daughters. Mrs. Annie M. Pinner of Boston and Mrs. Martha Nodine in Florida. It Is expected the funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon it 9 o'clock in Ashley Palls Methodist Episcopal church and will be a military funeral in charge of Southern Berkshire post, American Legion, of Great Barrington. Burial will be in Ashley Falls.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 28 Mar 2020.
      Memorial ID 42243442
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/42243442

      William F "WF" Sackett
      Birth 1844
      Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
      Death 25 Nov 1934 (aged 89?90)
      Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
      Burial
      Ashley Falls Cemetery
      Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S498] Massachusetts, U.S., Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 30 Mar 2020.
      Name: William F Sackett
      Event Type: Death
      Birth Date: abt 1844
      Death Date: 25 Nov 1934
      Death Place: Sheffield, Massachusetts
      Death Age: 90
      Father Name: Joseph Sackett
      Mother Name: Philena Root
      Spouse Name: Emma J Pinney

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S506] 1850 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 27 Mar 2020.
      1850 Census, enumerated 23 Nov 1850 in Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Joseph Sacket M 31 Canada
      Filania Sacket F 34 Connecticut
      Mary A King F 10 Connecticut
      Trelawny Sacket M 6 Connecticut
      Wm F Sacket M 4 Connecticut
      Nazane Sacket M 2 Connecticut
      Olive M Sacket F 1 Connecticut

      Household ID: 265
      Line Number: 6
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Affiliate Publication Number: M432
      Affiliate Film Number: 42
      GS Film Number: 3070
      Digital Folder Number: 004181024
      Image Number: 00322

      "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M68K-16J : 2 March 2020), Olive M Sacket in household of Joseph Sacket, Norfolk, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States; citing family 265, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

      Researched by Ted Smith


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