Notes – Thomas Drackett
(March 1841 – January1906)
1861 U.K. Census, Royal Navy, on boardHer Majesty's Ship Hornet on the Night of Sunday, April 7, 1861
THOMAS DRACKET, Ordinary, Single, 21, b. Lowestoft,Suffolk
February 20, 1875 in Bay, MI
familysearch.org shows an extractedmarriage record for Thomas Drackett, born Lowestofe,age 34, married Eliza Rarber, age 21, born Sheldon, Wyoming, New York. As of April, 2004, I have been unable to findany other information about this marriage. Did Eliza die before 1880 when Thomas is enumerated as single?
1880 US Census, Milwaukee,Milwaukee, Wisconsin, enumerated 5 June 1880
DRACKETT, Thomas, single, male, white, age 40, born England, sailor, father born England, mother born England
(he is listed with about 80 otherpeople mostly sailors)
1886, 1887 and 1890 -- Louisville directoriesshow Thomas listed as a grocer. The 1900census shows his occupation as a carpenter who had not been employed for four months.
1890 ClevelandCity Directory
Drackett, Daniel, circulator The Sentinel, r. 129 Fulton
Drackett, John ship builder, r. 129 Fulton
Drackett Phillip W. clk. M. L.Shay, r. 129 Fulton
Drackett Thomas, sailor, r. 129 Fulton
1900 USCensus, Louisville, Jefferson County, KY,ED 91, sheet 7 , line 18 -- June 5, 1900
152 West Walnut St., DRACKETT, Thomas, head, white, male, b.Feb 1845, age 55, married 18 years, b. England, father born England, mother born England, immigrated to the US1868, 32 years in the US, naturalized citizen, carpenter, 4 months notemployed, can read, can write, can speak English, rent home; Annie T., wife,white female, b. June 1850, age 49, married 18 years, mother of no children,born Kentucky, father born England, mother born Virginia, can read, can write,can speak English.
Caron's Directory of the City of Louisville for 1909
Drackett Annie wid Thos b Masonic Home
1910 UScensus, Louisville, Jefferson County, KY,ED 124
Annie is enumerated with Thomas J. Adams, superintendant. (T.Jeff Adams is shown as the informant on Annie's certificate of death)
age is shown as widow, 65 (thiswould seem to match her birth date as shown on certificate of death]
4/29/2004 - email response from Kim at CaveHillCemetery in Louisville,firstname.lastname@example.org
We do have an Anne Drackett that was buried 11-11-1912 in Lot 335, Section P. Thomas Drackett was buried 1-23-1906 in Range 200, Gr. 52, Section 6. We do nothave their death dates or information if they were married. She is buried on the Grand Lodge of KY Freeand Accepted Masons lot. I hope thishelps. Kim