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May 29, 1895, he was married to STELLA MAY JONES. From 1901 to 1904 Mr. Preston was superintendent and secretary of the Broome County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and Animals, and in 1903 was chosen secretary of the New York State Convention of Societies for Prevention of Cruelty to Children and Animals. In 1904 he removed his family to Brooklyn, N. Y., and there entered upon the duties of superintendent and secretary of the Brooklyn Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. His wife, Stella M. Jones Preston, became, in 1904, secretary of the New York State Humane Education Committee.

5973b[sic] [5993b].  BERTHA HALL, daughter of (3234) John B. and Lucy Adeline Sackett Hall, was married to JAMES CARRELL BECKWORTH, artist. Mr. Beckworth was born at Hannibal, Mo., and resided when a young man at Chicago, Ill., where his father, who was a merchant, suffered serious financial loss in the great fire of 1871. A short time after that event his son took up art professionally. He studied in Paris at the Beaux Arts and in the studio of Carolus Duran. For many years he has had a studio in New York City, making a specialty of portraits of men of state and national prominence. His master piece, however, is said to be a life size picture of his wife, which was awarded a medal at the Paris exhibition of 1900.

6000.  FREDERICK M. SACKETT, JR., 1868-, lawyer, son of (3240) General F. M. and Emma A. L. Paine Sackett, was married, Apr. 3, 1898, to OLIVE SPEED, daughter of JAMES B. SPEED and his wife CORA COFFIN, of Louisville, Ky. Mr. Sackett was educated at Brown University in Providence, R. I., and received an LL. B. degree from Harvard University in 1893. He practiced law in Columbus, Ohio, from 1893 to 1897. In year last named he moved to Louisville, Ky., where he has since been engaged in the practice of law and development of various bituminous coal interests. In 1907 he was vice-president of the North Jellico Coal Company of Kentucky.

6009.  ELECTA MARIA CHAPMAN, 1854-, daughter of Samuel and (3243) Mary J. Sackett Chapman, was married, Nov. 8, 1874, to

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EDGAR ATKINS, 1848-1897, son of ELISHA ATKINS and his wife LUCY L. CUSHING. Edgar Atkins participated in war for preservation of the union. Mrs. Atkins resided in 1907 at St. Paul, Minn. Minn.

Children.

9559. Charles L. Atkins, b. Nov. 2, 1875.
9559a. Helen M. Atkins, b. Jan. 18, 1879; m. John B. Wood.

6015.  HARRIET SWEETSER SACKETT, 1858-, daughter of (3244) George Henry and Sarah Sweetser Sheldon Sackett, was married, on Sept. 14, 1904, to STANLEY MOORE DEWEY, of Rutherford, N. J., only son of THEODORE DEWEY and his wife KATHERINE MOORE, formerly of Great Barrington, Mass. Stanley Moore Dewey is a partner in the long established firm of Bowne & Co., printers and stationers, of Beaver St., New York City. Harriet Sweetser Sackett, for seventeen years previous to her marriage, was Director of the Department of Domestic Science and Art at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N. Y. Upon her marriage the Trustees of Pratt, in recognition of her faithful and intelligent services, presented her with a $500.00 bill, enclosed within suitably inscribed gold and pearl mounted purse. In 1907 Mr. and Mrs. Dewey resided at Rutherford, N. J.

6016.  EDITH S. SACKETT, 1861-, daughter of (3244) George Henry and Sarah S. Sheldon Sackett, studied art in New York, Brooklyn and Paris, and has been teaching drawing and color in relation to costume, at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N. Y., since 1897. In 1892 Miss Sackett became a member of The Mother Church Scientists, of Boston, Mass.

6017.  GEORGE OLNEY SACKETT, of Providence, R. I., son of (3244) George Henry and Sarah S. Sheldon Sackett, was born in Brooklyn, N. Y., Nov. 12th, 1863, and married at Brooklyn, N. Y., Apr. 24th, 1888, to ANNA JOSEPHINE BENSON, daughter of NELSON HENRY BENSON and JOSEPHINE THOMSON. He was graduated B. S. from the "Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, N. Y.," in 1882. He is now (1907) and for several years has been superintendent for the Kendall Mfg. Co., soap manufacturers, of Providence, R. I.

