1841 – Stanstead Abbots,Hertford
PhilipDracket, 25, laborer [actual age=30]
Elizabeth, 25 [actual age=34]
John,13 [actual age= 9]
Miranda,6 [*baptized 25 Jan 1835 St.Stephens]
Thomas,4m. [*baptized 28 Mar 1841 StansteadAbbots]
1851 – Lowestoft, Suffolk
PhilipDrackett, 40, laborer b. Herts, St.Albans
Elizabeth, 42, b. Herts, St. Albans
Miranda,16, b. Herts, St. Albans
Thomas,10, b. Stanstead
MaryA., 6, b. Cambridgeshire, scholar
Robert W., 2, b. Norfolk [*b. 5 June 1849;christened 5 August 1860, Lowestoft]
Note: It is believed that John Drackett immigrated to the US in 1850 departing East India docks in London on August 12,1850 and arriving US September 15, 1850.
Family folklore says John came to US with brother Robert. Robert was still an infant. It seems more probable that he traveledwith his UNCLE Robert (only 6 yrs. older than he). Robert Wiggs isshown in 1860 census living with John.
1861 – Lowestoft, Suffolk
ElizabethDracket, 53, widow, shopkeeper
Note: According to the 1900 US Census, Robert immigrated to the US in 1866and Thomas in 1868.
1860 – Cleveland,Ohio
JohnBracket, 29, Ship Carpenter, b.England
Mary,23, b. Ireland
Philip,4, b. Ohio
John,2, b. Ohio
Mary,5/12, b. Ohio
RobertWiggs, 35, Sailor, b. England
1871 – Lowestoft, St. Johns, Suffolk
Elizabeth Drackett, 64, widow, managing sweet shop
1870 – Cleveland,Ohio
JohnDrackett, 39, Ship Carpenter
1881 – Lowestoft, Suffolk
Elizabeth Drackett, 74, widow, shopkeeper
Note: Elizabeth eventually immigrated to the US. She died in Clevelandin 1897 and is buried there in the John Drackett lot of LakeViewCemetery.
1880 – Cleveland,Ohio
JohnDracket, 49, Ship Carpenter
J.R.,22, ship carpenter
William,14, in school
Miranda,10, in school
Helen,5, in school
1890 – UScensus burned & lost forever
Note: In the 1900 US Census, Thomas (55) was living with wife Annie (49) in Louisville and Robert (50) was living with wife Helen(48) in Cleveland. Both listed occupations as carpenter. Both were naturalized citizens.
1900 – Cleveland,Ohio
JohnDrackett, 68, Retired
Note: Thomas died between 1900-1910 in Louisville.
John died January 15, 1925 in Cleveland.
Robert died January 16, 1928 in Cleveland.
1920 – Cleveland,Ohio
FrankH. Roninger, 52
Helen,46 [Helen is John’s daughter]