Sackett, William Rufus

Sackett, William Rufus

Male 1882 - 1903  (20 years)

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  • Name Sackett, William Rufus  [1, 2, 3
    Born 26 Sep 1882  Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 22 Jun 1900  Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 29 Jul 1903  Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Buried Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID I9224  Sackett | Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist, Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2020 

    Father Sackett, John Randolph,   b. 15 Aug 1855, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1926  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Clapp, Julia Ann,   b. 16 Nov 1857, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Married 24 Jun 1880  Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Children 6 children 
     1. Sackett, Lillian Janes,   b. 26 Mar 1881, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Sackett, William Rufus,   b. 26 Sep 1882, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1903, Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     3. Sackett, Ruth J.,   b. 11 Jan 1893,   d. 28 Nov 1894  (Age 1 years)
     4. Sackett, Mildred E.,   b. 11 Jan 1893,   d. 11 Apr 1894  (Age 1 years)
     5. Sackett, Marion E.,   b. 12 Feb 1897,   d. 17 Aug 1897  (Age 0 years)
    +6. Sackett, Gertrude Isabel,   b. 26 Aug 1889, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1968, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     
    Family ID F943  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Sep 1882 - Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 22 Jun 1900 - Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jul 1903 - Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Village/Neighborhood/Community Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Notes 
    • There is a large headstone in that can be seen clearly from route 9 as one enters Northampton from Hadley, MA. It has Clapp on one side and Sackett on the other. Sackett side lists the following from top to bottom:

      William R. Sept. 26, 1882-July 29, 1903
      Ruth J. Jan 11, 1893 - Nov. 28, 1894
      Mildred E. Jan 11, 1893 - April 11, 1894
      Marion E. Feb 12, 1897 - Aug 17, 1897

      William Sackett drown while swimming in the Ct River. He was jumping off a rock formation called Titan's Pier near Mt. Tom into the river and stuck his head on the way down and drowned. He died @ age 21. Detailed description in the Nothampton Gazette.

      Donald A. Robinson, Ph.D.
      drobinson@ehs.umass.edu
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      1900 Census; Northampton City, Northampton Town, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
      1st Ward; SD No. Mass; ED No. 629; Sheet No. 7A; 22 June 1900
      135 Pleasant Street
      89/107
      Clapp, Julia A., Head, W, F, Jan. 1823, Wd, --, 4-3, Massachusetts, Vermont, Vermont, ---
      Sackett, William R., Grandson, W, M, Sept. 1882, 17, S, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Bicycle maker
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      sackettfamily.info
      Sackett, William Rufus, Northampton, 1903, v42, p545, Death
      "William Rufus Sackett, d. Titan's Pier, Hadley, July 29th 1903, aged 20-10-3, single, b. Northampton; father John Sackett, b. Northampton; mother Julia A Clapp, b. Northampton; occ. student; bur. Bridge St Cem; cause concussion of brain etc from fall - accidental; usual res. 33 Washington Ave"
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      Sackett, William Rufus, Hadley, 1903, v24, p503, Death
      "William Rufus Sackett, d. Hadlet at Titun's Pier, July 29, 1903, age 20-10-3, single, b. Northampton; father John Sackett, b. Northampton; mother Julia A (Clapp), b. Northampton; occ. student; informant John Sackett; bur. Northampton, July 31, 1903; cause concussion of brain & side from fall, immediate, accidental; usual res. Northampton"

  • Sources 
    1. [S680] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, (NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.)), concussion of brain etc from fall - accidental (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S128] Robinson.

    3. [S954] 1900 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3).
      1900 Census; Northampton City, Northampton Town, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
      1st Ward; SD No. Mass; ED No. 629; Sheet No. 7A; 22 June 1900
      135 Pleasant Street
      89/107
      Clapp, Julia A., Head, W, F, Jan. 1823, Wd, --, 4-3, Massachusetts, Vermont, Vermont, ---
      Sackett, Julia A, Daughter, W, F, Nov. 1859, 41, M, 20, 6-3, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, ---
      Sackett, John R., Son-in-law, W, M, Aug 1855, 44, M, 20, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Salesman Furniture
      Sackett, Lillian J., Grandaughter, W, F, Mar 1881, 17, S, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, ---
      Sackett, William R., Grandson, W, M, Sept. 1882, 17, S, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Bicycle maker
      Sackett, Gertrude I., Grandaughter, W, F, Aug. 1889, 10, S, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, At School

      District: 629
      Sheet Number and Letter: 7A
      Household ID: 107
      Line Number: 22
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Affiliate Publication Number: T623
      GS Film Number: 1240654
      Digital Folder Number: 004113839
      Image Number: 00285

      "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9R5-72P : accessed 30 December 2019), Gertrude I Sackett in household of Julia A Clapp, Northampton city Ward 1, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 629, sheet 7A, family 107, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,654.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S1177] Massachusetts, U.S., Death Records, 1841-1915, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 31 Dec 2019.
      Name: William Rufus Sackett
      Gender: Male
      Age: 20
      Birth Date: abt 1883
      Birth Place: Northampton
      Death Date: 29 Jul 1903
      Death Place: Hadley, Massachusetts, USA
      Father: John Sackett
      Mother: Julia A Chapp

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S680] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, (NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.)), http://www.sackettfamily.info/vrma1841.htm (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S559] Northampton Marriages, Vol. 5 page 120 (Reliability: 4).

    7. [S626] The Sackett Family Association, Chris Sackett, editor, (The Sackett Family Association) (Reliability: 2).
      sackettfamily.info
      Sackett, John R., Northampton, 1880, v317, p20, Marriage
      "1880 June 24, John R Sackett, of Northampton, 24, merchant, b. Northampton, s. Rufus H & Sarah M, first m., & Julia A Clapp, of Northampton, 22, b. Northampton, d. William & Julia A, first m. Married by Rev A C Hussey."
      [6132 John Randolph Sackett s. Rufus & Sarah (Janes) Sackett]

    8. [S498] Massachusetts, U.S., Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 31 Dec 2019.
      Name: Julia A Clapp
      Event Type: Marriage
      Birth Date: abt 1858
      Marriage Date: 24 Jun 1880
      Marriage Place: Northampton, Massachusetts
      Marriage Age: 22
      Father Name: William R Clapp
      Mother Name: Julia A
      Spouse Name: John R Sackett
      Spouse Marriage Age: 24
      Spouse Father Name: Rufus W
      Spouse Mother Name: Sarah M

      Researched by Ted Smith


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