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Children.

9560. Josephine Thomson Sackett, b. Feb. 10, 1889.
9561. Sarah Sheldon Sackett, b. Oct. 6, 1890.
9562. Rebecca Sheldon Sackett, b. Oct. 10th, 1892.
9562a. Nelson Benson Sackett, b. Jan. 17, 1897.

6018.  HERBERT SHELDON SACKETT, 1865-, son of (3244) George H. and Sarah S. Sheldon Sackett, was married, Feb. 8, 1893, to JANE VAN HOOK BERGEN, daughter of PARMENUS BERGEN and his wife ANNIE PINKERTON. He is a graduate of New York Veterinary College and a successful practitioner at Brooklyn, N. Y.

Children.

9563. Helen Bergen Sackett, b. Apr. 15, 1894, d. June 24, 1902.
9565. Edna Sheldon Sackett, b. July 24, 1896.
9566. George Herbert Sackett, b. June 15, 1899.

6022.  HELEN SMITH, 1852-, daughter of Daniel H. and (3446) Caroline E. Sackett Smith, was married, Jan. 27, 1876, at Durand, Ill., to ROBERT TOMBS, JR., son of ROBERT TOMBS and his wife JANE SMALL.

Children.

9573. Robert Henry Tombs, b. Aug. 20, 1878.
9574. Mary Jane Tombs, b. July 6, 1880.
9575. Lottie Eola Tombs, b. Jan. 8, 1889, d. Feb. 13, 1889.

6023.  GEORGE HENRY SMITH, 1854-, of Chicago, Ill., son of Daniel H. and (3246) Caroline Eliza Sackett Smith, was married, Jan. 2, 1881, at Hudson, Wis., to JULIA A. OTIS. He was married, Mar. 28, 1891, at Chicago, Ill., to his second wife, LIZZIE N. BLIGH.

Children.

9576. Lucy Daniel Smith, b. Aug. 18, 1882.
9577. Lottie Louisa Smith, d. in childhood.
9578. Anne Laurie Smith.

6024.  CHARLOTTE EMMA SMITH, 1854-, daughter of Daniel H. and (3246) Caroline Eliza Sackett Smith, was married, Sept. 28, 1878, at Durland, Ill., to CLARENCE AUGUSTUS MURRAY.

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Children.

9579. Robert S. Murray, b. Nov. 25, 1882.
9580. Edith Jane Murray, b. Jan. 15, 1888.
9581. Helen Prudence Murray, b. Nov. 9, 1889, d. Jan. 7, 1892.

6031.  FRED J. SACKETT, 1860-, son of (3250) Richard J. and Matilda Tombs Sackett, was married at Durand, Ill., Nov. 8, 1883, to KATE ELIZA GOODRICH, 1859-, daughter of DAVID M. GOODRICH and his wife HARRIET D. BILLS. His early years were spent in Chicago and on a farm at Laona, Ill. In 1886 he went to Omaha, Neb., and there engaged in the sale of real estate and abstracting, with a fair degree of success. In 1891 he was elected county clerk of Douglas County, Neb., on a reform Republican ticket, and held that office for two terms, performing its duties in a most successful and satisfactory manner. Upon the expiration of his second term as County Clerk he was appointed Deputy City Comptroller of Omaha, serving one year, when he was elected the first tax commissioner of Omaha. This office he held three years, during which he installed an admirable system of assessment and taxation. In 1900 he was again appointed Deputy City Comptroller, which position he resigned before the close of the year to engage in life insurance as a special representative of the North Western National Life Insurance Co., of Minneapolis, Minn., being located for one year at Marshaltown, Iowa. In August, 1901, he was elected general secretary and treasurer of that company, and later became its vicepresident.

Child.

9590. Ina Pearl Sackett, b. Feb. 14, 1889.

6044.  CHARLES PLACE SACKETT, 1864-, of New York City, son of (3263) Elisha W. and Harriet W. Willis Sackett, was married, June 28, 1887, to NINA MORRISON, daughter of GEORGE D. MORRISON and his wife ANNIE BARKER. Resides at 193 Lenox Avenue.

Children.

9610. Annie Morrison Sackett, b. Feb. 27, 1889.
9611. Charles P. Sackett, b. Aug. 9, 1891.

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6048.  LILLIAN COBB, 1865-, daughter of Alfred and (3265) Sarah Elizabeth Sackett Cobb, was married, Oct. 25, 1887, to CHARLES BENJAMIN.

Children.

9613. Ethel Marguerite Benjamin, b. Sept. 30, 1889.
9614. Clifford Boese Benjamin, b. Dec. 16, 1891.
9615. Florence Valentine Benjamin, b. Nov. 30, 1903.

6049.  WALTER COBB, 1870-, son of Alfred and (3265) Sarah E. Sackett Cobb, was married, first on Oct. 9, 1894, to ELIZABETH MAUDE TIPTON, who died Jan. 15, 1905. On June 11, 1906, he was married to KATHERINE STEWART MATHEWSON.

Children.

9616. Edwena Maud Cobb, b. Sept. 18, 1895.
9617. Walter Alfred Cobb, b. Sept. 20, 1902.

6051.  SUSAN DORSCH SACKETT, 1867-, of Brooklyn, N. Y., daughter of (3267) George W. and Jessie Allen Sackett, was married, Jan. 9, 1889, to FREDERICK B. MORRIS, son of DANIEL B. MORRIS and his wife EMMA SAVAGE.

Children.

9620. Raymond Allen Morris, b. Aug. 8, 1890.
9621. Donald Baker Morris, b. Aug. 11, 1895.
9622. Clifford Sackett Morris, b. June 22, 1900.

6055.  HARRIE ALLEN SACKETT, 1877-,of East Orange, N. J., son of (3267) George W. and Josephine Dorsch Sackett, was married, July 25, 1900, to AMELIA JOSEPHINE COPE, 1878-, daughter of RICHARD COPE and ELIZABETH NORTON.

6120.  ALBERT HENDERSON SACKETT, 1861-, of New York City, son of (3390)[sic] [3370] John Sackett and Julia Maria Clark, was married to JEANNETTE SANDERSON, daughter of SANFORD ELLEN and ELIZA _____? of Hatfield, Mass.

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Children.

9627. Raymond Sackett, died young.
9628. Julia Sanderson Sackett.

6134.  WILLIAM RUFUS SACKETT, 1858-, of Springfield, Mass., son of (3380) Rufus William Sackett, was married, June 9, 1880, to EMMA JANE ALLEN, daughter of HEWLETT G. ALLEN and JANE CARPENTER.

Child.

9640. Edward Henry Sackett, b. Sept. 16, 1881; m. Minnie M. Plant.

6136.  NATHANIEL PARSONS SACKETT, 1864-, of Springfield, Mass., son of (3380) Rufus William and Sarah Maria Jones Sackett, was married, May 1, 1889, at Holyoke, Mass., to HENRIETTA YOUNG, 1864-, daughter of GEORGE M. YOUNG and his wife EUNICE GROAT.

Children.

9650. Arthur George Sackett, b. Feb., 1900.
9651. Florence Elizabeth Sackett, b. in 1904.

6210.  HOMER BERTRAND SACKETT, 1862-, of Detroit, Mich., son of (3456) Homer E. and Mary E. Johnson Sackett, was married, Dec. 25, 1888, at Foster, Ohio, to MARTHA JANE CHURCH.

Child.

9700. Milton Bertrand Sackett, b. May 28, 1891.

6265.  HARRIET DEWEY COOK, 1852-1889, daughter of Philetus and (3520) Elizabeth H. Dewey Cook, was married at Austerlitz, N. Y., Sept. 30, 1873, to WILLIAM BURT COOK, son of PEARLEY BURT COOK and his wife ANN OLIVE WILLIAMS. (Philetus Cook and Pearly Burt Cook are brothers). William Burt Cook was, in 1905, and for many years had been, superintendent of the Massasoit Knitting Mills at Cohoes, N. Y., with residence at 52 Saratoga Avenue, Waterford, N. Y.

Children.

9740. WILLIAM BURT COOK, JR., b. May 18, 1875; m. Ada Cramer Roff.
9741. Frances Eugene Cook, b. Mar. 6, 1877, d. Apr. 9, 1877.

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9742. Helen Edith Cook, b. June 17, 1878, d. Dec. 4, 1881.
9743. Ruth A. Cook, b. Jan. 26, 1883. (Was in 1905 a senior in Smith College.)
9744. Clara Lavina Cook, b. Dec. 3, 1881, d. Feb. 28, 1884.

6346.  JAMES RUSSELL SMITH, 1838-1904, of Buffalo, N. Y., son of John Munson and (3600) Jane Agnes Sackett Smith, was married, at Alexander, N. Y., Jan. 28, 1863, to ANNETTE MERCY STEVENS, 18--?-1876, of Alexander, N. Y.

Children.

9773. CARLTON M. SMITH, b. Dec. 7, 1863; m. Gertrude Rumsey.
9774. FREDERICK S. SMITH, b. Dec. 22, 1864, d. Sept. 15, 1887; m. Avis (???)?
9775. Arthur S. Smith, b. in 1866, d. in 1866.
9776. Blanche A. Smith, b. in 1869, d. in 1870.
9777. GRACE A. SMITH, b. Apr. 19, 1873; m. Harry Y. Grant.

6347.  ALICE JOSEPHINE SMITH, 1841-, daughter of John Munson and (3600) Jane Agnes Sackett Smith, was married, May 26, 1864, to CHARLES FRIEDMAN, 18--?-1898, of Baden Baden, Germany; Buffalo, N. Y., and Detroit, Mich., son of JOSEPH FRIEDMAN and his wife MARIE ANTOINETTE _____?

Children.

9778. CARL KIMBALL FRIEDMAN, b. Aug. 31, 1867; m. Anna K. Eggleston.
9779. GERTRUDE AGNES FRIEDMAN, b. Feb. 24, 1870; m. Willard E. Warner.
9780. CLIEFORD SMITH FRIEDMAN, b. Aug. 12, 1873; m. Edith Waldin.

6350.  JENNIE SACKETT, 1846-1875, daughter of (3601) James H. and Auretia Chapin Sackett, was married, Mar. 12, 1864, to JEROME V. SHANK, of Dunlap, Kansas. Latest reported residence, Parma, Mich.

Children.

9790. J. Lee Shank, b. Jan. 12, 1865.
9791. Lois V. Shank, b. July 31, 1869; m. (???)? Bray.
9792. Fred E. Shank, b. Jan. 2, 1871; m. Carrie Reynolds.

6351.  MARY E. SACKETT, 1847-, daughter of (3601) James Henry and Amelia Chapin Sackett, was married to SMITH L. THOMPSON.

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Children.

9793. Avis Thompson, m. a Mr. Smith.
9794. Fred Thompson.
9795. Katherine Thompson.
9796. Alice Thompson.
9797. James H. Thompson.

6352.  JAMES RUSSELL SACKETT, 1850-, of Saginaw, Mich., son of (3601) James H. and Auretia Chapin Sackett, was married, Oct. 26, 1880, at Albion, Mich., to DORA HENDERSON, daughter of SAMUEL J. HENDERSON and his wife JULIA E. PACKARD.

Child.

9800. Ray Carleton Sackett, b. Nov. 11, 1888.

6353.  IDA SACKETT, 1852-, daughter of (3601) James Henry and Amelia Chapin Sackett, was married to FRANK B. ROCKWELL.

Children.

9801. Perley Rockwell.
9802. Ina Rockwell.
9803. DAISY RACKWELL, m. E. S. Bell.

6354.  FRED C. SACKETT, 1854-, son of (3601) James Henry and Amelia Chapin Sackett, was married to CAROLINE DORRANCE.

Children.

9804. William C. Sackett, m. Pearl Mott.
9805. Katharyn Sackett.

6356.  NED SACKETT, 1859-, son of (3601) James H. and Auretia Chapin Sackett, was married, Jan. 22, 1890, to FRANCES BALDWIN, 1867-, daughter of JOHN GUNN BALDWIN and ADELINE STREETER.

Child.

9807. Irene Lelia Sackett, b. July 14, 1891.

6359.  NANCY VAN RENSSELAER, daughter of Henry J. and (3606) Mary E. Sackett Van Rensselaer, was married to JAMES E. ASHCROFT.

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Children.

9810. Theodore Ashcroft.
9811. Carrie Ashcroft.
9812. Nancy Ashcroft.

6369.  FREDERICK B. SACKETT, 1863-, of Geneva, N. Y., son of (3611) John H. and Mary Gilmore Sackett, was married to JULIA GUITZMAN.

Child.

9820. Lolita Ruth Sackett, b. May 14, 1898.

6420.  HELEN ALMIRA REED, 1847-, daughter of Grosvenor and (3656) Caroline Amelia Abel Reed, was married at Grand Rapids, Mich., Oct. 26, 1869, to WILLIAM R. LEWIS, of Marshall, Mich.

Child.

9830. Arthur R. Lewis.

6430.  JAMES H. SACKETT, 1859-, of Katskill, New Mexico, son of (3660) Archibald W. and Mahala Burcham Sackett, was married, Mar. 13, 1878, to ANNA DAVIS. He was in 1897 postmaster at the village of Katskill, New Mexico.

Children.

9840. Minnie Sackett, b. in 1879.
9841. Dorthula Sackett, b. in 1881, d. in 1882.
9842. Kate Sackett, b. in 1884, d. in 1887.
9843. Inez Sackett, b. in 1890.

6440.  WILLARD SACKETT STICKLER, 1861-, son of Samuel M. Stickler and (3664) Mary Sackett, was married to ELLEN C. KENNEDY. They resided in 1898 at Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Mr. Stickler was cashier of The Bank of Commerce of that city.

6450.  ORVILLE HOPKINS, 1861-, of 262 Riley St., Buffalo, N. Y., son of James A. Hopkins and (3675) Mary J. Sackett, was married, Jan. 4, 1882, to ELIZABETH FRAZER, daughter of WILLIAM TAYLOR FRAZER, 1822-, and ANN SHORT NAYLOR, 1826-.

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Children.

9850. Horace William Hopkins, b. Nov. 16, 1882.
9851. Mary Theodora Hopkins, b. Oct. 18, 1885; m. Claude E. Williamson.
9852. Orville Russell Hopkins, b. Oct. 6, 1887.
9853. Edwin Frazer Hopkins, b. Nov. 30, 1891.
9854. Elizabeth Virginia Hopkins, b. Jan. 27, 1903.

6451.  HARRIET HOPKINS, 1864-, daughter of James A. Hopkins and (3675) Mary J. Sackett, was married, Apr. 8, 1885, to J. HENRY HARRIS.

6452.  HELEN HOPKINS, 1869-, daughter of James A. Hopkins and (3675) Mary J. Sacket, was married, Sept. 20, 1893, to GEORGE W. WILLIAMS, son of GEORGE H. WILLIAMS and HELEN C. ______. They resided in January, 1907, at No. 8, Norwood St., Buffalo, N. Y.

Child.

9858. Helen C. Wilson, b. Jan. 20, 1898.

6455.  PROF. ALBERT EUGENE CURDY, 1864-, son of W. W. Curdy and (3676) Helen A. Sackett; born at Painesville, Ohio; graduated at the University of Kansas in 1885; traveled in Europe, and studied at Berlin, Halle, and Paris; was Professor of Modern Languages at the Michigan Military Academy, Orchard Lake, from 1892 to 1899; studied at Johns Hopkins University from 1899 to 1902, where he held an Honorary University Scholarship, a Fellowship in the Romance Department, and received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Since year last named he has been connected with Yale University as Professor of French. He is a member of the honorary society, Phi Beta Kappa, of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, of the Modern Language Association of America, and is a Past Commander of Knights Templar.

6456.  ROBERT J. CURDY, M. D., 1868-, son of William W. Curdy and (3676) Helen A. Sackett, studied at Kansas University, 1883 to 1887, and received the degree of Doctor of Medicine from Washington



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